Movies like Pete on the Way to Heaven

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Pete on the Way to Heaven (2009)
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Pete on the Way to Heaven (2009)
Original name: Petya po doroge v Tsarstvie Nebesnoe
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the small town of Kandalaksha, Petya lives out a fantasy life as a traffic cop. He has a holster, a wooden gun, and the locals humor him by following his "orders." When a convict escapes from a nearby prison, Petya joins the manhunt as any good officer would.
Plot: josef stalin, adultery, prison, death, husband wife relationship
Time: 1950s
Place: siberia

Most similar movies to Pete on the Way to Heaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and macabre films with plots about husband wife relationship, adultery, prison, death, female nudity, infidelity and brutality mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Pete on the Way to Heaven: Wild Field (2008), Too Far to Go (1979), The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993), Life at the Top (1965), My First Wife (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 548
Wild Field (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young doctor relocates to a remote region of central Asia, thinking his fiancee soon will join him ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: doctors and patients, boss and employee, village life, clinic, fish out of water, misfit, village, farm, social relations, countryside, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, engagement, dancing, husband wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, marriage, wedding, divorce
Time: 1960s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused woman escapes from prison, is recaptured, and sent back then tries to get her sentence reduced. Based on a true story.
Plot: prison, marital abuse, women's prison, murder, child abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Life at the Top (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 'Life at the Top' is a sequel to 'Room at the Top', made in 1959. Ten years have passed and Joe Lampton now takes a wealthy lifestyle alongside his wife and two kids. But since he's married the boss' daughter, his rise ...
Plot: adultery, business
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.0
 131
My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: hospital, father daughter relationship, death of father, mother daughter relationship, adultery, husband wife relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Sophie and the Moonhanger (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman pits herself against her husband and his Ku Klux Klan member friends when she learns that they are planning an attack against her black maid and her husband.
Plot: racism, housekeeper, marital abuse, husband wife relationship, friend, friendship
Time: 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: magazine, magazine editor, infidelity, obsession, adultery, husband wife relationship, mistress, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 238
Action (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump. He later saves an old man who believes he is ...
Plot: anus, male nudity, prison, surrealism, absurd humor, female nudity, rape, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 8.0
 583
Muddy River (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two boys, whose parents ply their trade by the mouth of a muddy river in Osaka, become close friends.
Plot: animal abuse, prostitution, veteran, restaurant, death, river, post world war two
Time: 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: pilot, false identity, prison, beating, husband wife relationship, father figure, amnesia, medical examination
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 405
Le Garcu (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A self-centered man (Gérard Depardieu) with many diversions occasionally visits his 4-year-old son (Antoine Pialat) and the boy's mother (Géraldine Pailhas).
Plot: marital crisis, immaturity, childhood, mistress, older man younger woman relationship, old age, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, female nudity, little boy, infidelity, adultery ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Banishment (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.
Style: serious, emotional, melancholic, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, pregnancy, abortion, crumbling marriage, russian, countryside, family bonds, relationships, misunderstanding, family drama, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 45
Locked Up (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a German town, teacher Irene leads an inconspicuous, boring, lonely life. One day, a man rings at her door and slips in. It's an armed convict from the prison next door, escaped with a leg wound. He now makes her a prisoner in her own home. ...
Plot: prison, longing, male nudity, female nudity, undressing, sex, jail, bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: death, prison, murder, violence, funeral, women's prison, son, prison guard, female nudity, blood, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.1
 519
Kuduz (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Story: After the release from prison, small-time criminal is marrying his girlfriend and lives a straight and poor, but happy life with her and her daughter. However, his happiness is shattered by wife's infidelity. Driven mad by jealousy, he kills ...
Plot: hiding, mountain, outlaw, revenge motive, adultery, muslim, village, female nudity, wedding, marriage, flirting, prison ...
Place: yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 157
Masquerade (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Banned for over a decade because of its "explicit" sexual situations, when this film was released in Yugoslavia in 1983 the "explicit" scenes had become tame. Other than the notoriety it obtained through censorship, the film has ...
Plot: gay subtext, bourgeoisie, rifle, swimming, adultery, jealousy, swimming pool, husband wife relationship, orgy, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 28
Prison Break (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One late night in June 1942, Sakuma Seitaro dangles from the frame of a skylight in an isolation cell in Akita Prison. He forces open the glass window and breaks out of jail. This crime even reaches the ears of Urata Susumu, the chief warden of ...
Plot: prison, jail cell, based on a novel, suit and tie, japanese woman, uniform, bearded man, japanese man, warden, beard, fleeing, life sentence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Year of the Tiger (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A prison inmate escapes from his wrecked penitentiary during Chile's February 2010 earthquake.
Plot: prison, devastation, free will, tsunami, freedom, farmer, convict, tiger, penitentiary, catastrophe, escaped convict, coast ...
Time: year 2010
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.6
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Gromozeka (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In present day Moscow three childhood friends in their forties - former school band players - live their everyday lives of a police officer, a taxi driver and a surgeon. They have lost track of each other. Three stories of betrayal, love and ageing ...
Plot: grave, widower, insanity, cemetery, taxi, suspicion, driver, mistress, contract, operation, bathhouse, x ray ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 216
The Heist (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Mexico City's infamous Lecumberri prison, three drug-addicted convicts celebrate getting drugs from one of their the mothers. They are found out and locked up in the "apando," the dreaded punishment cell. Protests over the ...
Plot: prison, protest, masturbation, lesbianism, lesbian, brutality, drugs, bare breasts, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, tattoo, riot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Madame Bovary (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Emma Bovary is bored by her country doctor husband and gives in to the affections of several rich suitors as well as the temptation of living beyond her husband's means.
Plot: adultery, temptation, husband, money, female nudity, adulteress, woman, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Telegraphist (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set against the beautiful backdrop of northern Norway, this film tells the story of a telegraphist in a very small community at the turn of the century.
Plot: coast, small town, erotica, priest, adultery, husband wife relationship, fire, sex, sea, business
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 6
Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Plot: death, revenge, murder, student, father, taxi driver, leadership, worker
Time: 1960s
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, loss of innocence, teenager, shower, detention
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Women of San Quentin (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young female prison guard finds out that her first assignment is to San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the country.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: prison, battle of the sexes, chaos and mayhem, prison life, confined, gender, power relations, prisoner, women's prison, female warden
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 115
Torn Apart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a love relationship between a brother and sister and an eventual breakup that will forever change their lives.
Plot: incest, adultery, forbidden love, sibling relationship, break-up, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, male nudity, incestuous sex, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of the South-West Africa People's Organisation and the first ...
Plot: helicopter, church, racism, mass grave, police brutality, jail, explosion, letter, woman, air raid, tied to a tree, automatic weapon ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 80K
Fences (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.
Style: dramatic, talky, intense, interesting, emotional ...
Plot: african american, racism, struggle, father, daughter, grave, trumpet, domineering father, baseball, cemetery, snow, singing ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scent of Gardenias (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Driver who was left by his wife, who wanted to try a career in the movies, has to deal with their son's revolt when the latter finds his mother, whom he thought dead, singing in a nightclub.
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, actress, revenge, murder, death, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, filmmaking, marital separation, fame, tv star
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 646
Silsiilay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A group of women find solidarity with each other as they negotiate their complicated love-lives.
Plot: love, extramarital affair, love triangle, adultery, marriage, husband wife relationship, infidelity, betrayal, pregnancy, stepmother stepson relationship, panic attack, commitment
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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