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, suspense, serious, humorous, psychotronic and melancholic films and TV shows about / with communication, death, catastrophe, dialogue, family relations, runaway, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), explosion and fear plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
communication movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as communication: Arrival (2016), Aloha (2015), The Room (2012), Psychodrama (2013), I Belong (2012), Love and Magnets (2004), The Chaperone (2011), Captive State (2019), Autumn Moon (1992), Tokyo Taxi (2009).

List of communication movies

Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, 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: intellectual, twist ending, cerebral, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, alien race, female protagonist, alien creature, ufo, loss, scientist, destiny, science, alien contact ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: pakistan, russia, china, montana, venezuela ...
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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, realistic, semi serious, clever, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: military, love affair, soldier, satellite, communication, love interest, romance, storytelling, life philosophy, destiny, family, air force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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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, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, scary
Plot: fear, mistrust, nervousness, anxiety, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, paranoia, communication, suspicion, isolation, uncertainty, loneliness, doubt ...
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
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Psychodrama (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friends, strong female presence, best friends, friendship, city life, twentysomething life, artists and showbiz, actor's life, girl, communication, therapy, motivation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, communication problem, workplace, human nature, parents and children, translator, family relations, women, inheritance, all female cast, communication, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Love and Magnets (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Back in Montréal after spending five years in Guatemala, Julie moves in with her elder sister, Jeanne, a chronic liar and woman of rather loose sexual morals... Disillusioned with love, Jeanne is nevertheless engaged to Noël. However, Jeanne and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love, communication problem, sexual relations, infidelity, disorder, cheating, lie, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
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The Chaperone (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ex-con on the run from his criminal past, hides out from those he ratted on by chaperoning a field trip to New Orleans.
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic, exciting
Plot: going straight, nothing goes right, on the run, crime gone awry, family relations, chase, disorder, parents and children, hopes, redemption, heroes, elementary school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Captive State (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, apocalyptic, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, attack, alien, distopia, rescue attempt, capture, survival, society, alien race, alien monster, disc jockey ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: chicago illinois, new york, london, moscow russia, usa
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Autumn Moon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Japanese tourist, Tokio, meets a 15-year-old Hong Kong girl and her grandmother left behind in Hong Kong while their family emmigrates to Canada.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, culture clash, immigrants, family relations, immigration, urban, romance, unfulfillment, opposites attract, youth, coming of age, gender ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hong kong, canada, asia, tokyo
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Tokyo Taxi (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ryo (Yamada Masasi), the lead singer of an amateur rock band at night, owns a Ramen noodle shop. He cannot fly on airplanes because he has a fear of them. Ironically, he finds himself attracted to a stewardess who comes to eat very often at his ...
Plot: road trip, taxi, singer, communication, love, musician, korean, stewardess, english
Place: korea, japan
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Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airplane carring coffee beans from South America has some unpleasant stowaways: a hoard of tarantulas which overcome the pilots as the airplane is flying over an orange-producing town in California. The airplane crashes, and the unlucky ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: tarantula, spider, air disaster, spider bite, little girl, taxi, young girl, picnic, airplane, fruit, crying, smuggler ...
Place: california, latin america, ecuador, south america
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The Punanny Diaries (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: This is the show about not getting any.
Plot: blog, advice, dating, love, happiness, connection, frustration, celibacy, life, friendship, sex, women ...
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Trog (1970)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave. Anthropologist Dr. Brockton (Joan Crawford) unearths a troglodyte (an Ice Age ‘missing link” ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: laboratory, deadly, deadly creature, ambition, danger, inventions and discoveries, disorder, experiment gone awry, track down, escapades, cell, toys ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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UFO: Target Earth (1974)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An electronics expert searching for evidence of aliens picks up signals that he believes are from an alien spacecraft--and they are coming from a lake near town.
Style: psychotronic, psychedelic
Plot: planetarium, university, laboratory, research, night, boat, skeleton, underwater, son, computer, sacrifice, underwater scene ...
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Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally aired on Fridays, 8–9 p.m. on CBS and CTV for two ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, witty, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: chosen one, friendship, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, first love, parents and children, small town, high school, belief, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
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The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, 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, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, mars, nasa, isolation, stranded, astronaut, trapped in space, space and aliens, alone, human spirit, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, pasadena california, beijing china, london, china
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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, talky, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, loss of virginity, family life, first sex, family relations, youth, teenage life, parents and children, masturbation, coming of age, sexual frustration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Three Times (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: There are three stories of women and men: in "A Time for Love" set in 1966, a soldier searches for a young woman he met one afternoon playing pool; "A Time for Freedom," set in a bordello in 1911, revolves around a singer's ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, anthology ...
Plot: longing, brothel, love affair, social differences, tragic love, fall in love, romance, couples, wartime life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1910s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966 ...
Place: shanghai, taiwan, taipei, tokyo, shanghai china
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Wittgenstein (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the nature and limits of language. A series of sketches depict ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, philosophical ...
Plot: gay, prodigy, ambition, school, society, writer's life, philosophy, philosopher, world war one, cambridge university, autobiography, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, year 1919
Place: england, russia, manchester, norway, ireland ...
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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, rage, desire, sister sister relationship, travel, lesbianism, incest, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
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Rollercoaster (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, investigation, murder, terrorism, fbi, psychopath, bomb squad, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, pittsburgh, california
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Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: composer, classical music, music, music teacher, school, high school, follow your dream, dedicated educator, teachers and students, musician, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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The Five Senses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three sets of tenants in a live/work building have daily lives and/or current stories acutely involving one or more of the five senses.
Style: touching, psychological, clever, emotional, non-linear ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for love, loneliness, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, multiple storylines, fainting, missing child, existentialism, melancholy, voyeurism, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: toronto ontario canada, milan italy, canada
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The Wild Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Director François Truffaut makes a rare on-screen appearance in one of his most unusual films. Based on a true story, the film follows the discovery of a feral child (Jean-Pierre Cargol) who's grown up wild in the forest in late-18th-century ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: reward, studying, tantrum, punishment, sign language, feral child, doctor, fish out of water, human nature, fighting the system, youth, disorder ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, south of france, southern france ...
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The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: disaster movie, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, airplane accident, airport, airliner, fighter jet, survival, murder, arms dealer, danger, race against time, rescue, terrorism ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, washington d.c., alps ...
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The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: witty, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, election, campaign, idealism, rise to the top, americana, democrat, liberal, republican, state affairs, satire, u.s. senator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, san diego california, latin america
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: witch, world war two, curses spells and rituals, magic, apprentice, flying, adventure, against the odds, heroic mission, friendship, danger, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, passenger, airplane, stowaway, danger, stewardess, bomb, panic, save the day, rescue, landing, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, new york, chicago illinois, detroit, las vegas ...
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Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, underwater, airplane, hijacking, rescue, bermuda triangle, airplane hijack, airport, survival, underwater scene, race against time, danger ...
Time: 70s, frogman, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
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Television (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A devout village leader prohibits an array of modern devices, but when his strict measures go too far, the locals rise up in popular rebellion.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: satire, against the rules, media, village life, social relations, technophobia, rebellion, society, village, communication, generation gap, skype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
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