Movies like Time of the Gypsies

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Time of the Gypsies (1988)
 8.2
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Time of the Gypsies (1988)
Original name: Dom za vešanje
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In this luminous tale set in the former Yugoslavia, Perhan, an engaging young Romany with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime that threatens to destroy him and those he loves.
Style: atmospheric, tragicomedy, surreal, touching, realistic, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, affectionate ...
Plot: ethnic, gypsy, pregnancy, paranormal phenomena, bittersweet, coming of age, vengeance, telekinesis, teenage life, crimes, youth, gang, family relations, supernatural ability, parents and children, family life, cards, village life, card playing, debt, society, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, family disapproval, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, milan italy, yugoslavia

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Most similar movies to Time of the Gypsies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about bittersweet, family relations, storytelling, suprisingly clever, catastrophe, mentor and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Time of the Gypsies: Moon Father (1999), Black Cat, White Cat (1998), I Remember (1973), Trust (1990), Soft Fruit (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moon Father (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, Germany, Japan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Switzerland, France, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The unborn child of Mamlakat is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother in a small village in Central Asia. One night she is seduced by an actor from ...
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: village, village life, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, bittersweet, family relations, social relations, ethnic, on the road, folk, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia
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100%
Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Austria, Greece
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a sister, Afrodita, that he desperately wants to see get married so ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: debt, dark humor, cat, gypsy, wedding, fall in love, deal, corruption, couples, arranged marriage, smuggling, loan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.9
 41K
I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, art house, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, social relations, human nature, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, bathtub, sheik, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 11K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love and romance, age difference, dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, dark humor, bittersweet, suburbs, self discovery, misfit, romance, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: long island, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 24K
Boy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king - even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, daydreamer, absent father, parents and children, mischievous children, small town, buried truth, exploitation, hidden truth, youth, exploit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new zealand, tokyo
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43%
 7.2
 2K
Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, orphan, friendship, strong female presence, teenage life, small town life, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, custody, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 57K
Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: cynical, surreal, satirical, biting, absurd ...
Plot: world war two, freedom, lie, ambition, society, resistance, hiding place, communism, revolution, basement, cellar, resistance fighter ...
Time: post world war two, year 1941, 60s, 90s, 1940s ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, yugoslavia, berlin germany, balkan ...
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40%
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My Life as a Dog (1985)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: boxing, coming of age, small town, friendship, soccer, tomboy, teenage life, bittersweet, dog, loneliness, separated, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, family relations, satire, society, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, murder, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Girl (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teenager is determined to leave her trailer park home with the hope of living a happy family life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, family gatherings, family problems, dark humor, single parent, youth, human nature, siblings relations, social misfits, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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39%
The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, alcohol, drinking contest, family relations, siblings relations, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, youth, male friendship, male bonding, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 2K
Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental illness, family relations, gypsy, housewife, dildo, dark humor, eccentric family, interracial relations, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, former yugoslavia, sweden, europe, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 42K
Arizona Dream (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist's gofer. He's happy there, but a messenger arrives to ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, art house ...
Plot: self discovery, nervous breakdown, fall in love, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, eccentric family, on the road, car salesman, destructive relationship, american dream, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york, papua new guinea, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
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Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, overnight success, family relations, fall in love, getting home, youth, society, love and romance, hopes, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, mental illness, misfit, unfulfillment, youth, single parent, love and romance, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, intense, talky, suspense ...
Plot: coming of age, sex with mother, hitman, crimes, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, dark humor, suburban life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lost in Yonkers (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the summer of 1942 two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother Kurnitz and their childlike aunt Bella in Yonkers, New York.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, grandmother, aunt, family relations, loan, romance, youth, on the run, love and romance, bittersweet, family problems ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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City of Women (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, crimes, love and romance, hostages, politics, battle of the sexes, strong female presence, hostage, fish out of water, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
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Chaos (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her ...
Style: semi serious, touching, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, redemption, human nature, life is a bitch, vengeance, society, social relations, woman in danger, starting over, storytelling, mentor, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, france, marseille, geneva switzerland ...
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33%
 7.4
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Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, heroin, innocence lost, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, downfall, drug dealing, family problems, society, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: working class, vengeance, loneliness, murder, pregnancy, parent child relationship, factory, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, young woman, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, social differences, self discovery, parents and children, sex aid, single parent, youth, nomad, incest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous, harsh ...
Plot: petty criminal, community service, working class, business venture, going straight, moral dilemma, crimes, fish out of water, society, buddies, thief, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Crazy Life (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named Ernesto, the two become bitter enemies. While their dispute ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, friendship, drug dealing, urban ghetto, teenage life, urban ghetto life, youth, gang member, revenge, poverty, latin ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
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Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, parents and children, family life, coming of age, bittersweet, unfulfillment, illness, mother daughter relationship, family relations, sister sister relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
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Tulpan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, arranged marriage, bittersweet, family disapproval, unfulfilled love, family life, love and romance, looking for love, desert, hopes, wilderness, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, social differences, couple relations, performer's life, power relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, mute or deaf, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Accidents Happen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, and stoic dad. But when Billy starts to act out, everything ...
Style: touching, semi serious, family saga, humorous, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, youth, family problems, teenage life, haunted by the past, parents and children, social relations, dark humor, teenage boy, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 7K
Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: disturbing, surreal, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, masturbation, coming of age, dark humor, insanity, family relations, bestiality, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, parents and children, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, sicily, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%