Movies like And the Ship Sails On

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And the Ship Sails On (1983)
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And the Ship Sails On (1983)
Original name: E la nave va
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1914, a cruise ship sets sail from Naples to spread the ashes of beloved opera singer Edmea Tetua near Erimo, the isle of her birth. During the voyage, the eclectic array of passengers discovers a group of Serbian refugees aboard the vessel. Peace and camaraderie abound until the ship is descended upon by an Austrian flagship. The Serbians are forced to board it, but naturally they resist, igniting a skirmish that ends in destruction.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, melancholic, lyrical, meditative, stylized, non-linear, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: cruise, world war one, ship, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, celebrity culture, boat accident, travel, war, tragedy, sea disaster, artists and showbiz, bohemian life, escapades, surrealism, opera, princess, sea, warship, gun, song, singer, refugee, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1914
Place: tokyo

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Most similar movies to And the Ship Sails On

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, atmospheric, stylized and melancholic films with plots about culture clash, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, dialogue, mentor and art mostly in Drama, Music and History genres. Some movies like And the Ship Sails On: I Remember (1973), Roma (1972), Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014), Velvet Goldmine (1998), Madame Butterfly (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: 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
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 7.4
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, traffic jam, filmmaking, bohemian life, performer's life, clergy, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
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Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: World War I, Italian north-eastern front after the 1917 bloody battles on the Altipiano. A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war in a story that unfolds in the space of one night. Events follow one after the other without any kind of pattern: ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, danger, anti war, military, battle zone, introspection, life is a bitch, military life, world war one, battles, dealing with death, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Velvet Goldmine (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself ...
Style: surreal, sexual, sexy, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: male nudity, faked death, lgbt, fictional band, music, bohemian life, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, gender, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 19th century, year 1984
Place: europe, england, britain, dublin ireland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Madame Butterfly (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Cio-Cio-San, a young Japanese geisha, seeks to fulfill her dreams through marriage to an American naval officer. Her faith in their future is shattered by his empty vows and the loss she endures touches something deep within us all.
Style: emotional, stylized, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opera, interracial relations, betrayal, couples, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfillment, society, love affair, down on your luck, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, china, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
American Hot Wax (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock'n'roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950's. Freed was a source of great controversy: criticized by conservatives for corrupting ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, sentimental, humorous
Plot: scapegoat, radio dj, performer's life, music, artists and showbiz, fighting the system, musician's life, rebellion, profanity, showbiz, rebelliousness, rock ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
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I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, career change, musician's life, celebrity culture, showbiz, performer's life, actor's life, lifestyle, starting over, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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55%
 6.9
 533
Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, dishonesty, intrigue, unfulfillment, love and romance, losing-it hero, tragic hero, manipulations, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, meditative, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: politics, philosophy, art, romance, painter, humanity, loneliness, life & death, life philosophy, existentialism, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
 8.3
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Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, inspirational, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: mozart, envy, music, musician's life, prodigy, genius, success, composer, character study, emperor, classical music, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, 1820s, 19th century ...
Place: vienna, austria, europe, italy, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
S.O.S. Titanic (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The Titanic disaster is depicted as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iceberg, rescue, ocean, ship, survival, catastrophe, titanic, forces of nature, celebrity culture, space travel, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: atlantic ocean, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.0
 113K
8½ (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, creator, postmodernism, producer, star, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, england, paris france, copenhagen ...
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46%
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: german, human nature, youth, misfit, exploitation, tragedy, crime gone awry, mentor, dungeon, village life, village, feral man ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
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44%
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: inventor, british navy, sailboat, sea, military life, against the odds, adventure, escapades, danger, sea disaster, ocean or sea, ocean ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: jamaica, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: baroque, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: king of france, ballet, intrigue, love triangle, tragic love, infidelity, rise and fall, love and romance, artists and showbiz, prodigy, dishonesty, performer's life ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eternity and a Day (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Greece, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexander, a famous writer, is very ill and has only a few days to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania. Alexander then takes the boy home.
Style: psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: terminal illness, poet, writers, ocean or sea, hospital, on the road, human nature, family life, self discovery, haunted by the past, bus, ocean ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: greece, tokyo, australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, sincere, breathtaking, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: pianist, musician, jazz, prodigy, genius, orphan, loneliness, music, ship, musician's life, ocean, child prodigy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: new orleans, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Gustloff (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Joseph Vilsmaier Two-part TV movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger ship, at the end of World War II. On 30 January 1945, Captain Hellmuth Kehding was in charge of the ship, evacuating ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ship, torpedo, escapades, wartime life, world war two, chaos and mayhem, evacuation, ocean, military, confined, danger, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, jazz, infidelity, music, love and romance, musician's life, nightlife, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, fall in love, actress, guitar ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
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42%
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 2K
Marat/Sade (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat's death, using the patients as actors. Based 'The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under ...
Style: talky, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: politics, sex maniac, mental institution, fighting the system, murder, mental illness, deadly, state affairs, society, psychopath, s&m, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Magic Flute (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: During World War I, in an unnamed country, a soldier named Tamino is sent by the Queen of the Night to rescue her daughter Pamina from the clutches of the supposedly evil Sarastro. But all is not as it seems.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal, epic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, opera, military, heroic mission, soldier, romance, escapades, love and romance, danger, true love, fall in love, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: reflective, stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, introspection, couple relations, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, los angeles, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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We Are the Best! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, music, music band, punk, rebellion, teenage life, best friends, ambition, girl band, teenager, punk rock, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, sexual, sexy, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, poet, soldier, pirate, ship, ancient rome, wedding, earthquake, maze, slave, self discovery, promiscuity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 1960s, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, sicily, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
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Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, memory, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, countryside, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 22K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: psychedelic, bleak, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician, singer, addiction, rock, isolation, drug abuse, lifestyle, musician's life, life is a bitch, music, depression, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 58K
I'm Not There (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: actor, music, star, african american, poet, vietnam war, musician, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, london, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 10K
Tender Mercies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: character study, country music, comeback, guitar, music, starting over, musician's life, love and romance, self discovery, redemption, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, sincere, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: cancer, soldier, model, singer, new wave, maid, card playing, human nature, introspection, couple relations, terminal illness, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%