Philosophical conversation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant philosophical conversation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out thought provoking, visually appealing, reflective, talky, melancholic and realistic films and TV shows about / with philosophical conversation, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, life philosophy, family relations, runaway, loneliness and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Australia, Japan and other countries.
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philosophical conversation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as philosophical conversation: Closed Spaces (2008), High Ground (2020), The Dish (2000), Me Myself I (1999), Easy Rider (1969), Somersault (2004), The Garden of Words (2013), Zhou Yu's Train (2002), Sideways (2004), Naked (1993).

List of philosophical conversation movies

 6.5
 507
Closed Spaces (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The first Russian emo-movie, Closed Spaces is a story about the newest generation of Russians. Having grown up in Russia's crazy 1990s, an era filled with constant and drastic change, these teenagers have no solid ground beneath their feet. ...
Style: unusual plot structure, philosophical, captivating, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: sex, kidnapped woman, coming of age, apartment, obsession, fear, emotionally unstable, hostage, sexual relations, life philosophy, philosophical conversation, phobia ...
Place: russia
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 6.3
 853
High Ground (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a remote corner of the wild country, a bloody war rages. Travis is a bounty hunter with one last hope of redemption. Gutjuk is a young Indigenous man trying to save the last of his family. Together they embark on a manhunt, which unravels a ...
Plot: australian outback, bounty hunter, racial slur, sniper, grandfather grandson relationship, teenager, missionary, uncle nephew relationship, teenage boy, young adult, brother sister relationship, revenge ...
Time: 1930s, year 1919, 20th century, 1910s
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 7.1
 15K
The Dish (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of how the Parkes Radio Telescope was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, factual, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nasa, moon, space travel, small town, moon landing, outer space, friendship, ambition, hopes, social relations, human spirit, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: australia, new south wales
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 6.5
 2K
Me Myself I (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pamela Drury is unhappy, and alone. On her birthday she stumbles across a photo of Robert Dickson, and wonders what would've happened had she said yes to his proposal. A freak accident causes Pamela to live out the life she could've had, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, destiny, suburbs, disorder, cold relationship, old love, couples, hopes, misfit, unfulfillment, lifestyle, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new jersey
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 7.3
 100K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: psychedelic, road movie, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, lsd, motorcycle, friendship, on the road, anti heroes, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, biker, marijuana, existentialism, americana ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new orleans, arizona, los angeles, louisiana ...
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 6.7
 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
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The Garden of Words (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and ...
Style: touching, romantic, colourful, atmospheric, sweet ...
Plot: rain, older woman younger man relationship, chance meeting, unlikely couple, love and romance, teen romance, grownups, youth, age difference, shyness, teen angst, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, couples, longing, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
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 7.5
 180K
Sideways (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, friendship, golf, writers, midlife crisis, vacation, on the road, wine, depression, fall in love, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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 7.8
 35K
Naked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: disturbing, witty, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rapist, stranger, humiliation, roommate, drifter, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, security guard, marijuana, alienation, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, manchester
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 7.4
 22K
Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, village, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: weather, magical power, love, fall in love, magic, friendship, teenager, magical girl, couples, girl, climate change, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: political, tense, factual, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reporter, iraq war, conspiracy, investigative journalism, expose, newspaper, journalist, heroic mission, violent, politics, propaganda, usa politics ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: pentagon, iraq, middle east
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Standing Up for Sunny (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand-up comedy.
Plot: cerebral palsy, radio, acceptance, blind woman, ukulele, love, comedian, bully comeuppance, guitar, falling in love, humanism, sexy woman ...
Place: sydney australia
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Breaking and Entering (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, sincere, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: architect, robbery, immigrants, infidelity, blackmail, society, human nature, social differences, working class, single parent, love affair, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, sarajevo, bosnia
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 7.5
 22K
If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: cult film, biting, suspense, surreal, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, rebellion, satire, private school, coming of age, youth, social satire, corporal punishment, boarding school life, school, boarding school, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
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 7.6
 48K
The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: diving, adventure, friendship, dolphins, ocean, love affair, competition, danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, europe, south america, peru ...
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 5.5
 744
Palm Beach (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of lifelong friends reunite to celebrate a special birthday, with Sydney's iconic Palm Beach providing a stunning backdrop for the unfolding drama. The good times roll, with loads of laughter, lavish meals, flowing wine and fantastic ...
Plot: reunion, rock star, beach house, head injury, family secret, birthday party, beach, palm tree, party, nostalgia, family relations, suburbs ...
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
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 6.5
 500
Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyberspace, cyborgs, man versus machine, hacker, a.i., investigation, mind game, robot, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2030s
Place: japan, asia
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Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Year 2116—The Japanese government begins to export the Sibyl System unmanned drone robots to troubled countries, and the system spreads throughout the world. A state in the midst of a civil war, SEAUn (the South East Asia Union), brings in the ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense
Plot: cyberpunk, terrorism, conspiracy, injustice, police, investigation, trap, military police, interrogation, murder, soldier, manhunt ...
Time: near future
Place: japan, tokyo, southeast asia
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Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the perpetually lecherous Ataru and his friends prepare for a carnival at Tomobiki High School, they gradually realize the days are literally repeating themselves. Any effort to break the pattern dumps them back where they started. They later ...
Style: offbeat, futuristic, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, miraculous event, worldwide chaos, danger, escapades, space and aliens, benign alien, imaginary, supernatural, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan
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As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: choir, music, village, musician's life, ambition, teachers and students, human nature, romance, school, rehearsal, church, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, eastern europe ...
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Ordinary People (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: suicide attempt, therapy, dysfunctional family, guilt, depression, psychiatrist, loss of son, coming of age, middle class, family problems, death in the family, alienation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, houston texas, illinois
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 7.4
 175K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: mysterious character, patient, psychiatrist, planet, crazy, benign alien, mental institution, research, odd, hypnosis, mystery, alien ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenland, albuquerque new mexico, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 102K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, investigation, changing the past or future, rescue, radio, murder, parallel universe, family relations, police detective, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 361K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, taxi driver, hostage, crime, driving at night, killings, organized crime, merciless, crimes, anti heroes, victim, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.7
 15K
The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: airport, australian, family relations, family in crisis, family life, against the odds, fighting the system, misfit, single parent, palaces castles and temples, parents and children, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
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The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: plague, laboratory, bacteria, danger, deadly, cure, disease, virus, biohazard, survival, evil alien, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai
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 7.2
 66K
Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, sincere, epic ...
Plot: roman empire, political unrest, master and servant, religions or cults, impossible love, christianity, historical character, destiny, love and romance, mathematics, unfulfillment, philosophy ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 5th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, alexandria egypt, rome italy ...
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