Aesthetic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant aesthetic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out aesthetic, visually appealing, weird, serious, stylized and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, teenager, death, destiny, love and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
aesthetic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as aesthetic: Into the Wild (2007), Laurence Anyways (2012), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), The Florida Project (2017), Water Lilies (2007), The Golden Compass (2007), The Secret of Moonacre (2008), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), The Danish Girl (2015), Sucker Punch (2011).

List of aesthetic movies

Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, road trip, self discovery, wilderness, solitude, freedom, journey, life philosophy, isolation, lifestyle change, adventurer, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991, 90s
Place: alaska, los angeles, north america, usa, arizona ...
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Laurence Anyways (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.
Style: sincere, emotional, romantic, social, aesthetic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, transsexuality, lgbt, love and romance, impossible love, lgbtq, couple relations, gender, follow your dream, lesbian, couples, desire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, montreal, quebec
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Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, artsy, melancholic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, goth, love, supernatural, eternal life, musician, immortality, family relations, fate of humanity, supernatural romance, vampire bite, true love ...
Time: 2010s, year 1975, year 1968, 21st century
Place: detroit
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The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, aesthetic, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: children, mother daughter relationship, friendship, poverty, eviction, motel, social services, little girl, summer, childhood, female friendship, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, orlando florida
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Water Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, ...
Style: sexy, romantic, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, lesbian, lgbt, teenage sexuality, teenage girl, lesbianism, youth, gender, lesbian love, forbidden love, loss of virginity, gays and lesbians ...
Place: paris france, france
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The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, fairy tale, exciting, dark fantasy, aesthetic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, journey, steampunk, alternate reality, orphan, magical, parallel world, polar bear, wizards, best friends, witch, magic ...
Place: england, london, oxford university
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The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sentimental, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, teenage life, rivalry, orphan, youth, family relations, curses spells and rituals, estate, forest, heroes, escapades ...
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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, funny, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, on the road, honest, gay, obsessive quest, family relations, escapades, nothing goes right, coming of age, parenthood, drugs ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico ...
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The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, art, lgbtq, gay, artist, couple relations, gays and lesbians, portrait, painting, gender, transvestite ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: denmark, paris france, copenhagen, europe, brussels ...
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, breathtaking, captivating, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: fantasy world, sword fight, dragon, sword and sorcery, ancient, wizards and magicians, wizards, creature, imaginary kingdom, magical, elf, mythology ...
Time: future, 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: surreal, sexy, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: alternate reality, robot, steampunk, confined, escape from reality, dragon, samurai, violence, lobotomy, escape, sexual abuse, patient ...
Place: vermont
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fantasy world, magic, escape from reality, imaginary kingdom, youth, good versus evil, talking animals, cat, journey, disney, imagination, magical ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: london, england, china
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, breathtaking, heroic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fantasy world, dragon, sword fight, magic, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magical, warrior, elf, mythology, wizards ...
Time: 2010s
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Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, art house, atmospheric, philosophical, meditative ...
Audience: adult
Plot: surrealism, drugs, hallucination, stripper, afterlife, drug trip, sex, trippy, drug use, incest, lsd, explicit sex ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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: stylized, sentimental, bad ending, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, high society, love story, social differences, loneliness, millionaire, love and romance, rags to riches, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, long island, midwest
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The Master (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: art house, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cult, right hand man, psychiatry, religion, religions or cults, mentor, brainwashing, society, drifter, mentor protege relationship, male orgasm, belief ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, future ...
Place: usa, california, san francisco, alabama, england ...
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Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: romantic, humorous, light, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, post apocalypse, teenager, zombie apocalypse, love and romance, young woman, supernatural romance, fall in love, survival, characters in danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, mental illness, suicide, teenage life, depression, shyness ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 20th century, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, battles, kaiju, creature, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, destruction, survival, heroic mission, giant robots ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, year 2017, 2020s ...
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, hong kong, asia, australia ...
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The Neon Demon (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, Denmark, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
Style: art house, psychological, neo noir, disturbing, surreal ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: fashion, teenage girl, cannibalism, obsession, lesbian, murder, model, jealousy, beauty, 16 year old, rape, necrophilia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, pasadena california
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: sad, surreal, touching, emotional, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: poverty, magic realism, climate change, children, global warming, father daughter relationship, childhood, community, child protagonist, coming of age, flood, single father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
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The Kings of Summer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, runaway, forest, summer, friendship, high school, lifestyle change, teenage runaway, wilderness, teenage protagonist, hospital, teenager ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: california, usa, tokyo
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, witty, dramatic, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, prison escape, art theft, mentor protege relationship, luxury hotel, murder, prison, painting, escapades, gunfight, fictional country, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1985 ...
Place: eastern europe, alps, europe, hungary, central europe
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fantasy world, battles, dragon, sword fight, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, wizards, imaginary kingdom, elf, wizards and magicians, adventurer, knight ...
Time: future, 2010s
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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: scary, surreal, stylized, dark, art house ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, drugs, cat, loneliness, suspense, murder, prostitute, women, father son relationship, being followed, following someone ...
Place: iran, middle east, california
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Stockholm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the encounter between a boy and a girl. He confesses that he fell in love with her at first sight, but she does not believe him. However, as they walk through the night in Madrid, they share their desires, secrets, and maybe a few ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, captivating ...
Plot: discussion, wooing, night, mind game, battle of the sexes, gain trust, stalking, youth, love and romance, couples, psychology, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, incest, macabre, suspense, murder, psychopath, female protagonist, brother sister incest, betrayal, estate ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, entertaining, surreal, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: fantasy world, time travel, magic, talking dog, time, time loop, queen, imagination, good versus evil, alternate reality, sister sister relationship, wonderland ...
Time: victorian era, 1870s, 19th century
Place: london
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Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, road movie, feel good, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, high school, friendship, youth, adolescence, teenage love, teenage girl, friends, travel, teenage boy, unrequited love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, orlando florida
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Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the seismic effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, art house, controversial ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: sex, sexuality, explicit sex, sex scene, relationships, erotica, threesome, strong sexual content, love, unwanted pregnancy, swinger couple, oral sex ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france, europe, russia
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