I'm looking for a film that's good on [narrative, setting, and/or character] depth (so romance, adventure, fantasy, sci-fi, drama. or coming-of-age would be some of the likely genres) but without getting too technical or overbearing (so no crime films or war films or thrillers or horror or tragedies) or shallow (so probably not too many offerings from the comedy, rom-com, or action genres).

[tl;dr version: Recommend something that isn't an action or comedy film, crime or war film, thriller or horror film, or overly bleak film.]

I know that's a bit vague, but I'm hoping you all've got a few pocket gems that come to mind- films that you treasure or recall fondly that seem to fit the criteria above, but that others aren't too likely to know about.

There's no prize here other than my gratitude, but I figure I can't be the only one looking for a distraction today. ^.^

4 weeks ago*

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Off the top of my head I'd like to throw "The King's Speech" into the ring, even though I really can't decide wheather it fits what you're looking for or not^^

3 weeks ago
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Thanks for reminding me that that movie exists; I know what I'm rewatching this weekend. Thank you!

1 week ago
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try "The last emperor"

3 weeks ago
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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

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Session 9 is a decent horror movie

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1 week ago
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Grow up, Tony Phillips
Blue Spring

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Legends of the Fall...enjoy

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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I don't know, have you ever heard of "Room"? It's a touching story really, though I feel like it's best watched without knowing anything about the movie and figuring stuff out by yourself while watching.

1 week ago
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Is that a sequel to "The room"? :-D

1 week ago
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....nah :D

1 week ago
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1 week ago
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;-;
I do appreaciate the effort that went into this! <3

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Lots of good suggestions. Only one i don't see that may fit your criteria is "Stranger than fiction". If you liked Truman show you may enjoy this too. And Will Ferrell actually demonstrates a bit of restraint to give probably one of his best performances.

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From Paul Thomas Anderson

  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Master
  • Magnolia

From Coen Brothers

  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
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The Machine 2013 (similar topic but better and much less known than Ex Machina).
Thursday 1998
Serenity 2005
Nicotina 2003

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The Wolf Of Wall Street?

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