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 touching, captivating, suspense and psychological films with plots about boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship, childhood, husband wife relationship, shower and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Pigeon: Tender Age (2000), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), Melodies of a White Night (1977), 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, ballerina, injury, butt naked, puberty, dj, chemistry, psychiatrist, school, model, psychiatry, chewing gum ...
Place: chechnya
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95%
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower, detention, teenager
Place: soviet union
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91%
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, concert, love, death of husband, pianist, composer
Place: japan, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: children, childhood, orphan, writers, relatives, street kid, brother, teacher, bread, relative, boy, criminal ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough, suspense
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, father son relationship, childhood, tantrum, evil child, brutality, mother son relationship, government agency, prayer, little boy ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 83
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, suicide, tutor, surgeon, male female relationship, tragic event, husband wife relationship, love, teacher, father son relationship, boy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: bare breasts, large breasts, uncircumcised penis, ejaculation, memory, peeping tom, erection, oral sex, bathtub, boy, children, masturbation
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: father son relationship, hit and run, divorce, runaway, school, dysfunctional family, family crisis, coming of age, boy, marital separation, tragedy, sexual exploration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: boy, running, competition, coming of age, job, friend, ice, student, winning, school, flame, bicycle ...
Place: iran
⇓ 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: serious, touching, captivating, sincere
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, religion, rival, rivals, father son relationship, muslim, missing child, boy, priest, rivalry, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: provincial life, police chief, childhood flashback, militia, stalinism, childhood, memory, multiple time frames, child, winter, raid, totalitarian state ...
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, death of mother, estranged father, husband wife relationship, family relations, cancer, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: female doctor, countryside, past, mistress, doctor, rape, crying, death of father, fire, boy, girl, celebration ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 10
Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, death, murder, taxi driver, father, worker, leadership, construction site, student
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, siberia
⇓ 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, british asian, leaving home, turban, journalist, arranged marriage, bearded man, sikh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Icebox (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Forced to flee his home in Honduras, Óscar seeks asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the immigration system.
Style: suspense, rough, ambiguous ending, touching, suspenseful
Plot: survival, boy, fear, escape, arrest, court, violence, tattoo, gang, breakup, illegal immigrant, undocumented immigrant ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: bathing, childhood, friendship, bird, father daughter relationship, pigeon, scandinavian girl, nudity (full frontal - brief), grownups, family relations, bathtub, boxing ...
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, thought provoking, uplifting, based on true events, brutal
Plot: rise to the top, boy, parents and children, human spirit, childhood, child abuse, father son relationship, cripple, cerebral palsy, power relations, working class, adaptation ...
Place: ussr
⇓ 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, boy, husband wife relationship, single father, fat man, singer, small town, escape, bare breasts, dentures, unemployment ...
⇓ 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: pistol, falling from height, apartment building, pigeon, mental retardation, handgun, eavesdropping, unwed pregnancy, shallow grave, pregnant woman, 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: soccer match, single parent, tv commercial, world cup, stage play, hospital room, struggling actor, shower, father son relationship
⇓ 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: airline, tragic event, dog, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flash forward, drinking, witness, labor strike, love, friend, friendship, drink ...
Place: naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, father son relationship, fight, trial, scolding, boy, embarrassment, therapy
⇓ 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: nudity (full frontal - brief), shower, anal sex, male nudity, gay sex, gay kiss, condom, tattoo, fellatio, gay interest
⇓ 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: cane, homework, teacher student relationship, tutor, boy, first love, undressing, father son relationship, little boy, male nudity, 8 year old, unhappiness ...
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: captivating, psychological, disturbing, touching
Plot: child abuse, traumatic childhood, husband wife relationship, mental illness, boy, bullying, abusive husband, drunkenness, teasing, small town, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
First Trip, Last Trip (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: trip, truck driver
Place: tbilisi, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
No One's Child (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Croatia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie is based on the fascinating, true story of a feral boy whom hunters found among wolves in a forest in the mountains of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) in the mid-1980s. The boy was sent to the institution for children in an attempt to socialize ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating
Plot: neglected child, wolf, friendship, orphanage, boy, forest, suicide, bullying, funeral, prostitute, capture, children ...
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hubertus Castle (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Harald Reindl, based on the novel by Ludwig Ganghofer.
Plot: hunting, animal, falling to death, son, father son relationship, boy, hill, girl, hunter, hut, animals, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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