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Claire Dolan (1998)
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Claire Dolan (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby.
Style: erotic, psychological, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: pimp, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, interracial sex, sex, love, dancing, money, cat, friendship, pregnancy, priest, restaurant, cemetery, taxi, theft, taxi driver, father daughter relationship, robbery, hide and seek, male female relationship, liar, beauty salon, beautician, rough sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, dublin ireland, new york, usa, new jersey, budapest, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and bleak films with plots about life is a bitch, society, prostitute, couples, urban, family relations and prostitution mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Claire Dolan: Mamma Roma (1962), The City (1998), The Scrounger (1961), Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999), Fiona (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, art house, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, youth, family relations, redemption, prostitution, life is a bitch, parents and children, pimp, friendship, thief, hopes, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
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The City (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.
Style: stylized, inspirational, visually appealing, allegory, harsh ...
Plot: immigrants, working class, culture clash, money, school, photographer, poverty, father daughter relationship, male nudity, multiple storylines, childhood, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, mexico, latin america, new jersey, london ...
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, neorealism, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: poverty, prostitute, unemployment, prostitution, pimp, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, japan, tokyo, europe
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Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bobby G. lives life on the edge in this real, raw New York street drama. Bobby is a small-time coke dealer, always on the hustle but rarely successful. He lives in Hell's Kitchen with his Puerto Rican girlfriend Lucy, who makes ends meet as a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, urban ghetto life, poverty, prostitute, society, juvenile delinquency, gangsters, gang, life is a bitch, drug dealing, going straight, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Fiona (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The director of Sue continues his exploration of the theme of lonely women lost in the big city with Fiona, which goes one step further and exposes the wasted lives of whores and junkies in New York. The story of Fiona and her mother told in eight ...
Style: erotic, neorealism, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: oral sex, prostitute, sexual content, girl, sex scene, sex crime, mental disorder, making love, murder, sexual abuse, drug abuse, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Man Push Cart (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Every night while the city sleeps, Ahmad, a former Pakistani rock star turned immigrant, drags his heavy cart along the streets of New York. And every morning, he sells coffee and donuts to a city he cannot call his own. One day, however,the pattern ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, absurd
Plot: immigrants, loneliness, society, hopes, rich and poor, fall in love, haunted by the past, city life, survival, sadness, life is a bitch, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary
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Chelsea Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: meditative, intense, serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentricity, lifestyle, writer's life, rising to stardom, couple relations, addiction, drug abuse, human nature, looking for love, nightlife, down on your luck, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota, manhattan new york city ...
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71%
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Lana's Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This powerful, hard-edged crime drama explores the dark side of the American immigrant experience and dares to ask, "How far would you go to survive?" Lana’s only chance to escape the war-torn Balkans is her long-lost brother, Darko, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, gloomy
Plot: starting over, survival, prostitute, society, criminal heroes, crimes, immigrants, gangsters, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, sexual content, brother sister relationship ...
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Sue (1997)
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: unemployment, women, girl, social injustice, frustration, casual sex, mental health, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, downfall ...
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Zooey (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, love affair, lifestyle, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth, survival, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: alcoholic, society, life is a bitch, unemployment, anarchist, bartender, prostitute, confession, drug addiction, traveling salesman, addiction, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: usa, new york
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My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: art house, philosophical, sexy, reflective, thought provoking ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, gunfight, photographer, female nudity, pimp, street prostitution, lack of money, philosophy, female protagonist, artist, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, rome italy, tokyo
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexy, serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, striptease, sexual relations, adultery, one night stand, infidelity, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, lesbian, manipulation, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, depressing, meditative ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, family relations, taxi driver, loneliness, depression, family problems, injustice, parents and children, couples, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy ...
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I Don't Kiss (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak ...
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Time: 90s
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Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic, erotic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
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Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexy, depressing, psychological ...
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Suspicious River (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.
Style: erotic, psychological, disturbing, rough, sexy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, infidelity, dangerous attraction, survival, family problems, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, small town, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, vancouver
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Twist (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a gritty retelling of the Dickens's classic, Twist takes Oliver and the Artful Dodger out of the poorhouse and onto the streets, where junk is the currency and hustling is the game.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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Alone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: mother in law son in law relationship, pregnancy, hospital, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, dog, parents and children, human nature, society, love and romance, redemption, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, andalusia
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The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: drug abuse, crimes, family relations, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, working class, life is a bitch, assassination, factory, addiction, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
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Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: sexy, talky, intellectual, light, dramatic ...
Plot: male nudity, friendship, violence, catholicism, redemption, morality, female nudity, sex, rape, sexual fantasy, violent, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, europe, italy, usa ...
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46%
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Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, on the run, crimes, family relations, death in the family, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, estrangement, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: racism, migration, immigrants, unemployment, restaurant, cafe, life is a bitch, misfit, society, crimes, social misfits, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, argentina, buenos aires argentina
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Always Outnumbered (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: gang, ex convict, cancer, retirement home, terminal illness, starting over, unfulfillment, society, going straight, life is a bitch, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Time Out of Mind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Evicted from his squat and suddenly alone on the streets, George is a man without a home. Struggling with his demons and desperately trying to connect with the daughter he abandoned, he navigates the system, hustling for change and somewhere safe ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: down on your luck, social decay, estrangement, redemption, society, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, homelessness, depression, friendship, street life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Confessions of a Lap Dancer (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic melodrama about the public and private lives of sex workers. Josie Hunter (aka Blake Pickett) co-starred in the role of Erica, a single mother who works a stripper, and sometimes as a prostitute to support her daughter. But when the threat ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: making love, empire, sex scene, starting over, life is a bitch, prostitute, single parent, dancer's life, social misfits, misfit, society, injustice ...
Time: 90s
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This Beautiful City (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friday night in Toronto’s lower west end. Chatter from a dinner party in Harry and Carol’s nouveau riche condo drifts through an open balcony door, as two freebase cokeheads, Pretty and Johnny, have a party on their own in the alley below. As ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, introspection, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, drug abuse, addiction, infidelity, couple relations, city life, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Kings (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the mid 1970s a group of young men leave the Connemara Gaeltacht, bound for London and filled with ambition for a better life. After thirty years, they meet again at the funeral of their youngest friend, Jackie. The film intersperses flashbacks ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological, gloomy
Plot: alcohol abuse, introspection, friendship, friends, society, buddies, dealing with death, death, friend, drunkenness, church, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: ireland
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