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Movies similar to Zama (2017): Undone, Future World, The Red Turtle, Capote, The Paramedic, A Man Called Ove, Knives Out, The Keeping Hours, A Single Rider, 1898: Our Last Men in the Philippines.

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Undone (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Friends, Girlfriends, Fathers
PlotLove, Loneliness, Time travel, Investigation, Death, Mental disorders, Superpowers
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleExciting, Touching

After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.

Future World (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 3.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersFamily, Horses, Strong women
PlotTravel, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Motorcycles, Cheating
PlaceBeach, Deserts
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Action, Tense, Unexpected ending

A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.

The Red Turtle (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, cartoon
CountryFrance, Japan, Belgium
Duration01:44
CharactersFamily
PlotTime travel, Survival, Relationship, Death, Love, Tsunami, Fear, Loneliness
PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Islands, Beach, Nature
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Makes me think

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Capote (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:54
CharactersWriters
PlotInvestigation, Death, Obsession, Loneliness
PlacePrison, Court
StyleFascinating

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

The Paramedic (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersDogs, Students, Hackers, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Death, Depression, Money, Missing people, Computers, Obsession, Love triangle, Abduction, Viruses, Loneliness, Gambling, Fight
PlaceTrains, Hospitals
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix

Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.

A Man Called Ove (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySweden
Duration02:04
CharactersDogs, Cats, Gay, Students, Teachers, Neighbors
PlotCancer, Investigation, Death, Dancing, Love, Money, Loneliness
PlaceHotels
StyleTouching

Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she accidentally back into Ove’s mailbox, it sets off a series of unexpected changes in his life.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Writers, Detectives, Maids, Dogs, Lawyers, Old man
PlotInvestigation, Cheating, Intrigue, Chase
PlaceEstate, Mansions
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Atmospheric, For men

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

The Keeping Hours (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersParents, Writers
PlotDisasters, Wedding, Ghosts, Death, Divorce, Supernatural
PlaceBeach

A supernatural love story that centers on two parents whose life together falls apart after their son dies. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconciliation ten years later.

A Single Rider (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea, Australia
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily
PlotLoneliness, Moving
PlaceAustralia, Korea
StyleTouching, Disturbing

Promising fund manager Jae-hoon is at the brink of losing everything when his company goes bankrupt. Overwhelmed by despair, he takes an impulsive trip to Australia where his wife and son live. As his trip nears its unexpected end, Jae-hoon gets a chance to look back on his life.

1898: Our Last Men in the Philippines (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySpain
CharactersMilitary
PlotDeath, War
PlaceSea, Beach, Asia, Jungle
TimeNight

The Philippines, 1898. Fifty Spanish soldiers arrive in the small village of Baler to rebuild an outpost. Although the war against the Filipinos and their American allies is almost lost, as is the Spanish Empire, the garrison will endure a cruel siege for eleven months. They will be the last to surrender.

Kapoor and Sons (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:54
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Old man, Gay, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Loneliness
PlaceIndia

A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of two brothers who visit their parents and grandfather in Coonoor, and end up falling for the same woman.

Mr. Holmes (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:15
CharactersSoldier, Writers
PlotDepression, Investigation, Loneliness, Lost memory, Death
PlaceEngland, Village, Trains, Japan, Sea
StyleAction, Smart

The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband, a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.

The Lady in the Van (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersFamily, Losers, Friends, Pianists, Bikers, Nuns, Poor, Writers
PlotLove, Cars, Death, Loneliness, Motorcycles, On real events
PlaceEngland, London, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleTouching

The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

I Sell the Dead (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Aliens, Horses, Priests
PlotSupernatural, Adventure, Death
PlaceIslands, Beach
Time18th century
StyleGothic, Fancy, Unexpected ending

18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake (Monaghan) tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy (Ron Perlman). Before long, Arthur spills the beans on how he got started in the grim corpse peddling business with seasoned ghoul Willie Grimes.

Reign Over Me (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersFriends, Family, Judge, Widows
PlotDeath, Depression, Loneliness
PlaceNew York
StyleSoulful, Touching, To cry

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersParents, Police, Doctors, Family, Priests, Lawyers, Judge
PlotExorcism, Religious, Investigation, Supernatural, Death, Mental disorders, On real events
PlaceHospitals, Court, College
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Disturbing

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.

Kafka (1991)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Spy, Terrorists, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Political, Death, Missing people, Conspiracies
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.

Don't Listen (2020)
Duration01:37
CharactersWitch, Family, Demons, Writers
PlotGhosts, Moving, Supernatural, Investigation, Fear
PlaceMansions
StyleTense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

After the strange death of his young son at their new home, Daniel hears a ghostly plea for help, spurring him to seek out a renowned paranormal expert.

Spell (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersFamily, Witch
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Witchcraft, Pursuit
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Creepy, Smart

A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

The Painted Bird (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
CharactersDogs, Cats, Horses, Snipers, Childrens
PlotTime travel, Loneliness, Death, Survival, Religious
PlaceSmall cities, Trains, Village

A young Jewish boy in Poland seeks refuge in the forest during World War II where he encounters many different characters.




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