Movies like Conquest 1998

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Conquest (1998)
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Conquest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British-Canadian light romantic comedy film set in a dying Saskatchewan town. Bank branch manager, Pincer Bedier, dreams of reviving the town when one day a beautiful young woman's car breaks down and she becomes stranded until it can be repaired. She is convinced by the banker to take on the duties at the local hardware store to pay for the parts for her car and soon a romance between the two develops.
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and suspenseful films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, canadian, coming of age, love and romance, father son relationship and teenager mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Conquest: Loyalties (1986), Black Mud (2017), Recommendation for Mercy (1975), Striker's Mountain (1985), Sitting in Limbo (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Loyalties (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: doctor, secret, family relations, female director
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Black Mud (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A coming of age story about two orphaned brothers who travel cross country to the Alberta oil sands in search of a new life. Along the way, they learn to depend on one another, but tensions grow as money gets tight. On the brink of giving up, Alex, ...
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Place: canada
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Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Plot: rape, court, murder, rape accusation, teenager
Place: canada
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Striker's Mountain (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A construction conglomerate, headed by a ruthless millionaire, wants to buy a ski resort that has been a family business for years, but the family does not want to sell. The businessman resolves to get the property, whether they want to sell it or ...
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Place: canada
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Sitting in Limbo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The National Film Board of Canada was one of the guiding forces behind Sitting in Limbo. Fabian Gibbs plays a black Montreal college student forced to leave school when his girlfriend Pat Dillon becomes pregnant. Gibbs resents this interruption in ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, poverty, racism, teenager, black
Place: montreal, canada
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Something About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wally Olynyk (Stefan Wodoslawsky) returns home to the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia in this somber drama. After years of living in Los Angeles, he hopes to attend his high-school reunion and visit with his father Stan (Jan Rubes). Stan is the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: father son relationship, high school reunion, mortician, alzheimer's disease
Place: los angeles, canada, nova scotia
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66%
Looking for Angelina (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for Angelina is based on one of the most important murder trials in Canada. Angelina Napolitano murdered her husband with an axe and was sentenced to be executed...
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John A.: Birth of a Country (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A riveting political thriller starring Shawn Doyle (John A. Macdonald), Peter Outerbridge (George Brown) and David LaHaye (George-Etienne Cartier) and set during the struggles that take Canada from colony to country.
Plot: conspiracy, queen victoria, drunkenness, british colonial
Time: 1870s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: canada
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63%
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Ordinary Magic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
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The Lotus Eaters (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set off the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of ideas turns a small town upside down. The soft autumn light of Galiano Island is beautifully rendered in writer/producer Peggy Thompson's The Lotus ...
Plot: extramarital affair, teacher, mine, teenage pregnancy, island, pig, boat
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Where the Spirit Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
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Plot: world war two, family relations, great depression, conscription, catholic, religion, canadian, french canadian
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The Intestine (2016)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Termini Station is a Canadian made drama, released in 1989 and directed by Allan King. The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline Dushane, a mother and daughter living in a small Northern Ontario town. Molly is an ...
Plot: drug addiction, small town, alcohol abuse, parent child relationship, family, prostitution, poker, mother daughter relationship, nipples visible through clothing, braless, trailer park
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mindshadows (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
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By Design (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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scissere (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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35%
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The Salesman (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
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Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
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33%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
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Place: canada
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Amy George (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle-class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a book on what it takes to be a "true-artist", he sets out looking for risk, ecstasy, wildness ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative
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Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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