Movies like Business as Usual

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Business as Usual (1988)
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Business as Usual (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After seeing her husband fail in fighting a battle to keep his factory open, a manageress loses her job in a disagreement with the manager over sexual harassment of her staff. She accepts the advice of her father and joins his son, a left-wing organizer, and takes her plight to the union.
Style: social
Plot: female director, campaigning
Place: liverpool

Most similar movies to Business as Usual

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out anthology and christian film films with plots about female director, female nudity, love, family relations, teenager, sex scene and pubic hair mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Business as Usual: Limbo (2014), Sicily! (1999), The Collectress (2008), Boys Briefs 5 (2008), Team Hurricane (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, femininity, machismo, school teacher
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95%
 7.1
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Collectress (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a traumatic experience, Gaile, a speech therapist, is incapable of feeling any emotion. However, while preparing a video presentation for a scientific conference, she sees herself on screen and is surprised to find suppressed sensations ...
Plot: female director, emotionless, obsession
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: female director, love, compilation, gay interest, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, teenager, female nudity, scandinavian girl
Place: scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Icaros: A Vision (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In search of a miracle, an American woman embarks on a journey to the Peruvian Amazon and finds hope in a community, through rituals involving an ancient psychedelic plant known as ayahuasca. With her perception forever altered, she forges a bond ...
Plot: female director, indigenous, amazon, retreat, healing
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Death of Empedocles (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Film adaptation by Straub and Huillot of Hölderlin's 1798 tragedy on the symbolic death of Empedoclus, the legislator in Ancient Greece.
Plot: female director, communism, utopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Up to Date (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.
Plot: female director, aids, journalism, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Island City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Winner of FEDORA award for the Best Debut Director, Venice Film Festival 2015, Island City is a collection of three comic-dramatic stories set in Mumbai, India. The first is about a diligent office worker who wins the office ‘Fun Committee ...
Plot: female director, family relations, tv set, barefoot male
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Long Shadows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After two decades in prison Widmer, a former German RAF-terrorist, is released. He meets Valerie, his next door neighbour. The young woman tries to get her life back on track after she lost child custody for her little son. She shows some interest ...
Plot: female director, raf, revenge, guilt
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Animal Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suddenly he thinks her alone, his wife. This person whom he doesn't know how to love and who is now falling prey to a gnawing disease. This woman whom he knows so little about and whom he would like to be with him. Right now, Just like before.
Plot: female director, forced sex, female nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Fair Haven (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, and is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father, and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
Style: christian film
Plot: female director, countryside, father son relationship, gay, gay kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Plot: female director, chat, fake identity, murder, poker, internet
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Gentlemen Prefer Nature Girls (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Anne and Tom, a married nudist couple, work in a real estate office. When the agency's owner discovers that Tom is a nudist, he fires him. Unfortunately, Tom was just ready to close a big real-estate deal with Al Jenkins. Tom goes to his ...
Plot: female director, nudist, female nudity, sexploitation, exploitation, nudism
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Loyalties (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: female director, secret, doctor, family relations
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Plot: female director, neighbor, african american, civil rights, racism, segregation, supreme court
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: female director, husband wife relationship, pilot, father figure, beating, false identity, prison, medical examination, amnesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, opium, houseboat
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Children of the Mountain (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Georgia, Ghana
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Against the picturesque Ghanaian backdrop, Children of the Mountain is an honest exploration of a mother’s will in the face of much adversity. When her baby is born with a cleft lip, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome, Essuman is led to believe ...
Plot: female director, african, women, disability, help, children
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Days Between (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lynn (22) lives with her brother in Berlin. There she enjoys the advantages of family life, without really feeling involved in it. She does not have any precise aim in life, but manages to awaken the interest of many people with her direct and ...
Plot: female director, nude swimming, vomiting, sign language, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Top Girl or la déformation professionnelle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Helena, 29, a single mother with an 11-year-old daughter, is a moderately successful actress who earns a living as an escort in the sex industry. Her relationship with her own mother, a singing teacher, is tense, and she’s also increasingly ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, male nudity, sex scene, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A schoolboy uses his cellphone camera to shoot intimate interviews with people working at a New York fashion house and secretly posts them on the internet. Result: a bitterly funny expose of an industry in crisis, during a week in which an accident ...
Plot: fashion, murder, female director, photographer, blogger
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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1:01 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a Copenhagen suburb the 19-year-old Per is found unconscious after having been badly beaten up. He is taken to hospital in a coma. The police have no clues, but the air is thick with suspicion. His mother struggles to maintain her faith in his ...
Plot: coma, female director, suspicion, family relations, beating, teenager
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Plot: female director, flashback, gigolo, bored housewife
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: female director, closeted gay, anorexia, teenager, suburbs, post traumatic stress disorder, high school, suicide attempt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: female director, sexuality, backwoods, sexual attraction, countryside, community, poverty
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 3K
Ego (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For Sebastian Silverberg life is all about his appearance, partying and his enormous ego. Things are going smoothly when an accident leaves him blind, forcing him to re-evaluate his life and to seek meaning beyond appearances.
Plot: blindness, female director, competition, singer, kissing
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
No Light and No Land Anywhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Grieving her mother’s death and her own failing marriage, Lexi boards a plane from London to Los Angeles in search of the estranged father who abandoned her when she was three years old. Based out of a seedy Hollywood motel, she follows a tenuous ...
Plot: female director, motel, search, male objectification, bare breasts, pubic hair, masturbation, male nudity, male full rear nudity, handjob, small breasts, one female two males threesome ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Best of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Raquel, a young radio broadcaster, is deeply in love with Tomas, an Olympic runner. On the day she finds a house for them to share, he collapses during training and is rushed to the hospital. His life is in danger; his liver crashed and he is in ...
Plot: female director, love, polaroid, male female relationship, hand camera, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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