Contempt movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant contempt movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, talky, suspense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with contempt, dysfunctional family, family relations, storytelling, culture clash, obsession, melancholy, runaway, drinking and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in France, USA, Germany and other countries.
contempt movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as contempt: The Silence (1963), The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962), 3 from Hell (2019), Fate (1994), Contempt (1963), Happy End (2017), 75 (2017), In the House (2012), Walking, Walking (1983), The White Ribbon (2009).

List of contempt movies

The Silence (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Traveling through an unnamed European country on the brink of war, sickly, intellectual Ester, her sister Anna and Anna's young son, Johan, check into a near-empty hotel. A basic inability to communicate among the three seems only to worsen ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hotel, female masturbation, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, lesbian, desire, sister sister relationship, travel, rage, lesbianism, incest, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
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The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial, concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the English.
Style: captivating, contemplative, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: joan of arc, burned alive, martyrdom, trial, courtroom drama, folk hero, captivity, strong female presence, death sentence, religions or cults, realism, courtroom ...
Time: 15th century
Place: europe, france
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3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: panic, violence, sadist, psychopath, death, murder, prisoner, homicidal maniac, criminal, brutality, murderer, massacre ...
Time: year 1988, 80s
Place: mexico, texas
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Fate (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The paths of people from various countries cross during the course of one night. They speak different languages, but they are fatefully bound together by the solitary quest for happiness and deliverance. Sloping paths are all that's left for ...
Style: apocalyptic, sad
Plot: infidelity, crying, redemption, violence, pessimism, man crying, sadist, minimal dialogue, sadness, helplessness, sex, nihilism ...
Place: germany
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Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, thought provoking, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), director, filmmaking, sexism, satire, jealousy, car accident, screenwriter, new wave, german, showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
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Happy End (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: refugee, family relations, father daughter relationship, millionaire, mother daughter relationship, accident, infidelity, doctor, girl, birthday, liar, selfishness ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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75 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A car crash victim, humiliated housewife and two repressed teens are connected by their relationships with hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against ...
Style: social realism, suspense, tense, psychological, sad ...
Audience: kids
Plot: strong female character, double life, drug use, organized crime, secret life, doctor patient relationship, friendship between men, social problem, secret, paranoia, psychiatrist, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
Place: ohio, usa, america, midwest, kentucky ...
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In the House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, witty, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: high school, teacher, privacy invasion, writers, student, school, french, teacher student relationship, manipulation, manipulations, high school life, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Walking, Walking (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: fairy tale, allegory
Plot: crying, messenger, baker, scaffold, bridge, armor, dream, adultery, actress, flowers, theatre production, father son relationship ...
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, family secret, domestic violence, death, priest, torture, innocence, teacher ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love, dysfunctional family, betrayal, unfulfillment, couple relations, suburban life, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
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Notes from Underground (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapted from Dostoevsky's novella, Henry Czerny plays the narrator, Underground Man. Filled with self-hatred, he keeps a video diary where he discusses his own shortcomings and what he thinks is wrong in contemporary society. His bitterness ...
Style: psychological, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, twins, society, life is a bitch, social misfits, master and servant, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, misfit, couples, mate swapping, social decay ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Winter Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, meditative, philosophical ...
Plot: hotel, midlife crisis, social differences, haunted by the past, human nature, divorce, couple relations, family problems, estrangement, dull life, guest, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: turkey
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Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, womanizer, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Fear and Trembling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amélie, a young Belgian woman, having spent her childhood in Japan, decides to return to live there and tries to integrate in the Japanese society. She is determined to be a "real Japanese" before her year contract runs out, though it ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: translator, fish out of water, workplace, culture clash, employer employee relationship, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, demotion, friendship, japanese culture, cultural difference ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1993, 90s, year 1990 ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, belgium
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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, child prodigy, prodigy, contests and competitions, supportive parent, parents and children, human spirit, tournament, competition, genius, mentor, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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I Killed My Mother (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay son, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, youth, single parent, single mother, family problems, family relations, gender ...
Place: france, europe
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Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, family problems, identity crisis, americana, irresponsible ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, southern california, los angeles ...
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Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, fame, gay slur, society, gay, gender, lifestyle, stereotypes, satire, misfit, social satire, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
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The Other (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Adam is the son of a wealthy Egyptian-American family who is studying at UCLA and returns home for a brief vacation. Upon his arrival he meets beautiful reporter Hanane, with whom he begins an intense love affair, and eventually they marry. Trouble ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, globalization, injustice, manipulation, militant, journalism, politics, fall in love, culture clash, workplace situations, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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My Worst Nightmare (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agathe runs an art gallery. Her husband François is a publisher. Together they have one son, and in every way seem to be the picture of normality — but emotions are stewing under the surface. All it takes is the arrival of a complete stranger for ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older man younger woman, opposites attract, family relations, life turned upside down, self discovery, social differences, rich and poor, human nature, parents and children, power relations, society, bossy woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, belgium
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