Movies like Time of the Gypsies

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Time of the Gypsies (1988)
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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: surreal, touching, atmospheric, cerebral, art house, humorous, realistic, tragicomedy, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gypsy, coming of age, ethnic, magic realism, vengeance, bittersweet, revenge, racism, hospital, poverty, surrealism, prostitution, forced prostitution, killing an animal, catastrophe, teenager, time travel, relationships, loneliness, life, death, betrayal, paranormal phenomena, tragedy, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, eastern europe, 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 humorous, realistic, semi serious and harsh films with plots about family relations, bittersweet, coming of age, storytelling, mentor, suprisingly clever and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Time of the Gypsies: Moon Father (1999), Black Cat, White Cat (1998), The Match Factory Girl (1990), Trust (1990), I Remember (1973). 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: semi serious, captivating, surreal, touching, humorous ...
Plot: village, village life, surrealism, pregnancy, handicapped, mentally challenged, rape, disappearance, bittersweet, parents and children, eccentric family, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, art house, witty, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: dark humor, gypsy, music, nothing goes right, surrealism, magic realism, wedding, cat, debt, ethnic, gangsters, giant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: eastern europe, balkan, europe, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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: bleak, serious, art house, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: working class, loneliness, vengeance, visceral, murder, character study, redemption, pregnancy, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, young woman ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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48%
 7.4
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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: realistic, talky, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: age difference, love and romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, dark humor, redemption, great dialogue, melancholy, creativity, life & death, parenthood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: art house, surreal, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: coming of age, fascism, surrealism, small town, satire, memory, family life, group of friends, human nature, social relations, art, childhood ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ 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, visually appealing, affectionate, allegory, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, nudity (full frontal - brief), australian, male nudity, cathartic, car, british, assassination, crazy, parenthood, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, australia, sydney australia
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43%
 7.5
 27K
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, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, surreal ...
Plot: coming of age, childhood, daydreamer, youth, small town, absent father, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, robbery, loser, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new zealand, tokyo
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42%
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 3K
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: sad, sexy, realistic, atmospheric, meditative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, suicide, bdsm, self discovery, friendship, eccentricity, flood, eccentric woman, aunt niece relationship, female protagonist, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: surreal, cynical, art house, satirical, political ...
Plot: world war two, war, communism, surrealism, greed, freedom, lie, propaganda, genocide, brutality, culture clash, imagination ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 60s, year 1941, post world war two
Place: former yugoslavia, balkan, eastern europe, poland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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: surreal, sexy, humorous, absurd, erotic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), mad woman, sexuality, male nudity, erotica, immigrants, dark humor, sex, adultery, death, insanity, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, former yugoslavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: disturbing, dark, realistic, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: incest, sexual promiscuity, poverty, greed, family relations, dysfunctional family, brother in law sister in law sex, nude model, consumerism, burlesque, baptism, pregnancy ...
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, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family gatherings, teenage life, dark humor, single parent, coming of age, youth, human nature, siblings relations, pregnant teenager ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, uncle nephew relationship, family relations, siblings relations, family life, male nudity, teenage life, eccentric family, drug addiction, friendship between men, addiction, traumatic childhood ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 44K
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: art house, surreal, atmospheric, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, older woman younger man relationship, nervous breakdown, surrealism, fall in love, american dream, family relations, love and romance, eccentric family, on the road, destructive relationship, car salesman ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york, papua new guinea, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: sexy, realistic, sentimental, touching, philosophical ...
Plot: coming of age, small town, boxing, children, childhood, nude model, dog, friendship, tomboy, loneliness, youth, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 454
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: realistic, sincere, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, society, youth, love and romance, hopes, getting home, juvenile delinquency, family relations, overnight success, fall in love, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, youth, mental illness, eccentricity, jewish, cancer, uncle nephew relationship, segregation, first contact, police investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
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: humorous, light, witty, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, friendship, vengeance, mentor, prejudice, culture clash, human nature, brutality, life is a bitch, society, starting over, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: sexy, touching, sentimental, dramatic, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, youth, grandmother, aunt, runaway, adaptation, aging, broadway, brothers, nudity (full frontal - brief), race issues, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, cerebral, art house, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, feminism, sex, sexual relations, female nudity, satire, fascism, nudity (full frontal - brief), train, adult humor, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, disturbing, semi serious, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, incest, adolescence, family relations, teenager, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, social differences, self discovery, single parent, sex aid ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, tokyo, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: disturbing, talky, intense, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: sex with mother, crimes, hitman, coming of age, dark humor, mother son incest, police corruption, depression, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 15K
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, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: heroin, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, innocence lost, prison, drug dealing, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, downfall, family relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, talky, serious, bleak, poignant ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, teenager, unlikely friendships, poverty, urban ghetto, drug dealing, gang member, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 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: surreal, disturbing, art house, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, masturbation, bestiality, surrealism, dysfunctional family, crazy, dark humor, insanity, imagination, youth, peasant, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, harsh, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: community service, heist, petty criminal, working class, crimes, moral dilemma, going straight, fish out of water, one last chance, thief, society, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 475
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: touching, realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family life, coming of age, unfulfillment, bittersweet, mother daughter relationship, illness, sister sister relationship, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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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, family disapproval, unfulfilled love, family life, love and romance, bittersweet, looking for love, hopes, desert, self discovery, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan, asia
⇓ 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: semi serious, touching, family saga, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: youth, coming of age, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, dark humor, social relations, teenage boy, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 10K
Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, stylized, light ...
Plot: coming of age, parenthood, dysfunctional family, poverty, child's point of view, family relations, parents and children, black people, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%