Movies that are like The Kid with a Bike

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 7.4
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The Kid with a Bike
Original name: Le Gamin au vélo
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Style: bleak, gloomy, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, touching, reflective, talky, art house, harsh, meditative, psychological, dramatic, breathtaking, road movie, ironic, disturbing, surreal, biting, atmospheric, light, emotional, depressing
Plot: coming of age, kids in trouble, realism, childhood, adolescence, mentor, runaway, father son relationship, parenthood, life is a bitch, depression, coming-of-age, loneliness, gangs, life & death, culture clash, pardon, obsession, acceptance, orphan, redemption, youth, life, crime gone awry, storytelling, brutality, character study, dysfunctional family, brothers, natural disaster, adoption, hospital, catastrophe, islam, working class, destiny, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), classic car, crime, self discovery, innocence lost, poverty, idealism, blindness, parents and children, sacrifice, rebellion, school, transformation, existentialism, society, bullying, workplace, teenager, solitude, gunfight, family problems, happy ending, sexual abuse, ethnic conflict, french, family relations, foster home, father son reunion, abandoned by father, crying, boy, theft, street kid, petty criminal, goodhearted, unlikely relationship, abandoned, locking a door, mother son relationship, watching someone, knocking on a window, euro, restaurant kitchen, surrogate son, door bell, unconsciousness, locked door, counselor, falling from a tree, playing a video game, concierge, entrapment, missing father, climbing out a window, threat to kill, head injury, graffiti, alley, juvenile delinquent, waiting room, knocking on a door, knocked unconscious, getaway car, grandmother grandson relationship, search for father, boarding school, 11 year old, supermarket, breakup, guardian, seat belt, soccer, cousin cousin relationship, trailer, surrogate mother, sunglasses, washing machine, baseball bat, street gang, forest, drug dealer, thief, psychologist, fight, backpack, sleeping, climbing a tree, absent father, hit with a baseball bat, gas station, stolen money, sandwich, cell phone, robbery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pursuit, liar, bus, running, drugs, riding a bicycle, underwear, cooking, bicycle, deception, cafe, drug use, revenge, cigarette smoking, elevator, nickname, hand kissing, apology, telephone, trust, food, eating, promise, listening to music, money, handshake, park, lie, friend, bar, chase, restaurant, nurse, remote control, anger, kiss, friendship, social problems, responsibility, reluctant, hotel, small town, father-son relationship, finnish, wilderness, violence, unlikely friendships, prison escape, police investigation, poetry, first contact, drinking, demons, beautiful scenery, alter ego, adaptation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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The Son
Drama, Mystery
Belgium, France
99 min.
 7.7
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Drama
France, Belgium
95 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to The Kid with a Bike

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, reflective and talky films with plots including mentor, runaway, loneliness, culture clash, childhood, catastrophe and relationships themes mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Kid with a Bike: The Promise (1996), The Child (2005), The Son (2002), The Silence of Lorna (2008), Two Days, One Night (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.9
 6K
The Promise
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Tunisia
Duration: 90 min.
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, reflective, melancholic, tense, realistic, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, touching, talky, atmospheric, meditative, dark humor, ironic, cerebral, surreal, artsy, stylized, lyrical, dramatic, art house
Plot: immigrants, coming of age, realism, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, brothers, crime gone awry, innocence lost, redemption, working class, troubled teen, parent child relationship, parents and children, life & death, coming-of-age, childhood, catastrophe, environment, brutality, pornography, culture clash, storytelling, youth, gangsters, gunfight, guilt, prostitution, loneliness, greed, writers, family problems, runaway, existentialism, morality, art, dialogue, relationships, father-son relationship, family relations, solitude, life philosophy, mentor, adolescence, hospital, death, adoption, babies and infants, transformation, dealing with death, finnish
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.5
 16K
The Child
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, melancholic, harsh, reflective, gloomy, enigmatic, tense, talky, meditative, rough, art house, heartbreaking, disturbing, stylized, sincere, breathtaking, compassionate, cerebral, emotional, depressing, social realism, interesting, intense, cynical, dark
Plot: redemption, adoption, realism, parenthood, greed, hospital, existentialism, childhood, down on your luck, loneliness, dysfunctional family, adolescence, art, small town, pornography, morality, baby, drinking, poverty, betrayal, immigrants, homeless, depression, culture clash, parent child relationship, drug dealer, relationships, society, guilt, life philosophy, life, brainwashing, storytelling, crime gone awry, brutality, brothers, money, vengeance, honest, transformation, family problems, catastrophe, dialogue, character study, life is a bitch, runaway, workplace, artist, babies and infants, going straight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   67%
 
Movie in collections
 7.7
 8K
The Son
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, cerebral, talky, breathtaking, realistic, meditative, harsh, sincere, disturbing, compassionate, art house, stylized, surreal, road movie, atmospheric, intense, light, dramatic, emotional, philosophical
Plot: obsession, redemption, realism, loneliness, parents and children, workplace, storytelling, murder, voyeurism, adolescence, dialogue, hopes, existentialism, brothers, pornography, tragedy, guilt, runaway, art, solitude, teacher, crime gone awry, life & death, culture clash, police investigation, childhood, character study, french, family problems, catastrophe, brutality, creativity, relationships, dealing with death, secrets, visceral, depression, imagination, going straight, first contact, transformation, life philosophy, mentor, rehabilitation, humanity, stalking, teachers and students, youth, death in the family, teenage life
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   67%
 
The Silence of Lorna
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, bleak, melancholic, realistic, sincere, enigmatic, art house, touching, reflective, heartbreaking, light, disturbing, macabre, talky, dark humor, cerebral, atmospheric, harsh, breathtaking, meditative, absurd, psychological, dramatic, depressing, emotional, ironic
Plot: immigrants, realism, drugs/alcohol, character study, moral dilemma, greed, marriage, existentialism, tragedy, loneliness, cons and scams, taxi driver, brothers, junkie, gangsters, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), conscience, crime gone awry, down on your luck, police investigation, life philosophy, mentor, runaway, guilt, morality, twists & turns, catastrophe, russian, money, humanity, misfit, corruption, divorce, surveillance, manipulation, mafia, drug addiction, society, dreams, relationships, redemption, movie business, life is a bitch, identity, brutality, eccentricity, betrayal, abortion, french
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   84%
 
Two Days, One Night
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic, bleak, depressing, sincere, dramatic, enigmatic, reflective, cerebral, compassionate, emotional, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, tense, light, dark humor, atmospheric, intense, clever, tricky, harsh, interesting, meditative, biting
Plot: depression, suicide attempt, workplace, injustice, working class, employer employee relationship, supportive spouse, unemployment, fighting the system, greed, mental illness, character study, loneliness, human nature, runaway, family, sacrifice, guilt, couple relations, existentialism, brothers, secrets, immigrants, crime gone awry, storytelling, economic crisis, humanity, honest, down on your luck, relationships, tragedy, corruption, culture clash, workplace situations, visceral, catastrophe, hotel, dysfunctional family, dialogue, redemption, ethnic conflict, society, addiction, mentor, female protagonist, capitalism, couples, race against time, solitude, childhood
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   85%
 
 7.6
 11K
Rosetta
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, psychological, talky, harsh, melancholic, sincere, enigmatic, disturbing, stylized, satirical, atmospheric, reflective, ironic, witty, cerebral, clever, dark humor, meditative, interesting, dramatic, philosophical, absurd, suspense
Plot: realism, coming of age, dysfunctional family, brothers, parents and children, trailer park, poverty, unemployment, alcoholic, mother daughter relationship, crime gone awry, rape, down on your luck, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, loneliness, culture clash, teenage life, finnish, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, adaptation, mentor, brutality, tragedy, pornography, youth, storytelling, male nudity, transformation, honest, dialogue driven, stylish, family problems, life & death, greed, sexualized violence, family relations, childhood, obsession, segregation, morality, relationships, fantasy world, redemption, multiple storylines, gangsters, character study, ethnic conflict
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
The Selfish Giant
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, serious, depressing, harsh, heartbreaking, tense, melancholic, sad, reflective, dramatic, art house, emotional, biting, atmospheric, enigmatic, touching, talky, breathtaking, disturbing
Plot: working class, poverty, loneliness, buddies, depression, childhood, adolescence, friendship, unlikely friendships, kids in trouble, mentor, tragedy, existentialism, bullying, solitude, british, character study, crime gone awry, horse, youth, environment, death, school, brutality, drinking, gangsters, honest, friends, life, runaway, immigrants, coming-of-age, culture clash, dysfunctional family, redemption, life & death, greed, juvenile delinquency, storytelling, catastrophe, drugs, irish, male nudity, transformation, hotel, alone in the world, social misfits, pornography, nerds, doctors
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, poland, new jersey, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 7K
Ratcatcher
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, enigmatic, serious, lyrical, melancholic, art house, gloomy, realistic, surreal, reflective, talky, breathtaking, meditative, harsh, scenic, rough, cerebral, dark, depressing, disturbing, colourful, non-linear, clever, compassionate, tense, macabre
Plot: coming of age, realism, childhood, loneliness, adolescence, runaway, urban ghetto, dysfunctional family, coming-of-age, fantasy world, pornography, magic realism, life & death, british, bullying, canal, neighbor, redemption, poetry, guilt, dialogue, youth, dreams, brutality, mentor, culture clash, vengeance, police investigation, imagination, family relations, catastrophe, existentialism, friendship, surrealism, classic car, greed, unlikely friendships, children, poverty, identity, parents and children, male nudity, adaptation, life, storytelling, twists & turns, urban ghetto life, relationships, crime gone awry, working class
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
 7.3
 53K
Fish Tank
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, disturbing, road movie, melancholic, depressing, harsh, gloomy, enigmatic, captivating, reflective, tense, dramatic, sexual, ironic, rough, sexy, bloody, compassionate, heartbreaking, sincere, ambiguous ending, lyrical, talky, erotic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
 7.0
 4K
Respiro
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, reflective, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak, scenic, sincere, realistic, harsh, touching, lyrical, compassionate, talky, thought provoking, disturbing, breathtaking, stylized, cerebral, meditative, erotic, artsy, biting, sexy, ironic, surreal, emotional, atmospheric, light, fairy tale
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, mediterranean sea, sicily, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
What Maisie Knew
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, breathtaking, dramatic, talky, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, captivating, sad, psychological, sweet, stylized, interesting, atmospheric, enigmatic, reflective, intense, bad ending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
Pelle the Conqueror
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, stylized, bleak, gloomy, realistic, meditative, talky, touching, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, breathtaking, earnest, disturbing, compassionate, depressing, witty, scenic, cerebral, art house
Plot: immigrants, father son relationship, parents and children, farm, loneliness, culture clash, down on your luck, character study, childhood, island, redemption, mentor, emigrant, working class, father-son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family drama, catastrophe, vengeance, gunfight, beautiful scenery, dysfunctional family, relationships, death, oil, tragedy, art, storytelling, runaway, brutality, coming of age, crime gone awry, male nudity, dialogue, drinking, youth, obsession, society, parenthood, life philosophy, hospital, love, existentialism, adaptation, fighting the system, pornography, violent, complex characters, solitude, insanity
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
 7.8
 8K
Mouchette
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, melancholic, serious, enigmatic, reflective, stylized, lyrical, meditative, psychological, realistic, compassionate, disturbing, breathtaking, gloomy, harsh, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, art house, biting, satirical, cynical, witty, atmospheric, ironic, sexy, surreal
Plot: coming of age, loneliness, innocence lost, childhood, runaway, adolescence, bullying, dealing with death, village, poetry, death, poacher, alibi, suicide, humiliation, small town, human nature, culture clash, solitude, coming-of-age, french, women, nudity (topless - notable), life & death, catastrophe, brutality, dialogue, greed, mentor, school, art, obsession, existentialism, pornography, teacher, parents and children, assassination, cars, environment, dysfunctional family, hotel, visceral, haunted by the past, guilt, tragedy, sexual abuse, small town life, gunfight, storytelling, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Movie in collections
 6.5
 14K
Margaret
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, melancholic, serious, gloomy, light, reflective, psychological, enigmatic, talky, bleak, stylized, harsh, intellectual, art house, cerebral, artsy, biting, dramatic, meditative, interesting, witty, philosophical, absurd, dark humor, road movie
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, high school, drugs/alcohol, relationships, teacher, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, character study, virginity, guilt, teenager, haunted by the past, loneliness, adolescence, teenagers, coming-of-age, teenage life, coming of age, bus, blood, runaway, existentialism, world politics, pornography, dialogue, family, road accident, truth, investigation, witness, police, student, honest, depression, death, nudity (topless - notable), catastrophe, crime gone awry, family drama, obsession, storytelling, youth, visceral, redemption, life & death, brutality, writers, mentor, legal action, suicide attempt
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
 7.5
 31K
The Class
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, harsh, thought provoking, interesting, heartbreaking, melancholic, enigmatic, intellectual, stylized, inspirational, dramatic, disturbing, cerebral, psychological, breathtaking, tense, witty, reflective, sexy
Audience: kids
Plot: high school, teacher, school, teachers and students, french, dedicated educator, realism, literature, mentor, hardcase students, runaway, childhood, adolescence, culture clash, pornography, education, high school teacher, brutality, teenager, class society, boredom, illegal immigration, school life, teenagers, high school life, crime gone awry, dialogue, obsession, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, adaptation, storytelling, bullying, character study, greed, catastrophe, friendship, honest, fantasy world, sexualized violence, society, redemption, twists & turns, segregation, immigrants, depression, manipulation, relationships, working class, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, latin america, california, morocco, caribbean, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 7.6
 3K
The Italian
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, bleak, melancholic, reflective, emotional, harsh, talky, compassionate, sincere, heartbreaking, dramatic, breathtaking, earnest, intense, inspirational, enigmatic, ironic, disturbing, depressing, sad
Plot: russian, adoption, orphan, children, childhood, mentor, loneliness, tragedy, runaway, depression, poverty, courage, friendship, storytelling, orphanage, self discovery, brutality, unlikely friendships, life, prostitution, humanity, gunfight, sacrifice, life philosophy, coming of age, adolescence, idealism, little boy, boy, corruption, innocence lost, drinking, complex characters, bullying, mafia, sexualized violence, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), honest, dreams, nudity (topless - notable), guilt, fighting the system, survival, youth, family relations, parents and children, destiny, hopes, child prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, tokyo, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 44K
Rabbit Hole
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, melancholic, heartbreaking, serious, dramatic, depressing, gloomy, reflective, sad, bleak, compassionate, sincere, sentimental, road movie, dark, intense, dark humor, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, interesting, harsh, cerebral, surreal, intellectual
Plot: marriage, tragedy, death, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, memory, relationships, depression, life & death, family drama, loneliness, redemption, guilt, couple relations, death in the family, character study, parenthood, runaway, therapy, grief, parking lot, toy, crying, parallel universe, dysfunctional family, secrets, brutality, adultery, couples, dialogue, workplace, honest, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, family, sexualized violence, life philosophy, ethnic conflict, idealism, family problems, storytelling, destiny, police investigation, pornography, visceral, greed, childhood, solitude, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
 6.5
 9K
Fat Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Style: sexual, bleak, tense, disturbing, psychological, serious, melancholic, erotic, cynical, realistic, brutal, art house, harsh, enigmatic, sexy, talky, gloomy, bad ending, captivating, stylized, ironic, breathtaking, reflective, sincere, satirical, biting, interesting, absurd, surreal
Plot: coming of age, rape, male nudity, virginity, adolescence, resort, sexuality, sisters, pornography, sex, voyeurism, relationships, brutality, dysfunctional family, betrayal, vengeance, runaway, manipulation, police investigation, censorship, suburbs, sexual abuse, violent, violence, sexualized violence, murder, free speech, innocence lost, obsession, visceral, women, fascism, secrets, nudity (topless - notable), first time, puberty, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, summer vacation, holiday, dark fantasy, parents and children, childhood, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, teenager, french, coming-of-age, culture clash
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
Movie in collections
 8.1
 19K
Nobody Knows
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, meditative, sincere, melancholic, enigmatic, atmospheric, talky, harsh, breathtaking, scenic, touching, heartbreaking, cerebral, lyrical, earnest, reflective, stylized, depressing
Audience: kids
Plot: innocence lost, realism, family life, children, childhood, mentor, greed, loneliness, runaway, crime gone awry, siblings relations, tragedy, character study, fantasy world, drinking, family in crisis, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, art, brutality, unlikely friendships, transformation, catastrophe, friendship, culture clash, life philosophy, pornography, dialogue, small town, gunfight, male nudity, storytelling, paranoid, child abandonment, life is a bitch, sexualized violence, police investigation, youth, family problems, family relations, survival, society, neglect, malnutrition, boy, responsibility, negligence, financial problem, abandoned
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 7.4
 4K
Time Out
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, enigmatic, bleak, meditative, melancholic, reflective, gloomy, cerebral, compassionate, talky, emotional, disturbing, breathtaking, road movie, stylized, depressing, dramatic, harsh, ironic, absurd
Plot: down on your luck, workplace, loneliness, unemployment, solitude, existentialism, character study, isolation, greed, life & death, dishonesty, countryside, french, transformation, life, tragedy, hotel, catastrophe, runaway, family problems, oil, dysfunctional family, environment, humanity, parenthood, fantasy world, life philosophy, life is a bitch, mentor, betrayal, guilt, crumbling marriage, storytelling, culture clash, beautiful scenery, psychology, redemption, crime gone awry, couple relations, identity, money, pornography, crimes, capitalism, dialogue, working class, self discovery, classic car, complex characters, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
George Washington
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, meditative, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, art house, melancholic, talky, lyrical, reflective, breathtaking, surreal, gloomy, harsh, non-linear, philosophical, disturbing, intellectual, artsy, touching, cynical, witty, ironic, scenic, absurd, dark
Audience: kids
Plot: small town, coming of age, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, redemption, kids in trouble, dialogue, childhood, existentialism, crime gone awry, storytelling, life philosophy, runaway, children, hopes, death, poetry, pornography, writers, visceral, mentor, catastrophe, sexualized violence, honest, youth, society, life & death, culture clash, male nudity, surrealism, nudity (topless - notable), friendship, social relations, life is a bitch, friends, garbage dump, trespassing, sparkler, play fight, teenage superhero, baptism, death of boy, swimming in underwear, fire alarm, hunger, train tracks, head bandage, stray dog, head injury
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 7.9
 7K
Mamma Roma
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, bleak, serious, gloomy, reflective, harsh, talky, enigmatic, realistic, lyrical, breathtaking, cynical, neorealism, stylized, meditative, biting, sexy, road movie, atmospheric, art house, depressing, disturbing, emotional, ironic, cerebral
Plot: prostitute, redemption, prostitution, loneliness, childhood, going straight, runaway, relationships, hospital, pornography, tragedy, pimp, culture clash, adolescence, starting over, rebellion, thief, church, bar, wedding, friendship, crime gone awry, existentialism, coming of age, art, lgbt, parent child relationship, single mother, life philosophy, human nature, life, mentor, workplace, marriage, drinking, dysfunctional family, depression, catastrophe, women, aging, betrayal, vengeance, character study, coming-of-age, parents and children, incest, fighting the system, gunfight, solitude, brutality
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo, mexico, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
Noi the Albino
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Style: touching, realistic, bleak, melancholic, serious, gloomy, meditative, reflective, harsh, depressing, talky, enigmatic, breathtaking, emotional, surreal, dark humor, offbeat, artsy, absurd, cerebral, stylized, road movie, compassionate, sad
Plot: friendship, coming of age, isolation, small town, loneliness, solitude, depression, drinking, mentor, coming-of-age, village, dreams, love, destiny, natural disaster, parents and children, rebellion, deadpan, existentialism, adolescence, childhood, life philosophy, life & death, life, school, storytelling, relationships, death, gas station, vengeance, teenage life, high school, culture clash, teenager, unlikely friendships, eccentricity, classic car, teacher, genius, creativity, poetry, dull life, redemption, runaway, grandparent grandchild relationship, idiot, alcoholic, pornography, underdog, village life
Time: contemporary
Place: iceland, hawaii, singapore, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
Movie in collections
 6.7
 3K
Blue Car
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, melancholic, touching, harsh, depressing, dramatic, reflective, gloomy, bleak, sexy, talky, heartbreaking, bad ending, sincere, disturbing, sexual, intense, sad
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), teacher, loneliness, writer's life, coming-of-age, dysfunctional family, complex characters, adolescence, writers, teenager, character study, mentor, manipulation, depression, tragedy, pornography, realism, death, childhood, parents and children, suburbs, unlikely friendships, runaway, teenagers, school, family, sisters, dialogue, teenage life, sexual abuse, male nudity, friendship, honest, hospital, women, drinking, writing, brutality, stereotypes, poetry, bullying, parenthood, sexualized violence, obsession, sex, culture clash, guilt
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
The Dreamlife of Angels
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, compassionate, bleak, sincere, serious, melancholic, harsh, emotional, reflective, psychological, gloomy, heartbreaking, cynical, meditative, depressing, enigmatic, dramatic, sad, interesting, earnest, sexual, road movie, intense
Plot: friendship, coming of age, unlikely friendships, loneliness, relationships, pornography, workplace, women, obsession, character study, depression, homeless, honest, life, working class, life & death, hospital, runaway, coma, life philosophy, complex characters, drinking, dreams, existentialism, childhood, mentor, factory worker, flat, female friendship, transformation, poverty, french, couples, culture clash, catastrophe, redemption, adolescence, friends, brutality, betrayal, tragedy, dialogue, mental illness, storytelling, male nudity, solitude, secrets, art, couple relations, destructive relationship
Time: 90s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Beijing Bicycle
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan, China
Duration: 113 min.
Style: serious, emotional, compassionate, reflective, bleak, harsh, touching, realistic, melancholic, stylized, dramatic, enigmatic, bad ending, talky, earnest, breathtaking, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, adolescence, high school, teenage life, mentor, teenager, coming-of-age, childhood, teenagers, bicycle, poverty, gangs, bullying, storytelling, greed, city life, urban, teacher, existentialism, runaway, honest, job, city, robbery, dialogue, school, fish out of water, culture clash, friendship, fantasy world, censorship, transformation, destiny, violence, capitalism, brutality, catastrophe, youth, vengeance, classic car, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, pornography, male nudity, life is a bitch, justice, buddies, happy ending, solitude, morality
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, tokyo, new jersey, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
Take Care of My Cat
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Style: melancholic, sincere, serious, reflective, meditative, touching, realistic, breathtaking, art house, emotional, enigmatic, harsh, sentimental, bleak, cerebral, lyrical, psychological, sexual, erotic, talky, atmospheric, dramatic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, unlikely friendships, artist, loneliness, workplace, runaway, coming-of-age, life is a bitch, childhood, lesbian, life & death, islam, friends, art, german, working class, women, dreams, existentialism, poetry, unfulfillment, environment, communism, catastrophe, mentor, youth, classic car, destiny, brutality, crime gone awry, french, bollywood, self discovery, fantasy world, isolation, best friends, male nudity, kidnapping, cancer, parents and children, hospital, vampire human love, drinking, poverty, family in crisis, reunion, teenagers, teenager, guilt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, japan, tokyo, rio de janeiro, new jersey, hong kong, italy, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Dark Blue Almost Black
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, sentimental, melancholic, dark, talky, reflective, sincere, bleak, depressing, enigmatic, dark humor, stylized, tense, emotional, sweet, ironic, sad
Plot: prison, couple relations, mentor, runaway, childhood, relationships, loneliness, friendship, dysfunctional family, gunfight, character study, dreams, unlikely friendships, life, coming of age, adolescence, life & death, sexuality, male nudity, death, idealism, tragedy, violent, depression, violence, guilt, life philosophy, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, solitude, revenge, love and romance, honest, mental illness, secrets, pregnancy, crime, obsession, coming-of-age, brutality, irreverent, love of one's life, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, impotence, parenthood, teenager, family relations, gangs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, israel, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 

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Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 113 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, road movie, compassionate, bleak, serious, sentimental, heartbreaking, melancholic, reflective, earnest, gloomy, harsh, dramatic, sad, breathtaking, captivating, talky, uplifting, meditative, enigmatic, cerebral, interesting
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Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, uplifting, serious, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, reflective, cerebral, sincere, talky, harsh, compassionate, bad ending, dark, atmospheric, emotional, dramatic, captivating, thought provoking, multicultural, tragic ending, macabre, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loneliness, aging, character study, depression, mentor, existentialism, suicide, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, taxi, life, immigrants, interracial relations, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, life & death, storytelling, social differences, classic car, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, multiculturalism, coming of age, elderly, culture clash, dreams, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, hopes, brutality, pornography, paranoid, catastrophe, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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