Movies like Johanna

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Johanna (2005)
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Johanna (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued rejection of him and allies himself with the outraged hospital authorities. They wage war against her but the grateful patients join forces to protect her. This is a filmic and musical interpretation of the Passion of Joan of Arc.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, experimental, sexy, sexual, offbeat
Plot: medical, hospital, prostitute, life is a bitch, addiction, rehabilitation, doctors and patients, drug abuse, healing power, coma, old man, opera, fire, girl, morphine, doctor, drug addiction, patient, nurse, sexual relations, strong female presence, unfulfillment, superhuman powers, drugs, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and atmospheric films with plots about life is a bitch, addiction, drug abuse, unfulfillment, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) and prostitute mostly in Drama, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Johanna: Delta (2008), Morphine (2008), Tosca (2001), Cocaine Angel (2006), Dealer (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Delta (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend, and his sister to be grown-up. He begins to settle down in this new place by building a new home for himself on the delta. But ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, isolation, obsession, human nature, homecoming, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
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Morphine (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 1917. We are in the Russian countryside. It is the middle of freezing winter. A pale young, newly educated doctor arrives. Having to deal with one medical challenge after another he soon becomes the center of everyone's attention. ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, morphine, doctor, doctors, urban decay, hopelessness, civil war, hardship, loneliness, self acceptance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: russia
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61%
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 438
Tosca (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Benoit Jacquot's acclaimed 2002 film of Puccini's opera stars Angela Gheorghiu in the title role, with Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under Antonio Pappano.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: opera, love and romance, tragic hero, tragic love, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, manipulation, dancing, curses spells and rituals, concert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 319
Cocaine Angel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A week in the life of a young drug addict.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, drug use, downfall, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, lifestyle, hopes, drug dealing, fired from the job, going straight, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dealer (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In an impressive follow up to his debut film Forest, Benedek Fliegauf tells the uncompromising story of a day in the life of a drug dealer. His clients include the leader of a religious sect, a friend who needs a final fix, a former lover who has ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, estrangement, social misfits, crimes, drug dealing, misfit, overdose, society, criminal heroes, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, europe
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52%
A Caretaker's Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A custodian in a housing project discovers that a naked, mute woman he found in one of his apartments has miraculous healing powers.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: older man young girl relationship, father son relationship, older man younger woman sex, sexual relations, unfulfillment, sexual content, life is a bitch, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity, hot and sexy, age difference, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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50%
The Music Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ali is son of a well-off family who plays the santoor (an Iranian instrument) and has earned some reputation through his concerts and teaching music but is rejected by his family because of this profession, which they despise. He falls for one of ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: musician, couple relations, addiction, rise and fall, drug abuse, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, tragic hero, society, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Most High (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Julius (Marty Sader) loses his girlfriend, his job and the life of his pseudo father, Jack, his itch for a "quick fix" suffocates his ambitions and takes him on a trip through the disturbing addiction of crystal meth. Julius confides ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: losing-it hero, downfall, rehabilitation, addiction, life is a bitch, couples, under the surface, family problems, drug abuse, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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401
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9001
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Cremaster 5 (1997)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Cremaster 5 (55 min, 1997) is a five-act opera (sung in Hungarian) set in late-ninteenth century Budapest. The last film in the series, Cremaster 5 represents the moment when the testicles are finally released and sexual differentiation is fully ...
Style: experimental, sexy, serious, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, opera, wizards and magicians, unfulfillment, love and romance, gender, hopes, gender bending, theater, redemption ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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46%
The Mighty Angel (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A shocking story about addiction and attempts to overcome it. The script is based on Jerzy Plich’s excellent novel “The Mighty Angel” (alternative title: "The Strong Angel Inn"). Jerzy (Robert Więckiewicz) is a writer and a heavy ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, addiction, rehabilitation, haunted by the past, writer's life, clinic, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, depression, writers, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
This Beautiful City (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friday night in Toronto’s lower west end. Chatter from a dinner party in Harry and Carol’s nouveau riche condo drifts through an open balcony door, as two freebase cokeheads, Pretty and Johnny, have a party on their own in the alley below. As ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, introspection, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, drug abuse, addiction, infidelity, couple relations, city life, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 82
Made in Ash (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A grittily realistic tale of prostitution at an Eastern European border town
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, roommate, life is a bitch, sexual content, down on your luck, exploitation, seamstress, innocence lost, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Breaking Glass (1980)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge star overnight. Once at the top the pressure is immense as Kate's ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, cult film ...
Plot: punk, punk rock, rock singer, club, rock and roll, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, ambition, life is a bitch, musician's life, music, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, europe, england
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43%
 4.5
 96
Hip Moves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, prostitute, crimes, unfulfillment, nightshift, hospital, love, couples, society, lonely, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 228
Glass Lips (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This dialog-free film, originally presented as 33 short films, is an experimental, bizarre set of meditations and flashbacks of the grotesque.
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, estrangement, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, dull life, doctors and patients, wrongfully committed, homecoming, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Porcelain Horse (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paco Chavez's life is careless and charming. It's a life of illicit drugs and a forbidden love affair he carries with Lucia, his former high school sweetheart, now married to another man. One night, Paco and his younger brother Luis, enter ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: forbidden love, addiction, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, drug abuse, drug dealing, parents and children, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Traffic Signal (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Silsila is the "manager" of one traffic signal, that is he collects the "hafta" (protection tax) from each signal squatter plying his trade. There's Tsunami, a little scavenger boy, there's Rani - a Gujrati girl selling ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, crimes, disability, misfit, social misfits, politics, society, drug abuse, gangsters, addiction, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, sex addict, infidelity, prostitute, obsession, family problems, family relations, couples, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.6
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Mainline (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The uneasy relationship between a mother and daughter is made all the more turbulent by drug abuse in this downbeat drama from Iranian filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahab
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, couples, family problems, family relations, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, lovers apart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 229
In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, drug addiction, drug use, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
We All Fall Down (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this dark independent drama, Michael (Darcy Belsher) is an out of work actor who has been trying to pull himself out of a downward spiral of drug abuse that set in after the death of his mother. Michael's best friend Kris (Martin Cummins) ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: drug abuse, downfall, life is a bitch, addiction, actor's life, rehabilitation, best friends, unfulfillment, youth, prostitute, performer's life, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, rehabilitation, mental institution, drug abuse, parents and children, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, family problems, rehabilitation center, addiction, mentally unstable, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Listening in to a conversation between his doctor and parents, 10-year-old Oscar learns what nobody has the courage to tell him. He only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, the lady in pink ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, hospital, nurse, child illness, terminal illness, human spirit, wrestling, youth, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, pretense, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Without Destination (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sin Destino follows the life of a 15 year old Mexican boy, Francisco, as he struggles to survive on the streets. His primary source of income is money raised by prostituting himself to men for sex, and the film implies that this learned behaviour ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, society, youth, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love in the Time of Civil War (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lauded Quebec filmmaker Rodrigue Jean (Lost Song) takes a fearless, unflinching look at the reality of addiction in this tough-minded docudrama set in the bleak milieu of hustlers and junkies in Montreal.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, touching, serious
Plot: gay, male prostitute, prostitute, gay sex, social problems, life is a bitch, misfit, drug abuse, male nudity, youth, social misfits, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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36%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, unfulfillment, love, self discovery, couples, friendship, fall in love, supportive spouse, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 3K
Pure (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, youth, drug addiction, drug abuse, prostitute, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, teenage life, parents and children, going straight, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 638
S#x Acts (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gili is a teenager who decides to change schools. She is determined to improve her lame social status. Over the course of a few weeks she hooks up with several different boys, all from her new school. Their encounters get more and more sexual, each ...
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sex scene, sexual promiscuity, teenage life, school, male masturbation, sexual relations, youth, casual sex, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, manipulative woman, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.1
 218
Dark Places (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Keri Walker is a drug-addicted prostitute who ends up killing her latest john in self-defense. She finds shelter at a place run by a couple who find pleasure in others' pain. The haven house turns into a hell house and Keri must do whatever she ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, drug abuse, addiction, sexual relations, couples, drugs, death, gay, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Help Me, Eros (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ah Jie lost everything in the stock market due to a severe economic crisis. He spends his days in his sealed apartment, smoking joints and looking after the marijuana plants that he secretly grows in his wardrobe. In desperation, he calls a suicide ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: fat woman, sexual perversion, obsession, destructive relationship, downfall, lifestyle, stalking, society, life is a bitch, social decay, nihilism, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%