A TV/film genre that depends mostly on in-depth development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes.

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Movie ending in tragic car accident after a wedding

I saw the end of an old movie a long time ago that stuck in my head. I think it was about two people, maybe living in the country side, that didn't like each other but end up getting married. The ...
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What was the name of this old movie?

I saw a few glimpses of this film on TV around 16 or 17 years ago. I was very young and so my parents changed the channel. All I remember is that it was set in some very old days (not even sure which ...
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Movie drama about racism in an all-white neighborhood

In middle school English class I watched this movie during the MLK unit. It was about this black couple (in their 30's or 40's) who move into an all-white neighborhood during segregated USA. The ...
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A family drama on sisters

I am desperately looking for a movie which I watched probably 15 years ago and remember pretty vaguely. Appreciate if someone can help me identify it based on the below points that are all I can ...
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New movie exploring life after death, similar to Flatliners

I saw a trailer for this movie quite recently, must have been last year (2015) so I figure this movie is really fresh still. All I can remember from the trailer is a bunch of guys, perhaps doctors ...
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Looking for a movie in which a woman tries to commit suicide by taking pills

I'm looking for a movie I saw like 7-8 years ago (maybe less, maybe more), so I don't remember much. Just this one scene: It's night. A woman buys some pills (probably antidepressants or sleeping ...
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Extremely lucky girl who brings luck to whoever she is with [closed]

The movie is about a lady who has extremely great luck and whomever she is with will get either famous or rich. She is with a crappy singer who becomes popular whose songs become hits. She becomes ...
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Trying to identify a weird movie

I saw part of this movie or TV series in the 90's on TV. It starts out with a car driving on a snowy road and there is a wreck I think. A woman who was in the car winds up in this weird community. She ...
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Arthouse, italian film, long panning scene, man giving speech sets himself on fire in a piazza

The film is by a renowned director but it is decidedly art house, so he wont be a renowned Hollywood or big movie director, its plot is mostly absurdist almost to the point of not having a plot, the ...
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The protagonist's wife/girlfriend is killed by an injection in hotel

I watched this English movie made in color, in 2006. The movie starts with the protagonist who I guess must be a spy by profession, he goes into a hotel with his wife or girlfriend, and on their ...
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Movie about a former bounty hunter who is threatened by his previous employers

In this film from ~10 years ago, an ordinary guy works as a bartender in a diner. One day the diner gets raided by some robbers and our bartender neutralize them professionally. This accident gets ...
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Group of assassins that is trying to kill each other until one is left

I don't remember very much of the movie, but here is some: There is a group of assassins that is trying to kill each other till one is left. I think there is a "event" like this every year. Film is ...
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A movie about competing male and female college groups

So I watched this movie last year with my friends but I cant seem to remember what it's called. It's taken place in college and there are two big groups on the campus, one for men and the other for ...
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Drama Where Man Has Affair With Dead Son's Girlfriend Named After A Day (Monday\Tuesday\Thursday?)

I think it's a film but it may be TV? May be British, I'm not sure. It's in English, made in the last 10 years. Plot: A man finds out about the death of his son (I think a drug related death) and he ...
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Why are comedies shorter than dramas?

Including commercials, most television sitcoms are about half an hour long, whereas dramas tend to fill an hour-long slot. Though I haven't crunched the numbers myself, I get a feeling that the ...
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Help me identify this film - child paralysis

I'm in search of a film a saw when I was a kid. From what I remember the film may be about a child who is paralyzed. I have in mind a scene where the parents(or doctors), in their despair are saying ...
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Two girls travelling, one gets robbed by a cowboy

I'm not sure if it's a '90s or probably an '80s film. I saw a bit of this film on tv. American production I believe. The scene I saw is about two girls travelling together by car what seems to be ...
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Historic drama about a woman's affair with an Asian man - 2000/2010

I remember seeing a movie with my mother at the cinema, probably between 2000 and 2010. It was a long movie, kind of classic, drama romance. A love story between a white woman and an Asian man, I ...
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Drama movie (late 80s/early 90s) about medical students reuniting after she learns she has a brain tumor [duplicate]

Girl and a boy meet at the university where they are both medical students. the boy is a musician too (a pianist) and they fall in love. The girl is very rich and we learn that her father is a lawyer. ...
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Female Nazi agent with sex scenes movie (1960-1980)

An unforgettable scene in this movie is when a beautiful female Nazi/Gestapo/SS agent takes her own virginity with a phallus while she's sitting nude in a bathtub. Blood can then be seen in the water. ...
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Help find mistaken identity movie

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie where a maid working for rich people tries on homeowners' clothes upstairs, after the owners leave, and right before a robbery downstairs. Something in the ...
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2005/6 French movie with graphic suicide

In early 2006 (Jan-March), I saw a movie with an unforgettable scene: a man sitting a table cuts his own throat with a knife. I saw it at a theater in Toulouse, France. It was most likely in French, ...
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Teen-aged girl arrives in a small town and is tormented by other students at school

I saw this movie long time ago, so I will try my best to remember what it was about and describe it. The movie, as I remember, was kinda low-budget, so it could be pretty unknown. Story is about a ...
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Find DocuDrama about The Manhattan Project

Looking for late 80s - early 90s American movie about "The Manhattan Project". Spent a lot of time with the scientists working in the lab. I believe in one scene Oppenheimer tried to get parerwork to ...
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Possibly orphan taken in by two brothers (?) in a strange house

It seems the movie is from the 80's or 90's. It's pretty sure it's an american movie. My brother remembers a boy, possibly an orphan (about 8-12 yrs), who gets taken in by two men who might be ...
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European movie where human heads attached to animal bodies

A young college student, who is down and out on his luck, hitches a ride with a couple weird doctors. They offer him cash if he agrees to let the dr's use him for medical experiments for the weekend. ...
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Does anyone know the name of this mental institution movie?

The movie is about a man who kills his sister's rapist. He ends up in a mental hospital. While there, he finds a girl with whom he will escape with later on. He also becomes friends with a large ...
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Movie about a man who is working on building a dam in Iraq

Someone in relation with a girl, she is pregnant. He leaves to work building a dam in Iraq. Much later waiting for his flight to New York City. In Iraq (or some undeveloped country), a man tells ...
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Help identifying gambling? movie

I don't remember a lot of the details from the film at all, but one scene stands out rather vividly. The main character is a young man, in his 20s/30s, visiting his dying father at the hospital. He ...
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Identify this courtroom drama for me

Definitely an American movie, probably came out in the last 10 or 15 years. I just remember towards the end the lead character, who appeared to have some kind of handicap (I think a stutter or ...
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Identify Cop Drama where main character helps his partner out of a crime

The following scene is from a movie I watched several years ago. I would guess the movie itself was released between 1995-2005. Cops and Medics get called for backup. 2 Cops arrive at an apartment ...
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3 white brothers: an excon, a war veteran and a young urban artist

This is probably from late 80s or early 90s. The 3 brothers are adults but still live at their parents with family problems. The war vet is timid and somewhat crazy, spends time alone in his room and ...
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70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (released around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She was frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure was found, and she ...
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Teacher turns racist and violent classmates into peaceful individuals

I have seen this american movie (english) in high school. My english teacher loved it so much that she decided to show it to the whole class. Production date should be between 2002 and 2007. It's ...
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Identifying a Movie called “Espionage”

I'm trying to identify a movie that I saw on TV sometime in the 90's or early 2000's. We had digital cable in the house so it could be either on one of the broadcast networks or on a premium channel ...
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British acting stock company

Country: UK Year: probably 1980s Plot: Set in a regional stock company. There's an affair between a stage-struck young woman and a director or a leading man. Actors: I thought I remembered Alan ...
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Aunt forces girl to marry her cousin

A father leaves his daughter to an aunt and go and tell her to return, but does not return . After several years her aunt forcing girl to marry her cousin who had taken care of before. After this move ...
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Movie I saw on TV with childhood memories of killing a fish with a stick, later rebuilding life

I saw a movie on TV a long ago and I can not remember at all what it was called. Here are some details: I think it's a drama from 1990-2012 Brutally killed a fish with a stick with a nail on it on ...
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Movie about a man that reincarnates as a dog

This one is really killing me, as I have been searching for years and can't find any info anywhere (IMDB, Google) and I would love to re-watch it. I watched this film in an international film ...
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identify this Finnish movie about father who meets his son after years

It's about a Finnish drama movie. A father decides to find his son whom hasn't see for years. He goes out of his son's apartment and wait for him. The son comes back from a concert, he is a famous ...
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Movie I saw in the 1970s with corrupt sheriff after a man and woman

Movie I saw in the 1970s on TV. It could have been a TV movie, but I doubt it. It was about a nasty and corrupt sheriff after a man and woman. I don't remember why. He kills one of their friends by ...
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Movie or TV movie where a woman accidentally pours a potentially dangerous germ down the drain

A movie or TV movie from at least 30 - 35 years ago that I saw on TV. A woman accidentally pours a weakened but dangerous bacteria or virus down the drain. Her boss wants to cover up the incident. She ...
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Looking for movies with Tantra theme

A friend told me she saw a movie years ago with Tantra as the major theme, specifically with significant sexuality aspects. This is a somewhat obscure religion. Think there are not very many movies ...
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College student gets involved with his professor's wife

So I'm looking for this movie that's about a college student (I think) that was given an assignment from his professor. At some point in the movie, the student gets to go to the professor's house to ...
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Semi-thriller/drama with a prostitute, money and betrayal

I'm looking for a movie with a prostitute who carries a bag with an S letter hanging (so the girl's name started with S). One guy is trying to track the girl down and ends up having some kind of ...
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Old movie, abandoned baby born without eyes, nurse takes him in

His dad would get in the pool with him to help with mobility. Mom would take him outside and he would pull himself along a picket fence. Mom took him to church by wrapping his arms around her neck ...
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Man finds out his lover is really a man?

I believe I remember secretly watching parts if not an entire movie with my parents when I was a child, unknown to them. Unless I dreamed about this and it didn't really happen. In the movie there's a ...
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Reverend dad looks for runaway prostitue daughter in big city; 'Sunday' in the title

This may have been a tv movie I saw somewhere on Tv a year or so ago, a father who I think is a small town Reverend played by a big actor, thought George C. Scott or Marlon Brando but no movie in ...
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A 70's/80's movie about a psychologist/psychiatrist and his life

He is in his 40's/early 50's, His father is a famous psychologist who writes best sellers and scorns him. He has troubles with his wife (maybe divorced?). One of his patients is an old cab driver that ...
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Early 60's British movie- Boy falls out of train, woman drowned in bathtub

Early 60's B&W British movie Memorable scenes: Boy on train asking over and over for candy or something keeps pulling at door which opens and he falls out. Later a woman in a bathtub takes ...