Movies like Children of the Revolution

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Children of the Revolution (1996)
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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, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: satire, politics, revolution, pregnancy, torture, farce, family relations, parents and children, rebellion, society, campaign, political unrest, rebelliousness, state affairs, communism, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, male nudity, insanity, violence, sex, prison, dancing, horse ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: australia, russia, latvia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia, cambodia ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about society, male nudity, storytelling, drinking, runaway, family relations and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Children of the Revolution: Good Bye Lenin! (2003), Together (2000), Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987), Tito and Me (1992), The Dressmaker (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, witty, emotional, intense ...
Plot: idealism, coma, politics, deception, socialism, culture clash, communism, protecting from truth, social differences, parents and children, lifestyle change, political unrest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, 70s ...
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, europe, berlin germany ...
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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: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: hippie, commune, friendship, ideology, socialism, reconciliation, lifestyle, idealism, fish out of water, family problems, society, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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72%
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, suspense, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, interracial relations, infidelity, culture clash, couple relations, state affairs, love and romance, couples, political corruption, social differences, human nature, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, india
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71%
 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, captivating, humorous
Plot: satire, politics, obsession, anti war, dictatorship, state affairs, contests and competitions, youth, misfit, society, coming of age, distopia ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: enigmatic, romantic, melancholic, colourful, baroque ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: women, dressmaker, fashion, memory, accidental death, mother daughter relationship, seamstress, accused of murder, exile, betrayal, cross dressing, bullying ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1951
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, sexy, witty, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couples, satire, family relations, romance, young lovers, social differences, society, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, boston, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, contemplative, clever, emotional ...
Plot: feminism, suburbs, betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, friendship, family relations, pregnancy, self discovery, bittersweet, strong female presence, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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57%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, art school, painting, dormitory, ambition, lifestyle, crimes, artist, fan, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: introspection, lifestyle, family relations, love affair, unfulfillment, computers and web, romance, love and romance, adult virgin, unlikely couple, hopes, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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50%
 5.8
 10K
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, painting, culture clash, self discovery, clergy, couples, liberal, society, fall in love, couple relations, married couple, seduction ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 1K
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: semi serious, clever, witty, talky, humorous ...
Plot: politics, cuckolded husband, friends, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, party, australian, crumbling marriage, suburban life, looking for sex, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1967, 1960s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Opposite of Sex (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: dark humor, witty, sexy, sexual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, gay slur, satire, suburbs, stock broker, chase, repression, aids, family relations, death, teacher, gay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, las vegas, indiana, canada, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, serious, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: romance, artists and showbiz, society, battle of the sexes, anti conformity, youth, human spirit, couples, fighting the system, wilderness, coming of age, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: australia, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: college, family relations, illness, boredom, cheating, love, power relations, university, against the odds, society, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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47%
 5.6
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, society, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, infidelity, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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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, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: racism, college, interracial relations, student life, college life, campus, satire, prejudice, storytelling, marijuana, obsession, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, california
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45%
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, protest, musician, police brutality, pianist, psychiatrist, photographer, political corruption, idealism, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, oxford university, europe, rome italy ...
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43%
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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, humorous, sentimental, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, self destructing, rebelliousness, subculture, heavy metal, friendship, rebellion, antisocial behavior, individualism, college graduate, parents and children, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, los angeles, canada, wyoming ...
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43%
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: suspense, clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, manipulation, world war two, theater, showbiz, manipulations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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42%
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, satire, swimming pool, seduction, american abroad, culture clash, romance, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
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Born in 68 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Paris, 1968. Catherine, Yves and Hervé are twenty years old. They're students and they love each other. The May student uprisings radically change their lives. Overtaken by communal utopia, they leave the city with a few friends to set up ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: utopia, family relations, rebelliousness, friendship, idealism, rebellion, culture clash, youth, politics, fighting the system, against the rules, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, teens
Plot: self discovery, family life, starting over, love affair, love and romance, marriage, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, twists and turns, light, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: gynecologist, family relations, infidelity, parents and children, golf, couple relations, workplace situations, eccentric family, husband wife relationship, cheerleader, wedding, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, washington d.c., dallas texas ...
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40%
The Raspberry Reich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the Baader-Meinhof gang, a film about modern left Germans adopting the culture of extreme left-wing movements of the 1970s. East German dominatrix Gudrun leads a revolutionary gang of her own in Berlin. She has her men kidnap the son of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: erection, kidnapping, revolution, sex, rebellion, political unrest, s&m, gays and lesbians, state affairs, gang, power relations, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, middle east, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 24K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, political satire, senator, interracial romance, insurance, americana, romance, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, america, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: fascism, social differences, family relations, politics, small town, election, world war two, communism, state affairs, injustice, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, bittersweet, dealer, workplace romance, romance, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 87K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: jealousy, teacher, high school, infidelity, satire, election, party, teachers and students, teenage life, society, lifestyle, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, washington d.c., nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, party, desire, romance, love, family relations, wine, police, poet, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%