Movies like Palermo Shooting

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Palermo Shooting (2008)
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Palermo Shooting (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After the wild lifestyle of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman calm him down?
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, suspense, sincere, offbeat, serious, surreal, contemplative, stylized
Plot: on the run, love affair, human nature, rivalry, mysterious character, on the road, lifestyle, life turned upside down, photographer, revenge, murder, rock, heroes, love and romance, hotshot hero, assassination attempt, urban, chases and races, city life, disorder, deadly, death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, germany, sicily, europe

Most similar movies to Palermo Shooting

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and atmospheric films with plots about human nature, life is a bitch, family relations, society, couples, love and romance and on the road mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Palermo Shooting: Exit: A personal history (2010), The Dinner (2014), Kill Me (2012), The Portuguese Nun (2009), Caught in the Web (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, death wish, sexual content, siblings relations, urban, human rights, urban setting, disability
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, holland, amsterdam
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95%
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The Dinner (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story about two brothers and their wives, and the interactions between them and their two high school age children. When the kids get into serious trouble together, how will the parents relationships change with and among each other? Will the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family in crisis, siblings relations, human nature, family problems, under the surface, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
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Kill Me (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage girl helps an escaped fugitive flee Germany into France, after extracting a promise that he will help her commit suicide.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: on the run, fugitives, partners, crimes, on the road, unfulfillment, misfit partners, dealing with death, escaped prisoner, police, friendship, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, germany, marseille, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Portuguese Nun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: church, culture clash, lifestyle, love and romance, filmmaking, actor's life, religions or cults, love affair, self discovery, clergy, artists and showbiz, nun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Caught in the Web (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of three women whose worlds collide - a social commentary about the 'sound bite' society we are becoming, where perception becomes reality and judgments based on limited facts quickly spread, without regard for the truth or the ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, society, intern, media, media satire, computers and web, human nature, lifestyle, urban, workplace situations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
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Atomic Age (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Two young boys, Victor and Rainer, take the commuter train to spend the evening in Paris. In a nightclub on the banks of the Seine they go from one disappointment to another, from failed chat ups to street brawls. But as they get carried away by the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, buddies, city life, on the road, gender, youth, urban, coming out, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 73
Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, femme fatale, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples, lifestyle, life is a bitch, family relations, human nature, crimes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Absent Season (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When love has to compete with artistic inspiration and memories from a sheltering past come to take the artist to imaginary worlds that exist deep in his mind. This is the story of young Adrian, pianist and composer, in love with his sister and ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, contemplative, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, forbidden love, musician's life, family relations, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, cause and meaning, loneliness, sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family relations, siblings relations, redemption, human nature, society, performer's life, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, poland, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 106
I, the Other (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, terrorism, confined, mind game, rivalry, partners, deadly, disorder, isolation, human nature, danger, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Nothing Personal (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, contemplative, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, starting over, friendship, human nature, freedom, drifter, solitude, on the road, loneliness, estrangement, travel, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 760
Dry Season (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France, Belgium, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chad, 2006. After a forty-year civil war, the radio announces the government has just amnestied the war criminals. Outraged by the news, Gumar Abatcha orders his grandson Atim, a sixteen-year-old youth, to trace the man who killed his father and to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, bleak, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: revenge, apprentice, human nature, rivalry, pardon, war criminal, grandfather grandson relationship, civil war, murder of father, baker, murderer, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, native american, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 254
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, lifestyle, intrigue, coming out, fall in love, bisexual, gay, gay sex, tour guide, couples, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 2K
Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, on the road, pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), folk, infidelity, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 13
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsessive quest, friendship, on the run, haunted by the past, looking for love, on the road, life is a bitch, friends, strong female presence, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, soldier, fall in love, wartime life, couple relations, destiny, family relations, couples, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 276
Houston (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: life turned upside down, introspection, addiction, estrangement, life is a bitch, workplace, alcohol abuse, workplace situations, human nature, disorder, plan gone wrong, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, texas, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.2
 82
Manila (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: downfall, on the run, losing-it hero, addiction, boss and employee, crimes, life is a bitch, gang, nothing goes right, human nature, drug abuse, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 1K
Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: atmospheric, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, introspection, disorder, hopes, gender, sexuality, mountain, strong female presence, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Journey to Kafiristan (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1939, the author Annemarie Schwarzenbach and the ethnologist Ella Maillart travel together by car to Kabul, but each is in pursuit of her own project. Annemarie Schwarzenbach, who was among Erika and Klaus Mann's circle of friends in the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, on the road, on the run, obsessive quest, society, social differences, love affair, friendship, drug abuse, redemption, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: afghanistan, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wajma, an Afghan Love Story (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It’s snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begin a clandestine relationship—they’re playful and passionate but ever mindful of the societal rules they are breaking. After Wajma discovers ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, student, family relations, parents and children, forbidden love, life turned upside down, society, honor, love, rivalry, youth, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Another Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie is a Toronto police officer. One evening, her husband Joshua and their son Nicky are brutally murdered in their car. Marie quickly links Pablo Molina, an Argentinian drug trafficker who she'd arrested a few months earlier, with the crime. ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, manhunt, track down, self discovery, deadly, tragic hero, crimes, heroes, vengeance, revenge plot, death of son, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, argentina, bolivia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cosmos (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two young men seek the solitude of the country; their peace is disturbed when a set of random occurrences suggest to their susceptible minds a pattern with sinister meanings.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: obsession, human nature, fall in love, satire, dead animal, sparrow, love, rivalry, countryside, writers, umbrella, jaguar car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 119
Links (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dexter's controlled life gets thrown into confusion when a girl appears on his work that looks exactly like his girlfriend Stella. At home his beloved Stella doesn't understand what's going on and she starts questioning their ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: life turned upside down, disability, fall in love, nursing, emotionless, love and romance, life is a bitch, mental illness, disorder, brain, bittersweet, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 1K
The Ape (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: introspection, losing-it hero, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, human nature, parents and children, heroes, surrealism, hell, driven mad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 2K
Eden Is West (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elias (Riccardo Scamarcio) is an immigrant in his twenties who tries to get to Europe by a boat along with other illegal immigrants. When the boat is near the Greek shores and they hope they will soon disembark, a marine patrol approaches and Elias ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: social differences, society, life is a bitch, politics, fish out of water, on the road, self discovery, illegal immigrant, refugee, distopia, nudity (full frontal - brief), looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, france, paris france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kings of the Road (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Itinerant projection-equipment repairman Bruno Winter (Rüdiger Vogler) and depressed hitchhiker Robert Lander (Hanns Zischler)--a doctor who has just been through a break-up with his wife and a half-hearted suicide attempt--travel along the Western ...
Style: road movie, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: on the road, mechanic, friendship, odd couple, partners, buddies, unfulfillment, hitchhiker, friends, dull life, suicide, male friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 970
Wholetrain (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This feature takes a look at the graffiti movement and young people who populate the niche culture. Following four such artists as they shape the graffiti community through both their art and their interactions, the film tells the story of how the ...
Style: stylized, tense, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: rebelliousness, gang, youth, rebellion, crimes, fighting the system, nightlife, vandalism, on the run, graffiti, hip hop, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 702
War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: photojournalist, society, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, immigrants, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, war photographer, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%