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The Beach (2000)
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller

The Beach (2000)

Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. (Read More)

Themes:freedom,  insanity,  blackmail,  funeral,  drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal,  drugs,  infidelity,  suicide
Mood:pretentiousness,  nightmare
Locations:campfire,  jungle,  ship,  village,  boat,  hotel,  beach
Characters:american,  french,  christianity,  photographer,  dancer
Story:pursuit of happiness,  secret island,  beach resort,  guerrilla warfare,  shark attack,  pet monkey,  booby trap,  spear fishing,  tropical island,  marijuana joint,  secret society,  blood drinking,  sound of sex,  listening to sex,  leg biting,  urban myth,  self sufficiency,  decency,  errand,  tooth extraction,  gameboy,  gangrene,  internet cafe,  trail of blood,  cheating on girlfriend,  settlement,  backpacker,  lagoon,  thai,  backpacking,  southeast asia,  jumping off a cliff,  ostracism,  secrecy,  bangkok thailand,  talking to self,  washing,  scot,  paradise,  caterpillar,  bite,  first person narration,  fleeing,  utopia,  guerrilla,  hedonism,  commune,  pleasure,  title same as book,  crotch grab,  disillusionment,  cricket the game,  wrist slitting,  drug trafficking,  volleyball,  resort,  electronic music,  discovery,  cartoon on tv,  cannabis,  blood on shirt,  plant,  field,  dead man,  english,  delusion,  hippie,  backpack,  soap,  dentist,  guard,  passport,  burial,  community,  jumping from height,  shark,  cook,  happiness,  injury,  tourist,  desire,  pot smoking,  ak 47,  moon,  monkey,  waterfall,  trap,  pursuit,  prank,  farmer,  tent,  passion,  fantasy sequence,  grave,  underwater scene,  fishing,  dream sequence,  cult,  fish,  map,  death of friend,  impalement,  police station,  soccer,  survival,  drug use,  shot in the back,  swimming,  island,  marijuana,  dead body,  bed,  beer,  lie,  travel,  vomiting,  secret,  love triangle,  bikini,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  train,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  two word title,  based on novel,  sex,  flashback,  blood,  death,  murder,  police,  kiss,  gun

Harsh Times (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harsh Times (2005)

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging out and making cash from small heists, while trying to get a law enforcement job so he can marry his Mexican girlfriend. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  drugs
Mood:nightmare
Characters:dancer
Story:drug trafficking,  pot smoking,  drug use,  shot in the back,  marijuana,  dead body,  beer,  lie,  drink,  watching tv,  computer,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  police,  death,  gun,  murder,  blood,  kiss

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Club Dread (2004)
Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Club Dread (2004)

Broken Lizard is surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by Coconut Pete, a rock star has-been. But the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when dead bodies start turning up. Everyone begins to look suspicious. Could it be Sam, of the Fun Police brigade, who is quick-on-the-trigger with his tequila-loaded Super Soaker; Jenny, the over-sexed fitness instructor; Juan, the flamboyant diving instructor with a secret third-world past; Putman, the bratty British tennis coach/fanatic; Dave, the Ecstasy-crazed, adopted nephew of Coconut Pete; or the burly masseuse blessed with a creepy touch--that can render anyone into instant Jell-O? Can the inhabitants of Pleasure Island unite, solve the mystery and restore happy hour to this tropical bacchanal? (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:campfire,  jungle,  boat,  beach
Story:beach resort,  pleasure,  resort,  marijuana joint,  island,  jumping off a cliff,  hedonism,  dead man,  underwater scene,  dream sequence,  impalement,  marijuana,  secret,  bikini,  corpse,  bare chested male,  blood,  sex,  murder,  flashback,  police

The Condemned (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Condemned (2007)

The story of Jack Conrad, who is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. (Read More)

Themes:freedom,  betrayal,  suicide
Locations:jungle
Characters:american
Story:jumping off a cliff,  ak 47,  waterfall,  impalement,  shot in the back,  island,  vomiting,  camera,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  death,  blood,  murder

Gomorra (2008) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Crime, Drama

Gomorra (2008)

"Gomorra" is a contemporary Neapolitan mob drama that exposes Italy's criminal underbelly by telling five stories of individuals who think they can make their own compact with Camorra, the area's Mafia.

Themes:drinking,  betrayal,  drugs
Locations:boat,  beach
Characters:photographer,  dancer
Story:ak 47,  monkey,  pursuit,  farmer,  fish,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  travel,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  dancing,  bare chested male,  sex,  blood,  gun,  murder,  police,  death

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Blood Diamond (2006)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Blood Diamond (2006)

A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him. This is why Blood Diamond (2006) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:jungle,  village,  boat,  hotel,  beach
Characters:american,  photographer,  dancer
Story:guard,  ak 47,  pursuit,  tent,  fishing,  fish,  death of friend,  soccer,  survival,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  beer,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  dancing,  two word title,  death,  blood,  murder,  kiss,  sex,  gun

Australia (2008)
Adventure, Drama, Romance, War

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 country'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:blackmail,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:campfire,  ship,  boat
Characters:dancer
Story:spear fishing,  english,  burial,  cook,  waterfall,  pursuit,  tent,  underwater scene,  fishing,  fish,  shot in the back,  swimming,  island,  dead body,  bed,  drink,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  flashback,  kiss,  murder,  blood,  police,  sex,  death

Open Water (2003)
Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Open Water (2003)

A couple on a holiday in the Caribbean decide to spend the day on a scuba diving trip. But was it the wrong decision? When a mis-count happens on the boat, Susan and Daniel are left behind in the middle of the ocean, the boat long gone. With all their hopes set on the boat coming back to rescue them, they try to keep themselves safe, especially when sharks start to appear. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:boat,  ship,  hotel,  beach
Characters:photographer,  dancer
Story:shark attack,  tropical island,  resort,  shark,  tourist,  underwater scene,  fish,  survival,  swimming,  island,  bed,  bikini,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  corpse,  telephone call,  knife,  dancing,  bare chested male,  death,  kiss,  blood

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Killer Joe (2011) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Killer Joe (2011)

Finding himself in considerable debt, Chris, a Texan drug dealer, decides the only solution is to murder his mother to collect the insurance money. Getting together with his father, the ex-husband of Chris' mother, they decide to hire Joe Cooper (a contract killer) who also happens to be a police detective. The plan is that the money will go to Chris' sister Dottie. However due to the size of the contract fee, Chris agrees that Joe can take Dottie as a retainer until the insurance comes through. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drunkenness,  drinking,  drugs,  infidelity
Mood:nightmare
Story:marijuana joint,  burial,  shark,  pot smoking,  pursuit,  grave,  fishing,  police station,  drug use,  marijuana,  beer,  lie,  vomiting,  secret,  drink,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  train,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  gun,  death,  murder,  blood,  sex,  police

The Water Diviner (2014)
Drama, War

The Water Diviner (2014)

After the Battle of Gallipoli, in 1915, an Australian farmer, Connor (Russell Crowe), travels to Turkey to find his 3 missing sons. While staying at a hotel in Istanbul, he meets Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko), the hotel manager. And tries to find a way to Gallipoli.

Themes:drinking,  suicide
Locations:hotel,  campfire,  boat,  beach
Characters:dancer
Story:cricket the game,  english,  passport,  burial,  pursuit,  farmer,  tent,  grave,  map,  dead body,  lie,  travel,  secret,  drink,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  train,  chase,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  gun,  blood,  flashback

Shallow Grave (1994)
Crime, Thriller

Shallow Grave (1994)

The new flatmate of three preexisting roommates turns up mysteriously dead but in possession of a large sum of money. When the roommates decide to keep it for themselves, their action sets in motion a destructive chain of events that spiral out of control. This is why Shallow Grave (1994) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Story:scot,  happiness,  grave,  soccer,  dead body,  lie,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  corpse,  voice over narration,  photograph,  dancing,  two word title,  murder,  police,  flashback,  blood,  death

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Swimming Pool (2003)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Swimming Pool (2003)

Sarah Morton is a famous British mystery author. Tired of London and seeking inspiration for her new novel, she accepts an offer from her publisher John Bosload to stay at his home in Luberon, in the South of France. It is the off-season, and Sarah finds that the beautiful country locale and unhurried pace is just the tonic for her--until late one night, when John's indolent and insouciant French daughter Julie unexpectedly arrives. Sarah's prim and steely English reserve is jarred by Julie's reckless, sexually charged lifestyle. Their interactions set off an increasingly unsettling series of events, as Sarah's creative process and a possible real-life murder begin to blend dangerously together. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  drugs,  infidelity
Locations:village
Characters:french
Story:english,  cannabis,  desire,  passion,  swimming,  marijuana,  dead body,  bed,  secret,  bikini,  drink,  computer,  rain,  telephone call,  knife,  dancing,  two word title,  murder,  flashback,  police,  blood,  kiss,  death

Persepolis (2007) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Animation, Biography, Drama, War

Persepolis (2007)

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study for a better life. However, this change proves an equally difficult trial with the young woman finding herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs. (Read More)

Themes:freedom,  blackmail,  funeral,  drinking,  infidelity
Mood:nightmare
Characters:dancer
Story:fleeing,  title same as book,  hippie,  passport,  burial,  pursuit,  grave,  fish,  survival,  drug use,  marijuana,  dead body,  bed,  beer,  lie,  travel,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  dancing,  police,  death,  murder,  blood,  kiss,  flashback

Rescue Dawn (2006)
Adventure, Biography, Drama, War

Rescue Dawn (2006)

In 1965, while bombing Laos in a classified mission, the propeller plane of the German-American US Navy pilot Dieter Dengler is hit and crashes in the jungle. Dieter is arrested by the peasants, tortured by the Vietcong and sent to a prisoner camp, where he meets five other mentally deranged prisoners and guards. He becomes close to Duane and organizes an escape plan; however, the unstable Gene opposes to Dieter's plan. When they discover that there is no more food due to the constant American bombings in the area and their guards intend to kill them, Dieter sets his plan in motion. However, an unexpected betrayal splits the group and Dieter and Duane find that the jungle is their actual prison. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Locations:jungle,  ship,  village
Characters:american
Story:caterpillar,  guerrilla,  delusion,  guard,  passport,  waterfall,  pursuit,  fishing,  fish,  death of friend,  survival,  vomiting,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  rain,  chase,  title spoken by character,  gun,  death,  murder

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Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:drunkenness,  betrayal,  drugs
Mood:nightmare
Story:marijuana joint,  blood on shirt,  death of friend,  police station,  survival,  shot in the back,  beer,  vomiting,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  gun,  blood,  murder,  police,  death

15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." This is why 15 Minutes (2001) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  funeral,  drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:hotel
Characters:american
Story:booby trap,  delusion,  death of friend,  police station,  dead body,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  police

Lo Imposible (2012) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Drama, Thriller

Lo Imposible (2012)

A regular family - Maria ('Naomi Watts' (qv)), Henry ('Ewan McGregor' (qv)) and their three kids - travel to Thailand to spend Christmas. They get an upgrade to a villa on the coastline. After settling in and exchanging gifts, they go to the pool, like so many other tourists. A perfect paradise vacation until a distant noise becomes a roar. There is no time to escape from the tsunami; Maria and her eldest are swept one way, Henry and the youngest another. Who will survive, and what will become of them? (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:jungle,  beach,  hotel
Story:beach resort,  resort,  thai,  southeast asia,  paradise,  tourist,  injury,  tent,  underwater scene,  fish,  map,  survival,  swimming,  dead body,  travel,  bikini,  watching tv,  blood splatter,  rain,  corpse,  telephone call,  tattoo,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  kiss,  death,  flashback,  blood

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Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Despondent over his breakup with Desiree, Zia slashes his wrists and goes to an afterlife peopled by suicides, a high-desert landscape dotted by old tires, burned-out cars, and abandoned sofas. He gets a job in a pizza joint. By chance, Zia learns that Desiree offed herself a few months after he did, and she's looking for him. He sets off with Eugene (an electrocuted Russian rocker) to find her, and they pick up a hitchhiker, Mikal, who's looking for the People in Charge, believing she's there by mistake. They're soon at the camp of Kneller, where casual miracles proliferate. They hear rumors of a miraculous king. Can Zia find Desiree? Then what? Where there's death there's hope. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drunkenness,  drinking,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:campfire,  beach
Characters:dancer
Story:wrist slitting,  passport,  waterfall,  tent,  grave,  fishing,  fish,  soccer,  drug use,  swimming,  dead body,  beer,  drink,  watching tv,  computer,  train,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  death,  bare chested male,  flashback,  sex,  gun,  blood,  police,  kiss

Ravenous (1999)
Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Ravenous (1999)

Captain John Boyd receives a promotion after defeating the enemy command in a battle of the Mexican-American War, but because the general realizes it was an act of cowardice that got him there, he is given a backhanded promotion to Fort Spencer, where he is third in command. The others at the fort are two Indians, George and his sister, Martha, who came with the place, Chaplain Toffler, Reich, the soldier; Cleaves, a drugged-up cook; and Knox, who is frequently drunk. When a Scottish stranger named Colquhoun appears and recovers from frostbite almost instantly after being bathed, he tells a story about his party leader, Ives, eating members of the party to survive. As part of their duty, they must go up to the cave where this occurred to see if any have survived. Only Martha, Knox, and Cleaves stay behind. George warns that since Colquhoun admits to eating human flesh, he must be a Windigo, a ravenous cannibalistic creature. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:campfire
Characters:american
Story:jumping off a cliff,  scot,  cook,  injury,  moon,  tent,  fantasy sequence,  grave,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  drug use,  swimming,  dead body,  drink,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  chase,  knife,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  gun,  death

Out Of The Furnace (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

Themes:freedom,  drinking,  betrayal,  drugs
Story:pursuit,  grave,  police station,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  lie,  vomiting,  love triangle,  drink,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  train,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  flashback,  murder,  blood,  gun,  police

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Nim's Island (2008) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Nim's Island (2008)

Nim Rusoe is a girl who joins her father, a scientist, when he does research on marine life on an island. It's just the two of them but she spends her time making friends with all the animals she encounters, chatting on the computer and reading the adventure books of Alex Rover. When her father goes to do some research but when a storm strikes the island he doesn't come back, she gets worried and frightened. She then e-mails Alex Rover hoping that he will come but what she doesn't know is that Alex Rover is a woman who is agoraphobic and germaphobic. But her creation comes to life and eggs her to go. Unfortunately she has never gone anywhere before and is denied her necessities like her sanitary gel by the customs officer at the airport. In the meantime, Nim tries to be strong while waiting for Alex to arrive. This is why Nim's Island (2008) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:campfire,  jungle,  ship,  boat,  beach
Characters:dancer
Story:island,  spear fishing,  tropical island,  passport,  shark,  tourist,  fantasy sequence,  underwater scene,  fishing,  fish,  map,  soccer,  survival,  swimming,  bed,  travel,  vomiting,  camera,  computer,  rain,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  chase,  photograph,  dancing,  based on novel,  flashback

Adoration (2013)
Drama, Romance

Adoration (2013)

Lil ('Naomi Watts' (qv)) and Roz ('Robin Wright (V)' (qv)) are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  infidelity
Locations:hotel,  beach
Characters:dancer
Story:burial,  happiness,  grave,  underwater scene,  swimming,  beer,  lie,  vomiting,  secret,  bikini,  drink,  computer,  telephone call,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  flashback,  kiss,  sex,  death

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  betrayal,  suicide
Locations:jungle
Story:booby trap,  field,  ak 47,  waterfall,  trap,  impalement,  survival,  shot in the back,  vomiting,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death

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Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:ship
Characters:christianity
Story:booby trap,  english,  jumping from height,  map,  death of friend,  impalement,  police station,  survival,  shot in the back,  bed,  travel,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  sex,  blood,  flashback,  gun,  death

The Proposition (2005) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Crime, Drama, Western

The Proposition (2005)

Rural Australia in the late nineteenth century: Capt. Stanley and his men capture two of the three Burns brothers, Charlie and Mike. Their gang is held responsible for attacking the Hopkins farm, raping pregnant Mrs. Hopkins and murdering the whole family. Arthur Burns, the eldest brother and the gang's mastermind, remains on the loose and has retreated to a mountain hideout. Capt. Stanley's proposition to Charlie is to gain pardon and - more importantly - save his beloved younger brother Mike from the gallows by finding and killing Arthur within nine days. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:campfire
Characters:photographer
Story:guard,  burial,  monkey,  pursuit,  tent,  grave,  death of friend,  impalement,  shot in the back,  dead body,  vomiting,  drink,  camera,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  pistol,  knife,  photograph,  murder,  blood,  death

Deception (2008)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Deception (2008)

Cat and mouse. Jonathan McQuarry is an auditor in Manhattan, moving from office to office checking their books. While working late, a smooth and well-dressed man named Wyatt Bose chats Jonathan up, offers him a joint, and soon they're pals. When their cell phones are accidentally swapped, Jonathan answers Wyatt's phone to a series of women asking if he's free tonight. Jonathan discovers it's a sex club: busy powerful people meet each other anonymously in hotels. Jonathan falls for one of the club members, whom he knows only as "S," whom he's also seen on a subway. When she goes missing, patterns emerge and Jonathan faces demands involving violence and lots of money. This is why Deception (2008) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:hotel
Characters:dancer
Story:booby trap,  delusion,  pot smoking,  drug use,  shot in the back,  marijuana,  dead body,  lie,  drink,  watching tv,  computer,  rain,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  photograph,  dancing,  gun,  death,  sex,  murder,  blood,  kiss,  police

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King Kong (1933)
Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi

King Kong (1933)

Carl Denham needs to finish his movie and has the perfect location; Skull Island. But he still needs to find a leading lady. This 'soon-to-be-unfortunate' soul is Ann Darrow. No one knows what they will encounter on this island and why it is so mysterious, but once they reach it, they will soon find out. Living on this hidden island is a giant gorilla and this beast now has Ann in it's grasps. Carl and Ann's new love, Jack Driscoll must travel through the jungle looking for Kong and Ann, whilst avoiding all sorts of creatures and beasts. (Read More)

Locations:jungle,  ship,  campfire,  village,  boat,  hotel,  beach
Characters:photographer,  dancer
Story:island,  southeast asia,  fleeing,  cook,  monkey,  pursuit,  underwater scene,  map,  swimming,  bed,  travel,  camera,  machine gun,  shot to death,  train,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  dancing,  two word title,  based on novel,  kiss,  blood,  police,  death,  gun

Wonder Woman (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, War

Wonder Woman (2017)

Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal
Locations:campfire,  ship,  village,  boat,  beach
Characters:american,  photographer,  dancer
Story:island,  paradise,  jumping from height,  waterfall,  fantasy sequence,  underwater scene,  map,  shot in the back,  beer,  secret,  drink,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  train,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  two word title,  death,  murder,  flashback

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Action, Adventure, Drama

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010)

Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy. (Read More)

Locations:campfire
Story:marijuana joint,  dentist,  ak 47,  waterfall,  tent,  police station,  survival,  shot in the back,  vomiting,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  blood,  murder

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Lovelace (2013)
Biography, Drama

Lovelace (2013)

Themes:drinking
Locations:hotel,  beach
Characters:photographer,  dancer
Story:injury,  pot smoking,  pursuit,  passion,  underwater scene,  swimming,  marijuana,  bikini,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  telephone call,  chase,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  death,  flashback,  gun,  blood,  kiss,  police,  sex

The Green Inferno (2013)
Adventure, Crime, Horror, Thriller

The Green Inferno (2013)

In New York, college student Justine joins a group of activists led by Alejandro and travels to Peru to protest against a timber industry that is destroying the Amazon rain forest. When the group is returning to civilization, the plane blows-up and crashes into the forest. Soon the survivors discover that they are not alone and they are abducted by a tribe of cannibals. This is why The Green Inferno (2013) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:jungle,  village,  boat
Story:marijuana joint,  blood drinking,  dream sequence,  impalement,  shot in the back,  island,  marijuana,  vomiting,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  pistol,  tattoo,  bare chested male,  murder

The Interpreter (2005)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

The Interpreter (2005)

Escalating events begin when U.N. interpreter Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant, Silvia's life is turned upside down as she becomes a hunted target of the killers. Placed under the protection of federal agent Tobin Keller, Silvia's world only grows more nightmarish. As Keller digs deeper into his eyewitnesses' past and her secretive world of global connections, the more suspicious he becomes that she herself might be involved in the conspiracy. With every step of the way, he finds more reasons to mistrust her. Is Sylvia a victim? A suspect? Or something else entirely? And can Tobin, coping with his own personal heartache, keep her safe? Though they must depend on one another, Silvia and Tobin couldn't be more different. Silvia's strengths are words, diplomacy and the subtleties of meaning, while Tobin is all about instinct, action and reading into the most primal human behaviors. Now, as the danger of a major assassination on U.S. soil grows and Silvia's life hangs in the balance, Silvia and Tobin play out a gripping dance of evasion and revelation that keeps them both guessing as they race to stop a terrifying international crisis before it's too late. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  infidelity,  suicide
Characters:french,  photographer,  dancer
Story:fleeing,  passport,  pursuit,  death of friend,  soccer,  swimming,  dead body,  lie,  secret,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  machine gun,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  dancing,  based on novel,  gun,  police,  death,  murder,  blood,  flashback

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The Good Girl (2002) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Drama, Romance

The Good Girl (2002)

The plot revolves around a young married woman whose mundane life takes a turn for the worse when she strikes up a passionate and illicit affair with an oddball discount-store stock boy who thinks he's Holden Caulfield.

Themes:blackmail,  drunkenness,  drinking,  drugs,  infidelity,  suicide
Characters:christianity
Story:cartoon on tv,  drug use,  swimming,  marijuana,  bed,  beer,  lie,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  rain,  voice over narration,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  gun,  kiss,  police,  death

The Two Faces Of January (2014)
Romance, Thriller

The Two Faces Of January (2014)

1962. A glamorous American couple, the charismatic Chester MacFarland (Mortensen) and his alluring younger wife Colette (Dunst), arrive in Athens by boat via the Corinth Canal. While sightseeing at the Acropolis they encounter Rydal (Isaac), a young, Greek-speaking American who is working as a tour guide, scamming tourists on the side. Drawn to Colette's beauty and impressed by Chester's wealth and sophistication, Rydal gladly accepts their invitation to dinner. However, all is not as it seems with the MacFarlands and Chester's affable exterior hides darker secrets. When Rydal visits the couple at their exclusive hotel, Chester presses him to help move the body of a seemingly unconscious man who he claims attacked him. In the moment, Rydal agrees but as events take a more sinister turn he finds himself compromised and unable to pull himself free. His increasing infatuation with the vulnerable and responsive Colette gives rise to Chester's jealousy and paranoia, leading to a tense and dangerous battle of wits between the two men. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:ship,  boat,  hotel
Characters:american,  dancer
Story:fleeing,  passport,  tourist,  pursuit,  grave,  shot in the back,  beer,  love triangle,  drink,  rain,  telephone call,  chase,  photograph,  dancing,  based on novel,  gun,  murder,  death,  police

High-rise (2015)
Drama

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:insanity,  drunkenness,  drinking,  drugs,  infidelity,  suicide
Characters:french,  dancer
Story:crotch grab,  underwater scene,  dream sequence,  swimming,  dead body,  lie,  drink,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  corpse,  voice over narration,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  kiss,  murder,  sex,  blood,  gun,  flashback

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Short Cuts (1993)
Comedy, Drama

Short Cuts (1993)

While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation a group of Los Angeles lives intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. Whilst they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, they also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away, even on a fishing trip. This is why Short Cuts (1993) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  infidelity,  suicide
Story:fishing,  fish,  drug use,  marijuana,  dead body,  beer,  lie,  vomiting,  secret,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  corpse,  telephone call,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  police,  blood,  murder,  sex

Rendition (2007) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Drama, Thriller

Rendition (2007)

After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country, an investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an American. He is apprehended when he's on his way home. The U.S. sends him to the country where the incident occurs for interrogation which includes torture. An American CIA operative observes the interrogation and is at odds whether to keep it going or to stop it. In the meantime, the man's wife raises hell to find him despite being pregnant but the person behind this refuses to help or give her any information. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:boat
Characters:american
Story:blood on shirt,  passport,  injury,  soccer,  shot in the back,  dead body,  secret,  drink,  watching tv,  computer,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  corpse,  telephone call,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  kiss,  murder,  death,  blood,  flashback,  gun,  police

Turistas (2006)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Turistas (2006)

While traveling on vacation through the country of Northeastern of Brazil by bus, the American Alex Trubituan, his sister Bea Tribituan and their friend Amy Harrington meet the also foreigners Pru Stagler, Finn Davies and Liam Kuller after an accident with their bus. They follow a track through the woods and find a hidden paradisiacal beach. They decide to stay in the place drinking beer and dancing funk and parting with the locals and they meet the amicable Brazilian teenager Kiko. They are drugged with "Boa Noite, Cinderela" (Ruffies, literal translation: "Good Night, Cinderella" - a trick used by smalltime crooks to steal naive people) and when they wake up, they are practically naked, with all their belongings, clothes, money, jewels, passports, backpacks etc. stolen. They walk to a small village trying to find a police station, they get into trouble with the dwellers and they are helped by their acquaintance Kiko, who leads them to his uncle's isolated well-equipped cabin in the woods to wait for the next bus two days later. Along the night, Kiko's "uncle" arrives with his friends and the group discloses the sinister intentions of the newcomers. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  drugs,  suicide
Locations:jungle,  village,  beach
Characters:american
Story:backpacker,  backpacking,  jumping from height,  tourist,  pot smoking,  waterfall,  underwater scene,  impalement,  police station,  shot in the back,  swimming,  beer,  bikini,  shot in the chest,  pistol,  chase,  dancing,  police,  bare chested male,  murder,  gun

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We Own The Night (2007)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drinking,  betrayal,  drugs,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:beach
Characters:photographer,  dancer
Story:drug trafficking,  pursuit,  police station,  drug use,  shot in the back,  marijuana,  drink,  camera,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  murder,  police,  gun,  sex,  blood,  death,  flashback

21 Grams (2003)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

21 Grams (2003)

This is the story of three well-meaning but flawed people: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English emigre; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married homemaker with two young daughters, with hiding a secret past; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to live a law-abiding life and raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will have learnt harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably, forever. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  betrayal,  drugs,  infidelity,  suicide
Story:washing,  english,  guard,  desire,  underwater scene,  drug use,  swimming,  vomiting,  secret,  drink,  watching tv,  computer,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  two word title,  kiss,  flashback,  death,  murder,  gun,  blood,  police

Apocalypto (2006) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Apocalypto (2006)

In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the sacrifice and later he has to fight to survive and save his beloved family. This is why Apocalypto (2006) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:jungle,  ship,  village,  beach
Story:wrist slitting,  community,  jumping from height,  monkey,  waterfall,  prank,  grave,  dream sequence,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  shot in the back,  vomiting,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  rain,  corpse,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  murder,  blood,  death

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2 Days In Paris (2007)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

2 Days In Paris (2007)

2 Jours - 2 Days follows two days in the relationship of a New York based couple - a French photographer Marion and American interior designer Jack - as they attempt to re-infuse their relationship with romance by taking a vacation in Europe. Their trip to Venice didn't really work out, - they both came down with gastroenteritis. They have higher hopes for Paris. But the combination of Marion's overbearing non-English-speaking parents, flirtatious ex-boyfriends, and Jack's obsession with photographing every famous Parisian tombstone and conviction that French condoms are too small, only adds fuel to the fire. Will they be able to salvage their relationship? Will they ever have sex again? Or will they merely manage to perfect the art of arguing? (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Characters:american,  french,  photographer,  dancer
Story:english,  tourist,  beer,  lie,  travel,  drink,  camera,  computer,  train,  voice over narration,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  police,  sex,  kiss,  flashback

The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western

The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

A man is shot and quickly buried in the high desert of west Texas. The body is found and reburied in Van Horn's town cemetery. Pete Perkins, a local ranch foreman, kidnaps a Border Patrolman and forces him to disinter the body. With his captive in tow and the body tied to a mule, Pete undertakes a dangerous and quixotic journey into Mexico. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  infidelity,  suicide
Locations:campfire,  village
Story:cartoon on tv,  dead man,  burial,  cook,  pursuit,  grave,  map,  police station,  dead body,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  shot in the chest,  corpse,  train,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  dancing,  murder,  death,  police,  sex,  blood

Without A Paddle (2004)
Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

Without A Paddle (2004)

Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It revealed that he was hot on the trail of the $200,000 that went missing with airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper in 1971. They decide to continue his journey, but do not understand the dangers they will soon encounter. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drinking
Locations:campfire
Story:marijuana,  hippie,  dentist,  jumping from height,  waterfall,  pursuit,  fishing,  fish,  map,  death of friend,  dead body,  beer,  lie,  drink,  computer,  machine gun,  rain,  corpse,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  death,  bare chested male,  gun,  police,  blood,  kiss,  sex

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Centurion (2010) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War

Centurion (2010)

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Themes:funeral,  drunkenness,  betrayal
Mood:nightmare
Locations:campfire,  village
Story:guerrilla warfare,  booby trap,  guerrilla,  jumping from height,  cook,  waterfall,  trap,  tent,  fish,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  shot in the back,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  voice over narration,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood

Southland Tales (2006)
Comedy, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Southland Tales (2006)

Southland Tales is an ensemble piece set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy. This is why Southland Tales (2006) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000). (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  drinking,  betrayal,  drugs,  suicide
Locations:beach
Characters:christianity,  dancer
Story:marijuana joint,  blood on shirt,  jumping from height,  pot smoking,  ak 47,  monkey,  death of friend,  drug use,  shot in the back,  dead body,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  computer,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  dancing,  police,  bare chested male,  two word title,  sex,  death,  gun,  flashback,  kiss,  murder,  blood

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

Arthur Bishop, the master assassin who faked his death in hopes of putting that part of his ;life behind him, now lives a quiet life in Rio. But someone who knows who he is shows up and tells him, that if he wants to continue living this life, he will do three jobs for someone. Bishop tries to tell them he has the wrong man but they know who he is and if he won't do the job, they will take him but he gets away. He then goes to a resort in Thailand run by a friend, Mae, where he tries to find out who is looking for him. Later a woman named Gina shows up looking for medical assistance and Mae can't help but notice bruises all over her body. Mae deduces she's a battered woman and when Mae hears her being beaten, Mae asks Bishop to help her. He goes and kills the guy she's with. He kills the man and then sets fire to the boat he's on. But he sees that Gina has a photo of him. He deduces that they one who wants him, sent her. He confronts her and she admits that she works at a children's shelter in Cambodia and that someone told her if she didn't do what he said, the children would be endanger. While waiting for the man to come, they get close. And when the man's people comes, they grab them. Bishop is brought to the man who wants him to do the jobs and he tells Bishop that if he doesn't do it, Gina will be killed. So Bishop has no choice but to do it. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  betrayal
Locations:ship,  boat,  beach
Story:booby trap,  bangkok thailand,  resort,  passport,  jumping from height,  ak 47,  underwater scene,  map,  impalement,  shot in the back,  island,  beer,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  kiss,  blood

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De Rouille Et D'os (2012)
Drama, Romance

De Rouille Et D'os (2012)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hotel,  beach
Characters:french,  photographer,  dancer
Story:backpack,  passport,  underwater scene,  map,  survival,  swimming,  drink,  camera,  watching tv,  computer,  rain,  train,  telephone call,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  dancing,  bare chested male,  flashback,  blood,  kiss,  gun,  sex

The Road (2009) is one of the best movies like The Beach (2000)
Adventure, Drama

The Road (2009)

It's a post-apocalyptic world, several years after whatever the cataclysmic event, which has in turn caused frequent quakes as further potential hazards. The world is gray and getting quickly grayer as more and more things die off. A man and his pre-teen son, who was born after the apocalypse, are currently on the road, their plan to walk to the coast and head south where the man hopes there will be a more hospitable environment in which to live. The man has taught his son that they are the "good people" who have fire in their hearts, which in combination largely means that they will not resort to cannibalism to survive. The man owns a pistol with two bullets remaining, which he will use for murder/suicide of him and his son if he feels that that is a better fate for them than life in the alternative. Food and fuel are for what everyone is looking. The man has taught his son to be suspect of everyone that they may meet, these strangers who, out of desperation, may not only try to steal what they have managed to scavenge for their own survival, but may kill them as food. Although life with his father in this world is all the boy has known, he may come to his own thoughts as to what it means holistically to be one of the good or one of the bad. Meanwhile, the man occasionally has thoughts to happier times with his wife/the boy's mother before the apocalypse, as well as not as happy times with her after the apocalypse and the reason she is no longer with them. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:campfire,  ship,  beach
Story:fleeing,  resort,  waterfall,  pursuit,  tent,  map,  survival,  swimming,  dead body,  travel,  vomiting,  shot in the chest,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  two word title,  death,  kiss,  murder,  blood,  gun,  flashback

Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Two teenage Russian boys have their father return home suddenly after being absent for 12 years. The father takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake in the north of Russia that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.

Themes:drinking
Locations:campfire,  ship,  boat,  beach
Characters:photographer
Story:tent,  underwater scene,  fishing,  swimming,  island,  drink,  camera,  rain,  telephone call,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death

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