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Lost in Beijing
Original name: 苹果
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: couple relations, extortion, rape, infidelity, urban, social differences, illegal prostitution, family in crisis, city life, pregnancy, society, couples, family problems, babies and infants, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, love triangle, infertility, masseuse, rape victim, sex standing up, abusive husband, rapist, blackmail, massage parlor, jealousy, sex, husband wife relationship, parents and children, custody, unfulfillment, family relations, pregnant woman, chinese, employer employee relationship, drunkenness, nanny, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, beijing china
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots including couples, couple relations, love and romance, society, family relations, infidelity and dishonesty themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Lost in Beijing: Trap Street (2013), The Waiting City (2009), Dance Town (2010), Mister John (2013), The City Below (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trap Street
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic, touching
Plot: mysterious character, intrigue, investigation, urban, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, privacy invasion, bumper car, surveillance, off the grid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
The Waiting City
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, spiritual
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, hopes, romance, couples, urban, adoption, city life, love and romance, society, family relations, hare krishna, culture shock, spirituality, love, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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System:   80%
    User:   75%
 
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Dance Town
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: social differences, hopes, life is a bitch, misfit, society, social misfits, starting over, human nature, couple relations, political corruption, injustice, dishonesty, state affairs, couples, death of husband, refugee, rape, forceful separation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, north korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   68%
 
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Mister John
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Singapore, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: starting over, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, infidelity, under the surface, couples, family relations, dead body in water, bar owner, briton abroad, teenage daughter, death by drowning, snake bite, loss of brother, uncle niece relationship, portrait, marital separation, island, irish, british, boat, englishman abroad, husband wife estrangement, snake, tattoo, cheating wife, lake, debt, urination, widow, hospital, teenage girl, drowning, hotel room, hotel, funeral, prostitute, airport, drunkenness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, bar, husband wife relationship, punched in the face
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   62%
 
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The City Below
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: boss and employee, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, love affair, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, power relations, workplace, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, couple relations, cheating wife, sex scene, smoking, adultery, extramarital affair, female nudity, crimes of passion, lovers apart
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, germany, indonesia
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System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
The Sun Also Rises
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: violence spree, couple relations, college life, desert, university, mental illness, village life, village, college, couples, single parent, unlikely couple, pregnancy, contests and competitions, infidelity, false accusation, revolution, dishonesty, serendipity, talking bird, cultural revolution, shoes, female doctor, bird, mountain, older woman younger man relationship, memory, widow, suicide, surrealism, extramarital affair, single mother, train, friend, baby, doctor, mother son relationship, crimes of passion
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century
Place: asia, china
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System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
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The World
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 143 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, sincere, psychological, sentimental
Plot: fall in love, theme park, infidelity, romance, small town life, love and romance, society, couples, dancer's life, immigrants, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, misfit, social relations, multiculturalism, world trade center manhattan new york city, counterfeit money, capitalism, tailor, fireworks, suicide attempt, bunk bed, language barrier, apartment, security guard, construction site, vomiting, accident, hospital, chinese, cell phone, jealousy, dancer, small town, airplane, marriage, wedding, russian, globalization
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, beijing china, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   64%
    User:   52%
 
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Like Father, Like Son
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious, reflective, dramatic, bleak, melancholic, disturbing, breathtaking, intense, earnest, sweet, enigmatic, biting, thought provoking, psychological, harsh, tense
Plot: childhood, parents and children, relationships, family bonds, hospital, mentor, family drama, kids and family, storytelling, tragedy, obsession, depression, life turned upside down, children, father son relationship, loneliness, runaway, pornography, culture clash, parenthood, divorce, lawyer, drinking, nudity (topless - notable), dysfunctional family, family, adoption, self discovery, beautiful scenery, boy, life & death, destiny, father-son relationship, brutality, love, life, marriage, parent child relationship, stereotypes, prejudice, family problems, police investigation, hotel, ethnic conflict, mental illness, solitude, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, working class, coming-of-age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   63%
    User:   72%
 
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3 Needles
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: plague, terminal illness, society, aids, life is a bitch, clergy, couple relations, village, sexual abuse, culture clash, pregnancy, village life, dishonesty, couples, circumcision, porn star, porn industry, social relations, black market, mother son incest, rape and revenge, novice, incest overtones, missionary, child rape, sexual promiscuity, closeted homosexual, condom, nun's habit, nun, stripper, epidemic, female nudity, rape, gang rape, hypodermic needle, public health, social worker
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Place: africa, asia, canada, china, south africa, montreal quebec canada
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    User:   68%
 
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, disability, romance, couples, camel, shepherd, sheep, paralysis, suicide attempt, self sacrifice, marriage proposal, family relations, countryside, hopes, love and romance, drought, peasant, misery, accident, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, mongolia
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    User:   66%
 
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24 City
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, sincere, touching, semi documentary
Plot: factory, introspection, working class, workplace situations, flat, society, workplace, social differences, revolution, politics, state affairs, working conditions, apartment complex, workshop, factory worker, childhood memory, loss of child, abandoned factory, loss of son, housing project, fired from the job, yuppie
Time: contemporary, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
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The Night
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, prostitute, social misfits, unlikely couple, sexual relations, wooing, gender, misfit, society, unfulfillment, cold relationship, one night stand
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
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Manila
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, gloomy, touching, tense
Plot: losing-it hero, on the run, urban, human nature, neo noir, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, power relations, disorder, gang, downfall, nothing goes right, boss and employee, city life, chases and races, crimes, unfulfillment, security guard, drug addict
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
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System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
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Ocean Heaven
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, mentally challenged, single parent, parents and children, urban, autism, aquarium, life is a bitch, misfit, unfulfillment, family relations, family problems, sadness, smiling, swimming underwater, cancer, turtle, illness, widower, underwater, sea, ocean, beach, swimming, man with glasses, love, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
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Aftershock
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Style: emotional, serious, epic, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, psychological, family saga
Plot: moral dilemma, redemption, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, adoption, twins, siblings relations, hopes, favoritism among siblings, loss of daughter, family reunited, dedication, one armed man, foreigner, prosthetic limb, memorial, rickshaw, natural disaster, family tragedy, english teacher, presumed dead, iphone, separation from family, loss of husband, unwed pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, repressed memory, handicap, college campus, loss of family, saving a life, reunion, loss, earthquake, adopted daughter, college student, dead father, dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of father, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, college, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, regret, loss of child
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1976
Place: asia, canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
A Good Lawyer's Wife
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, emotional
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, family life, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, couples, female nudity, modern dance, violent husband, broken window, child murder, dance studio, dysfunctional marriage, in law, loss of son, postman, senior citizen, sewing machine, skeleton, ultrasound, barbecue, terminal illness, older woman younger man relationship, construction site, vomiting, massage, cinema, hospital, suicide, binoculars, falling from height, adultery, courtroom, male nudity, seduction, female masturbation, voyeur, little boy, car accident, sex, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, murder, judge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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Suspect
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: manipulations, parents and children, dishonesty, courtroom, rivalry, family problems, family relations, mentally challenged, vengeance, couple relations, false accusation, sexual abuse, siblings relations, family in crisis, teenage life, legal, youth, couples, life is a bitch, towel, bathing, incest, bed, abuse, jail, beating, infidelity, public humiliation, undressing, underwear
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
Searching for the Elephant
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, mind bending, psychological
Plot: friendship, city life, urban, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, split personality, infidelity, wooing, addiction, dull life, dishonesty, childhood memory, zoo, elephant, cheating, jealousy, break up, male nudity, cover up, female nudity, drugs, murder, revenge, dog, flashback, photographer, psychiatrist, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, friends, lifestyle, sex scene, sex addict
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Jerichow
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, touching, surprise ending
Plot: love triangle, immigrants, couple relations, couples, power relations, social misfits, boss and employee, infidelity, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, looking for love, woman in danger, estrangement, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, life is a bitch, battered wife, car driving, fast food, turkish, dance, abusive husband, domestic violence, debt, alcoholic, german, suicide, falling from height, adultery, beach, airport, betrayal, drunkenness, rain, money, husband wife relationship, crimes of passion, jealous spouse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Paraiso Travel
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy
Plot: drugs/alcohol, immigrants, strong sexual content, young lovers, obsessive quest, illegal immigration, self discovery, city life, urban, hopes, youth, couples, follow your dream, starting over, couple relations, culture clash, love and romance, misfit, society, s&m, stutterer, sexual favor, yellow panties, bus trip, cleaning, billiards, sex in public, journey, black cat, prostitution, delivery boy, armed robbery, gun held to head, trailer park, drug, mini skirt, latin, border, theft, homelessness, strip club, stripper, red dress, cleavage, shot in the head, vomiting, buttocks, breasts, nightclub, massage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, new york, guatemala, atlanta georgia, texas
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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Soi Cowboy
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, gloomy, realistic, offbeat, sexual, suspenseful
Plot: unlikely couple, starting over, couple relations, countryside, urban, culture clash, pregnancy, couples, prostitute, gangsters, murder, juvenile delinquency, crimes, deadly, hopes, society, youth, thai, new identity, time, red light district, dowry, black and white segues into color, lifestyle, doppelganger, confusion, pastiche, unsolved mystery, viagra, existentialism, alienation, femme fatale, lost, loneliness, freedom, insanity, darkness, blood spatter, execution, severed head, shot in the head, sexuality, surrealism, neo noir, kidnapping, jealousy, male nudity, bus, gangster, erotica
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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Still Life
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional, sentimental
Plot: homecoming, society, village, demolition, lake or river, worker, human nature, introspection, haunted by the past, social decay, estrangement, life is a bitch, family problems, eviction, archaeologist, demolished city, social relations, village life, family in crisis, romance, obsessive quest, small town life, custom, liquor, relocation, dam, longing, injustice, excavation, building, destruction, ex husband ex wife relationship, motorcycle, mahjong, boat, daughter, debt, stage, magician, river, ritual, evacuation, music band, brother, surrealism, photograph, cell phone, card playing, small town, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
Syndromes and a Century
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, France, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: hospital, human nature, romance, fall in love, love and romance, lovers, buddhism, small town, couple relations, urban, doctors and patients, looking for love, power relations, dentist, poisoning, dental mask, medical mask, surgical mask, symbolism, repeated scene, latex gloves, medical, female doctor, flashback, doctor, monk, love
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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Vegetarian
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, family problems, male full rear nudity, marriage crisis, body painting, bare breasts, divorce
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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Mammoth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Style: serious, melancholic, sincere, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral, emotional, reflective, interesting, talky, enigmatic, depressing, touching, dramatic, entertaining, breathtaking, clever, ironic, light
Plot: moral dilemma, loneliness, dysfunctional family, relationships, depression, pornography, storytelling, couple relations, hospital, tragedy, adoption, greed, life philosophy, destiny, life, parents and children, capitalism, obsession, catastrophe, mother, prostitution, social differences, parenthood, doctors, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, life & death, mentor, vengeance, money, idealism, police investigation, adultery, twists & turns, art, runaway, family drama, dialogue, brutality, guilt, justice, sacrifice, working class, poverty, society, family, sarcasm, crime gone awry, beautiful scenery, betrayal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
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Transylvania
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological
Plot: folk, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, obsessive quest, infidelity, pregnancy, love and romance, couples, family relations, folk music, gypsy, bear, female nudity, train
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
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System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
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Leaving
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, tense, touching, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, forbidden love, hospital, doctor patient relationship, infidelity, love affair, family in crisis, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty, couples, family problems, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfillment, salad, contractor, englishwoman abroad, unfaithful wife, wife leaves husband, family crisis, cuckolded husband, money problems, domestic violence, hugging, orgasm, cheating wife, arrest, handyman, rifle, singing in a car, jealousy, adultery, extramarital affair, break up, male nudity, beach, love triangle, female nudity, bare breasts, outdoor sex, woman on top, undressing, waiter, sex, murder, employer employee relationship, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Tale of Cinema
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, stylized, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, down on your luck, actress, snow, university, student, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, fall in love, love and romance, class reunion, university student, premature ejaculation, film within a film, suicide attempt, limp, drunken sex, brother, mother, cell phone, sex, scarf, drinking, rooftop, alcohol, party, private vs public, unsuccessful, escape from reality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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System:   40%
    User:   43%
 

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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexual
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, venice
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System:   39%
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