Movies that are like A Passage to India

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A Passage to India
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, talky, emotional, realistic, breathtaking, dramatic, colourful, captivating, erotic, epic, melancholic, scenic, harsh, thought provoking, compassionate, earnest, suspense, interesting, sentimental, cerebral, touching, sexy, romantic, reflective
Plot: culture clash, racism, indians, colonialism, politics, british, friendship, complex characters, sexualized violence, false accusation, sexuality, storytelling, literature, destiny, adaptation, small town, secrets, political, beautiful scenery, runaway, adventure, doctors, unlikely friendships, english, mosque, hindu, cave, doctor, mentor, corruption, prejudice, race issues, dishonesty, art, catastrophe, childhood, greed, betrayal, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, dialogue, relationships, legal, investigation, drinking, guilt, police investigation, sacrifice, tragedy, society, life is a bitch, friends, interracial relations, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, grudge, travel agency, rape accusation, garden party, etiquette, polo, claustrophobia, burial at sea, country club, echo, hiking, ruins, indian pakistani, broken engagement, telegram, heart attack, single father, islam, elephant, widower, muslim, trial, monkey, river, arrest, death of friend, ocean liner, pregnancy, widow, festival, water, travel, jail, binoculars, railway station, pier, bicycle, train, lawyer, apology, british empire, flashback, rainstorm, mother son relationship, dancing, professor, imperialism, tourist, brainwashing, self discovery, revolution, rape, period piece, love story, ethnic conflict, courage
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, england, bombay india
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Lawrence of Arabia
Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
UK, USA
216 min.
 8.3
Lonesome Dove
Adventure, Drama, Western
USA
384 min.
 8.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, interesting and dramatic films with plots including culture clash, mentor, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, betrayal and dialogue themes mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like A Passage to India: Gandhi (1982), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), The Mission (1986), Mississippi Masala (1991), Mrs Brown (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gandhi
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 191 min.
Style: serious, dramatic, epic, factual, sincere, earnest, realistic, compassionate, breathtaking, interesting, reflective, captivating, emotional, uplifting, intense, touching
Plot: idealism, politics, freedom, indians, leadership, british, colonialism, political, mentor, violence, assassination, lawyer, storytelling, courage, protest, muslim, sacrifice, philosophy, native americans, prejudice, independence, hindu, human spirit, beautiful scenery, humanity, redemption, destiny, segregation, ethnic conflict, greed, civil war, childhood, honest, culture clash, life, corruption, violent, justice, jesus, runaway, revolution, life philosophy, british empire, price of justice, racism, conference, british army, colony, demonstration, apartheid
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1890s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: india, south africa, asia, england, new delhi, africa, pakistan, bombay india, europe
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System:   95%
    User:   77%
 
The Man Who Would Be King
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: epic, humorous, witty, semi serious, cerebral, dramatic, breathtaking, reflective, tense, stylized, realistic, enigmatic, clever, interesting, talky, harsh, atmospheric, melancholic, exciting, absurd, scenic, earnest, suspense, dark
Plot: adventure, friendship, treasure, culture clash, greed, storytelling, buddies, colonialism, unlikely friendships, mythology, beautiful scenery, swashbuckler, con men, british, soldier, destiny, desert, friends, life & death, courage, rise to the top, on the road, dialogue, redemption, sacrifice, mentor, runaway, indians, survival, god, corruption, adaptation, gold, moral ambiguity, catastrophe, betrayal, childhood, gunfight, secrets, period piece, battle, journalist, british empire, king, war, british army, ruler, cheating, robbery, coronation
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: india, asia, himalaya, england, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   75%
 
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 7.5
 49K
The Mission
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, atmospheric, serious, dramatic, breathtaking, captivating, realistic, harsh, reflective, interesting, talky, compassionate, scenic, clever, cerebral, melancholic, thought provoking, intense
Plot: jungle, redemption, christianity, slavery, culture clash, indians, native americans, religion, adventurer, catholicism, colonialism, mission, beautiful scenery, courage, greed, storytelling, politics, political, sacrifice, christian, genocide, life & death, god, idealism, ethnic conflict, weapons, prejudice, mentor, dialogue, interracial relations, brutality, catastrophe, waterfall, humanity, good versus evil, wilderness, corruption, betrayal, jews, guilt, jesus, revolution, murder, justice, destiny, deadly, escapades, adventure, slave, heroes
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, spain, south america, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
Mississippi Masala
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, touching, sexy, sexual, realistic, light, erotic, romantic, interesting, talky, scenic, dramatic, melancholic, entertaining, emotional, sweet
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, interracial romance, culture clash, romance, indians, race issues, love story, prejudice, ethnic conflict, racism, relationships, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family, women, bollywood, family drama, interracial relations, secrets, love, loneliness, indian lead, parenthood, love affair, marriage, happy ending, catastrophe, honest, beautiful scenery, mentor, parents and children, race, idealism, pornography, islam, childhood, runaway, storytelling, twists & turns, social differences, stereotypes, nudity (topless - notable), courage, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, hotel, lawyer, family bonds, redemption
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, india, mississippi, asia, usa, california, uganda, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
 7.3
 12K
Mrs Brown
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, enigmatic, witty, emotional, romantic, melancholic, interesting, reflective, scenic, breathtaking, atmospheric, clever, talky, intense, earnest
Plot: friendship, romance, period piece, unlikely friendships, british, love story, mentor, beautiful scenery, relationships, royal family, death, drinking, betrayal, politics, idealism, destiny, childhood, love and romance, complex characters, widow, queen, runaway, gunfight, assassination, prince, secrets, greed, life & death, depression, dialogue, culture clash, loneliness, catastrophe, chase, love, tragedy, society, storytelling, political, indians, aging, obsession, prejudice, life, state affairs, couples, power relations, friends, assassination attempt, head of state
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, scotland, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
Rabbit-Proof Fence
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, scenic, harsh, interesting, breathtaking, talky, factual, atmospheric, inspirational, earnest, reflective, intense, bleak, thought provoking, compassionate, colourful
Plot: survival, wilderness, culture clash, runaway, fugitives, children, adventure, australian, courage, genocide, racism, segregation, childhood, storytelling, colonialism, young heroes, secrets, idealism, mentor, against the rules, kidnapping, women, corruption, destiny, child abuse, prejudice, tragedy, moral ambiguity, camp, political, aborigine, outback, justice, race issues, pornography, guilt, assassination, friendship, desert, brutality, prosecution, sibling relationship, australian outback, ethnic conflict, unlikely friendships, slavery, politics, coming of age, adaptation, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, India, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, stylized, serious, realistic, romantic, art house, scenic, melancholic, intense, breathtaking, atmospheric, light, interesting, harsh, talky, absurd
Plot: romance, pornography, love story, looking for sex, indians, love, sex, love triangle, women, beautiful scenery, vengeance, sexual relations, betrayal, obsession, art, sexuality, eroticism, poetry, fall in love, male nudity, adultery, dialogue, relationships, brutality, dishonesty, destiny, catastrophe, revenge, mentor, twists & turns, adaptation, love and romance, bollywood, nudity (topless - notable), rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), artist, greed, culture clash, happy ending, storytelling, childhood, society, bdsm, sexualized violence, first contact, weapons, fantasy world, couples, period piece
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
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 6.9
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Mrs Dalloway
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Style: talky, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, melancholic, touching, sexy, enigmatic, witty, reflective, stylized, cerebral, romantic, clever, depressing
Plot: romance, adaptation, book, haunted by the past, period piece, wartime, gender, dialogue, british, flower, hopes, life, life philosophy, friendship, literature, writers, love and romance, pornography, catastrophe, secrets, childhood, destiny, mentor, vampire human love, beautiful scenery, loneliness, distopia, storytelling, society, fantasy world, runaway, culture clash, love triangle, couples, multiple storylines, art, drinking, memory, redemption, solitude, brutality, couple relations, life & death, character study, obsession, prejudice, transformation, vengeance, first contact, dysfunctional family
Time: 20th century, 20s, 18th century, 1890s, 19th century, 1920s, post world war one, year 1918, victorian era
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
Lawrence of Arabia
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 216 min.
Style: epic, scenic, breathtaking, exciting, serious, enigmatic, dramatic, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, talky, factual, cerebral, interesting, stylized, melancholic, reflective, 70mm film, intense, harsh
Plot: desert, war, adventure, idealism, culture clash, soldier, storytelling, camel, arab, beautiful scenery, leadership, horse, courage, british empire, dialogue, colonialism, british, human spirit, character study, visceral, wartime, period piece, world politics, destiny, runaway, gunfight, obsession, complex characters, mentor, childhood, greed, art, british army, politics, military life, british military, imperialism, heroic mission, political unrest, rebel, battles, motorcycle accident, bedouin, violence, military hospital, bribery, escapades, heroes, military, society
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east, africa, ottoman empire, england, jerusalem, cairo egypt, saudi arabia, lebanon, jordan, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 7.2
 59K
Out of Africa
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Style: epic, emotional, atmospheric, serious, breathtaking, romantic, melancholic, touching, gloomy, realistic, scenic, enigmatic, captivating, meditative, earnest, sentimental, reflective, heartbreaking, dramatic, colourful
Plot: romance, infidelity, culture clash, love story, adventure, beautiful scenery, destructive relationship, mozart, period piece, colonialism, storytelling, loneliness, love, destiny, relationships, solitude, syphilis, safari, lion, farm, life philosophy, literature, catastrophe, cuckolded husband, danish, fall in love, friendship, adultery, marriage, unlikely friendships, british, courage, life & death, art, dishonesty, mentor, indians, dialogue, transformation, adaptation, love and romance, poetry, life, writers, couples, love affair, escapades, society, bankruptcy, private club
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: africa, denmark, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
A Man Called Horse
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, harsh, intense, rough, exciting, factual, scenic, captivating, epic, tense, suspense, reflective, dramatic, breathtaking, interesting, enigmatic, brutal, bloody
Plot: adventure, native americans, indians, interracial relations, culture clash, courage, violence, violent, gunfight, ritual, captivity, jungle, runaway, justice, hunting, redemption, brutality, wilderness, torture, life & death, injustice, civil war, idealism, bear attack, aristocrat, childhood, mentor, honest, greed, moral ambiguity, society, sacrifice, life, catastrophe, race, friendship, storytelling, survival, unlikely friendships, gangs, destiny, stereotypes, betrayal, dialogue, vengeance, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict, revenge, confined, visceral
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
 7.5
 11K
Cry Freedom
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking, interesting, bleak, tense, inspirational, clever, emotional, witty, intense, harsh, talky
Plot: friendship, racism, segregation, politics, courage, corruption, journalism, idealism, interracial relations, prejudice, freedom, mentor, discrimination, race issues, prison, unlikely friendships, death, political, lawyer, murder, apartheid, journalist, justice, slavery, runaway, catastrophe, family, life & death, male friendship, greed, culture clash, indians, adaptation, violence, courtroom, world politics, british, free speech, capitalism, stereotypes, secrets, injustice, islam, storytelling, dysfunctional family, brutality, honest, hopes, literature, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Seven Years in Tibet
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scenic, dramatic, emotional, realistic, breathtaking, captivating, epic, gloomy, factual, uplifting, interesting, harsh, inspirational, sincere, touching
Plot: adventure, friendship, culture clash, adventurer, beautiful scenery, nazis, wartime, mountain climbing, nazi, book, politics, self discovery, civil war, mentor, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, destiny, catastrophe, adaptation, survival, courage, mountaineer, buddhism, mountain, storytelling, transformation, political, idealism, buddhist monk, wedding, religions or cults, redemption, end of the world, prejudice, war, jews, camp, british, obsession, love story, betrayal, alone in the world, fantasy world, revolution, colonialism, escapades, distopia, dialogue, loneliness, hopes
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, tibet, himalaya, asia, poland, germany, austria, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
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Bandit Queen
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 119 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, captivating, serious, sad, emotional, harsh, realistic, compassionate, heartbreaking, rough, touching, dramatic, brutal, earnest, melancholic, reflective, sexual, sincere, enigmatic, factual, interesting, intense, talky, road movie
Plot: vengeance, assassination, poverty, indians, sexualized violence, brutality, rape, revenge, violence, life & death, surveillance, women, runaway, life, hospital, mentor, bollywood, pornography, culture clash, betrayal, violent, sexual abuse, injustice, village, childhood, justice, redemption, militant, bandit, death, corruption, sexuality, stereotypes, prison, ethnic conflict, gangs, small town, social issues, honest, secrets, adolescence, righting the wronged, nudity (full frontal - brief), aging, loneliness, adaptation, political, vampire human love, catastrophe, storytelling
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 7.8
 13K
Water
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, reflective, harsh, realistic, melancholic, emotional, meditative, stylized, colourful, bleak, heartbreaking, dramatic, compassionate, biting, interesting, intense, breathtaking, talky, ironic, scenic, intellectual, light
Plot: bollywood, friendship, politics, prostitute, indians, idealism, political, women, destiny, religion, islam, unlikely friendships, couple relations, poverty, relationships, loneliness, culture clash, ethnic conflict, life & death, mentor, runaway, sacrifice, storytelling, death, sexual abuse, beautiful scenery, corruption, prejudice, prostitution, betrayal, child bride, hinduism, widow, childhood, greed, pornography, brutality, segregation, justice, drinking, love story, courage, solitude, rebellion, race issues, life philosophy, marriage, redemption, god, secrets
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1938
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 7.2
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Rosewood
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, factual, intense, captivating, heartbreaking, thought provoking, interesting, touching, emotional, harsh, talky, biting, suspenseful, tense, brutal, suspense
Plot: small town, racism, interracial relations, courage, murder, gunfight, politics, segregation, justice, corruption, mob, mentor, brutality, violence, race issues, stereotypes, honest, vengeance, prejudice, guilt, injustice, violent, chase, tragedy, ethnic conflict, racial segregation, society, conspiracy theory, idealism, storytelling, indians, destiny, redemption, catastrophe, conspiracy, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, culture clash, social relations, death, greed, interracial romance, life & death, life philosophy, islam, sacrifice, visceral, rape, sexualized violence
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: florida, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
 7.3
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Fire
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Style: touching, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic, sincere, sexual, reflective, emotional, melancholic, satirical, interesting, idiotic, colourful, dramatic
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, homosexuality, indians, friendship, relationships, bollywood, women, adultery, pornography, gay, marriage, loneliness, romance, fall in love, politics, sacrifice, rebellion, love story, arranged marriage, lesbian relationship, idealism, store, stereotypes, wife husband relationship, lgbt, coming out, hinduism, culture clash, family drama, catastrophe, magic realism, dishonesty, life philosophy, sexuality, love and romance, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, couples, obsession, beautiful scenery, classic car, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, family relations, secrets, segregation, cheating, solitude
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, new delhi, taj mahal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
 6.5
 4K
Scandal
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Style: clever, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, intense, melancholic, compassionate, enigmatic, talky, interesting, harsh, erotic, stylized, tricky, dramatic
Plot: betrayal, politics, political, runaway, corruption, rise and fall, pornography, british, drinking, world politics, murder, social differences, sex scandal, scandal, political corruption, stylish, sexualized violence, member of parliament, police investigation, unlikely friendships, relationships, childhood, mentor, doctors, friendship, destiny, social decay, fantasy world, brutality, anti-hero, distopia, catastrophe, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), women, character study, idealism, dialogue, adaptation, moral ambiguity, chase, greed, storytelling, manipulation, violence, dishonesty, prostitution, nudity (topless - notable), twists & turns, gunfight
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
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 7K
Julia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, factual, atmospheric, realistic, talky, gloomy, enigmatic, witty, breathtaking, melancholic, earnest, tricky, entertaining, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, fascism, unlikely friendships, friends, mentor, writer's life, nazis, idealism, nazi, jews, corruption, women, childhood, drinking, relationships, runaway, world politics, political, prejudice, betrayal, love and romance, character study, adaptation, greed, jewish, playwright, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, wartime, literature, courage, fighting the system, catastrophe, segregation, writers, train, propaganda, secrets, political unrest, redemption, alter ego, storytelling, transformation, destiny, death, against the odds, hat, female bonding, friendship between women
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: germany, europe, england, vienna, austria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
 7.1
 6K
Black Robe
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, serious, harsh, reflective, dramatic, breathtaking, melancholic, talky, meditative, brutal, enigmatic, scenic, atmospheric, baroque, interesting
Plot: culture clash, wilderness, native americans, indians, catholicism, religion, christianity, adventure, adventurer, god, courage, beautiful scenery, brutality, colonialism, clergy, storytelling, solitude, soldier, loneliness, journey, native american, christian, idealism, prejudice, humanity, islam, life & death, violence, redemption, sacrifice, jesus, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, ethnic conflict, interracial relations, censorship, art, french, life philosophy, atheism, betrayal, destiny, honest, guilt, childhood, greed, tragedy, religions or cults, bollywood
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
The Terrorist
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, reflective, captivating, serious, harsh, psychological, intense, melancholic, talky, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic, cerebral, meditative, breathtaking, brutal, stylized, scenic, emotional, atmospheric, intellectual
Plot: politics, assassination, jungle, terrorism, life & death, suicide, assassin, childhood, mentor, storytelling, indians, secrets, runaway, existentialism, pornography, courage, children, brutality, danger, assassins, bollywood, philosophy, loneliness, destiny, tragedy, freedom, culture clash, violence, splatter, deadly, idealism, obsession, male nudity, justice, beautiful scenery, dialogue, betrayal, art, friendship, soldier, isolation, head of state, sacrifice, catastrophe, pregnancy, battles, coming of age, crimes, state affairs, landmine
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
The Last Emperor
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, China, France, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Style: epic, emotional, atmospheric, serious, reflective, dramatic, breathtaking, melancholic, compassionate, stylized, realistic, factual, scenic, captivating, harsh, cerebral, colourful, talky, interesting, intense, enigmatic
Plot: revolution, head of state, destiny, storytelling, mentor, childhood, idealism, culture clash, leadership, loneliness, redemption, drugs/alcohol, life, tragedy, royal court, rise and fall, emperor, rags to riches, communism, arranged marriage, beautiful scenery, gunfight, suicide attempt, political, prison, existentialism, philosophy, life philosophy, catastrophe, art, sacrifice, end of the world, japanese occupation, opium, decadence, drug addiction, buddhism, suicide, life & death, betrayal, friendship, transformation, lone hero, teacher, censorship, greed, runaway, becoming an adult, war on drugs, war
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1900s, 1960s
Place: china, asia, japan, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Salaam Bombay!
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India, France
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, lyrical, talky, sentimental, harsh, bleak, colourful, touching, heartbreaking, enigmatic, reflective, gloomy, dramatic, atmospheric, ironic, witty, rough, melancholic, sincere, ambiguous ending, interesting, emotional, dark
Plot: prostitution, realism, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto life, homeless, runaway, life, drug addiction, mentor, drinking, bollywood, childhood, indians, kids in trouble, depression, loneliness, poverty, life philosophy, urban ghetto, storytelling, tragedy, friendship, brutality, crime gone awry, idealism, drugs, redemption, street life, unlikely friendships, society, corruption, culture clash, catastrophe, honest, youth, stereotypes, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming of age, betrayal, obsession, character study, transformation, british, adaptation, gangsters, dialogue, family relations, weed, greed, life is a bitch
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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 7.5
 24K
Howards End
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Style: clever, captivating, serious, witty, emotional, enigmatic, realistic, romantic, melancholic, talky, dramatic, cerebral, intellectual, compassionate, stylized, breathtaking, atmospheric, reflective, scenic, thought provoking, interesting, light, sincere
Plot: period piece, couple relations, beautiful scenery, estate, literature, siblings relations, loneliness, adaptation, dialogue driven, sisters, relationships, secrets, british, social differences, storytelling, dialogue, dysfunctional family, character study, tragedy, culture clash, adultery, empowerment, sister, sibling relationship, society, twists & turns, catastrophe, family, obsession, complex characters, family problems, greed, betrayal, art, crime gone awry, crumbling marriage, mentor, family drama, romance, infidelity, police investigation, parenthood, runaway, love triangle, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, inheritance, seduction
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
 7.8
 7K
Samsara
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Style: atmospheric, sexual, reflective, meditative, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, captivating, realistic, breathtaking, cerebral, intellectual, art house, philosophical, interesting, harsh, gloomy, stylized, earnest, sexy, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, talky, emotional, macabre, fairy tale
Plot: culture clash, redemption, self discovery, life, human nature, life & death, religion, destiny, philosophy, childhood, pornography, god, existentialism, buddhist, buddhism, introspection, mentor, loneliness, indians, storytelling, life philosophy, adventure, village, honest, art, gunfight, infidelity, buddhist monk, romance, runaway, dialogue, atheism, classic car, beautiful scenery, censorship, solitude, jesus, obsession, coming of age, mental illness, love and romance, drinking, humanity, idealism, greed, transformation, insanity, catastrophe, love triangle, temptation
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, himalaya, india, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
Ryan's Daughter
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, breathtaking, captivating, realistic, scenic, melancholic, suspense, sexual, sentimental, talky, earnest, touching, interesting, atmospheric, reflective, dramatic, enigmatic, romantic, 70mm film, meditative, colourful, cerebral, erotic
Plot: village, irish, infidelity, beautiful scenery, romance, love affair, adultery, betrayal, british, fall in love, storytelling, officer, mute, pub, gun, culture clash, rebellion, justice, revolution, moral ambiguity, love and romance, wartime, weapons, catastrophe, love story, mentor, tragedy, multiple storylines, adaptation, couples, clones, nudity (full frontal - brief), indians, sacrifice, depression, clergy, period piece, dialogue, brutality, mute or deaf, courage, revenge, russian, guilt, dreams, morality, soldier, drinking, distopia, survival
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
Manon of the Spring
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, gloomy, dramatic, touching, emotional, bleak, stylized, realistic, sad, reflective, melancholic, talky, enigmatic, cerebral, interesting, harsh, sentimental, twist ending, breathtaking, earnest, captivating, surprise ending, intense, suspense
Plot: revenge, vengeance, french, tragedy, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life & death, greed, loneliness, provence, village, mentor, storytelling, death, secrets, beautiful scenery, childhood, art, countryside, justice, redemption, culture clash, runaway, guilt, idealism, betrayal, dialogue, psychology, catastrophe, romance, plot twist, solitude, destiny, happy ending, life philosophy, philosophy, adaptation, period piece, couple relations, village life, love and romance, rivalry, social relations, fetishism, ribbon, nephew, fountain, funeral procession, spring, provincial life
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
The Wings of the Dove
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, sexy, romantic, realistic, erotic, breathtaking, captivating, melancholic, talky, scenic, enigmatic, earnest, heartbreaking, colourful, light, intense, witty, interesting, suspense, dramatic
Plot: romance, period piece, love triangle, love story, love, nudity (topless - notable), beautiful scenery, manipulation, obsession, adaptation, rich and poor, twists & turns, relationships, social differences, secrets, forbidden love, dialogue, greed, moral ambiguity, betrayal, complex characters, death, fall in love, catastrophe, wine, murder mystery, art, pornography, adultery, ambition, british, culture clash, marriage, dishonesty, runaway, mentor, storytelling, loneliness, literature, love and romance, male nudity, society, couples, power relations, rise to the top, couple relations, infidelity, matchmaking, opium den, snooker
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 

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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, dramatic, emotional, heartbreaking, reflective, melancholic, earnest, breathtaking, sincere, intense, absurd, talky, harsh, interesting, sad
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, coming of age, indians, bollywood, parents and children, storytelling, family, loneliness, tragedy, literature, suburbs, childhood, marriage, runaway, relationships, adaptation, interracial romance, identity, love, children, parenthood, destiny, family life, dysfunctional family, adoption, family drama, rags to riches, stereotypes, life, mentor, hospital, beautiful scenery, honest, indian lead, justice, death, misfit, life & death, catastrophe, sacrifice, family bonds, redemption, ethnic conflict, dialogue, prejudice, courage, society, depression, guilt
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, india, usa, taj mahal, ohio
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Outsourced
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny, light, dramatic, clever, romantic, interesting, harsh, reflective, talky, inter cultural, intense, scenic, suspense
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, indians, stereotypes, workplace, bollywood, alternate reality, workplace situations, office, friendship, unlikely friendships, ethnic conflict, fish out of water, internet, call center, boss, catastrophe, dialogue, village, runaway, destiny, new love, arts and culture, company, cow, american abroad, beautiful scenery, storytelling, prejudice, happy ending, mentor, capitalism, human nature, greed, redemption, honest, idealism, love story, family, drinking, self discovery, life philosophy, islam, native americans, memory, alone in the world, solitude, morality, boss and employee, first contact
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, san francisco, seattle washington
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
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