Dialogue driven movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dialogue driven movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out talky, realistic, interesting, intellectual, thought provoking and complex films and TV shows about / with dialogue driven, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe, suprisingly clever, loneliness, greed and honest plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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dialogue driven movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dialogue driven: Carnage (2011), Perfect Strangers (2016), Sleuth (2007), Steve Jobs (2015), What's in a Name (2012), The Color Wheel (2011), Miss Sloane (2016), Bright Night (2014), Before Sunrise (1995), The End of the Tour (2015).

List of dialogue driven movies

 7.2
 123K
Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, cynical, ironic, biting, twists and turns ...
Plot: dialogue driven, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dark humor, under the surface, society, husband wife relationship, parenthood, marital problem, marriage, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, africa
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Perfect Strangers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.
Style: thought provoking, surprise ending, psychological, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, infidelity, secrets, friendship, dialogue driven, game, character study, family problems, under the surface, dialogue, dinner party, sexting ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
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 6.5
 31K
Sleuth (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: intellectual, talky, psychological, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: rivalry, manipulation, mind game, crimes, age difference, one on one, verbal byplay, dialogue driven, riddles and clues, dishonesty, mistaken identity, game playing ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.2
 161K
Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, factual ...
Plot: computers and web, technology, prodigy, apple computer, genius, ambition, rise to the top, computer, inventions and discoveries, workplace situations, dialogue driven, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988 ...
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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What's in a Name (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vincent, a wealthy real estate agent, is invited to dinner by his sister Elizabeth and her husband Peter, both professors in Paris. Claude, a childhood friend and trombonist in a symphony orchestra, is also present. Vincent brings news from the ...
Style: cynical, talky, thought provoking, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, under the surface, family secret, family problems, friends, disorder, prank, family gatherings, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, dinner party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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The Color Wheel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: JR has broken up with her professor. She enlists her nervous and obnoxious younger brother Colin to take a short road trip in order to help move out her belongings. They bicker and fight, with one another and pretty much anybody they encounter, ...
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: brother sister incest, sex with brother, on the road, siblings relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family relations, quibbling, dialogue driven, sex with sister, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 69K
Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: political, clever, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lobbyist, female protagonist, strong female character, career woman, determination, politics, world politics, courtroom, strong female lead, lawyer, fighting the system, empowerment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., oregon, florida, japan, missouri ...
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 5.1
 1K
Bright Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama with a supernatural edge, this genre-crossing gem finds two couples visiting a home from their past, and sexual tension that brings out the worst in each other. Long-buried grudges resurface and it seems unlikely the couples will return ...
Style: psychological, serious, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: swinger, sex talk, cheating wife, secret, foursome, past, group of friends, conversation, sex scene, house, infidelity, jealousy ...
Place: germany
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 8.1
 285K
Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chance meeting, love and romance, encounter, lovers, twentysomething life, introspection, coincidence, french, relationships, one night, dialogue driven, tourist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, paris france, budapest hungary, los angeles ...
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The End of the Tour (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: sincere, serious, philosophical, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: loneliness, writer's life, journalism, media, artists and showbiz, existentialism, friendship, depression, book, death, fame, poet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996, 80s ...
Place: usa, illinois, minneapolis minnesota, new york, minnesota
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How About Adolf? (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The family dinner at Stephan and Elisabeth could have been wonderful. But when Thomas announces that he and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are going to call their son Adolf, the hosts and the family friend René are stuck in the throat.
Style: satirical, humorous, talky, ironic, light
Plot: dialogue driven, parenthood, family relations, couples, psychology, dark humor, husband wife relationship, marriage, under the surface, insult, family problems, society ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.3
 135K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police, frame up, police corruption, uncover truth, false accusation, swat, corruption, negotiation, crime, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.8
 385K
The Big Short (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: complex, intellectual, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: financial crisis, money, finance, wall street, business, economic crisis, loan, stock market, bank, analysis, financier, economics ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, year 2007, year 2008, year 1933
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
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Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, fetish, self discovery, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, adultery, schizophrenic, husband wife relationship, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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What Men Talk About (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four old friends - Kamil, Lesha, Sasha and Slava - all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s embarking on a two days road trip from Moscow to Odessa. They wish to escape the metropolis and the everyday routine of work, family and girlfriends to ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, friendship, vacation, battle of the sexes, buddies, on the road, thirty something, male bonding, male friendship, family relations, middle aged, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, russia, europe
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 4.0
 8
Revansh (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
TV show
Style: surprise ending
Plot: game, scheme, dialogue driven, secret, threat, false accusation, apartment, female protagonist, suicide attempt, revenge, murder
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 7.4
 11K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, intellectual, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: debutante, high society, friendship, coming of age, philosophy, couples, manners, friends, radical, social climbing, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, intense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: greed, office, real estate agent, corporate world, ambition, rivalry, manipulation, manipulations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, career, reward ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, illinois, florida ...
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 7.6
 3K
Mindwalk (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in recluse, who joins in their conversation. The two men listen ...
Style: talky, psychological, tense, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: politics, society, isolation, island, writer's life, unfulfillment, rebellion, friends, liberal, friendship, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 216K
Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, everyday life, satire, friendship, sarcasm, workplace, friendship between men, ice hockey, death, anger, jealousy, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.9
 1.9M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, exciting, witty, interesting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, crimes, gunfight, hitman, drugs, cocaine, crime, drugs/alcohol, twists & turns, criminal heroes, heroin, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, college, coming of age, graduation, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, drinking alcohol, drinking, roommate, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, milwaukee wisconsin, prague czechoslovakia ...
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 8.1
 246K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: philosophical, sincere, sentimental, contemplative, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, lovers reunited, reunion, introspection, lifestyle, romance, lovers, encounter, unfulfilled love, regret, bookstore, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, india, texas, manhattan new york city ...
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Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, unhappiness, male friendship, friendship between men, dark humor, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
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Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, humiliation, doctor, mind game, revenge, human nature, price of justice, couples, rivalry, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona spain, south america, barcelona ...
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Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, witty, psychological ...
Plot: voyeurism, infidelity, videotaping, sexuality, drifter, therapist, sexual tension, yuppie, interview, sex with brother in law, sexual obsession, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: intellectual, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, talky ...
Plot: one on one, atheism, suicidal, belief, suffering, society, african american, psychology, christianity, suicide attempt, question, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.6
 29K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay, gay couple, lgbt, gay club, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, weekend, homosexual, one night stand, gay sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, canada, britain
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In the Company of Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.
Style: psychological, disturbing, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, secretary, rivalry, battle of the sexes, mind game, friends, betrayal, cruelty, prejudice, sexism, manipulation, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, indiana
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 7.2
 209K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, photographer, marriage, obsession, depression, sexual attraction, secret love, complex characters, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
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