Movies like Don Quixote

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Don Quixote (1992)
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Don Quixote (1992)
Original name: Don Quijote de Orson Welles
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After reading too many novels about knights and heroic stories, Don Quijote and his servant Sancho Panza decide to wander the roads of Spain to protect the weak and to accomplish good deeds. But the real world is not as magical and fairy as Don Quijote imagines it to be. Following the plot of Cervantes classical book, Don Quijote fights with windmills thinking they are giants but unluckily, he man
Plot: knight, moon, hunger, immortality, platonic, insanity, bull, bullfighting, servant, armor, poetry, daydreamer, suit of armor, promise, lord, folklore, arena, telescope, dementia, archive footage, donkey, windmill, don quixote, anachronism, bulletproof vest ...
Time: 50s, 1600s, 1950s
Place: spain

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Most similar movies to Don Quixote

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about insanity, husband wife relationship, friendship, female nudity, family relations, small town and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Don Quixote: The Holy Innocents (1984), Brush with Fate (2003), The Judgement (2004), Though None Go with Me (2006), The Bookshop (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature - and at the center of this masterpiece lies a mystery that has endured for centuries. What are the ...
Plot: poetry, countess, shakespeare, brothel, poet, prostitute, platonic, gay interest
Time: 1600s
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95%
The Holy Innocents (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Somewhere in the spanish country, in the 60s. Paco and his wife Régula are very poor. They work as tenant farmers for a very wealthy landowner. They have 3 children. One is backward. The others can not got to school because the master ...
Style: captivating, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, countryside, golden years, family relations, family life, rebelliousness, revolution, society, poverty, servant, family, landowner ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
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83%
Honour of the Knights (Quixotic) (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trusting in fate, Don Quixote and Sancho pursue their travels in search of adventure day and night. They ride through fields, talking about subjects as varied as spirituality, chivalry and daily life. A growing bond of friendship unites them.
Style: realistic, semi serious, experimental, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: destructive relationship, prison life, tragic love, friendship, hopes, idealism, gang, life is a bitch, society, don quixote, urban ghetto life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Brush with Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.
Plot: nazi, woman with glasses, dutch, windmill, flood, painting, painter, farmer, artist, german occupation, miscarriage, merchant ...
Time: 1940s, 1800s, 1600s, 18th century, 1700s ...
Place: amsterdam, netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Judgement (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "Ai-Fak" is the story about Fak, a young Thai man who leaves the monkhood to care for his ailing father. When he returns home, he finds his father has married a much younger woman. She is very beautiful, but she is also mentally ...
Plot: stepmother, mentally challenged, insanity, thai
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Though None Go with Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elizabeth Leroy devotes her life to serving God but her faith is tested over the years as she has to overcome many hardships and sorrows.
Plot: wedding, surprise party, grief, minister, loss of son, church, tragedy, grandmother granddaughter relationship, doctor, correspondence, alzheimer's disease, crisis of faith ...
Time: 1950s, 90s, 50s, 1990s
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64%
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The Bookshop (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in an small English town in 1959, the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
Style: captivating, sincere, tense, thought provoking
Plot: bookstore, shopkeeper, literature, small town, storekeeper, narrow mindedness, widow, society, rivalry, independent woman, platonic relationship, furnace ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 ...
Plot: civil war, archive footage, loneliness, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Bayo (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sharon and her ten year old son Bayo live in Tickle Cove on the shores of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland like generations of their family have before them. Sharon hates her life there. She dreams of moving to Toronto - where her now deceased mother was ...
Plot: fishing, seaside, insanity, grandparent grandchild relationship, single mother, boy, grandfather grandson relationship, small town
Place: newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Nest (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. Gregoria (Goyita) the daughter of a weak-willed policeman ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: village, friendship, odd couple, youth, elderly, friends, platonic, chess, bittersweet, intergenerational friendship, suicide, blank bullet ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Grandfather (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: After his son dies, an elderly man comes back to Spain from the US and hopes to find out which of his granddaughters is true, and which one is bastard.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: suicidal thoughts, infidelity, grandson, bittersweet, golden years, love and romance, aging, small town, small town life, couple relations, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 90s, 18th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, latin america, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Wolf and Sheep (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In rural Afghanistan, people are storytellers who make up and tell each other tales of mystery and imagination to explain the world in which they live. The shepherd children own the mountains and, although no adults are around, they know the rules; ...
Plot: shepherd, female director, children, muslim, goat, wounded, death of father, mountain, cigarette smoking, arranged marriage, theft, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Annalisa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The friendship between two Southern Italy kids is tested by their meeting with a young girl who's attempted suicide after failing to get married. Based on the novel "Il paese delle spose infelici" (literally, "Village of the Sad ...
Plot: soccer, friendship between boys, teenage boy, drug, friendship, watching porn, rumor, suicide thoughts, coming of age, teenager, masturbation, male masturbation ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Brotherly Love (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a mentally disturbed Scotsman, living on his uncared-for farm, who also ...
Plot: insanity, sibling relationship, mental institution, mental illness, shooting, dance, gunshot wound, farm, incest, dancing, brother sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: first love, corporal punishment, cane, tutor, teacher student relationship, father son relationship, boy, undressing, eight year old, male nudity, butt naked, con artists ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Handsome Priest (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young petty thief befriends the local priest.
Plot: coming of age, childhood, prison, jealousy, bicycle, robbery, friend, theft, thief, sex with a priest, catholic, burglar ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: venice
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Cotton Mary (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A British family is trapped between culture, tradition, and the colonial sins of the past.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, interracial relations, family relations, master and servant, babies and infants, society, culture clash, social differences, working class, racism, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: india, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
September 30, 1955 (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a ...
Plot: actor, movie star, suburbs, fandom, death, autumn
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Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Kick of Sirocco (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A shady Parisian tries to take advantage of a family of French-descended Algerians forced to move to France.
Plot: soccer match, new life, shyness, undressing, migrant, immigrant family, archive footage, french algerian war, autobiography, con artists, bombing, jewish mother ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 60s, 50s
Place: montmartre paris, algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Trump Prophecy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true story about fireman and public servant Mark Taylor who heard a special message from God about change in our nation. When Mary Colbert, a networker and connector of Christian ministries, heard Mark's message she felt called to start a ...
Style: christian film, based on supposedly true story, based on true events
Plot: prayer, god, faith, magic, old man, folklore, orange, nightmare, dream, boat, crazy, fire department ...
Place: xian, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.
Style: cult film, underground film
Plot: columbia university, red pubic hair, young man, female nudity, masturbation, erotica, group sex, film within a film, sex, college student, nudity (full frontal - brief), counterculture ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Scattered Dreams (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It is about a loving couple which trying to make a living in 1951 Florida. When they are arrested, for a crime they didn't commit. The pair are given long jail terms and ripped from their children, so they begin a stunning fight for justice ...
Plot: legal action, suicide attempt, family relations, police brutality, small town, husband wife relationship, guilt, innocence, mother daughter relationship, wrongful conviction, corrupt sheriff, wrongful imprisonment ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1951, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Heart of Darkness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A trading company manager travels up an African river to find a missing outpost head and discovers the depth of evil in humanity's soul.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: river, jungle, insanity, greed, adventure, danger, obsessive quest, escapades, lake or river, psychopath, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Free-thinking student tries to put up with life at a straight-laced college in 1958.
Plot: kiss, college life, beer drinking, cigarette smoking, fireplace, wine, fraternity, jeans, activist, college student, dancing, telephone call ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Broken Dolls (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A former European actor Don Martin has retired with his disjointed "family" to his own private island, "The Paradise." After a few years, the entire group has disintegrated into shameless, selfish & dishonest ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, island, insanity, isolation, inheritance, sex, boat, spanking, guitar, female nudity, husband wife relationship, actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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As Summers Die (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, family problems, social relations, injustice, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, society, legal, idealism, racism, rich and poor, small town ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: georgia, usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: absurdism, avant-garde, abstract art
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bird of Happiness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Carmen, a woman dedicated to the restoration of works of art, suffers a sexual assault shortly after being reunited with his only son. But she suffers from psychological disorder does not affect the man she lives. Deeply disappointed, he decides to ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: introspection, parents and children, strong female presence, solitary, family relations, female director, painting, professor, male female relationship, breakup, middle aged, poetry reading ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Children Thief (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although he was once a colonel in Argentina, the principal character in this film is now a wealthy exile living in Paris with his beloved wife, who has been unable to bear children. To fill this void in their lives, he feeds and clothes abandoned ...
Plot: braless teen, magic trick, rain, train, night, nightgown, kiss, donkey, pedophile, garden, car, statutory rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Modesty (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pudor is about intimacy, about the desires, obsessions, secrets and fears that we keep hidden, even from those we love most. The characters in this story are a man who is going to die, a woman who receives anonymous erotic notes, an older man who is ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, sincere
Plot: husband wife relationship, adultery, guilt, dysfunctional family, unhappy marriage, secret admirer, loneliness, teenage sexuality, dementia, father son relationship, insecurity, brain tumor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%