Communication movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant communication movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, talky and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with communication, loneliness, storytelling, family relations, love, mentor, catastrophe, drinking alcohol, life philosophy and relationships plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as communication: Arrival (2016), The Martian (2015), Aloha (2015), I Belong (2012), Domain (2016), The Room (2012), Psychodrama (2013), The Miracle Worker (1962), Death of a Salesman (1985), As Good as It Gets (1997).

List of communication movies

 7.9
 693K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: psychological, intellectual, philosophical, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, first contact, linguist, time, extraterrestrial, science, alien race, alien contact, scientist, female protagonist, alien creature, ufo ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, china, massachusetts, venezuela, russia ...
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 8.0
 852K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, nasa, space travel, stranded, science, astronaut, isolation, struggle for survival, scientist, left for dead, food shortage ...
Time: 2030s, 21st century, future
Place: china, usa, london, houston texas, pasadena california ...
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 5.4
 67K
Aloha (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
Style: feel good, clever, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: life philosophy, family, destiny, love, satellite, communication, love affair, happy ending, love interest, love triangle, soldier, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
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 6.8
 607
I Belong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator compromises her integrity when persuaded to translate a book she doesn't believe in. An elderly woman and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: communication, communication problem, workplace situations, workplace, human nature, family relations, translator, parents and children, all female cast, inheritance, women, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 5.6
 1K
Domain (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a deadly virus wipes out most of humanity, the survivors are forced to wait alone in self-sustaining bunkers while the viral threat runs its course. Able to communicate through a networked video interface, the survivors wait for years and ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, bunker, survival, communication, virus, trapped, deadly virus, mystery, disappearance, struggle for survival, distopia, quarantine ...
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 4.5
 63
The Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Yumi moves into her boyfriend's Tokyo apartment but on the night of the move, he is called away for business in New York. The couple communicates over Skype and over the course of four nights, their relationship descends into an abyss of ...
Style: psychological, suspense, psychotronic, scary, unusual plot structure
Plot: fear, paranoia, uncertainty, anxiety, mistrust, nervousness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, communication, isolation, doubt, psychological torment, suspicion ...
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
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Psychodrama (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: A collection of hilarious and sometimes heinous moments from the real lives of three girls living in New York trying to make it as actors, or anything, really - as told to their therapist. Yes, they all see the same therapist.
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, best friends, friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, actor's life, twentysomething life, city life, girl, communication, motivation, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Miracle Worker (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, blindness, blind character, disability, mute or deaf, women, human spirit, education, deafness, children, deaf, catholic ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: alabama, boston, usa
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Death of a Salesman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make ...
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: elderly, dysfunctional family, mental illness, american dream, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: dog, friendship, mental illness, writers, neighbor, romance, gay, older man younger woman relationship, unlikely friendships, waitress, age difference, artist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
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 8.4
 1.2M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, sexy, dramatic, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, existentialism, coming of age, dysfunctional family, age difference, teenager, loneliness, obsession, suburbs, older man younger woman relationship, youth, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.1
 14K
Code Unknown (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Romania, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A series of events unfold like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor event that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne is an actress whose boyfriend Georges photographs the war in Kosovo. Georges' ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sincere, clever, cynical ...
Plot: immigrants, homeless, human nature, social differences, life is a bitch, society, misfit, breaking point, alienation, social decay, existentialism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, kosovo, france, europe, africa ...
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 7.6
 151K
I Am Sam (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, sad, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, father daughter relationship, lawyer, disability, single father, social services, custody, custody battle, child custody, parents and children, parenthood, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 7.9
 113K
Talk to Her (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: psychological, surreal, sexy, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: rape, friendship, tragic love, suicide, obsession, tragic event, female nudity, hospital, sex, loneliness, women, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, latin america, madrid, europe, jordan
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: surreal, psychological, mind bending, romantic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: memory, amnesia, love, surrealism, memory loss, loneliness, introspection, love story, alternate reality, borderline personality disorder, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.2
 220K
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, cynical, erotic, intellectual, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, love affair, stripper, love, love at first sight, sex, romance, relationships, betrayal, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, england
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: philosophical, humorous, cerebral, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: addiction, musician, actor, art, smoking, lifestyle, conversation, cafe, dark humor, life philosophy, deadpan, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 1920s
Place: usa, california, las vegas, new york, memphis ...
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 7.5
 304K
Babel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Style: emotional, thought provoking, sincere, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: multiple storylines, desert, mexican border, parenthood, depression, guilt, society, redemption, tragic event, suicide, language barrier, cultural difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, morocco, tokyo, mexico, asia ...
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, heartbreaking, depressing, bleak, sad ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, abortion, infidelity, mental illness, destiny, death of wife, under the surface, marriage, family problems, suburbs, deadend life, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: california, usa, paris france, new york, connecticut
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 7.3
 199K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: marriage, dysfunctional family, depression, couple relations, crumbling marriage, lust, marital problem, romance, husband wife relationship, love story, relationships, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, brooklyn new york city, florida
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 7.3
 22K
Three Monkeys (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A family battles against the odds to stay together when small lies grow into an extravagant cover-up. In order to avoid hardship and responsibilities that would otherwise be impossible to endure, the family chooses to ignore the truth, not to see, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, art house, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, political corruption, family secret, injustice, dishonesty, family life, boss and employee, innocence lost, workplace, hidden identity, life is a bitch, hidden truth ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Love in Another Language (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: mute or deaf, love and romance, couples, workplace, social misfits, leaving home, hopes, call center, mute character, self discovery, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.9
 101K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, sad, reflective, emotional ...
Plot: elderly, aging, death, elderly lovers, husband wife relationship, illness, love, family, family relations, daughter, life & death, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: disability, friendship, friendship between men, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, lifestyle change, handicapped, french, human relationship, culture clash, friends, disabled person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 7.1
 128K
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, ironic, thought provoking, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: marriage, husband wife relationship, dark humor, bully, parenthood, family relations, psychology, twists and turns, family problems, under the surface, society, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, africa
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 7.2
 197K
Shame (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: addiction, sex, sex addict, sexuality, sexual dysfunction, erotica, sexual relations, masturbation, suicide attempt, threesome, brother sister relationship, prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.
Style: bleak, sincere, realistic, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: kids in trouble, childhood, boy, realism, youth, adoption, coming of age, orphan, life is a bitch, social problems, petty criminal, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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 8.4
 268K
Your Name. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, body swapping, romance, girl, school, beautiful scenery, love, romantic relationship, friendship, boy, destiny, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 6K
Lilting (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man of Chinese-Cambodian descent dies, leaving behind his isolated mother and his lover of four years. Though the two don't share a language, they grow close through their grief.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: gay, grief, retirement home, gay relationship, language barrier, mother love, lgbt, gay love, homosexual, mourning, cultural difference, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 7.8
 20K
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: art house, surreal, philosophical, cerebral, erotic ...
Plot: existentialism, hotel, sexuality, female orgasm, dysfunctional family, female masturbation, classical music, adultery, hotel room, sensuality, lesbianism, illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, sweden, europe
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