Frustration movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant frustration movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, clever, talky, humorous and interesting films and TV shows about / with frustration, loneliness, friendship, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, life philosophy, love and anger plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
frustration movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as frustration: Mulholland Drive (2001), 500 Days of Summer (2009), Bones (2005), Anger Management (2012), The Tree of Life (2011), Happiness (1998), Cold Case (2003), The Office (2001), Louie (2010), The Kings of Summer (2013).

List of frustration movies

Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, showbiz, uncover truth, obsession, actress, jealousy, death, frustration, hollywood, mystery, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, romantic, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love, architect, unfulfilled love, heartache, life philosophy, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, fbi, forensics, police investigation, riddles and clues, teamwork, search, crimes, killings, expert, victim, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, twists and turns, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, changing the past or future, school, supernatural ability, student, teenage love, teenage girl, supernatural, high school, love, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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Anger Management (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Charlie is a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice and he performs pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Prior to his career as a therapist, he was a major league ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: therapy, therapist, sitcom, anger, rage, frustration, doctors and patients, dysfunctional character, treatment, patient, support group, uptight character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, dinosaur, grief, suffering, child abuse, parenthood, family relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, wisdom of life, sibling relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: cynical, dark humor, disturbing, banned film, bleak ...
Plot: rape, child abuse, unhappiness, loneliness, masturbation, pedophilia, sibling relationship, marriage, therapist, divorce, depression, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, female detective, victim, uncover truth, crime, evidence, rage, police, cold case, interrogation, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: office, job, sitcom, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, goofy hero, workplace problem, coworker, disorder, power relations, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, midlife crisis, performer's life, family relations, city life, comedian, sitcom, loneliness, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, everyday life, mishap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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The Kings of Summer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle change, off the grid, self discovery, choice, rebelliousness, in the woods, runaway, teenagers, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: physical appearance, depression, teenage life, youth, teenage love, best friends, loneliness, social misfits, adolescence, first love, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, relationship vs career, couple relations, proposal, engagement, love and romance, wedding preparations and rituals, up and down relationship, ambition, chef, fiance fiancee relationship, frustration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, michigan
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Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, mother daughter relationship, recovering alcoholic, starting over, parents and children, family relations, support group, single parent, family life, politically correct, workplace situations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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FEUD (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, melancholic, humorous, factual
Plot: feud, hollywood, filmmaking, movie star, actress, aging, jealousy, woman, family problems, glory, workplace problem, loneliness ...
Time: 1960s
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Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: humorous, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: architect, wish come true, regret, redemption, workaholic, dog, remote control, alternate reality, family relations, relationship vs career, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s, 2000s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees, new york
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, crime, murder, danger, teamwork, expert, scientist, investigator, mystery, police detective, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Rain Man (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, road trip, redemption, siblings relations, greed, on the road, yuppie, self discovery, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, california, cincinnati ohio, missouri, texas ...
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Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, dull life, unlikely criminals, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, party, friendship, corporate world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
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Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, sentimental, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, small town, love and romance, wooing, road not taken, nothing goes right, time travel, redemption, existentialism, disorder, deja vu, time warp ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: suicide attempt, farce, nervous breakdown, track down, couple relations, terrorist, adultery, frustration, male female relationship, female protagonist, airport, sleeping pill ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, latin america
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Days of Heaven (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish ...
Style: atmospheric, art house, philosophical, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, farm, class differences, impossible love, harvest, farmer, society, loneliness, couple relations, runaway, love, stabbing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois
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Top of the Heap (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He was a violent man...trouble was--he was also a cop.
Plot: astronaut, frustration, anger, tough cop, empty gun, husband wife relationship, dancing, blood, rage, punched in the face, stabbing, racial slur ...
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Them and Us (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lasse & Geir, two suburban boys in their late teens, kick up a row on the bus into town, making the driver call the police. They get arrested and have to spend the night in jail. The next morning they are sent home - Geir to his alcoholic ...
Style: social realism, surprise ending
Plot: frustration, rebellion, vandalism, stoner, crying boy, aggression, social outcast, hashish, social worker, candy, chocolate, little brother ...
Place: oslo norway
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Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman, attended by two midwives, is giving birth in a small village in India. When the child's cry rings, the father bangs on a steel plate to attract the attention of all the villagers, ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: incest, love, rape, homosexuality, revolt, physical abuse, gang rape, jealousy, dowry, misogyny, greed, frustration ...
Time: future
Place: asia, india
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Youngblood (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship ...
Style: exciting, realistic, sentimental, sexual, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, rivalry, hockey, beating, ice hockey, coach, locker room, frustration, underdog, romance, redemption, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, alaska, new jersey, argentina
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Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rape, infidelity, bondage, degradation, nymphomania, obsession, erection, nightclub, bound and gagged, frustration, bullfighter, photographer ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, pregnancy, extramarital affair, adultery, jealousy, sister sister relationship, factory worker, countryside, frustration, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
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Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, motivational, serious, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, doctors and patients, mental institution, coma, hospital, hopes, illness, doctor, patient, treatment, fighting illness, cure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 1930s
Place: usa, bronx new york city
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American Buffalo (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three inner-city losers plan a robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.
Style: talky, bleak, stylized, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: betrayal, tantrum, antique dealer, robbery, broken glass, african american, revenge, gun, lesbian, station wagon, trust, rainstorm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
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