Movies like The Flamingo Rising

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The Flamingo Rising (2001)
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The Flamingo Rising (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and more outrageous, he continues to enrage Knight until one of the promotions backfires with grave consequences.
Plot: rivalry, female director, funeral home, movie theatre, drive in

Most similar movies to The Flamingo Rising

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and captivating films with plots about female director, rivalry, family relations, female nudity, husband wife relationship, female protagonist and murder mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Flamingo Rising: Riders (1993), The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994), Tragedy of W (1984), Sicily! (1999), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Riders (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Arrogant aristocrat Rupert Campbell-Black has a high social position, woman at his feet, money and fame in the world of show jumping. But Rupert has a rival - the brooding gypsy Jake Lovell, whose loathing for the Pin Up of Penscombe has driven him ...
Plot: horse riding, lovers, competition, rivalry, female director, horse, sex
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95%
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: female director, countryside, sexuality, sexual attraction, community, backwoods, poverty
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Tragedy of W (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she wins a small supporting role in a play, a young actress is disappointed, but fate tempts her with another shot at stardom.
Plot: replacement, theatrical troupe, apartment, marriage proposal, rivalry, sudden death, audition
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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61%
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, flapper, cousin cousin relationship, hair, coming of age, revenge, braids
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Plot: female director, gigolo, flashback, bored housewife
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Traps (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic thriller set in 1950 French Occupied Indo-China.
Plot: female director, gay sex, panties pulled down, white panties, panties
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, houseboat, opium
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, based on a novel, adultery, pubic hair, world war one
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, marriage, husband wife relationship, paranoia, mansion, jealousy
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45%
The Invention of the Curried Sausage (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: World War II is grinding to a close, and middle-aged Lena Bruecker (Barbara Sukowa) is caught in the fallout of Germany's crushing defeat. Her husband is missing in action on the Eastern Front, her children are all grown and out of touch with ...
Plot: female director, woman, sausage, male nudity
Place: hamburg germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Paint It Black (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barely able to process the death of her true love, Josie is drawn into a twisted relationship with the deceased’s mother as irrational grief explodes in beautiful and terrifying ways.
Style: psychological, sincere, suspense, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: depression, neon, nude painting, death of son, painting, smoking, rivalry, trophy, death threat, death of boyfriend, mother son relationship, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Guardian Angel (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It is the turn of the century in Russia, and the revolution (at this time not yet a communist one) has sentenced government minister Joel Birkman (Etienne Glaser) to be assassinated for his role in quelling a student rebellion. To that end, they ...
Plot: female director, fictional country, government official, assassin, politics, isolation
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Fiela's Child (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The acclaimed drama based on Dalene Matthee´s award-winning novel. "Fiela se Kind" (Fiela's Child) is the story of a white foundling boy that is raised by a brown family. But the childs life changes irrevocably when white census ...
Plot: female director, interracial family, teenage girl, afrikaans, broken family, adopted son, reconciliation
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stinging from the latest of several romantic break-ups, Pandora Isaacs (Tanna Frederick) retreats to the safety of her parents’ ramshackle upstate country house — just 45 minutes from Broadway— where her non-theatrical sister (Julie Davis) and ...
Plot: jewish family, house, dysfunctional family, stage, neurosis, cabin, rivalry, improv, family reunited
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Class Relations (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young man (Christian Heinisch), recently arrived in New York from Europe, becomes swept up in a series of events that are beyond his knowledge or control.
Plot: female director, ship, train, labor, class struggle, alienation
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hedda Gabler (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hedda Gabler has just come back from her honeymoon, married to boring but reliable academic George Tesman. Refusing to tie herself down in life and name, Hedda is banking on George being appointed a professorship to secure a better life for the ...
Plot: selfishness, rivalry, pistol, rival, photo album, aunt, class differences, suicide, frustration, rivals, female protagonist, gun ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Union Square (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters. One is on the verge of marriage; the other is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Both struggle with truths they're hiding from each other - and from themselves. Jenny has rejected her tumultuous ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, city life, estrangement, ego clash, reunion, rivalry, lifestyle, urban, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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38%
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Millions (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy Zane leads a pack of money-grabbing relatives who try to take over his ailing uncle's industrial empire.
Plot: ambition, wealth, female nudity, coma, businessman, family business, sex scene, business, blackmail, banker, rivalry, heir ...
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36%
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 70
Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, car accident, school, school teacher, machismo, femininity
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Along Came a Spider (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The widow of a scientist who was murdered by his colleagues goes undercover at the research lab where he worked to expose them.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: scientist, deadly, crimes, laboratory, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, disorder, rivalry, amateur detective, mystery, intrigue, undercover ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: marriage, death of father, car accident, death, father daughter relationship, ghost, interracial romance, grief, widow, black american, interracial relations, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: widow, single mother, car, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loss of husband, loss of father, live broadcast, death of husband, death of father, family relations, filmed play ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
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33%
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For Ellen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn’t been around to be a ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: parents and children, reunion, custody, rivalry, hopes, family problems, babies and infants, estrangement, family relations, family gatherings, child custody, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 186
Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenager, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, group of teenagers
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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32%
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 160
The Kill-Off (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is set in a small coastal community in New Jersey where the only action in town is a nightclub called The Pavilion. The owner, Pete (played by Jackson Sims), can barely make the payroll so in an effort to bring in more business, he hires a ...
Plot: neo noir, gossip, bartender, neo-noir, female director, stripper, murder, janitor
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: female director, greek mythology, post war, mythology, world war two, myth, class struggle, italian history, resistance
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Domenica (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspector Sciarra, struggling with an identity crisis and Domenica,an orphan who would like to know about her mother, spend one day along the vicoli of Naples. It's Sciarra's last day of work and he must take Domenica to the morgue., to ...
Plot: female director, orphan, sunglasses, masturbation, morgue, older man young girl relationship, dancing, police inspector, orphanage, nun
Place: napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 2K
TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Plot: female director, chat, murder, poker, internet, fake identity
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gentlemen Prefer Nature Girls (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Anne and Tom, a married nudist couple, work in a real estate office. When the agency's owner discovers that Tom is a nudist, he fires him. Unfortunately, Tom was just ready to close a big real-estate deal with Al Jenkins. Tom goes to his ...
Plot: female director, nudism, female nudity, sexploitation, nudist, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%