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Melancholia (2011)
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Melancholia (2011)

On the night of her wedding, Justine is struggling to be happy even though it should be the happiest day of her life. It was an extravagant wedding paid for by her sister and brother-in-law who are trying to keep the bride and all the guests in line. Meanwhile, Melancholia, a blue planet, is hurtlin…g towards the Earth. Claire, Justine's sister, is struggling to maintain composure with fear of the impending disaster. (Read More)

Themes:
destruction of planet wealth depression fear infidelity suicide surrealism death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
castle bathtub snow 
Characters:
art director brother in law sister in law relationship aunt nephew relationship employer employee relationship sister sister relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
refracting telescope riding a horse tossing the wedding bouquet floating lantern wedding toast reference to famous painting sun dial chauffeured limousine copywriter woman in a bath wedding planner stretch limousine hail planet in title actress breaking typecast β€¦equestrian golf cart job promotion no survivors earth viewed from space advertising agency wedding cake doom fully clothed sex chapter headings in medias res alien planet newlywed golf course giving a toast stable animal abuse astronomy horseback riding wedding reception wedding dress tuxedo title appears in writing anxiety power outage star telescope drug overdose end of the world part of trilogy servant slow motion disaster death of husband character says i love you death of child speech champagne character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits nonlinear timeline mansion written by director urination horse title spoken by character one word title f rated  (See All)

The King's Speech (2010)
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The King's Speech (2010)

England's Prince Albert must ascend the throne as 'King George VI' (qv), but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth hires Lionel Logue, an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extr…aordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence. (Read More)

Themes:
fear death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
giving a toast horseback riding anxiety servant speech no opening credits horse title spoken by character 

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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Themes:
wealth infidelity death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
castle 
Characters:
sister sister relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
horseback riding wedding reception death of child title spoken by character 

Stoker (2013)
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Stoker (2013)

India Stoker ('Mia Wasikowska' (qv)) was not prepared to lose her father and best friend Richard ('Dermot Mulroney' (qv)) in a tragic auto accident. The solitude of her woodsy family estate, the peace of her tranquil town, and the unspoken somberness of her home life are suddenly upended by not only… this mysterious accident, but by the sudden arrival of her Uncle Charlie ('Matthew Goode (I)' (qv)), who she never knew existed. When Charlie moves in with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evie ('Nicole Kidman' (qv)), India thinks the void left by her father's death is finally being filled by his closest bloodline. Soon after his arrival, India comes to suspect that this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives. Yet instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless young woman becomes increasingly infatuated with him. (Read More)

Themes:
death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
brother in law sister in law relationship aunt nephew relationship mother daughter relationship 
Story:
title appears in writing death of husband character says i love you death of child character repeating someone else's dialogue nonlinear timeline mansion title spoken by character one word title f rated 

Giant (1956) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Giant (1956)

Texan rancher Bick Benedict visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. Whilst there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie, they are married immediately and return to his ranch. The story of their family and its rivalry with cowboy and (later oil tycoon) Jett Rink unfolds acro…ss two generations. (Read More)

Themes:
wealth death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
sister sister relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
wedding cake newlywed animal abuse horseback riding servant speech mansion horse one word title 

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Adam (2009)
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Adam (2009)

Soon after moving in, Beth, a brainy, beautiful writer damaged from a past relationship encounters Adam, the handsome, but odd, fellow in the downstairs apartment whose awkwardness is perplexing. Beth and Adam's ultimate connection leads to a tricky relationship that exemplifies something universal:… truly reaching another person means bravely stretching into uncomfortable territory and the resulting shake-up can be liberating. (Read More)

Themes:
fear infidelity 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
employer employee relationship sister sister relationship father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
astronomy anxiety star telescope character says i love you champagne title spoken by character one word title 

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
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The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

Jordan Belfort is a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including shoe designer Steve Madden.

Themes:
wealth fear infidelity suicide 
Locations:
bathtub 
Characters:
aunt nephew relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship 
Story:
chauffeured limousine golf cart golf course title appears in writing anxiety champagne character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits nonlinear timeline mansion urination horse title spoken by character 

13 (2010)
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13 (2010)

In Talbot, Ohio, a father's need for surgeries puts the family in a financial bind. His son Vince, an electrician, overhears a man talking about making a fortune in just a day. When the man overdoses on drugs, Vince finds instructions and a cell phone that the man has received and substitutes himsel…f: taking a train to New York and awaiting contact. He has no idea what it's about. He ends up at a remote house where wealthy men bet on who will survive a complicated game of Russian roulette: he's number 13. In flashbacks we meet other contestants, including a man whose brother takes him out of a mental institution in order to compete. Can Vince be the last one standing? (Read More)

Characters:
mother son relationship 
Story:
title appears in writing drug overdose death of husband character says i love you character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits nonlinear timeline mansion title spoken by character one word title 

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The Prestige (2006) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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The Prestige (2006)

In the end of the Nineteenth Century, in London, Robert Angier, his beloved wife Julia McCullough and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival ma…gicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences. (Read More)

Themes:
fear infidelity suicide death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
aunt nephew relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
in medias res servant character says i love you champagne no opening credits nonlinear timeline horse title spoken by character 

High-rise (2015)
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High-rise (2015)

Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms.

Themes:
wealth infidelity suicide surrealism 
Characters:
father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
in medias res power outage champagne character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits nonlinear timeline horse title spoken by character 

Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979)
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Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979)

Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Wismar where Jonathan lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Wismar, bringing with him death and plague.….. An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the curse of not being able to get old and die. (Read More)

Themes:
depression fear death surrealism 
Locations:
castle 
Characters:
employer employee relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
riding a horse mansion horse 

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The Box (2009)
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The Box (2009)

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. However, pressing this… button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world, someone they don't know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity. (Read More)

Themes:
death surrealism 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
wedding reception tuxedo character says i love you champagne no opening credits title spoken by character 

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal had left them long ago, and comes back to make things right with his family.

Themes:
wealth depression death 
Locations:
bathtub 
Characters:
mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
chapter headings title appears in writing servant character says i love you 

The Godfather (1972)
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The Godfather (1972)

When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorabl…e successor being finally chosen. (Read More)

Themes:
death 
Locations:
bathtub 
Characters:
father daughter relationship father son relationship 
Story:
stable wedding reception part of trilogy character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits mansion urination horse title spoken by character 

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Wolf (1994)
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Wolf (1994)

Worn down and out of luck, aging publisher Will Randall is at the end of his rope when a younger co-worker snatches both his job and wife out from under his nose. But after being bitten by a wolf, Will suddenly finds himself energized, more competitive than ever, and possessed with amazingly heighte…ned senses. Meanwhile, the beautiful daughter of his shrewd boss begins to fall for him - without realizing that the man she's begun to love is gradually turning into the creature by which he was bitten. (Read More)

Themes:
wealth infidelity death 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
employer employee relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
stable mansion urination horse title spoken by character one word title 

The Celebration (1998)
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The Celebration (1998)

The Father turns 60. His family, which is a big one of the kind, gathers to celebrate him on a castle. Everybody likes and respects the father deeply...or do they? The youngest son is trying to live up to the father's expectations. He is running a grill-bar in a dirty part of Copenhagen. The oldest …son runs a restaurant in France, while the sister is a anthropologist. The older sister has recently committed suicide and the father asks the oldest son to say a few words about her, because he is afraid he will break into tears if he does it himself. The oldest son agrees without argument. Actually he has already written two speeches. A yellow and a green one. By the table, he asks the father to pick a speech. The father chooses green. The oldest son announces that this is the Speech of Truth. Everybody laughs, except for the father who gets a nervous look on his face. For he knows that the oldest son is about to reveal the secret of why the oldest sister killed herself. (Read More)

Themes:
depression suicide 
Locations:
castle bathtub 
Characters:
mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
giving a toast tuxedo servant character says i love you speech one word title 

Dragonfly (2002) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Themes:
fear death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
employer employee relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
power outage drug overdose death of child character repeating someone else's dialogue title spoken by character one word title 

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Australia (2008)
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Australia (2008)

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the count…ry's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier. (Read More)

Themes:
death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub 
Characters:
brother in law sister in law relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
stable horseback riding telescope death of husband no opening credits horse title spoken by character one word title 

Beautiful Creatures (2013)
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Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Teenager Ethan Wate is obsessed with his urge to finish high school and go on to college in order to leave the small town of Gatlin, South Carolina behind, until a mysterious girl begins to inhabit his dreams. When he meets Lena Duchannes, a newcomer who has just enrolled in his school, Ethan knows …she is the girl in his dreams. Lena is rejected by the rest of her classmates for being the niece of Macon Ravenwood, whom the town's superstitious residents consider to be a devil-worshiper. But Ethan gives her a ride anyway and they fall in love. Lena reveals to her new boyfriend that she is a witch, and that on her sixteenth birthday she will be claimed by either the forces of light or of darkness. She will remain in the light, but only if she does not remain in love with Ethan. To make matters worse, her evil mother, Sarafine, is casting spells to push Lena to the dark side. Ethan joins her in a search to find a magic spell to save their doomed love. Will the lovers succeed? (Read More)

Themes:
fear surrealism 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
aunt nephew relationship sister sister relationship mother daughter relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
speech character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits mansion written by director urination horse 

American Hustle (2013)
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American Hustle (2013)

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld ('Christian Bale' (qv)), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser ('Amy Adams (III)' (qv)) …is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso ('Bradley Cooper (I)' (qv)). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. 'Jeremy Renner' (qv) is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn ('Jennifer Lawrence (III)' (qv)) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. (Read More)

Themes:
fear infidelity 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
employer employee relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
in medias res tuxedo character says i love you champagne character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits nonlinear timeline written by director 

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The Secret Garden (1993) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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The Secret Garden (1993)

Living in India, Mary Lennox, a young, privileged girl, is left orphaned when her parents are killed in an earthquake. She is sent back to England where she goes to live on her uncle's estate. It is a fairly isolated existence and she has to find things to keep herself occupied. She finds a sickly y…oung boy...and a secret garden. (Read More)

Themes:
wealth 
Locations:
bathtub 
Characters:
employer employee relationship father son relationship 
Story:
horseback riding servant mansion horse title spoken by character f rated 

Up In The Air (2009)
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Up In The Air (2009)

Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and just after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.

Themes:
infidelity suicide 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
employer employee relationship father daughter relationship father son relationship 
Story:
tossing the wedding bouquet wedding reception speech champagne character repeating someone else's dialogue 

Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)
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Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)

The story of Seita and Satsuko, two young Japanese siblings, living in the declining days of World War II. When an American firebombing separates the two children from their parents, the two siblings must rely completely on one another while they struggle to fight for their survival.

Themes:
fear death surrealism 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub 
Characters:
aunt nephew relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
in medias res disaster death of child urination horse 

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Antichrist (2009)
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Antichrist (2009)

A couple lose their young son when he falls out of a window while they are having sex in another room. The mother's grief consigns her to hospital, but her therapist husband brings her home intent on treating her depression himself. To confront her fears they go to stay at their remote cabin in the …woods, "Eden", where something untold happened the previous summer. Told in four chapters with a prologue and epilogue, the film details acts of lustful cruelty as the man and woman unfold the darker side of nature outside and within. (Read More)

Themes:
depression fear death surrealism 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
chapter headings anxiety part of trilogy character says i love you death of child one word title 

The Best Offer (2013) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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The Best Offer (2013)

In the world of high-end art auctions and antiques, Virgil Oldman is an elderly and esteemed but eccentric genius art-expert, known and appreciated by the world. Oldman is hired by a solitary young heiress, Claire Ibbetson, to auction off the large collection of art and antiques left to her by her p…arents. For some reason, Claire always refuses to be seen in person. Robert aids Oldman in restoring and reassembling some odd mechanical parts he finds amongst Claire's belongings, while also giving him advice on how to befriend her and deal with his feelings towards her. Also a friend of Oldman, Billy Whistler helps him to acquire a secret private collection of master paintings. (Read More)

Themes:
fear infidelity surrealism 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub 
Story:
refracting telescope woman in a bath giving a toast anxiety telescope champagne title spoken by character 

Another Year (2010)
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Another Year (2010)

A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness.

Themes:
depression infidelity death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
employer employee relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
golf course giving a toast champagne urination 

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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
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Nocturnal Animals (2016)

A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man wh…ose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself. (Read More)

Themes:
fear infidelity death 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
title appears in writing death of child nonlinear timeline mansion written by director title spoken by character 

Solaris (1972)
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Solaris (1972)

The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret. After the mysterious demise of one of the three scientists on the base, the main character is sent out to replace him. He finds the station run-down and th…e two remaining scientists cold and secretive. When he also encounters his wife who has been dead for ten years, he begins to appreciate the baffling nature of the alien intelligence. (Read More)

Themes:
depression fear suicide death surrealism 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
aunt nephew relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
anxiety horse title spoken by character one word title 

Everest (2015) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Everest (2015)

On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by …man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds. (Read More)

Themes:
fear death 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
husband wife relationship 
Story:
disaster death of husband character says i love you no opening credits nonlinear timeline title spoken by character one word title 

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Gravity (2013)
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Gravity (2013)

Dr. Ryan Stone ('Sandra Bullock' (qv)) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski ('George Clooney' (qv)) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving S…tone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. (Read More)

Themes:
fear death 
Story:
earth viewed from space disaster character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits written by director one word title f rated 

The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

When Henry DeTamble meets Clare Abshire in a Chicago library they both understand that he is a time traveler, but she knows much more about him as he has not yet been to the times and places where they have already met. He falls in love with her, as she has already with him, but his continuing unavo…idable absences while time traveling - and then returning with increasing knowledge of their future - makes things ever more difficult for Clare. (Read More)

Themes:
surrealism 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
sister sister relationship father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
death of husband no opening credits nonlinear timeline mansion 

Imagine Me & You (2005)
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Imagine Me & You (2005)

Rachel is a nice girl who is going to marry with Hector ('Heck'), her longtime boyfriend. While she is working in the wedding preparations she meets Luce, wedding's florist, unexpectedly falling in love to her and discovering what is having love feeling to another woman. Unable to stop her Rachel me…ets Luce a few times hiding it to her family, specially her mother Tessa because she contracted Luce. At the same time that Heck tries to win the affection of his parents-in-law, above all the eccentric father-in-law Ned, Rachel tries following with the daily life and marriage with her husband, but the love and passion she feels for Luce causes a secret affair between both women, and a doubt in Rachel about the life she wants for herself. (Read More)

Themes:
infidelity 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
sister sister relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
wedding reception tuxedo speech champagne urination 

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Julieta (2016) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Julieta (2016)

Julieta (Emma Suarez) is a middle-aged woman living in Madrid with her boyfriend Lorenzo. Both are going to move to Portugal when she casually runs into Bea, former best friend of her daughter Antia, who reveals that this one is living in Switzerland married and with three children. With the heart b…roken after 12 years of total absence of her daughter, Julieta cancels the journey to Portugal and she moves to her former building, in the hope that Antia someday communicates with her sending a letter. Alone with her thoughts, Julieta starts to write her memories to confront the pain of the events happened when she was a teenager (Adriana Ugarte) and met Xoan, a Galician fisherman. Falling in love with him, Julieta divides her time between the family, the job and the education of Antia until a fatal accident changes their lives. Slowly decaying in a depression, Julieta is helped by Antia and Bea, but one day Antia goes missing suddenly after a vacation with no clues about where to find her, leaving Julieta desperate to understand the reasons of her missing... (Read More)

Themes:
depression fear infidelity suicide death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
giving a toast title appears in writing death of husband title spoken by character one word title f rated 

A Royal Affair (2012)
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A Royal Affair (2012)

In 1767, the British Princess Caroline is betrothed to the mad King Christian VII of Denmark, but her life with the erratic monarch in the oppressive country becomes an isolating misery. However, Christian soon gains a fast companion with the German Dr. Johann Struensee, a quietly idealistic man of …the Enlightenment. As the only one who can influence the King, Struensee is able to begin sweeping enlightened reforms of Denmark through Christian even as Caroline falls for the doctor. However, their secret affair proves a tragic mistake that their conservative enemies use to their advantage in a conflict that threatens to claim more than just the lovers as their victims. (Read More)

Themes:
depression fear infidelity 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
husband wife relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
woman in a bath horseback riding servant horse f rated 

The Grey (2011)
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The Grey (2011)

In Alaska, a team of oil workers board a flight home; however, they cross a storm and the airplane crashes. Only seven workers survive in the wilderness and John Ottway, who is a huntsman that kills wolves to protect the workers, assumes leadership of the group. Shortly after they learn that they ar…e surrounded by a pack of wolves and Ottway advises that they should seek protection in the woods. But while they walk through the heavy snow, they are chased and attacked by the carnivorous mammals. (Read More)

Themes:
fear death 
Locations:
snow 
Story:
no survivors character says i love you character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits urination 

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Cries & Whispers (1972)
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Cries & Whispers (1972)

In turn-of-the-century Sweden, cancer-stricken, dying Agnes is visited in her isolated rural mansion by her sisters Karin and Maria. As Agnes' condition deteriorates and pain management becomes increasingly more difficult, fear and revulsion grip the sisters, who seem incapable of empathy, and Agnes…' only comfort and solace comes from her maid Anna. As the end draws closer, long repressed feelings of grudging resentment and mistrust cause jealousy, selfishness, and bitterness between the siblings to surface. (Read More)

Themes:
fear infidelity surrealism death 
Characters:
sister sister relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
servant nonlinear timeline mansion f rated 

Tristan + Isolde (2006) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers.

Themes:
infidelity death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
castle 
Characters:
father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
doom horseback riding death of husband horse 

Coco Before Chanel (2009)
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Coco Before Chanel (2009)

Several years after leaving the orphanage to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She's both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname Coco from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with Baron B…alsan gives her an entree into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats. When she falls in love with English businessman Arthur Capel further opportunities open up, though life becomes ever more complicated. (Read More)

Themes:
wealth infidelity 
Characters:
sister sister relationship 
Story:
horseback riding servant champagne mansion horse f rated 

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

In Bedridge, Professor Parker Wilson finds an abandoned dog at the train station and takes it home with the intention of returning the animal to its owner. He finds that the dog is an Akita and names it Hachiko. However, nobody claims the dog so his family decides to keep Hachi.

Themes:
death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
wedding reception slow motion death of husband champagne 

Ladder 49 (2004)
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Ladder 49 (2004)

Under the watchful eye of his mentor Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. Jack has reached a crossroads, however, as the sacrifices he's made have put him in harm's way innumerable times and significantly impacted h…is relationship with his wife and kids. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. And as he reflects on his life, now Deputy Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save him. (Read More)

Themes:
fear death 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
wedding reception disaster death of husband nonlinear timeline title spoken by character 

Rebecca (1940) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Rebecca (1940)

A shy ladies' companion, staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and return to Manderley, his large country estate in Cornwall. Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, in a boating accident the year be…fore. The second Mrs. de Winter clashes with the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, and discovers that Rebecca still has a strange hold on everyone at Manderley. (Read More)

Themes:
wealth infidelity suicide death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
husband wife relationship 
Story:
newlywed servant mansion title spoken by character one word title 

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Michael Collins (1996)
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Michael Collins (1996)

Neil Jordan's depiction of the controversial life and death of 'Michael Collins (XIV)' (qv), the "Lion of Ireland", who led the IRA against the UK and helped found the Irish Free State in 1922.

Themes:
death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
castle 
Characters:
father daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
wedding dress speech no opening credits horse title spoken by character 

Fury (2014)
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Fury (2014)

1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased …gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. (Read More)

Themes:
suicide death 
Story:
title appears in writing death of child character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits written by director urination horse title spoken by character one word title 

Jane Eyre (2011)
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Jane Eyre (2011)

After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meets the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and she soon finds herself falling in… love with him. Happiness seems to have found Jane at last, but could Mr. Rochester's terrible secret be about to destroy it forever? (Read More)

Themes:
suicide 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
employer employee relationship 
Story:
horseback riding wedding dress servant horse title spoken by character f rated 

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Predestination (2014) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Predestination (2014)

PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.

Themes:
surrealism death 
Mood:
rain 
Story:
in medias res character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits nonlinear timeline written by director urination title spoken by character one word title 

Interstellar (2014)
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Interstellar (2014)

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the …right environment to sustain human life. (Read More)

Themes:
surrealism death 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
father daughter relationship father son relationship 
Story:
earth viewed from space in medias res alien planet no opening credits written by director title spoken by character one word title 

Defiance (2008)
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Defiance (2008)

On the run and hiding in the deep forests of the then German-occupied Poland and Belorussia (World War II), the four Bielski brothers find the impossible task of foraging for food and weapons for their survival. They live, not only with the fear of discovery, contending with neighboring Soviet parti…sans and knowing whom to trust but also take the responsibility of looking after a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. Women, men, children, the elderly and the young alike are all hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold and unforgiving forests in the darkest times of German-occupied Eastern Europe. (Read More)

Themes:
fear death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
snow 
Characters:
husband wife relationship 
Story:
death of child character repeating someone else's dialogue no opening credits written by director urination horse one word title 

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enor…mous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent. (Read More)

Themes:
wealth death 
Locations:
bathtub snow 
Characters:
sister sister relationship mother daughter relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
title appears in writing telescope servant champagne no opening credits nonlinear timeline title spoken by character 

Muriel's Wedding (1994) is one of the best movies like Melancholia (2011)
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Muriel's Wedding (1994)

Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day. Slight problem, Muriel has never had a date. Then she steals some money to go on a tropical vacation, meets a wacky friend, changes her name to Mariel, an…d turns her world upside down. (Read More)

Themes:
infidelity suicide death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
sister sister relationship father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
wedding cake wedding reception wedding dress champagne 

The Air I Breathe (2007)
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The Air I Breathe (2007)

A frustrated and clumsy bank clerk overhears the conversation of three coworkers in the toilet about a fix in a horse race, and bets a large amount. He loses the bet and owes the money to the dangerous and powerful mobster Fingers. A gangster who works for Fingers has the ability of foreseeing piece…s of the future; he is assigned to collect money for the boss, with his troublemaker nephew Tony, and is beaten up by a gang. The manager of pop-star Trista loses her contract to Fingers without her agreement and she is threatened by the gangster. A dedicated doctor seeks a blood donor that might have a rare blood type to save the life of his secret and unrequited passion, a beautiful epidemiologist who's married to a friend. (Read More)

Themes:
suicide death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
father daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
tuxedo star character says i love you death of child character repeating someone else's dialogue nonlinear timeline horse 

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