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Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
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Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic guilt that Scorsese's later work, we see what happens to J.R. when his religious guilt catches up with him.
Style: sexy, talky, psychological, light, thought provoking, intellectual, brutal, enigmatic, melancholic, dramatic ...
Plot: male nudity, friendship, violence, morality, redemption, catholicism, sex, rape, female nudity, sexual fantasy, gangsters, revenge, psychology, relationships, loneliness, gang, depression, obsession, death, justice, brutality, corruption, runaway, memory, childhood ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, new jersey, italy, usa, europe, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Who's That Knocking at My Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and touching films with plots about friendship, coming of age, runaway, catastrophe, redemption, suprisingly clever and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Who's That Knocking at My Door: Mean Streets (1973), Whatever (1998), Face (2002), Carnal Knowledge (1971), Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mean Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, friendship, organized crime, redemption, crimes, female nudity, urban ghetto life, epilepsy, character study, stripper, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, bad ending, bleak, visually appealing, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, high school, drugs, art teacher, age difference, multiple storylines, police investigation, adaptation, workplace, gang ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, usa, new york
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89%
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, opposites attract, family relations, friends, immigrants, family life, youth, single parent, human nature, introspection, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexy, talky, cynical, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, sex, college, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, battle of the sexes, romance, sexual content, friends, depression, male nudity ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, vietnam, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, emotional, political, allegory ...
Plot: underage sex, prostitute, loss of innocence, revolution, innocence lost, coming of age, death, corruption, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), communism, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, tibet, asia
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71%
 6.8
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Urbania (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charlie takes an odyssey through grief during a fall weekend in New York City. His encounters are planned and chance: with a homeless man who sleeps by his building, with a friend who's dying, with the couple who lives (and noisily loves) in ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, talky, sexy ...
Plot: gay, urban legend, gender, gay bashing, murder, character study, depression, gangsters, mentor, lgbt, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: realistic, touching, dramatic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, jewish, religion, father son relationship, culture clash, chosen one, judaism, rabbi, jewish culture, orthodox jew, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, israel, california, usa
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68%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, writers, friendship, adoption, dysfunctional family, world war two, family relations, culture clash, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, loneliness, adolescence ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, tokyo, france, new england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, lifestyle, womanizer, young lovers, opposites attract, introspection, youth, romance, society, couples ...
Place: nebraska, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love, self discovery, love and romance, prostitute, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, adolescence, redemption, family relations, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1971, 1920s
Place: georgia, california, usa
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64%
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sad
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, homeless, life is a bitch, lifestyle, teenage life, friendship, working class, hopes, forceful separation, urban ghetto life, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brooklyn new york city, usa, new york
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60%
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: art house, sexy, suspense, talky, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, male nudity, melancholy, cheating, time travel, social outcast, feminism, sexual abuse, writer's life, addiction, sexualized violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Our Song (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Focusing on the bonding between three female (an African American female, a half African American half Latino American female, and a Latino American female) high school members of Brooklyn's "Jackie Robinson Steppers Marching Band" ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, touching, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, friendship, high school, teenager, adolescence, musician's life, lifestyle, against the odds, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, brooklyn new york city, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: one night stand, couples, romance, lifestyle, love affair, female nudity, commitment, love, love and romance, singleness, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, society, incest, teenager, childhood, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Three Seasons (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three Seasons wants to show individuals triumphing over adversities, recovering from traumas, looking forward to better times, as well as nostalgia for those better days before American and French and other invasions, material and ideological. It is ...
Style: scenic, thought provoking, sentimental, touching, poignant ...
Plot: vietnam war, prostitute, love, poetry, culture clash, catastrophe, honest, leprosy, happy ending, women, philosophy, parallel universe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, new jersey, asia, saigon
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53%
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True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: talky, intense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, political corruption, friendship, manipulation, betrayal, legal action, college, corruption, society, political intrigue, campaign, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being ...
Style: thought provoking, biblical, dark, epic, surreal ...
Plot: jesus, christianity, betrayal, temptation, ancient history, redemption, spirituality, religion, surrealism, controversy, fasting, desert ...
Time: 1930s, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, greece, ancient greece, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: realistic, touching, meditative, depressing, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, working class, coming of age, coma, depression, loneliness, love and romance, society, hopes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, flanders
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47%
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Lotto Land (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This film tells two interwoven stories of two single-parent families in a poor, racially-mixed neighborhood in Brooklyn. The first story is about a young black man (with aspirations of getting away from his friends who are involved in drugs) who ...
Style: feel good, unusual plot structure, clever, bad ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), genocide, surveillance, fight scenes, unlikely friendships, writer's life, police investigation, mentor, memory, revolution, lone hero ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, new jersey, berlin germany, new york, paris france
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43%
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Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, homeless, redemption, mental illness, halloween, couple relations, human nature, rich and poor, parents and children, buddies, best friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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Mamitas (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager in Echo Park deals with the loss of his mother and his attraction to a girl not considered "cool" by his friends.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, youth, high school, opposites attract, couples, social relations, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 666
X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friends, city life, understanding, friendship, family relations, society, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Slam (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. Written ...
Style: sexy, talky, psychological, inspirational, dramatic ...
Plot: gang, prison, hip hop, crimes, bittersweet, marijuana, mental illness, mentor, moral ambiguity, police corruption, redemption, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 316
Ricochet River (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: hree teenagers looking for adventure find more than they expected in this coming-of-age drama. High school seniors Wade (Jason James Richter) and Lorna (Kate Hudson) have spent all their lives in the small logging town of Calamus Grove, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, interracial relations, culture clash, love and romance, small town, on the road, society, youth, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: sexy, feel good, stylized, allegory, visually appealing ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming of age, sexuality, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, loneliness, mentor, runaway, redemption, lone hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, rape, working class, transsexual, gay, union, fight, society, gang rape, crimes, labor union ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, couples, parents and children, vengeance, revenge, illegal prostitution, female friendship, crimes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Education of Charlie Banks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: College student Charlie Banks has to face old problems when the bully he had an unpleasant encounter with back in high school shows up on his campus.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspense, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, coming of age, haunted by the past, college life, buddies, youth, moral dilemma, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, roommate, teenager, bullying ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?
Style: intense, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, redemption, addiction, nightlife, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, starting over, supportive spouse, downfall, friendship, writers, magazine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%