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The list contains the best, new and most relevant heartbreaking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out heartbreaking, emotional, dramatic, touching, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / that have / with tragedy, storytelling, death, mentor, loneliness, destiny, honest, runaway, friendship and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as heartbreaking: The Green Mile (1999), Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004), Atonement (2007), The English Patient (1996), Love Loves Coincidences (2011), The Light Between Oceans (2016), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Love Me If You Dare (2003), Amour (2012).
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 8.7
Atonement
Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
UK, France, USA
123 min.
 7.8
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Urban Country
Comedy, Drama, Family
USA
 7.8
Logan
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Canada, Australia, USA
137 min.
 8.1

List of heartbreaking movies

 8.5
 926K
The Green Mile
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Style: dramatic, heartbreaking, sentimental, touching, compassionate, emotional, serious, suspense, sad, interesting, intense, earnest, realistic, clever, cerebral, breathtaking, offbeat, motivational, depressing, surprise ending, atmospheric, scenic
Plot: death row, death penalty, false accusation, sacrifice, philosophy, life philosophy, death sentence, tragic hero, supernatural ability, life & death, justice, murder, destiny, crime, good versus evil, moral ambiguity, prison life, magic realism, human nature, child killer, healing power, prisoner, human relationship, sadistic killer, social injustice, capital punishment, child murder, child abuse, execution, prison, supernatural, storytelling, death, redemption, mentor, race issues, catastrophe, adaptation, life, vengeance, prison guard, healing, honest, corruption, greed, literature, tragedy, revenge, electric chair, beautiful scenery
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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Rory O'Shea Was Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Style: heartbreaking, dramatic, bleak, compassionate, emotional, realistic, sad, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, inspirational, cerebral, uplifting, interesting, melancholic, sweet, reflective, light, harsh, earnest, clever, tricky, intense, depressing
Plot: disability, friendship, life, loneliness, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, life & death, love triangle, character study, justice, cerebral palsy, unrequited love, young lovers, mentor, redemption, honest, tragedy, depression, destiny, hospital, storytelling, drinking, irish, sacrifice, relationships, childhood, transformation, psychology, culture clash, cancer, family drama, catastrophe, death, existentialism, happy ending, coming of age, creativity, runaway, hopes, mental illness, dreams, love and romance, youth, friends, buddies, young heroes, human spirit, twentysomething life, desire, pirate costume
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
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 7.8
 216K
Atonement
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: heartbreaking, emotional, touching, dramatic, intense, sad, realistic, epic, serious, melancholic, twists and turns, captivating, breathtaking, romantic, gloomy, reflective, stylized, non-linear, earnest, twist ending, interesting, surprise ending, colourful, bleak
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, false accusation, love story, wartime, storytelling, siblings relations, sexualized violence, prejudice, unfulfilled love, sibling relationship, sisters, injustice, life is a bitch, forbidden love, false accusation of rape, world war two, love and romance, family relations, social differences, tragic love, life turned upside down, lovers apart, pride and honor, innocence lost, romance, war, betrayal, guilt, tragedy, period piece, beautiful scenery, childhood, imagination, adaptation, destiny, letter, nurse, happy ending, british, literature, relationships, sacrifice, innocence, secrets, complex characters, love, lie, brutality, life & death, adolescence
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, london
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The English Patient
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Style: dramatic, emotional, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, romantic, realistic, erotic, scenic, epic, serious, breathtaking, melancholic, enigmatic, gloomy, talky, intense, captivating, reflective, intellectual, colourful, interesting
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, destiny, life & death, star crossed lovers, compassion, war, adultery, beautiful scenery, wartime, tragedy, obsession, secret love, loneliness, life philosophy, sacrifice, multiple storylines, german, love and romance, doomed love, stranded, world war two, wartime life, power of love, loss of loved one, nurse patient relationship, sahara, betrayal, desert, romance, love, british, relationships, map, memory loss, cave painting, landmine, sandstorm, cave, airplane, battle zone, expedition, natural disaster, storytelling, catastrophe, convent, doctors and patients, period piece, dialogue
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1944, 1930s
Place: africa, egypt, europe, ethiopia, italy, libya, budapest hungary, cairo egypt, montreal quebec canada, india
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Love Loves Coincidences
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 118 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, surprise ending, romantic, dramatic, heartbreaking, serious, realistic, sincere, inspirational, uplifting
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: true love, destiny, childhood sweetheart, childhood love, hopes, love and romance, love triangle, power of love, childhood memory, life & death, life philosophy, life, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, couples, child birth, heart disease, heart transplant, birth, childhood photo, coincidence, childhood, taxi, hospital, photograph, car accident, love, flashback, photographer, actress
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Light Between Oceans
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: scenic, heartbreaking, touching, melancholic, compassionate, realistic, intense, dramatic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, suspense, romantic, interesting, epic, reflective, sentimental, talky, cerebral, gloomy, depressing, psychological, breathtaking, sad
Plot: wanting to have children, kidnapping, motherhood, moral dilemma, redemption, husband wife relationship, miscarriage, mother love, infertility, isolation, island, secrets, solitude, tragedy, survival, guilt, honest, happy ending, twists & turns, period piece, love, justice, lighthouse keeper, ocean or sea, beautiful scenery, romance, catastrophe, plot twist, death, wartime, boat, love story, storytelling, adaptation, demons, pregnancy, propaganda, marriage, race issues, complex characters, mythology, assassination, human nature, lighthouse, couple relations, adoption, couples, loss of husband, baby, finding a dead body
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1918, 1920s
Place: australia
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: dramatic, compassionate, bleak, psychological, tragicomedy, depressing, heartbreaking, emotional, realistic, touching, serious, cerebral, interesting, disturbing, talky, inspirational, earnest, dark humor, clever, intense, harsh, atmospheric, captivating, sincere, biting, witty, thought provoking, uplifting, motivational, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, human spirit, fighting the system, freedom, troublemaker, friendship, character study, dehumanization, mental illness, doctors and patients, unlikely friendships, philosophy, shock treatment, escaped mental patient, main character dies, defiant, plan gone awry, sanity, character change, good versus evil, doctor patient relationship, rebellion, hospital, psychiatry, insanity, anti heroes, book, psychology, crazy, storytelling, manipulation, mentor, nurse, corruption, adaptation, redemption, sexualized violence, tragedy, depression, runaway, honest, twists & turns, violent, prison escape, drinking, violence, justice, wrongfully committed, female villain, confined
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: oregon
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, serious, uplifting, realistic, interesting, sweet, melancholic, romantic, suspense, earnest, inspirational, gloomy, clever, scenic, motivational, entertaining, dramatic, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: human animal relationship, dog, friendship, devotion, family, life & death, sacrifice, life philosophy, goodhearted, loss of family member, husband wife relationship, animal training, win over, love, death, pets, loyalty, animals, waiting, friends, love story, newspaper reporter, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, destiny, chase, loneliness, animal life, homeless, family drama, tragedy, happy ending, natural disaster, transformation, survival, greed, anti heroes, humanity, mentor, adoption, secrets, storytelling, manipulation, dialogue, memory, solitude, honest, period piece, buddies, island
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
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Slumdog Millionaire
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, intense, compassionate, dramatic, heartbreaking, harsh, rough, emotional, clever, feel good, sentimental, epic, captivating, inspirational, interesting, intellectual, non-linear, earnest, colourful, uplifting, reflective, melancholic, cerebral, stylized, exciting, motivational, sincere, fairy tale
Audience: date night
Plot: orphan, rags to riches, television show, life is a bitch, street life, child abuse, brutality, true love, human spirit, destiny, poverty, childhood, survival, life philosophy, friendship, society, urban ghetto life, change of luck, street kid, petty criminal, childhood sweetheart, human trafficking, underdog, cheating, indians, storytelling, love story, happy ending, bollywood, love, mentor, life, torture, redemption, violence, justice, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, life & death, adventure, brothers, tragedy, philosophy, honest, flashbacks, idealism, loneliness, existentialism, innocence lost, courage
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, taj mahal
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Love Me If You Dare
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Style: emotional, disturbing, sexy, dark humor, intense, romantic, heartbreaking, enigmatic, surreal, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, interesting, light, talky, stylized, clever, witty, earnest, atmospheric, dark, sentimental, sweet
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, best friends in love, competition, love hate, friendship, destiny, best friends, obsession, romance, love story, life philosophy, life, twists & turns, brutality, youth, contests and competitions, game, music box, love, french, relationships, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), loneliness, beautiful scenery, betrayal, childhood, sacrifice, life & death, video game, coming of age, transformation, catastrophe, dialogue, drinking, storytelling, idealism, unlikely friendships, creativity, justice, dreams, ambition, sexualized violence, insanity, male nudity, psychology, classic car, tragedy, secrets, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
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 7.9
 80K
Amour
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Style: touching, realistic, heartbreaking, sincere, emotional, melancholic, serious, enigmatic, sad, breathtaking, art house, cerebral, talky, meditative, reflective, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, compassionate, depressing, philosophical, atmospheric, ironic, dramatic, light, sweet, intellectual, ambiguous ending, artsy, stylized, absurd, macabre
Plot: love, aging, death, elderly lovers, life & death, loneliness, relationships, terminal illness, french, love story, golden years, tragedy, solitude, hospital, elderly, existentialism, depression, nurse, character study, sacrifice, life, beautiful scenery, storytelling, music teacher, illness, daughter, piano teacher, pigeon, honest, art, obsession, supportive spouse, music, retired, married couple, life philosophy, couples, marriage, dialogue driven, guilt, runaway, surveillance, catastrophe, childhood, drinking, pornography, hotel, mentor, adultery, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Grave of the Fireflies
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, touching, realistic, atmospheric, heartbreaking, stylized, sad, serious, depressing, melancholic, dramatic, harsh, breathtaking, sentimental, intense, tense, reflective, talky, interesting, earnest, gloomy
Plot: war, survival, wartime, orphan, firefly, tragedy, innocence lost, childhood, death, storytelling, children, sisters, brutality, loneliness, life & death, violent, depression, honest, visceral, hospital, sacrifice, friendship, runaway, pornography, courage, violence, guilt, ethnic conflict, idealism, siblings relations, culture clash, mentor, fantasy world, hunger, wartime life, sibling relationship, danger, escapades, chaos, dealing with death, death in the family, coming of age, hopes, homelessness, family problems, radiation, innocence, theft, bomb, nuclear holocaust
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mine
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The Broken Circle Breakdown
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, serious, dramatic, melancholic, non-linear, reflective, bleak, enigmatic, depressing, gloomy, sad, talky, lyrical, sentimental, light, breathtaking, intense, captivating, cerebral, atmospheric, harsh, colourful, psychological
Plot: cancer, tragedy, music, country, relationships, couple relations, life & death, family drama, parenthood, folk, hospital, loneliness, death in the family, death, love story, storytelling, depression, suicide, life, sacrifice, love, religion, couples, pornography, redemption, artist, beautiful scenery, obsession, culture clash, character study, life philosophy, disability, mental illness, classic car, dialogue driven, family problems, catastrophe, islam, art, terminal illness, honest, existentialism, romance, runaway, dialogue, mentor, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, opposites attract, love affair
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe, san francisco
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 8.0
 68K
Short Term 12
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, heartbreaking, melancholic, serious, compassionate, dramatic, inspirational, gloomy, bleak, sweet, sentimental, depressing, sad, intense, interesting, harsh, earnest, reflective, thought provoking, talky, clever, cerebral, sincere, tense
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: depression, teenager, childhood, adolescence, mentor, children, workplace romance, loneliness, character study, teenagers, storytelling, tragedy, sexual abuse, honest, runaway, mental illness, incest, redemption, child abuse, complex characters, relationships, coming-of-age, life, suicide attempt, haunted by the past, friendship, dialogue driven, coming of age, unlikely friendships, workplace situations, hospital, life philosophy, dialogue, pornography, social worker, troubled teen, pregnancy, bullying, doctors, idealism, psychology, existentialism, foster child, parole, parent child relationship, violence, workplace, couples, dedicated educator, supportive spouse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 108K
Still Alice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, heartbreaking, dramatic, serious, psychological, compassionate, sentimental, melancholic, depressing, intense, sad, gloomy, cerebral, inspirational, sincere, talky, interesting, tense, clever, suspense
Plot: memory loss, mother daughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, relationships, family drama, columbia university, family bonds, cancer, tragedy, family, memory, mentor, parenthood, honest, depression, courage, doctors, disability, mental illness, loneliness, dysfunctional family, life, justice, storytelling, terminal illness, illness, professor, catastrophe, life philosophy, happy ending, manipulation, runaway, childhood, hospital, psychology, corruption, children, mother, culture clash, adaptation, life turned upside down, death, character study, love, sacrifice, dialogue, redemption, secrets, life is a bitch, identity
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Brokeback Mountain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Style: touching, melancholic, sad, captivating, sexy, emotional, heartbreaking, sexual, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, earnest, breathtaking, sincere, intense, scenic, depressing, talky, interesting, enigmatic, dramatic
Plot: homosexuality, gay romance, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, love story, adultery, character study, closeted homosexual, secret love, star crossed lovers, intolerance, forbidden love, stereotypes, life philosophy, depression, tragic love, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, loss of loved one, male nudity, cowboy, loneliness, gay, romance, relationships, love, sheep, sexuality, tragedy, introspection, friendship, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, gender, runaway, bear, camping, marriage crisis, countryside, daughter, catastrophe, dialogue, marriage, death, obsession, honest, adaptation, sex, rodeo, ranch
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, wyoming, mexico
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 7.9
 38K
Lilya 4-Ever
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, sexual, heartbreaking, sad, serious, harsh, depressing, melancholic, emotional, touching, brutal, gloomy, dramatic, disturbing, interesting, reflective, sincere, road movie, compassionate, breathtaking, bad ending, thought provoking, intense, dark
Plot: poverty, prostitution, sex, sexual abuse, violence, rape, tragedy, pornography, suicide, swedish, coming of age, redemption, friendship, sexualized violence, loneliness, prostitute, life & death, childhood, betrayal, unlikely friendships, brutality, mentor, adolescence, depression, dreams, destiny, children, life, russian, honest, storytelling, hospital, runaway, idealism, drinking, secrets, death, social misfits, magic realism, culture clash, nightclub, parenthood, women, manipulation, corruption, fantasy world, alone in the world, sex trafficking, underground, escape
Place: sweden, estonia, europe, mcdonald's restaurant, russia, denmark
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Sophie's Choice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, bleak, serious, dramatic, melancholic, sad, captivating, intense, earnest, touching, compassionate, psychological, atmospheric, reflective, breathtaking, gloomy, harsh, depressing
Plot: holocaust, friendship, mental illness, love triangle, genocide, guilt, nazi, jews, tragedy, complex characters, redemption, nazis, haunted by the past, death, jewish, secrets, mentor, unlikely friendships, camp, storytelling, character study, childhood, depression, life & death, survival, romance, runaway, adaptation, concentration camp, eccentricity, wartime, war, drinking, culture clash, literature, flashbacks, prejudice, life, transformation, betrayal, obsession, loneliness, relationships, against humanity, confined, love and romance, misfit, friends, wartime life, post war
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, new york, usa
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Dancer in the Dark
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: Denmark, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, USA, UK, France, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 140 min.
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, disturbing, stylized, heartbreaking, dark, serious, melancholic, touching, sad, harsh, gloomy, enigmatic, realistic, art house, intense, dramatic, depressing, psychological, breathtaking, colourful, talky, interesting, dark humor, lyrical, cerebral, offbeat, artsy, atmospheric, reflective, absurd
Plot: small town, tragedy, dance, music, tragic hero, blindness, loneliness, destiny, storytelling, death penalty, depression, immigrants, dancing, human spirit, pornography, down on your luck, brutality, disability, factory worker, greed, sacrifice, visceral, love, culture clash, dreams, manipulation, dark fantasy, redemption, creativity, prison, secret, psychology, secrets, factory, dialogue, existentialism, twists & turns, mental illness, vengeance, blindness and impaired vision, police officer, debt, robbery, catastrophe, death, life is a bitch, human nature, friendship, murder, working class
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1964
Place: usa, washington state
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 8.2
 477K
Inside Out
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sad, humorous, semi serious, cerebral, depressing, melancholic, sentimental, clever, colourful, reflective, sweet, light, funny, interesting, compassionate, dramatic, inspirational, motivational, road movie
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, imaginary friend, family, memory, childhood, children, friendship, runaway, kids and family, storytelling, depression, loneliness, imagination, unlikely friendships, creativity, tragedy, mentor, toys, unicorn, dream, honest, adolescence, innocence lost, dreams, sacrifice, joy, life, life philosophy, destiny, adventure, sadness, transformation, youth, animals, anger, life & death, coming-of-age, catastrophe, psychology, happy ending, starting over, disgust, hockey, bus, fear, parents and children, imaginary, running away from home, childhood memory, ice hockey
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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 7.4
 160K
Blue Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, heartbreaking, serious, romantic, depressing, melancholic, sad, stylized, sincere, intense, bleak, reflective, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, interesting, touching, non-linear, gloomy, dramatic, sexual, sexy, breathtaking, tense, atmospheric, road movie, dark
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, love, dysfunctional family, depression, relationships, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, love story, character study, divorce, loneliness, couple relations, male nudity, honest, tragedy, death, adultery, sexualized violence, nurse, psychology, visceral, storytelling, infidelity, unfulfillment, dialogue, bridge, classroom, truck, dancing, drinking, parenthood, brutality, life philosophy, complex characters, small town, pornography, children, beautiful scenery, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, couples, hospital, violent, life & death, obsession, life, destiny, family problems, catastrophe
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
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Schindler's List
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Style: realistic, epic, emotional, bleak, touching, serious, heartbreaking, compassionate, dramatic, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, sad, suspense, atmospheric, breathtaking, factual, clever, captivating, disturbing, sincere, based on true events, thought provoking, brutal, reflective
Plot: holocaust, war, survival, concentration camp, ghetto, nazi, jewish, nazis, rescue, anti heroes, jews, genocide, violence, storytelling, honest, tragedy, courage, redemption, wartime, moral ambiguity, camp, accountant, mentor, brutality, catastrophe, manipulation, destiny, sacrifice, auschwitz, industrialist, factory, violent, villa, beautiful scenery, morality, champagne, womanizer, shaving, against humanity, ss, train, gratitude, confined, german, danger, anti semitism, misfit, snow, doctor, husband wife relationship
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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 7.8
 20K
Dear Frankie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting, heartbreaking, serious, sad, compassionate, dramatic, sweet, romantic, melancholic, earnest, breathtaking, bleak, inspirational, fairy tale, enigmatic, scenic, reflective, feel good, intense, harsh, clever
Plot: single parent, disability, family drama, childhood, storytelling, mentor, hospital, solitude, relationships, loneliness, love story, runaway, happy ending, moral ambiguity, secrets, human nature, dysfunctional family, destiny, children, friendship, sacrifice, dialogue, cancer, life, redemption, life philosophy, death, tragedy, honest, letter, family, parents and children, unlikely friendships, beautiful scenery, culture clash, transformation, life & death, courage, idealism, ship, violence, catastrophe, depression, vengeance, chase, deaf, parent child relationship, father, little boy, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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 7.8
 38K
In America
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, heartbreaking, dramatic, serious, interesting, intense, sweet, sad, melancholic, earnest, talky, light, clever, harsh, depressing, reflective, sincere, bleak, cerebral
Plot: immigrants, redemption, irish, dealing with death, storytelling, tragedy, death, hospital, life & death, childhood, children, family, family drama, parenthood, depression, relationships, life, urban, starting over, runaway, guilt, culture clash, secrets, survival, manipulation, magic realism, destiny, sisters, mentor, unlikely friendships, vengeance, beautiful scenery, stereotypes, friendship, dysfunctional family, loneliness, coming of age, honest, home renovation, halloween costume, dialogue, ice cream parlor, family life, hopes, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, down on your luck, family in crisis
Time: 20th century, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, ireland, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 124K
Never Let Me Go
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, serious, bleak, sad, cerebral, depressing, meditative, touching, romantic, gloomy, philosophical, intense, compassionate, intellectual, interesting, reflective, psychological, enigmatic, harsh, atmospheric, dramatic
Plot: boarding school, cloning, love triangle, existentialism, friendship, childhood, hospital, loneliness, love story, death, destiny, fighting the system, art, alternate reality, tragedy, clones, life & death, storytelling, depression, humanity, philosophy, sacrifice, life philosophy, brainwashing, adaptation, parallel universe, children, unlikely friendships, distopia, beautiful scenery, life, literature, cancer, psychology, character study, utopia, imagination, countryside, relationships, love, betrayal, mentor, coming of age, pornography, terminal illness, island, solitude, sadness, forgiveness, love and romance
Time: year 1978, year 1985, 1990s, year 1994
Place: england, europe
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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Style: emotional, epic, realistic, heartbreaking, dramatic, serious, sentimental, brutal, touching, intense, rough, sad, breathtaking, bloody, tense, captivating, harsh, earnest, bleak, suspenseful, propaganda film, reflective
Plot: war, gory, civil war, soldier, wartime, survival, brutality, violence, brothers, world politics, sacrifice, vengeance, tragedy, visceral, destiny, courage, ethnic conflict, vietnam war, storytelling, siblings relations, love story, culture clash, death, firefly, military life, beautiful scenery, battle zone, betrayal, life & death, idealism, violent, revenge, catastrophe, archaeologist, dialogue, battles, friendship, honest, politics, transformation, redemption, justice, pyre, air raid, family, political, mentor, unlikely friendships, military, family relations
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, korea, north korea, south korea
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 8.1
 38K
Mommy
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, serious, touching, melancholic, psychological, intense, depressing, stylized, sad, reflective, art house, dramatic, bleak, harsh, tense, enigmatic, sincere, interesting, talky, dark, surreal, clever, atmospheric, gloomy, non-linear, suspense
Plot: dysfunctional family, single mother, mentally unstable, loneliness, visceral, relationships, family drama, character study, depression, mental illness, violence, honest, storytelling, single parent, violent, tragedy, psychology, childhood, complex characters, dialogue, runaway, hospital, parents and children, drinking, unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, vengeance, friendship, rebellion, solitude, oedipus complex, sacrifice, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, family in crisis, nudity (topless - notable), suicide, mentor, brutality, pornography, life philosophy, catastrophe, death, parenthood, family, psychosis, racial slur, caught masturbating, arson, stuttering
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, near future, year 2010, year 1982, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
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 7.8
 105K
Awakenings
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, dramatic, compassionate, sentimental, heartbreaking, serious, sad, cerebral, sincere, inspirational, interesting, earnest, intense, melancholic, reflective, depressing, atmospheric, uplifting, psychological, motivational
Plot: hospital, mental illness, doctors, human spirit, mentor, life, childhood, mental institution, doctors and patients, courage, destiny, storytelling, friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, disability, psychiatry, depression, tragedy, honest, coma, loneliness, transformation, catastrophe, redemption, life & death, experiment, frustration, illness, mad scientist, philosophy, survival, first contact, existentialism, terminal illness, solitude, schizophrenia, justice, sacrifice, humanity, hopes, happy ending, cancer, runaway, literature, adaptation, misfit, power relations, introspection, catatonia
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: usa, bronx new york city
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 7.9
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The Wrestler
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, heartbreaking, touching, serious, melancholic, depressing, dramatic, sad, bloody, gloomy, interesting, harsh, brutal, compassionate, intense, reflective, dark humor, sincere, cerebral, dark, talky, stylized, psychological, social realism, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: aging, redemption, father daughter relationship, sport, loneliness, character study, drugs/alcohol, relationships, tragedy, violence, wrestling, visceral, brutality, honest, depression, mentor, stripper, life, human nature, storytelling, violent, nudity (topless - notable), hospital, death, life & death, ambition, drinking, life philosophy, midlife crisis, dark hero, fame, friendship, dreams, dialogue, drugs, destiny, unlikely friendships, complex characters, estrangement, childhood, sacrifice, transformation, heart attack, supermarket, barbed wire, wrestler, steroids, daughter, unfulfillment, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, heartbreaking, serious, depressing, melancholic, meditative, cerebral, reflective, dramatic, enigmatic, breathtaking, realistic, compassionate, talky, intense, inspirational, sentimental, intellectual, interesting, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, witty, psychological, sad
Plot: disability, french, human spirit, hospital, loneliness, imagination, storytelling, life & death, solitude, memory, life turned upside down, tragedy, relationships, mentor, destiny, life, existentialism, depression, creativity, childhood, life philosophy, death, doctors, art, love, flashbacks, adaptation, philosophy, literature, dialogue, dreams, artist, honest, patient, writing, hopes, mute or deaf, misfit, rehabilitation, coma, introspection, redemption, friendship, love affair, soccer, surfing, wine, love and romance, family relations, power relations
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, arc de triomphe paris, beirut lebanon, nepal, hong kong, africa, paris france
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