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, semi serious, avant garde
Plot: cannibalism, pig, social outcast, social decay, son murders father, death, murder, zoophilia, family relations, misfit, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, human nature, anti capitalism, dehumanization, anti conformity, farm, death sentence, antisocial behavior, rape, fascist, cannibal, jewish, desert ...
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, atmospheric and bleak films with plots about society, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, murder, female nudity and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Porcile: Mamma Roma (1962), The Scrounger (1961), Oedipus Rex (1967), Teorema (1968), The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966). 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, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, church, thief, friendship, wedding, bar, redemption, youth, greek, life is a bitch, destiny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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, rough, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: pimp, prostitute, unemployment, poverty, violence, robbery, neo realism, dishonesty, downfall, couples, post war, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.4
 5K
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, tense, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mother son incest, roman empire, greek, oracle, prophecy, incest, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, royal court, rise and fall, family problems, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy, morocco, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 11K
Teorema (1968)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wealthy Italian household is turned upside down when a handsome stranger (Terence Stamp) arrives, makes love to every family member and then disappears. Each has an epiphany of sorts, but none can figure out who the seductive visitor was or why he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Plot: village, visitor, stranger, family problems, obsession, family relations, nosy, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, couple relations, village life, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, thought provoking, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, politics, hawk, mythology, crow, idealism, clergy, parents and children, state affairs, monk, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: lovers reunited, introspection, human nature, injustice, dishonesty, couples, tragic love, life is a bitch, obsession, one more chance, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 178
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, atmospheric, bleak, emotional
Plot: murder, parents and children, crimes, boss and employee, farm, obsession, life is a bitch, interracial relations, power relations, deadly, workplace, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, surreal
Plot: desert, murder, police, epilepsy, surrealism, cannibalism, incest, crimes, animal life, deadly, religions or cults, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, gloomy, serious, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, crime, down on your luck, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime and punishment, family relations, estrangement, small town ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 653
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: psychological, serious, bleak, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: midlife crisis, social decay, unfulfillment, singleness, life is a bitch, misfit partners, workplace, misfit, human nature, society, workplace situations, looking for sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, dishonesty, social decay, secret identity, life is a bitch, anti heroes, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 198
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, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: pregnancy, junkie, environmentalism, lobbyist, village, couples, social decay, city life, social differences, starting over, urban, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 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, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, drowning, suicide, poacher, alibi, humiliation, coming of age, innocence lost, unfulfillment, village life, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, disturbing, stylized, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, repression, revolution, rebellion, idealism, fighting the system, political unrest, human spirit, young heroes, state affairs, hopes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, vietnam, cuba, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: native american, life is a bitch, social decay, misfit, americana, injustice, society, family relations, alcohol abuse, gang, unemployment, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, love affair, parents and children, state affairs, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, politics, immigrants, love triangle, couples, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, 50s, 80s ...
Place: usa, italy, germany, canada, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: offbeat, disturbing, surreal, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, couples, dishonesty, human nature, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, gender, power relations, family relations, siblings relations, life is a bitch, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dormant Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: paralysis, dealing with death, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, mercy killing, doctor, prayer, faith, mother daughter relationship, suffering, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, touching, serious, meditative ...
Plot: father son relationship, youth, poverty, farm, immigrants, working class, life is a bitch, parents and children, island, family relations, down on your luck, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, touching, sexual, serious
Plot: gigolo, gays and lesbians, parents and children, prostitute, family relations, gender, family business, love affair, couples, sex, resort, drinking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 381
Road to Salina (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonas (Walker Jr) is on the road to Salina. He stops at a gas station/restaurant and its owner, Mara (Hayworth), is struck by his resemblance to her dead son, Rocky (Porel). He decides to stay on and meets Mara's friend Warren (Begley) and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: mistaken identity, parents and children, strong sexual content, family relations, family conflict, incestuous relationship, male full rear nudity, nude beach, grieving mother, sex scene, dysfunctional family, missing son ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: countryside, farm, provence, avarice, village life, cons and scams, down on your luck, life is a bitch, crimes, parents and children, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 3K
My Family (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's. They establish their family in ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: coming of age, murder, death of wife, marriage, family, misfit, human nature, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, immigrants ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1920s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.3
 171
The Wild Dogs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set during the cull of the stray dogs in the city of Bucharest, The Wild Dogs weaves together a week in the lives of several citizens of and visitors to the hauntingly beautiful city. Geordie, a visiting Canadian pornographer, Bogdan, a reluctant ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: redemption, friends, family relations, culture clash, city life, life is a bitch, rich and poor, friendship, innocence lost, social decay, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, psychological, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, uxoricide, colleague, small town, obsession, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, family in crisis, unlikely criminals, parents and children, crime, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 850
The Beehive (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942, just the postwar of the spanish civil war. The main theme of the film is the contrast between ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: post war, brothel, power relations, injustice, society, human nature, social differences, urban, misfit, social decay, against the odds, rich and poor ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 963
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, psychological, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Plot: midlife crisis, jazz, split personality, mental illness, redemption, introspection, unfulfillment, couple relations, spirituality, buddhism, part animation, older man younger woman relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: humorous, cynical, offbeat, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: cons and scams, tv show, folk hero, partners, social decay, buddies, dishonesty, rally, friendship, friends, rising to stardom, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 831
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, atmospheric, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: down syndrome, snail, misfit, society, obsession, racism, figment, mental illness, strong sexual content, against the rules, getting home, social misfits ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family in crisis, couple relations, crumbling marriage, golden years, human nature, society, family problems, death in the family, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%