Movies like Children of the Revolution

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Children of the Revolution (1996)
 6.3
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Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny, macabre ...
Plot: politics, revolution, pregnancy, torture, farce, family relations, parents and children, rebellion, campaign, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, state affairs, communism, brutality, murder, male nudity, insanity, violence, prison, dancing, horse, rape, thief, fascist ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 80s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: australia, russia, latvia, soviet union, moscow russia, cambodia, sydney australia ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, clever and melancholic films with plots about brutality, drinking, culture clash, storytelling, mother son relationship, father daughter relationship and pornography mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Children of the Revolution: Good Bye Lenin! (2003), Together (2000), Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987), The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992), The Dressmaker (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: coma, idealism, german, communism, politics, deception, confession, arrest, taxi driver, russian, doctor, socialism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, soviet union ...
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95%
 7.5
 19K
Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: hippie, friendship, reconciliation, alcoholic, commune, feminism, socialism, ideology, utopia, idealism, teenage life, bohemian life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody - except each other! Things become interesting when ...
Style: talky, realistic, biting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, culture clash, couples, love and romance, interracial relations, couple relations, state affairs, social differences, human nature, society, political corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: touching, clever, emotional, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, feminism, betrayal, friendship, self discovery, infidelity, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, suburban life, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.1
 44K
The Dressmaker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1950s Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of the town.
Style: romantic, melancholic, colourful, enigmatic, baroque ...
Plot: dressmaker, mother daughter relationship, fashion, women, revenge, accused of murder, exile, betrayal, bullying, memory, name calling, accidental death ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 956
Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, friends, friendship, infidelity, australian, party, couples, family problems, suburbs, buddies, nightlife, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 309
Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, adult virgin, couples, love affair, looking for love, introspection, human nature, computers and web, romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Brilliant Career (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.
Style: serious, uplifting, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, babies and infants, hopes, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, coming of age, wilderness, couples, fall in love, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1900s, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: australia, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 8.0
 5K
Tito and Me (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Goran Markovic, known more for his dramatic work, achieved something that's eluded many great filmmakers - both smart and funny comedy. Based loosely on his own life as a kid growing up in Tito's communist Yugoslavia in the 1950s, the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: politics, obsession, anti war, innocence lost, dictatorship, youth, misfit, totalitarianism, coming of age, revolution, ruler, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 9K
Sirens (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, painting, clergy, culture clash, fall in love, liberal, repression, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, romance, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, teacher, army, museum, corruption, musician, cafe, police brutality, protest, pianist, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, palermo italy, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Mother Frank (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide with awesome consequences.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: college, boredom, cheating, illness, love, teachers and students, power relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, university, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, sexual, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, youth, opposites attract, human nature, against the odds, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, humble, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, israel, arizona, tahiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, witty, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, gossip, redemption, crimes, love and romance, romance, family relations, parents and children, couples, small town life, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, long island, new york state, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 9K
Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, soldier, marriage, love triangle, lust, jealousy, desertion, party, tango, murder, romance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 24K
SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, self destructing, college graduate, individualism, heavy metal, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, buddies, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, north dakota, florida, salt lake city utah, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexual, clever, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sex, lust, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, dishonesty, couples, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, europe, london, england, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, student film ...
Plot: racism, college, society, social relations, interracial relations, student life, college life, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, poster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 2011, year 2012
Place: campus, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Art School Confidential (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Style: clever, dark humor, semi serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, artist, murder, investigation, painting, dormitory, art school, celebrity culture, college, actor's life, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing
Plot: fighting the system, rivalry, injustice, rebellion, against the odds, society, state affairs, crimes, old man, answering the telephone, man with glasses, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dr. T & the Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T. worships women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each ...
Style: humorous, satirical, light, tragicomedy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: gynecologist, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, workplace situations, eccentric family, husband wife relationship, golf, infidelity, cheerleader, assassination, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, dallas texas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: clever, offbeat, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, self discovery, youth, love and romance, manipulations, actor's life, lifestyle, theater, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, epic ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, political unrest, generation gap, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, family life, family relations, love and romance, farm ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 30s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family life, love affair, love and romance, starting over, marriage, haunted by the past, family problems, parents and children, self discovery, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 6K
Proof (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Style: psychological, witty, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, obsession, love triangle, blind man, photographer, couple relations, master and servant, power relations, romance, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: politics, bribery, espionage, secret identity, terrorism, undercover, hopes, state affairs, danger, starting over, resistance, drinking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, vietnam, france, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, wine, sex, violence, love, party, poet, scandal, desire, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, maine, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dealer, dishonesty, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, workplace romance, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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