Movies like Wild Pigeon

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Wild Pigeon (1986)
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Wild Pigeon (1986)
Original name: Чужая белая и рябой
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a poor provincial town, the ragamuffin boys are frenziedly drilled for combat, and at nights the local elite, gathered in a pool room, boasts of fictitious biographies, while bands of boys amuse themselves with bloody fights on trashy vacant plots… One of the most vivid staples of the postwar childhood were pigeons. They could be bought, sold or stolen. One day a beautiful white dove appeared over the town. Risking his life, Ivan caught the White. And immediately became the target of the “pigeon” mafia…
Plot: pigeon, boy, astronaut, tattoo, bicycle, memory, father son relationship, rocket, van, shower, bare chested boy
Place: soviet union

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Most similar movies to Wild Pigeon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, suspense, touching and captivating films with plots about boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship, childhood, husband wife relationship, male nudity and shower mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Pigeon: Tender Age (2000), Melodies of a White Night (1977), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), The Orphans (1977), A Borrowed Life (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tender Age (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A movie which at first seems like a simple life story of an ordinary young man slowly evolves into an extraordinarily told ballade with twofold meaning - sad and optimistic at the same time...
Plot: coming of age, psychiatrist, school, puberty, dj, chemistry, ballerina, injury, butt naked, model, swimming pool, machine gun ...
Place: chechnya
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Melodies of a White Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Russian composer and Japanese pianist enter a relationship strained by their geographic and cultural boundaries.
Plot: train conductor, composer, death of husband, pianist, homeland, love, concert
Place: soviet union, japan
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92%
Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, loss of innocence, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower, detention
Place: soviet union
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The Orphans (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about a group of Russian boys who have lost their fathers in the World War II.
Plot: childhood, orphan, boy, criminal, relative, teacher, brother, children, orphanage, relatives, writers, street kid ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Borrowed Life (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Sega's children, born into post-war Chinese rule, can't relate to their father's love for Japanese culture, having grown up under Japanese rule before WWII.
Style: family saga
Plot: communism, poverty, countryside, boy, nationalism, father son relationship, family relations
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: china, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK, France, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: bleak, rough, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, childhood, father son relationship, tantrum, evil child, brutality, mother son relationship, government agency, prayer, little boy ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, contemplative, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure
Plot: single father, father son relationship, family relations, boy, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, single parent, widower, moving, bedtime story, baseball, punishment ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Babai (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Kosovo, Republic of North Macedonia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 10-year-old Nori is obliged to grow up at a very young age after the early death of his mother and then being abandoned by his father Gezim in the Kosovo of the 1990s.After a dangerous and eventful journey, Nori finally arrives in Germany and is ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: boy, theft, punishment, escape, marriage, father son relationship, abuse, corporal punishment, nightmare, money, boat, head wound ...
Place: germany, kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Daydream Obsession 3: Legacy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While visiting his recently-divorced father, Wylie discovers the camera and video diaries of Clayton. With his college friends over, Wylie begins to explore his desires through daydreams and reality. His roommate Greg is the object of his obsession. ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, video diary, gay interest, gay erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex tape, male nudity, shower, skinny dipping, pool party, erotica ...
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47%
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Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: female director, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boy, male female relationship, tutor, teacher, tragic event, suicide, love, surgeon, mother son relationship
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46%
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The Runner (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Amiro is a young boy who has lost his home during the war. He spends his days by working odd jobs, until he realizes that the only way that he can realize his dreams is by enrolling in school. In school, he has conflict with other students. Finally ...
Plot: innocence, flame, running, bicycle, job, coming of age, winning, ice, school, student, friend, boy ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Tree with Pink Leaves (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Little Marco suffers from his parents' divorce. He runs away from home and is hit by a car. He drags on but eventually dies under a tree with pink leaves, remembering a story his grandmother told him.
Plot: hit and run, family crisis, tragedy, dysfunctional family, boarding school, divorce, coming of age, runaway, sexual exploration, school, childhood, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town near Varanasi, a clash happens between the offering of the routine morning prayers of the Muslim cleric and his neighboring Hindu priest. The Hindu priest tortures Muslim cleric, but the cleric is more bothered about his twelve year ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, sincere
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, religion, rival, rivals, missing child, muslim, father son relationship, priest, rivalry, boy, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
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43%
My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
Plot: child, raid, police officer, suicide attempt, memory, childhood, totalitarian state, provincial life, multiple time frames, interrogation, war wound, stalinism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Boy with the Topknot (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Born to traditional Punjabi parents and growing up in Wolverhampton, Sathnam Sanghera moves to London after graduating from Cambridge University. Now in his late 20s he is planning to reveal to his family that he will defy expectations of an ...
Style: emotional
Plot: boy, little boy, autobiography, interracial relations, acceptance, turban, british asian, journalist, bearded man, arranged marriage, sikh, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: crying girl, past, set on fire, honor, fire, celebration, boy, girl, crying, death of father, rape, doctor ...
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Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sasha Korolev has a congenital disorder. The boy’s father has chosen what seemed to him the only correct way to put the son on his feet: to treat him like a healthy person. “You’re not a patient, you have temporary difficulties”. Eating, ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, thought provoking, based on true events, brutal
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Watch Me Fly (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A story about friendship and sticking together through tough times. The movie shows how two young girls and their families cope with their differences, how they are brought together and torn apart and how they are changed by the injury of a racing ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, bicycle, dead bird, children, friendship between girls, boxing, bathtub, girlfriend, friendship, bathing, diving, boxer ...
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What the Sun Has Seen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three strangers living in Silesia - a 12-year-old half-orphan, a musically talented girl and a middle-aged unemployed ex-miner - are all desperate to get money to make their small dreams come true.
Plot: poverty, street vendor, father son relationship, boy, bare breasts, single father, escape, small town, unemployment, singer, fat man, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Building (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bored journalist reporter's baby monitor is picking up her neighbors' phone conversations, and one neighbor's dialogue in particular convinces her that he's a murderer.
Plot: falling from height, pistol, unwed pregnancy, eavesdropping, handgun, shallow grave, mental retardation, pregnant woman, pigeon, apartment building, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Unpredictable Guy (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his mother`s death, wise son Sebastian attempts to organise dad Nestor to cope with basic household chores. Sebastian shows Nestor how to light the oven. Later Nestor can't fix a broken lamp, but his son soon sorts it out. Nestor ...
Plot: struggling actor, stage play, hospital room, tv commercial, soccer match, world cup, single parent, father son relationship, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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I Remember (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s.
Plot: puberty, bathtub, oral sex, memory, masturbation, boy, children, peeping tom, erection, large breasts, uncircumcised penis, ejaculation ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nel giardino delle rose (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A successful businessman is haunted by the memories of his mother.
Style: suspense
Plot: witness, death of mother, poetry, deathbed, husband wife relationship, flash forward, love, drink, dog, classmate, airline, mother son reunion ...
Place: naples italy, milan italy
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37%
Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Family drama about a deaf and hearing couple who struggle to decide whether or not to give their deaf son a cochlear implant.
Plot: deaf, medical examination, parent child relationship, embarrassment, therapy, trial, fight, boy, father son relationship, scolding
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Murder in Portland (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the third Olympia based story from Richard Anthony Films. The story revolves around a young gay boy, the son of a Baptist preacher, who has not spoken since he witnessed a traumatic murder at a very young age. He is driven from his back ...
Plot: gay interest, fellatio, nudity (full frontal - brief), condom, anal sex, shower, tattoo, male nudity, gay kiss, gay sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Father (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The beginning shows Hungary devastated by the war and the postwar reconstruction with its communist government. Our hero (played first by Dániel Erdély and later, as a young man, by András Bálint) is clearly determined to find out what he can ...
Plot: boy, single mother, partisan, elementary school, communism, post world war two, teenager, 12 year old
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Valentina (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1939, in a French prison camp, José Garcés of the defeated Spanish Republican army raises the spirits of his fellow prisoners by telling the story of the year he was 8 years old, 1911, in a small town in northeastern Spain. He was a rascal, ...
Plot: first love, corporal punishment, cane, tutor, teacher student relationship, father son relationship, boy, undressing, eight year old, male nudity, butt naked, con artists ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, touching
Plot: traumatic childhood, child abuse, boy, husband wife relationship, mental illness, father son relationship, bullying, abusive husband, drunkenness, teasing, small town, mother son relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%