Movies like Porcile

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Porcile (1969)
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Porcile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son of a post-war German industrialist, is on the way to lie down with his farm's pigs, because he doesn't like human relationships.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic, surreal, disturbing, experimental, semi serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, pig, social outcast, social decay, son murders father, death, murder, zoophilia, family relations, misfit, parents and children, life is a bitch, satire, society, human nature, anti capitalism, dehumanization, anti conformity, farm, death sentence, antisocial behavior, sex, rape, fascist, cannibal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, middle ages
Place: germany, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and disturbing films with plots about society, life is a bitch, family relations, murder, parents and children, human nature and obsession mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Porcile: Mamma Roma (1962), The Scrounger (1961), Oedipus Rex (1967), The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966), Weekend (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, friendship, thief, redemption, hopes, human nature, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, talky ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, unemployment, poverty, violence, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, neo realism, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.4
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Oedipus Rex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mother son incest, roman empire, greek, oracle, incest, prophecy, love and romance, life is a bitch, family problems, tragic hero, domestic disturbance, family in crisis ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy, morocco, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, cynical ...
Plot: satire, on the road, politics, hawk, crow, mythology, state affairs, parents and children, family relations, religions or cults, clergy, monk ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 7.2
 13K
Weekend (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations.
Style: biting, tense, witty, clever, experimental ...
Plot: traffic jam, weekend, satire, murder, surrealism, cannibalism, on the road, terrorism, fighting the system, social differences, human nature, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 672
Whatever (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is a story of a depressed, isolated man stuck in a tedious but well-paying programming job.
Style: realistic, bleak, cynical, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, social decay, misfit partners, unfulfillment, obsession, satire, workplace, dull life, singleness, workplace situations, looking for sex, adult virgin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: contemplative, gloomy, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: human nature, tragic love, lovers reunited, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past, one more chance, road not taken, obsession, homecoming, mystery, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Running away from the police, Aden goes to the desert where he meets an uncivilized man who has a special link with Mother-Earth. He ends up by convincing the hermit to come along with him into another desert... the big town!
Style: surreal, serious
Plot: desert, murder, police, cannibalism, surrealism, incest, epilepsy, fall in love, crimes, supernatural ability, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.2
 319
Heat Wave (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: One hot afternoon in the south of France, several paths are converging towards a tragic conclusion. Those involved are: Stéphane and Luigi, two cousins who have just emerged from adolescence; Georges, a retired old man; Amélie, Luigi’s ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, human nature, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, youth, elderly, crimes, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Anatomy of a Hate Crime (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This MTV film dramatizes the horrific hate-crime killing of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard (Cy Carter) in Wyoming. In 1998, Shepard, a gay college student, was savagely beaten by Russell Henderson (Ian Somerhalder) and Aaron McKinney (Brendan ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, thought provoking, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: youth, murder, social decay, crimes, life is a bitch, society, hate crime, gay slur, coming out, gender, deadly, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: wyoming, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 200
Kill the Poor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a marriage of convenience becomes the real thing, Joe moves his pregnant French wife to a tenement building on New York's Lower East Side. The street is like a war zone with none of the nostalgic appeal that Joe remembers from tales of his ...
Style: witty, cynical, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: pregnancy, junkie, village life, rise to the top, city life, family relations, life is a bitch, social misfits, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, new york, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
I Only Want You to Love Me (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of the young man Peter, who grew up during the economic miracle, bereft of parental care and love. Learning early on that interpersonal relationships are based on the principles of exchange or purchase, he abides by these rules and gives ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, estrangement, life is a bitch, family problems, crime, unfulfillment, crime and punishment, crimes, murder, small town, society, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
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Dust (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: murder, obsession, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, sexual abuse, strong female presence, workplace, society, parents and children, family relations, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: serious, contemplative, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking ...
Audience: student film
Plot: revolution, politics, repression, hopes, young heroes, chaos and mayhem, lifestyle, idealism, rebelliousness, anti war, rebellion, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, america, cuba, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Revengers Tragedy (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank Cottrell Boyce. The film stars Christopher Eccleston as the ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: revenge, murder, wedding, vengeance, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, secret identity, dishonesty, social decay, life is a bitch, anti heroes, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Steppenwolf (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the bourgeois circles of Europe after the Great War, can anything save the modern man? Harry Haller, a solitary intellectual, has all his life feared his dual nature of being human and being a beast. He's decided to die on his 50th birthday, ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, introspection, mental illness, split personality, redemption, jazz, midlife crisis, couple relations, buddhism, spirituality, older man younger woman relationship, part animation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 9K
Mouchette (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feelings with one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film.
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: small town, drowning, suicide, poacher, alibi, humiliation, coming of age, innocence lost, kids in trouble, dealing with death, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 199
God Is on Air (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two Spanish pan-handlers soon find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon an opportunity to redeem themselves and perhaps the entire planet. The world appears to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation and the ...
Style: cynical, humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: folk hero, social decay, partners, buddies, satire, friendship, media satire, rising to stardom, friends, cons and scams, dishonesty, rally ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 8.8
 1.8M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, twists and turns, thought provoking, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, insomnia, against the rules, dark hero, dissociative identity disorder, fist fighting, fighting the system, nihilism, social misfits, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 11K
Code Unknown (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Romania, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A series of events unfold like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor event that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne is an actress whose boyfriend Georges photographs the war in Kosovo. Georges' ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, sincere, clever, tense ...
Plot: homeless, racism, deportation, human nature, social differences, alienation, society, social decay, life is a bitch, breaking point, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kosovo, europe, france, africa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 839
What Is It? (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: What Is It? is the name of a 2005 experimental film written, starring, funded and directed by Crispin Glover. As of 2008, the film has only been shown at independent theaters, typically accompanied by a question and answer session, slideshow and ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, realistic, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: snail, down syndrome, figment, getting home, obsession, against the rules, racism, mental illness, strong sexual content, social misfits, misfit, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Just the Wind (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing inspiration from the death-squad murders of several Gypsy families in Hungary in 2008, director Bence Fliegauf's chilling and unforgettable real-life horror story follows a family whose dreams of emigration and escape are suddenly, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, bleak, serious, tense
Plot: social decay, family in danger, racism, society, life is a bitch, social misfits, family life, realism, murder, danger, secret place, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 9K
The Brave (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: native american, life is a bitch, social decay, americana, injustice, misfit, alcohol abuse, unemployment, society, gang, family relations, self sacrifice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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A Hole in My Heart (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a decript apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. Issues of morality, reality TV and friendship are explored.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, avant garde, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, social decay, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, isolation, human nature, riddles and clues, parents and children, losing-it hero, family problems, life is a bitch, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: controversial, disturbing, realistic, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: plantation, injustice, racism, sexual abuse, slavery, death, sadism, rape, brutality, cruelty, captivity, racial prejudice ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 19th century, 1830s, 1850s ...
Place: detroit, mississippi river, virginia, mississippi, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Film Socialism (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe. At night, a sister and her younger brother have summoned ...
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, avant garde ...
Plot: cruise, politics, human nature, parents and children, family relations, ship, state affairs, social differences, parent child relationship, filmmaking, family business, technology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, italy, africa, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his father dies, young lad travels to Milan to attend the funeral and decides to follow in his father's footsteps as a gigolo. He is successful at finding rich women to prey on, but finds himself caught up in a bidding war.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: gigolo, prostitute, family business, family relations, parents and children, gender, couples, love affair, gays and lesbians, homosexual, resort, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: epic, gloomy, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: bittersweet, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, society, introspection, misfit, politics, love triangle, filmmaking, starting over, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, contemporary, 80s, 70s ...
Place: kazakhstan, italy, usa, russia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Herr Raab is a technical draftsman. His wife pushes him to seek a promotion, which may be a long shot after he gives a dull and tipsy toast at an office dinner. But why would Herr Raab run amok?
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, colleague, uxoricide, family relations, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, dull life, social relations, unlikely criminals, parents and children, family in crisis, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 41
Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: captivating, tense, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, family relations, manipulations, power relations, destructive relationship, siblings relations, femme fatale, strong female presence, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%