Movies like Buried on Sunday

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Buried on Sunday
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angry island fishermen declare independence and use a Soviet nuclear submarine to get Ottawa's attention.
Plot: submarine, village
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Learn How to Read and Write, Son
Comedy, Drama
Greece
96 min.
 8.1
Mimino
Comedy, Drama
Soviet Union
95 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and serious films with plots about village, husband wife relationship, death, small town, father son relationship, brother brother relationship and social relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Buried on Sunday: Attack Force Z (1981), Faces of Women (1985), Konopielka (1982), The Frozen Heart (1979), Turtle (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Attack Force Z
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tim Burstall directs then-up-and-comers Mel Gibson and Sam Neill in this action-packed Cannes Film Festival selection about the grim realities of World War II, a gritty drama based on actual events. Sent to rescue survivors from the site of a plane ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, soldier, island, adventure, daring rescue, war, espionage, race against time, rescue, anti war, mission, commando ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: usa, australia
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Faces of Women
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Côte d'Ivoire
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At a festival, a chorus of women sing and dance as two stories unfold. In a village, a young women with a jealous husband gives him something to be jealous about when his younger brother visits from the city.
Plot: feminism, dance, festival, village, sex
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Konopielka
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaziuk, a stubborn peasant and his pregnant wife live in a backwood village, unaffected by the civilization. The village is once visited by a couple of wanderers, and strange things start to happen afterward. A new schoolteacher is sent to the area. ...
Plot: village, prophet, village idiot, civilization, sickle, female nudity
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The Frozen Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A tramp tries to trick the community into paying for the funeral of his fellow tramp who was found frozen to death.
Plot: prostitute, village idiot, fool, hypocrisy, winter, village
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
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Turtle
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cameroon
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about friendship between a boy and his turtle.
Plot: fight, village, circumcision, hut, fleeing, turtle, father son relationship, boy, violence, fire, surrealism
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System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
First Time Godfather
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brought up in California, offspring of an important political family, 11 year old Alex travels to Crete in order to baptize the baby child of a local cacique and parliamentary candidate. He will be a GODFATHER FOR THE FIRST TIME in order to prove to ...
Plot: politician, speech, tradition, democracy, godfather, hedgehog, dialect, custom, village, basketball
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We and Our Mountains
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, village, mountain, countryside, shepherd, armenian
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
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Jaws 19
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The beaches of the Baltic Sea are terrorized by a shark. The military manage to destroy it, but the shark returns in spectral form.
Style: student film
Plot: shark, sea, military, murder, violence, train, girl, male nudity, video camera, beach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manslaughter ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, kazakhstan, ukraine
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Back to the USSR
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
Plot: socialist, communism, suicide attempt, communist, socialism, vampirism, robbery, farce, divorce, suicide, execution, vampire ...
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System:   50%
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Farewell My Darling
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When old Mr. Park dies, his first son Chan-Wu, a film director, and his troublesome daughter Mi-Seon hurriedly come back to their rural hometown, and third son Chan-Se comes back to Korea from America. As the quiet country village gets busy ...
Plot: culture clash, village, widow, orphan, fight, coffee, cafe, funeral, politician, waitress, tradition, husband wife relationship ...
Place: korea
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
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Love at 16
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the Greek provinces, in the '80s. The story revolves around a group of 15-year-olds. The main characters of that group, ALEXIS and ANTIGONI, as well as their parents, their relatives and friends are depicted in the movie, creating ...
Plot: masturbation, peeping tom, teenager, funeral, school, kiss, forest, best friend, coming of age, village, dream, fair ...
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
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Silent Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adam unexpectedly visits his family house at Christmas after a few years of working abroad. No family member knows about his secret plans and the real reasons of his visit.
Plot: winter, costume, forest, village, dog attack, dysfunctional couple, smartphone, family tradition, real time, emigrant, mud, christmas tree ...
Time: 2010s
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System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
The Howling Miller
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The main character is a miller, who sometimes acts strangely but is otherwise a goodhearted hardworking honest man. He sometimes keeps the villagers up all night by howling. Finally the villagers decide that the miller has to be committed into a ...
Plot: countryside, howling, forest, police chase, robbery, drug use, secret love, manhunt, village, posse, loneliness, nature ...
Place: finland
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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Lost in Armenia
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Armenia
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: messiah, donkey, little girl, corruption, bank, singing, cell phone, mafia, taxi, electricity, soccer, actor ...
Place: armenia
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System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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Mobile Home
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having broken up with his girlfriend and left his job, Simon has come back to his small hometown in the countryside, where he meets up again with his old friend Julien. The two thirty-year-old, unemployed and idle men decide to reinvest in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: starting over, camp, friends, countryside, introspection, friendship, small town, thirtysomething life, hopes, dream come true, guitar, garage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Learn How to Read and Write, Son
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The most important political, post-military junta satire about the nation, the religion, the education, the family.
Plot: generation gap, teacher student relationship, student, celebration, village life, graduate, college student, high school student, village, revolt, greek, conservative ...
Place: greece
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Clouds of May
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This is a movie within a movie, about a director, Muzaffer, who goes back to his hometown to make a film using a cast of local people (based on the director Ceylan's first feature, Kasaba). While Muzaffer is around, his mother complains about ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic
Plot: human nature, parents and children, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, family relations, innocence lost, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, filmmaker, little boy, uncle nephew relationship, video camera ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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A Tree Without Roots
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic-comic study of religious hypocrisy, a disreputable cleric convinces villagers that their community is home to a famous holyman's grave.
Plot: hypocrisy, hookah, field, hoax, morality, stranger, greed, livestock, patriarch, scam, beggar, fan ...
Place: bangladesh
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: small town life, social relations, opposites attract, small town, politics, society, couples, tree, castle, farm, architect, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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The Damned Rain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's more at stake than just failed crops when a drought strikes a rural community in this comedy-drama from India.
Style: gloomy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, family life, farm, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, suicide by hanging, poverty, debt, village, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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Three Businessmen
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in African art, arrives in the same hotel. The two meet in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, realistic
Plot: city life, disorder, bus, cooking and food, desert, nothing goes right, restaurant, hotel, fish out of water, taxi, love and romance, misfit ...
Place: england, hong kong
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A Very Curious Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An oppressed and exploited young woman (Marie) begins charging for her sexual favors and completely disrupts the smug patriarchal capitalist society of the village of Tellier.
Plot: farm, goat, pharmacist, violence against women, village, maid, tape recorder, scandal, woman fights a man, switch, black pantyhose, prostitution ...
Time: 1960s
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Hamish Macbeth
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hamish Macbeth is a comedy-drama series made by BBC Scotland and first aired in 1995. It is loosely based on a series of mystery novels by M. C. Beaton. The series concerns a local police officer, Constable Hamish Macbeth in the fictitious town of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small town, against the rules, small town life, crime, police, law enforcement, social relations, police investigation, couple relations, small town sheriff, police detective, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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    User:   42%
 
Welcome to Sajjanpur
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: small town life, ambition, love and romance, small town, rebelliousness, bollywood, couple relations, parents and children, campaign, politics, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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    User:   36%
 
Nowhere in Moravia
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When not serving regulars at a pub in the middle of a sleepy northern Moravian village, thirtysomething Maruna spends time with hesitant Jura and naïve outsider Olin – or fighting with her imperious mother. Lightened with a touch of black humor, ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: nurse, mayor, murder, rape, church, older man younger woman relationship, small village, landlady, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, digging, loss of sister ...
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Under the Stars
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Selfish, opportunistic Benito returns to his home in Navarre when he learns that his father is dying. There, he reconnects with his younger brother Lalo, a metal sculptor who is emotionally needy. Benito also develops a surprising bond with Ainara, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, self discovery, siblings relations, urban, homecoming, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, death in the family, down on your luck, family in crisis, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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    User:   43%
 
Everyday God Kisses Us on the Mouth
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dumitru is a two-faceted killer: he kills animals and called a hunter, and kills people, and branded as an assassin. Dumitru is just out of prison, for the first time since the fall of communism. Even on the train taking him home, he is planning to ...
Plot: pregnancy, widow, village, grief, spirituality, arson, loneliness, self loathing, release from prison, search, serial murder, baby ...
Place: romania
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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Radiator
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A moving, blackly comic drama about the strains in coping with ageing parents.
Plot: cassette player, elderly couple, family argument, sleeping on a couch, old man, teacher student relationship, farm, family home, farmhouse, british, village, death of mother ...
Place: northern england, england
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The Art of Crying
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Life is not easy for 11-year-old Allan living in South Jutland during the early 1970s. His mentally unstable father frequently threatens suicide and his mother has long since given up. It's up to Allan to keep the family together. When a rival ...
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Mimino
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Georgian bush pilot Valentin (Valiko) Mizandari a.k.a. Mimino works at small local airlines, flying helicopters between small villages. But he dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for refresher courses. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: odd couple, hotel, fish out of water, misfit, urban, disorder, misfit partners, friendship, follow your dream, city life, helicopter, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany, soviet union, moscow russia ...
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