Passage of time movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant passage of time movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, twists and turns, captivating, touching, realistic and talky films and TV shows about / with passage of time, death, husband wife relationship, family relations, flashback, friendship, murder, photograph, hospital and existentialism plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Japan, France and other countries.
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passage of time movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as passage of time: Permanent Residence (2009), The Lake House (2006), The Long Good-Bye (2019), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Life (1999), Aquaman (2018), Aniara (2018), The Fruit is Swelling (1997), The 8-Year Engagement (2017), The House by the Sea (2017).

List of passage of time movies

Permanent Residence (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The life story of a young man who has been pursuing an impossible love with his straight boyfriend and contemplating on the mortality of his loved ones.
Style: philosophical, romantic, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: lgbt, gay lead character, passage of time, countdown, gay love, gay romance, romantic friendship, death, gay sex, unrequited love, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: hong kong, china, australia, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
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The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, unlikely relationship, letter, supernatural romance, separated ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
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The Long Good-Bye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A seventy-year-old retired school headmaster informs his wife and daughters that he has Alzheimer's disease. They are all concerned, but react differently due to their individual situations. The family watches as the husband and father ...
Style: emotional
Plot: cooking, cheerleader, husband, alzheimer's disease, family relations, espionage, lost, employer employee relationship, hospital, little girl, defecation, book ...
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: clever, captivating, touching, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, false accusation, prison escape, freedom, prison life, life sentence, life is a bitch, plot twist, criminal heroes, hopes, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, maine, pacific ocean, mexico
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Life (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: life sentence, prison life, escape attempt, criminal, redemption, african american, frame up, dishonesty, life is a bitch, partners, crimes, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932 ...
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, mississippi river, southern usa ...
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, demi god, superhero, atlantis, mythology, super powers, underwater, superhuman powers, mermaid, power, ocean, creature ...
Time: 1990s, year 1985, 2010s, 90s, 80s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, sahara desert ...
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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sprawling drama centered on five key days in a family's life.
Style: semi serious, emotional, touching, clever, realistic ...
Plot: diary, family relations, marriage, family life, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, couples, marital problem, family feud, taxi driver, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, year 2000 ...
Place: france, europe
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Aniara (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Denmark, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A ship carrying settlers to a new home in Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.
Style: tragic ending, psychological, tense, philosophical, captivating
Plot: trapped in space, impregnation, orgy, existentialism, depression, hopelessness, female protagonist, illusion, tragedy, cult, life philosophy, society ...
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The Fruit is Swelling (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 8-year-old girl named Peach makes a wish and wakes up to find herself transformed into an 18-year-old woman.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: first love, little girl, watching sex, child as adult, magic, transformation, female nudity, first sexual experience, wish fulfillment, love interest, loss of virginity, virgin ...
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One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (1969)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Beautifully constructed, 1001 Nights stays true to the lush and mysterious backdrop of the well known and age old story. Tezuka remolds the story into an escapist fantasy where a 60s-era working man is transported back to an era of entirely ...
Style: suspense, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: harem, love triangle, princess, battle, slavery, king, betrayal, obsession, murder, love, battles, peeping tom ...
Time: ancient times
Place: middle east
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The 8-Year Engagement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every ...
Style: touching, serious, romantic, sincere, humorous
Plot: memory loss, sickness, amnesia, illness, rehabilitation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, recovery, woman in a wheelchair, wedding party, brain damage, coma ...
Place: asia
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The House by the Sea (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father’s ideals and the community ...
Plot: refugee, grief, nostalgia, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, family, social decay, inheritance, working class, actress, idealism, reminiscence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france, southern france, mediterranean sea
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Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, murder witness, murder investigation, cover up, key, passage of time
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The Savage Is Loose (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.
Plot: mother son incest, island, sexual tension, family, domineering father, sexual frustration, desert island, isolation, abstinence, oedipus complex, raft, hut ...
Time: 1900s
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Lily C.A.T. (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A captain and his crew travel across the universe in a ship that can travel for 20 years while the crew will age only 1 year. Soon the crew realizes that a criminal is onboard who is hoping to escape civilization. The crew must find who the criminal ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: alien, creature, mutation, cat, characters killed one by one, eaten alive, flamethrower, handcuffs, contemplating suicide, doctor, space shuttle, spacecraft ...
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To the Lighthouse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I. The stern Mr. Ramsay ...
Plot: boat, summer, snowstorm, tennis, world war one, death of wife, gardening, piano, cricket bat, bucket, wrestling, salt ...
Time: edwardian era
Place: cornwall
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Garfield: His 9 Lives (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Garfield plays multiple roles including ancient Egyptian royalty, a fairyland kitten, a movie 'stunt cat" and more!
Style: anthology
Plot: love, astronaut, friendship, mother, caveman, studio, death, second chance, escape, king, pharaoh, angel ...
Time: 80s, 70s, future, prehistory, year 1978 ...
Place: egypt, north africa, europe, africa
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Genius (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Anthology series about famous geniuses with the first season charting how Albert Einstein unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe, and the second exploring the passionate nature and relentless creative drive of Pablo Picasso.
Style: intellectual, inspirational, enigmatic, anthology, captivating ...
Plot: genius, physicist, adolescence vs adulthood, husband wife relationship, life, painter, painting, passage of time, nazi germany, nazi
Time: 1930s
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Hey Ram (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: assassination, vengeance, massacre, political unrest, destiny, crimes, deadly, danger, muslim, husband wife relationship, hindu, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: india, middle east, asia, pakistan
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Kaili Blues (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the subtropical province of Guizhou, Chen Sheng embarks on a journey to find his nephew.
Style: surreal
Plot: ex convict, footbridge, half brother half brother relationship, poetry, pop music, motorcycle, underground, folk music, passage of time, dreaming, two on a motorcycle, audio cassette ...
Time: future
Place: china
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Ring of Fire (2013)
Genre: Biography, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Ring of Fire” recounts June’s meteoric rise to fame with The Carter Family, considered the First Family of country music, before breaking out on her own to perform, when she would become a legend in her own right. Taking a personal look at ...
Plot: female director, hospital, crying woman, rehabilitation, argument, stage, comedienne, husband wife relationship, psychiatrist, guitar, country music, death of mother ...
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Oslo, August 31st (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anders is a recovering drug addict in an Oslo rehab clinic. On the 30th August, he is given a day’s leave to attend a job interview in the city centre.
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: suicide attempt, old friends, starting over, hopes, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, identity crisis, drugs/alcohol, thirtysomething life, introspection, loneliness, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oslo norway, norway, california
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Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, divorce, suicide, actor's life, artists and showbiz, introspection, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, desire for fame, ambition, actress, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, zurich switzerland, london ...
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