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Bombón: El Perro (2004)
Original name: Bombón, el perro
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant for twenty years in Patagonia, finds himself jobless overnight. He first tries to survive by selling knives of his own making. But business is bad and he can't find real work. One day though, after fixing a vehicle on a farm, he gets paid by means of a ... beautiful Argentinian watch-dog! From this blessed day on, things start shaping well at last... Written by Guy Bellinger
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: on the road, unemployment, gas station, mechanic, countryside, self discovery, down on your luck, love and romance, friends, dog lover, employment agency, slice of life, dog training, journey, animal sex, belly dancer, artifact, search, farm, poverty, destiny, security guard, brawl, police arrest, police station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: patagonia, argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about on the road, love and romance, friends, friendship, self discovery, family relations and couples mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bombón: El Perro: Intimate Stories (2002), Cleopatra (2003), Vincent Wants to Sea (2010), Las Acacias (2011), How Much Further (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, redemption, self discovery, small town, friendship, parents and children, hopes, family relations, rise to the top, destiny, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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95%
 6.8
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, on the road, friendship, midlife crisis, friends, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, unemployment, fall in love, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Vincent Wants to Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vincent, a young man who suffers from Tourette's syndrome, has just lost his mother. His father, a successful politician, does not want to take care of him and therefore places him into a mental institution. He is put into a room with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, neurotic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
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Las Acacias (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rubén is a middle-aged Argentinian truck driver transporting timber between Paraguay and Buenos Aires. One day, at a truck stop, he picks up a young Paraguayan woman, Jacinta, whom his employer had told to take to Buenos Aires. To Rubén's ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, road movie
Plot: on the road, hitchhiker, unlikely couple, human nature, introspection, redemption, hopes, love and romance, delivery, chainsaw, truck driver, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, paraguay, latin america, south america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: Actor Gyung-soo (Kim Sang-kyung) is passed over for a part and decides to leave Seoul and visit a friend. His friend tells him the legend of the "Turning Gate," which foreshadows future events. During his visit, Gyung-soo meets Myung-sook ...
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
How Much Further (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands, they decide to hitchhike to Cuenca. Along the way they meet ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, road movie
Plot: bus, self discovery, on the road, hopes, countryside, hitchhiker, wedding, hitchhiking, urn, video camera, student, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Story: A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, buddies, drug dealing, self discovery, life is a bitch, partners, society, family relations, driving, drug dealer ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Against the Current (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Lulu (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two young urchins turn the streets of Buenos Aires into their own magical playground, in this vibrant portrait of young love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: young lovers, romance, teenage love, urban, love and romance, youth, juvenile delinquency, city life, crimes, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Common Ground (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 265
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: touching, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Molly's Theory of Relativity (2013)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: halloween, self discovery, unemployment, life turned upside down, couple relations, friendship, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, couples, disorder, friends, astronomer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 395
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
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 4.9
 348
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Live-In Maid (2004)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 891
Camilla (1994)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Redemption Road (2010)
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Style: semi serious, sincere, atmospheric, talky, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thicker Than Water (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Adopted (2011)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, talky, realistic, touching, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 153 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 4K
The Way Home (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story begins on a fine summers morning, when San-woo and his mother board a bus to the country. It is soon clear that the unsophisticated rural passengers annoy the seven-year-old urban boy. His mother is taking him to live with his 78-year-old ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, grandparent grandchild relationship, village, hopes, love and romance, youth, family relations, social relations, disorder, friends, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
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Lucky Them (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than work, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine’s editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Return to Macon County (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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