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: clever, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat, biting, funny, macabre ...
Plot: revolution, politics, torture, pregnancy, farce, parents and children, political unrest, state affairs, rebelliousness, campaign, rebellion, society, family relations, communism, brutality, murder, male nudity, insanity, violence, prison, dancing, horse, rape, thief, fascist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: australia, russia, latvia, soviet union, cambodia, moscow russia, sydney australia ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, talky and humorous films with plots about storytelling, drinking, culture clash, friendship, runaway, brutality and mentor 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), 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, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: idealism, coma, communism, politics, german, berlin wall, socialism, deception, taxi driver, confession, russian, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, 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: talky, witty, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: hippie, friendship, utopia, commune, ideology, socialism, feminism, alcoholic, reconciliation, fish out of water, couple relations, single ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, couple relations, culture clash, social differences, indian lead, open marriage, middle class, society, couples, opposites attract, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, infidelity, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, betrayal, feminism, crumbling marriage, starting over, suburbs, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: romantic, melancholic, colourful, enigmatic, baroque ...
Plot: dressmaker, mother daughter relationship, fashion, accused of murder, exile, revenge, betrayal, bullying, memory, name calling, accidental death, women ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: painting, infidelity, fall in love, blasphemy, married couple, pastor, polyamory, seduction, romance, self discovery, culture clash, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Plot: politics, friends, australian, party, friendship, infidelity, buddies, suburbs, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: love, cheating, boredom, illness, college, self discovery, university, parents and children, romance, teachers and students, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sex, lust, couple relations, romance, looking for sex, love, love affair, sexual relations, urban, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, england, europe, london, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, wilderness, writer's life, romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, coming of age, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century ...
Place: australia, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: soldier, politics, marriage, desertion, party, murder, lust, tango, jealousy, love triangle, romance, love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, sexual, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, young lovers, opposites attract, social differences, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, parents and children, fall in love, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, bronx new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage, starting over, neighbor, publisher, self discovery, age difference, family life, family problems, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, gossip, fall in love, romance, crimes, hopes, redemption, love and romance, couples, family relations, social relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, long island, usa, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.1
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: obsession, politics, political unrest, revolution, idol, coming of age, state affairs, contests and competitions, innocence lost, anti war, misfit, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: yugoslavia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, trial, courtroom drama, false accusation, injustice, dedicated lawyer, legal action, investigation, murder, jail, grief, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, semi serious, sentimental, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, rebellion, friendship, heavy metal, hospital, rock, individualism, college graduate, heroin, party, self destructing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, north dakota, england, canada, holy land ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: clever, dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, actor's life, theater, self discovery, couple relations, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, couples, manipulations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, american abroad, swimming pool, seduction, culture clash, romance, opposites attract, rise to the top, marketing, boss and employee, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: witty, semi serious, stylized, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, courtesan, fall in love, love, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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, couple relations, family relations, eccentric family, workplace situations, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, father daughter relationship, extramarital affair, women, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., dallas texas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, political corruption, pianist, photographer, police brutality, protest, museum, psychiatrist, letter, interrogation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, sweden, denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, student film ...
Plot: college, racism, social relations, interracial relations, college life, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, frat party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, year 2011, year 2012
Place: usa, campus, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 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: clever, witty, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, blind man, photographer, obsession, love triangle, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, society, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, california
⇓ 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: talky, cynical, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations, workplace romance, adultery, dealer ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, mentor protege relationship, disorder, greed, inheritance, friendship, murder, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, escapades, prison escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 2K
Cosi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.
Style: humorous, clever, touching, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, hospital, romance, underdog, theater, addiction, drug abuse, showbiz, love and romance, couples, mozart ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love Serenade (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ken Sherry, a radio personality from Brisbane, moves to the small country town of Sun Ray to take over the local radio station as a retreat from city life and his past.He moves next door to love-starved sisters Vicki-Ann and Dimity Hurley. They are ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, betrayal, murder, radio dj, parents and children, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, social relations, disorder, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, cinderella story, dignity, small town, suicide, makeover, theft, follow your dream, overweight, daughter, dream, boredom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 306
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: touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, couples, human nature, introspection, computers and web, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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