Movies like The Science Of Sleep 2006

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

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1 Secretary 2002

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Steven Shainberg

Writers:

Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay), Mary Gaitskill (short story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 The Fall 2006

A character-driven, political-thriller documentary that explores the volatile events that defined Alberto Fujimoris decade-long reign of Peru: His meteoric rise from son of poor Japanese immigrants to the presidency; his fateful relationship with the shadowy and Machiavellian Vladimiro Montesinos; his self-coup that dissolved overnight both Congress and the Judiciary.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Ellen Perry

Writers:

Ellen Perry (screenplay), Kim Roberts (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

3 Once 2007

A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate, and the songs that they compose reflect the story of their blossoming love.

Genres:

Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

John Carney

Writer:

John Carney

Country:

Ireland
7.8

4 Wristcutters: A Love Story 2006

Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn't mean you have to stop livin'!

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Goran Dukic

Writers:

Goran Dukic, Etgar Keret (novel)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

5 Pink Floyd: The Wall 1982

A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Genre:

Music

Director:

Alan Parker

Writers:

Roger Waters (album "The Wall"), Roger Waters (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
8

6 Control 2007

Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Anton Corbijn

Writers:

Deborah Curtis (book), Matt Greenhalgh (screenplay)

Countries:

Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia
7.7

7 Run Lola Run 1998

Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along Lola's run.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Tom Tykwer

Writer:

Tom Tykwer (screenplay)

Country:

Germany
7.6

8 Lost In Translation 2003

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Sofia Coppola

Writer:

Sofia Coppola

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
7.7

9 Sound Of Noise 2010

A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.

Genre:

Comedy

Writers:

Ola Simonsson (screenplay), Johannes Stjärne Nilsson (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Sweden, France
7.2

10 Good Bye Lenin! 2003

An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy whose mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happened (as she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Wolfgang Becker

Writers:

Bernd Lichtenberg, Achim von Borries (collaborator on screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

Germany
7.7

11 Cashback 2006

After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Sean Ellis

Writer:

Sean Ellis

Country:

United Kingdom
7.2

12 A Very Long Engagement 2004

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Mark Rance
7.8

13 The Bothersome Man 2006

Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but he discovers there's no way out. Andreas meets Hugo, who has found a crack in a wall in his cellar. Beautiful music streams out from the crack. Maybe it leads to "the other side"? A new plan for escape is hatched.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Director:

Jens Lien

Writer:

Per Schreiner

Countries:

Iceland, Norway
7.3

14 Lovers Of The Arctic Circle 1998

Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the midnight sun. There are things that never end, and Love is one of them.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Julio Medem

Writer:

Julio Medem

Countries:

Finland, France, Spain
7.7

15 Night On Earth 1991

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jim Jarmusch

Writer:

Jim Jarmusch

Countries:

Germany, Finland, France, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.8

16 The Diving Bell And The Butterfly 2007

The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Julian Schnabel

Writers:

Ronald Harwood (screenplay), Jean-Dominique Bauby (book)

Countries:

France, United States of America
8

17 Hunting And Gathering 2007

When Camille falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Claude Berri

Writers:

Claude Berri (dialogue), Claude Berri (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

France
6.8

18 The Sea Inside 2004

The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living.

Genre:

Drama

Writers:

Alejandro Amenábar (screenplay), Mateo Gil (screenplay)

Countries:

Spain, France, Italy
8

19 The Legend Of 1900 1998

The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of his life. Years later, the ship may be destroyed, and a former band member fears that 1900 may still be aboard, willing to go down with the ship.

Genres:

Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

Giuseppe Tornatore

Writers:

Alessandro Baricco (monologue Novecento), Giuseppe Tornatore

Country:

Italy
8.1

20 Interstate 60: Episodes Of The Road 2002

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Bob Gale

Writer:

Bob Gale

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
7.7

21 Wings Of Desire 1987

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Wim Wenders

Writers:

Wim Wenders (screenplay by), Peter Handke (screenplay by)

Countries:

Germany, France
8

22 You, The Living 2007

In the Swedish city of Lethe, people from different walks of life take part in a series of short, deadpan vignettes that rush past. Some are just seconds long, none longer than a couple of minutes. A young woman (Jessica Lundberg) remembers a fantasy honeymoon with a rock guitarist. A man awakes from a dream about bomber planes. A businessman boasts about success while being robbed by a pickpocket and so on. The absurdist collection is accompanied by Dixieland jazz and similar music.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Music

Director:

Roy Andersson

Writer:

Roy Andersson

Countries:

Sweden, Japan, Germany, France, Denmark, Norway
7.5

23 Adaptation 2002

A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director:

Spike Jonze

Writers:

Susan Orlean (book), Charlie Kaufman (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.7