Movies that are like Persepolis

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Persepolis
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, USA, Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Style: clever, serious, melancholic, gloomy, surreal, stylized, realistic, reflective, dramatic, captivating, heartbreaking, dark humor, sincere, talky, bleak, humorous, interesting, touching, harsh, depressing, cynical, witty, offbeat, thought provoking, tense, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: revolution, coming of age, idealism, childhood, depression, freedom, punk, islam, politics, storytelling, friendship, political unrest, drugs/alcohol, political, adolescence, world politics, honest, coming-of-age, culture clash, loneliness, tragedy, french, communism, destiny, runaway, mentor, brutality, life, corruption, identity, women, adaptation, fascism, ethnic conflict, irreverent, pornography, assassination, society, violence, segregation, genocide, vengeance, youth, puberty, life is a bitch, young heroes, rebelliousness, self discovery, injustice, punk band, parent child relationship, civil war, war, family life, hopes, rebellion, sexism, muslim, state affairs, hypocrisy, family relations, protest, divorce, exile, anger, execution, dignity, party, arrest, neighbor, fear, morality, dictatorship, protective parent, atrocity, war crime, identity crisis, grandparent and grandchild, traditional versus modern, oppression, lifestyle change, old friend, prejudice, relatives, loss of family member, boyfriend, heroine, human relationship, young woman, journey, young kid, loss, peril, female protagonist, iraq iran war, window washer, farewell, loud music, murder of sister, puppet show
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1992, year 1978, year 1982, year 1986, 1990s
Place: iran, middle east, france, tehran iran, ussr, iraq, sweden, moscow russia, austria, paris france
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Grave of the Fireflies
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 8.5
Hotel Rwanda
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UK, South Africa, Italy
121 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, serious and harsh films with plots including mentor, culture clash, idealism, storytelling, tragedy, runaway and brutality themes mostly in Drama, Biography and War genres. Some movies like Persepolis: Kandahar (2001), Turtles Can Fly (2004), Osama (2003), Machuca (2004), The Kite Runner (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kandahar
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: bleak, surreal, disturbing, serious, tense, realistic, lyrical, atmospheric, harsh, sincere, talky, melancholic, enigmatic, art house, road movie, breathtaking, sexy, absurd, reflective, dramatic, stylized, depressing
Plot: islam, desert, politics, poverty, on the road, obsessive quest, survival, women, new wave, terrorism, tragedy, suicide, village, culture clash, brutality, weapons, danger, hidden identity, life, ethnic conflict, red cross, taliban, refugee, death, teacher, journalism, sisters, race against time, rescue, catastrophe, political, dialogue, runaway, self discovery, honest, betrayal, idealism, vengeance, siblings relations, prejudice, drinking, indians, village life, sister, disappearance, travel, surrealism, life & death, nothing goes right, brainwashing
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, canada, afghanistan, iran, africa, california
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Turtles Can Fly
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran, France, Iraq
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, clever, heartbreaking, reflective, offbeat, harsh, tense, dramatic, sincere, melancholic, light, disturbing, enigmatic, talky, stylized, absurd, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: gulf war, war, innocence lost, camp, childhood, village, iraq war, orphan, death, rape, suicide, censorship, young heroes, blindness, children, weapons, brutality, survival, islam, anti war, civil war, wartime life, runaway, politics, drinking, life & death, landmine, dead child, tank, refugee, electricity, muslim, bicycle, boy, soldier, oil, coming of age, poverty, fall in love, mentor, storytelling, pornography, sacrifice, siblings relations, catastrophe, culture clash, village life, military, family relations, sexualized violence
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, kurdistan, california, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   90%
 
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 8K
Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, harsh, thought provoking, brutal, heartbreaking, sincere, touching, compassionate, reflective, melancholic, talky, dramatic, breathtaking, stylized
Plot: survival, coming of age, islam, brutality, poverty, childhood, hospital, hidden identity, women, storytelling, death, politics, school, justice, runaway, injustice, rebellion, culture clash, workplace, secrets, danger, mentor, religion, idealism, adolescence, dishonesty, weapons, tragedy, vengeance, brainwashing, revolution, escapades, catastrophe, cross dressing, coming-of-age, friendship, sexual abuse, heroes, political, unlikely friendships, society, genocide, visceral, youth, jews, honest, drinking, torture, disorder, identity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, poland, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.8
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Machuca
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, dramatic, sincere, harsh, talky, clever, reflective, disturbing, thought provoking, brutal, bleak, sad, breathtaking, cynical, compassionate, stylized, sexual
Plot: friendship, school, coming of age, politics, childhood, poverty, communism, civil war, military, male nudity, political, capitalism, innocence lost, drinking, unlikely friendships, rich and poor, mentor, adolescence, brutality, idealism, revolution, bullying, coming-of-age, tragedy, world politics, social differences, fascism, corruption, sexual initiation, classmate, historical event, friend, student, propaganda, political unrest, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), culture clash, fighting the system, boarding school, storytelling, morality, greed, depression, society, courage, runaway, demonstration, youth, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: latin america, chile, south america, argentina, spain, santiago de chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   75%
 
The Kite Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 128 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, epic, serious, dramatic, compassionate, psychological, disturbing, touching, captivating, heartbreaking, reflective, earnest, breathtaking, sentimental, intense, harsh, inspirational
Plot: betrayal, friendship, redemption, childhood, courage, guilt, rape, islam, storytelling, book, justice, violence, revolution, unlikely friendships, innocence lost, mentor, haunted by the past, family bonds, world politics, adaptation, brutality, sacrifice, tragedy, life & death, runaway, culture clash, destiny, literature, secrets, prejudice, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, family relations, coming of age, bullying, young heroes, vengeance, taliban, distopia, imagination, freedom, happy ending, transformation, catastrophe, corruption, fantasy world, depression, survival, political unrest, idealism
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: middle east, afghanistan, pakistan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   66%
 
 7.5
 21K
Paradise Now
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine, France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, reflective, compassionate, tense, biting, talky, intellectual, dramatic, harsh, emotional, sad, meditative, intense, rough, melancholic, suspenseful, interesting, earnest, cerebral, thought provoking, depressing
Plot: terrorism, friendship, politics, suicide, freedom, poverty, sacrifice, assassination, death, justice, betrayal, courage, survival, islam, murder, political, political unrest, violence, brainwashing, jews, life philosophy, tragedy, catholicism, brutality, genocide, religion, idealism, danger, morality, relationships, runaway, unlikely friendships, propaganda, violent, life & death, guilt, deadly, god, corruption, sexualized violence, childhood, honest, visceral, pornography, storytelling, prejudice, depression, hopes, humanity, redemption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestine, palestinian authority, morocco, tel aviv israel, sweden, jerusalem, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   66%
 
Grave of the Fireflies
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, heartbreaking, sad, depressing, melancholic, dramatic, harsh, breathtaking, sentimental, intense, tense, reflective, talky, interesting, earnest, gloomy
Plot: war, survival, wartime, firefly, tragedy, death, children, orphan, loneliness, hospital, friendship, innocence lost, childhood, storytelling, sisters, brutality, life & death, siblings relations, violent, depression, honest, visceral, sacrifice, wartime life, runaway, pornography, courage, violence, guilt, ethnic conflict, idealism, culture clash, mentor, fantasy world, danger, hunger, escapades, chaos, dealing with death, death in the family, coming of age, sibling relationship, hopes, family problems, radiation, innocence, theft, bomb, attack, nuclear holocaust
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
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 8.1
 302K
Hotel Rwanda
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic, factual, intense, heartbreaking, compassionate, interesting, touching, sad, depressing, tense, suspense, sincere, brutal, earnest, sentimental, harsh, rough, talky, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, bleak, motivational
Plot: genocide, hotel, violence, death, murder, civil war, courage, racism, war, politics, atrocity, cruelty, prejudice, ethnic conflict, tragedy, world politics, righting the wronged, survival, holocaust, brutality, corruption, against humanity, storytelling, sacrifice, catastrophe, greed, islam, mentor, political, honest, humanity, life & death, family, weapons, propaganda, alone in the world, justice, hopes, destiny, violent, runaway, culture clash, slavery, visceral, idealism, society, life is a bitch, african, refugee camp, refugee
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, somalia, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
 74K
Selma
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, factual, captivating, intense, heartbreaking, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting, melancholic, interesting, brutal, inspirational, sentimental, earnest, clever, entertaining, talky, bloody, compassionate, suspense, tense
Plot: racism, president, politics, idealism, courage, tragedy, violence, death, leadership, segregation, slavery, race issues, human spirit, civil rights, brutality, civil war, period piece, runaway, justice, prejudice, sacrifice, mentor, ethnic conflict, political, corruption, rebelliousness, genocide, storytelling, violent, discrimination, destiny, freedom, honest, assassination, family, surveillance, political unrest, revolution, catastrophe, african american, greed, survival, injustice, culture clash, manipulation, redemption, life & death, righting the wronged, race, doctors
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1964
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
Goodbye, Children
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, serious, dramatic, melancholic, bleak, reflective, talky, harsh, gloomy, heartbreaking, breathtaking, atmospheric, stylized, earnest, sad, thought provoking, national socialism
Plot: boarding school, friendship, german, betrayal, childhood, jewish, french, nazi, treasure hunt, courage, school, brutality, boarding school life, nazis, jews, holocaust, unlikely friendships, adolescence, wartime life, storytelling, coming of age, coming-of-age, wartime, mentor, elementary school, children, runaway, loneliness, tragedy, segregation, dishonesty, imagination, life & death, idealism, secrets, countryside, society, sacrifice, culture clash, censorship, identity, youth, guilt, visceral, destiny, friends, prejudice, auschwitz, anti semitism, resistance
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, poland, vichy, jerusalem, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
The Battle of Algiers
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, harsh, tense, captivating, dramatic, talky, brutal, thought provoking, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, bloody, breathtaking, interesting, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: idealism, revolution, war, rebellion, torture, french, freedom, violence, military, politics, colonialism, assassination, terrorism, corruption, courage, resistance, bomb, realism, islam, political, brutality, world politics, rebelliousness, visceral, runaway, civil war, wartime, violent, complex characters, surveillance, weapons, anti war, sacrifice, tragedy, culture clash, algerian, muslim, independence, ethnic conflict, segregation, military life, gunfight, obsession, greed, betrayal, political unrest, mentor, morality, pornography, propaganda
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: africa, algeria, france, middle east, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
The Official Story
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, suspenseful, serious, heartbreaking, captivating, dramatic, thought provoking, compassionate, touching, tense, sad, reflective, disturbing, bleak, sincere, talky, harsh, earnest, intense, melancholic
Plot: politics, adoption, corruption, hospital, children, assassination, revolution, parents and children, political, storytelling, death, missing person, tragedy, sacrifice, guilt, ethnic conflict, childhood, courage, culture clash, crimes, runaway, secrets, women, dishonesty, beautiful scenery, brutality, islam, manipulation, family, honest, high school teacher, disappearance, adopted daughter, screaming, lawyer, book, military, professor, school, idealism, identity, society, destiny, betrayal, state affairs, catastrophe, family drama, segregation, mentor, couples
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, kindergarten, buenos aires argentina, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 41K
Che: Part One
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, tense, sincere, interesting, atmospheric, compassionate, gloomy, cerebral, thought provoking, dramatic, talky, breathtaking, enigmatic, harsh, melancholic, intense, psychological, earnest
Plot: revolution, rebellion, idealism, jungle, folk hero, violence, leadership, politics, storytelling, political, heroes, corruption, brutality, violent, dialogue, greed, society, runaway, cuban revolution, state affairs, adaptation, death, rise to the top, catastrophe, mentor, sacrifice, childhood, tragedy, life philosophy, political unrest, assassination, life & death, propaganda, honest, weapons, brainwashing, manipulation, fighting the system, justice, hopes, art, military, doctors, civil war, culture clash, fight scenes, beautiful scenery, betrayal, dictatorship, communism
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1958, year 1957, 1960s
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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 7.8
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West Beirut
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, reflective, realistic, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, bleak, satirical, compassionate, lyrical, earnest, talky, macabre, brutal, breathtaking
Plot: coming of age, politics, civil war, friendship, revolution, ethnic conflict, innocence lost, prejudice, poetry, teenage life, war, unlikely friendships, wartime life, tragedy, political, youth, drinking, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, culture clash, military life, sacrifice, brutality, battles, betrayal, childhood, finnish, islam, mentor, catastrophe, poverty, transformation, fall in love, segregation, loneliness, society, judaism, pornography, bollywood, redemption, identity, idealism, humanity, life philosophy, lebanese, pepsi cola, lamb, hashish, baker
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, palestine, tokyo, japan, poland, beirut lebanon, syria, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
 6.7
 10K
Catch a Fire
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic, harsh, absurd, road movie, melancholic, emotional, interesting, factual, suspense
Plot: terrorism, politics, rebellion, fighting the system, segregation, idealism, corruption, freedom, surveillance, violence, chase, revenge, police brutality, political, oil, rebelliousness, drinking, brutality, political unrest, racism, injustice, betrayal, propaganda, catastrophe, moral ambiguity, apartheid, storytelling, society, mentor, conspiracy, state affairs, greed, life is a bitch, runaway, justice, genocide, culture clash, islam, innocence lost, discrimination, resistance, transformation, fight scenes, false accusation, natural disaster, life turned upside down, survival, vengeance, radio, ethnic conflict
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1991
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 7.2
 2K
Romero
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, earnest, talky, disturbing, inspirational, witty, light, interesting, clever, depressing, christian film, tragic ending, suspense
Plot: politics, murder, church, propaganda, assassination, corruption, poverty, death, revolution, political, world politics, clergy, political corruption, genocide, cold war, friendship, military, bishop, crimes, idealism, mentor, courage, brutality, society, capitalism, justice, state affairs, ethnic conflict, greed, civil war, life is a bitch, priest, radio, runaway, violence, fighting the system, political unrest, catastrophe, battles, culture clash, campaign, conspiracy, redemption, race issues, hip hop, stereotypes, fascism, unlikely friendships, catholicism, adaptation
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
Born on the Fourth of July
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, disturbing, bleak, serious, dramatic, intense, gloomy, captivating, psychological, harsh, sincere, sentimental, interesting, factual, thought provoking, brutal
Plot: vietnam war, war, politics, disability, fighting the system, military, guilt, innocence lost, starting over, political, courage, human spirit, iraq war, brutality, brainwashing, storytelling, propaganda, violence, anti war, sacrifice, homecoming, redemption, idealism, gulf war, betrayal, desert, drunkenness, bar, ethnic conflict, corruption, violent, tragedy, culture clash, honest, hospital, weapons, small town, visceral, psychology, mentor, runaway, world politics, islam, vietnam veteran, wheelchair, destiny, americana, unlikely friendships, prejudice, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, mexico, iraq, latin america, usa, new york, bronx new york city, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 6.9
 30K
Che: Part Two
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: epic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, intellectual, reflective, meditative, captivating, dramatic, sincere, cerebral, breathtaking, inspirational, factual, bleak, harsh, melancholic, enigmatic, talky, suspense, interesting, scenic, colourful
Plot: revolution, idealism, rebellion, sacrifice, folk hero, downfall, jungle, heroes, storytelling, betrayal, death, greed, leadership, life & death, brainwashing, political unrest, catastrophe, runaway, existentialism, hopes, culture clash, mentor, weapons, tragedy, politics, dialogue, courage, military, life philosophy, brutality, visceral, pornography, society, solitude, corruption, doctors, state affairs, political, life is a bitch, creativity, survival, beautiful scenery, violence, sexualized violence, redemption, propaganda, multiple storylines, prejudice, character study, childhood
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1966, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
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Lee Daniels' The Butler
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, dramatic, realistic, epic, factual, disturbing, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental, uplifting, intense, inspirational, entertaining, earnest, melancholic, bad ending, talky, reflective, interesting, propaganda film
Plot: president, slavery, white house, racism, prejudice, segregation, freedom, butler, civil rights, americana, politics, political, father son relationship, master and servant, mentor, interracial relations, race issues, revolution, courage, discrimination, culture clash, corruption, justice, propaganda, idealism, family, destiny, greed, workplace, survival, family bonds, sacrifice, catastrophe, society, betrayal, redemption, power relations, storytelling, injustice, family drama, life & death, honest, family life, assassination, world politics, parents and children, brutality, secret service, workplace situations, happy ending
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1961, year 2008, year 1957, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, south africa, cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 7.4
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Lincoln
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Style: epic, talky, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, dramatic, clever, factual, intense, gloomy, interesting, earnest, cerebral, sentimental, breathtaking, reflective, melancholic, light, suspense, based on true events, political drama
Plot: american civil war, politics, war, idealism, slavery, civil war, president, courage, freedom, assassination, head of state, white house, political, leadership, world politics, period piece, human spirit, segregation, dialogue, storytelling, moral dilemma, cultural conflict, corruption, sacrifice, revolution, interracial relations, political corruption, mentor, honest, greed, political unrest, catastrophe, culture clash, righting the wronged, beautiful scenery, runaway, justice, genocide, emancipation, family conflict, battlefield, speech, tragedy, americana, propaganda, destiny, betrayal, prejudice, life & death, adaptation
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
An American Rhapsody
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, dramatic, realistic, sincere, heartbreaking, talky, colourful, reflective, stylized, clever, melancholic
Plot: immigrants, family, coming of age, storytelling, runaway, guilt, justice, human nature, rebellion, adoption, self discovery, parenthood, childhood, mentor, adolescence, parents and children, culture clash, vengeance, siblings relations, women, teenage life, hungarian, catastrophe, brutality, americana, beautiful scenery, friendship, sacrifice, happy ending, prejudice, betrayal, destiny, society, transformation, hospital, youth, family drama, family bonds, dialogue, family relations, adaptation, on the run, solitude, divorce, assassination, identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos and mayhem, jewish, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s, 60s, year 1958, year 1965, 1960s
Place: europe, california, hungary, tokyo, budapest hungary, czechoslovakia, poland, austria, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 7.7
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This Is England
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, tense, emotional, disturbing, touching, gloomy, serious, harsh, melancholic, rough, captivating, brutal, sincere, intense, reflective, interesting, depressing, atmospheric, dramatic, bloody, stylized
Plot: racism, skinhead, coming of age, violence, innocence lost, childhood, adolescence, friendship, bullying, brainwashing, prejudice, drinking, school, gang, storytelling, youth, punk, juvenile delinquency, realism, drugs/alcohol, vandalism, gangs, violent, brutality, unlikely friendships, mentor, visceral, loneliness, working class, british, coming-of-age, urban, complex characters, teenage life, political, foul language, fascism, redemption, honest, runaway, teenager, tragedy, xenophobia, dialogue, pornography, idealism, betrayal, culture clash, drugs, depression
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, heartbreaking, depressing, melancholic, meditative, cerebral, reflective, realistic, dramatic, enigmatic, breathtaking, compassionate, atmospheric, talky, intense, inspirational, sentimental, intellectual, interesting, stylized, surreal, witty, psychological
Plot: disability, french, hospital, loneliness, memory, death, love, human spirit, imagination, storytelling, life turned upside down, life & death, solitude, tragedy, relationships, mentor, destiny, life, existentialism, depression, creativity, childhood, life philosophy, doctors, art, flashbacks, adaptation, philosophy, hopes, literature, dialogue, dreams, artist, honest, mute or deaf, misfit, patient, writing, coma, rehabilitation, introspection, redemption, friendship, love affair, love and romance, family relations, paralysis, power relations, friends, nurse
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, arc de triomphe paris, beirut lebanon, nepal, hong kong, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
Movie in collections
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Amen.
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, clever, harsh, sincere
Plot: holocaust, genocide, idealism, war, politics, catholicism, concentration camp, nazi, jewish, propaganda, sacrifice, christian, death, jews, nazis, human spirit, wartime, fascism, assassination, murder, anti semitism, political, moral ambiguity, german, vatican, pope, morality, camp, survival, secrets, guilt, conscience, courage, destiny, catastrophe, judaism, culture clash, brutality, corruption, runaway, weapons, torture, racism, betrayal, race, mentor, euthanasia, doctor, ethnic conflict, world politics
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: germany, poland, israel, argentina, europe, austria, prague, czechoslovakia, romania, hungary, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, intellectual, serious, rough, dramatic, suspenseful, factual, brutal, tense, disturbing, harsh, bloody, talky, intense, sincere, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, interesting
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, genocide, justice, prison, realism, vengeance, anti war, fascism, political, violent, political unrest, police investigation, islam, corruption, urban, nazis, visceral, nudity (topless - notable), gangs, culture clash, civil war, runaway, freedom, nazi, catastrophe, prejudice, pornography, police brutality, storytelling, ethnic conflict, nudity (full frontal - brief), sacrifice, tragedy, weapons, crimes, adaptation, deadly, mentor, manipulation, honest
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1977, year 1976, year 1967, year 1974, year 1970, year 1972, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, cyprus, lithuania, dubai, persia, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, iran, sicily, hamburg germany, bolivia, middle east, mexico city, palestine, somalia, indonesia, rome italy, berlin germany, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
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Lumumba
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Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, thought provoking, talky, biting, dramatic, suspenseful, tense, harsh, factual, absurd, reflective, enigmatic, melancholic, cerebral, compassionate
Plot: assassination, politics, greed, brutality, political unrest, ethnic conflict, propaganda, political, censorship, military, civil war, injustice, colonialism, assassin, ambition, pornography, male nudity, world politics, crimes, culture clash, corruption, oil, deadly, tragedy, dishonesty, idealism, genocide, heroes, conspiracy, communism, revolution, journalism, society, islam, cold war, business, mentor, betrayal, finnish, state affairs, intrigue, life is a bitch, catastrophe, political corruption, head of state, destiny, corporate america, segregation, nudity (full frontal - brief), bollywood
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: africa, congo, latin america, tokyo, israel, brussels belgium, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 27K
White Oleander
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, touching, realistic, dramatic, intense, harsh, interesting, melancholic, heartbreaking, depressing, psychological, bad ending, stylized, sad
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, prison, murder, mother daughter relationship, artist, runaway, dysfunctional family, loneliness, parents and children, school, friendship, redemption, custody, child abuse, manipulation, adolescence, urban, adaptation, teenager, women, book, teenage life, depression, mentor, storytelling, literature, pornography, childhood, coming-of-age, rebellion, crimes, life, brutality, justice, deadly, secrets, vengeance, bad mother, poison, women's prison, legal, teenagers, adoption, identity, relationships, corruption, psychology, culture clash, love and romance, revenge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, nova scotia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 23K
Kundun
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 134 min.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, meditative, reflective, cerebral, captivating, realistic, breathtaking, touching, enigmatic, melancholic, atmospheric, dramatic, thought provoking, colourful, compassionate, intellectual, philosophical, talky, scenic, interesting, non-linear, intense, harsh
Plot: leadership, religion, life & death, storytelling, monastery, political unrest, society, mentor, art, redemption, existentialism, religions or cults, childhood, philosophy, genocide, loneliness, eccentricity, injustice, politics, life philosophy, destiny, righting the wronged, beautiful scenery, greed, artist, dialogue, first contact, buddha, buddhism, humanity, violence, life, transformation, hopes, alone in the world, catastrophe, creativity, adaptation, fantasy world, obsession, culture clash, imagination, corruption, memory, poetry, jesus, solitude, betrayal, distopia, catholicism
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: china, tibet, asia, hiroshima japan, pearl harbor, poland, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 

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 7.0
 157K
Jarhead
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, intense, suspenseful, dramatic, tense, psychological, cynical, reflective, factual, harsh, disturbing, stylized, emotional, biting, interesting, brutal, absurd, based on memoir, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, war, military, insanity, death, camp, desert, violence, iraq war, male nudity, anti war, oil, sniper, military life, wartime, politics, battle zone, political, brutality, visceral, moral ambiguity, weapons, dishonesty, storytelling, psychology, sacrifice, vietnam war, ethnic conflict, courage, brainwashing, pornography, civil war, state affairs, dialogue, mentor, honest, violent, infidelity, tragedy, adaptation, justice, basic training, culture clash, couples, idealism, boot camp, catastrophe, corruption, survival, vengeance
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990, year 1991, year 1989, year 1983, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, vietnam, saudi arabia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 8.3
 184K
A Separation
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 123 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, emotional, gloomy, serious, dramatic, cerebral, bleak, melancholic, reflective, sincere, harsh, compassionate, intense, breathtaking, enigmatic, interesting, heartbreaking, psychological
Plot: divorce, marriage, courtroom drama, morality, guilt, islam, parenthood, religion, hospital, moral dilemma, depression, maid, family in crisis, relationships, storytelling, family drama, innocence lost, twists & turns, dialogue driven, family problems, tragedy, complex characters, urban, secrets, greed, moral ambiguity, loneliness, visceral, political, character study, iranian, alzheimer's disease, honest, corruption, couple relations, idealism, runaway, social differences, ethnic conflict, culture clash, crime gone awry, obsession, parents and children, sacrifice, solitude, justice, breakup, childhood, catastrophe, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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