Movies like Porcile

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Porcile (1969)
 6.7
 3K
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, suspense, realistic, controversial, surreal, experimental ...
Plot: cannibalism, pig, social outcast, social decay, son murders father, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, murder, zoophilia, family relations, misfit, parents and children, life is a bitch, graphic violence, satire, society, human nature, dehumanization, anti capitalism, anti conformity, farm, death sentence, antisocial behavior, sex, rape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, middle ages
Place: germany, europe

Most similar movies to Porcile

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and thought provoking films with plots about society, life is a bitch, murder, family relations, female nudity, death and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Porcile: Mamma Roma (1962), The Scrounger (1961), Oedipus Rex (1967), God Is on Air (2002), 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, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, thief, friendship, redemption, family relations, youth, hopes, human nature, parents and children, family life, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, europe, 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: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, pimp, poverty, violence, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, neo realism, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 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: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, tense, realistic ...
Plot: mother son incest, roman empire, incest, greek, oracle, prophecy, life is a bitch, love and romance, domestic disturbance, rise and fall, tragic hero, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, morocco, ancient greece, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.5
 205
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: clever, dark humor, cynical, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: social decay, tv show, friendship, society, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, buddies, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, injustice, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, on the road, mythology, crow, hawk, idealism, parents and children, state affairs, society, clergy, monk ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.1
 197
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: realistic, semi serious, suspense, clever, witty ...
Plot: pregnancy, lifestyle, social differences, drug abuse, social decay, couples, social misfits, society, rise to the top, life is a bitch, immigrants, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: suspense, biting, tense, witty, clever ...
Plot: traffic jam, weekend, satire, murder, surrealism, on the road, cannibalism, terrorism, fighting the system, future dystopia, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 691
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, gloomy, bleak, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: midlife crisis, social decay, first sex, workplace situations, satire, society, misfit partners, unfulfillment, misfit, life is a bitch, partners, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.6
 849
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: atmospheric, serious, surreal, avant garde, experimental ...
Plot: down syndrome, obsession, mental illness, social misfits, society, surrealism, controversy, snail, misfit, getting home, strong sexual content, figment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.2
 22K
Viridiana (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
Style: cynical, controversial, thought provoking, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, dwarf, satire, idealism, charity, faith, wine, lie, guilt, orphan, newcomer, oath ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: bleak, thought provoking, dark humor, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: revenge, murder, wedding, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, vengeance, life is a bitch, anti hero, social decay, dishonesty, anti heroes, secret identity ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: alcohol abuse, family relations, native american, life is a bitch, injustice, social decay, americana, misfit, gang, unemployment, society, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: disturbing, controversial, sexual, rough, epic ...
Plot: plantation, sexual abuse, racism, injustice, cruelty, captivity, rape, brutality, death, sadism, slavery, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 1960s, 1830s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, memphis, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: tense, talky, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Audience: student film
Plot: politics, revolution, repression, hopes, society, lifestyle, fighting the system, rebellion, young heroes, state affairs, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, vietnam, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
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Querelle (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Here is the story of a beautiful, proud and tough loner, a sailor named Querelle, whose commanding officer Seblon worships and desires him from afar. Querelle turns on his drugs-smuggling partner and murders him. He then goes to a notorious brothel ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, murder, betrayal, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, love and romance, gang, dishonesty, drug dealing, gender, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 197
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: bleak, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, workplace, society, boss and employee, interracial relations, sexual abuse, obsession, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ 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, thought provoking, emotional, controversial, serious ...
Plot: murder, youth, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, society, gay slur, hate crime, injustice, coming out, graphic violence, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, serious, contemplative, surreal, tense ...
Plot: hopes, one more chance, injustice, couples, dealing with death, dishonesty, homecoming, human nature, obsession, tragic love, road not taken, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, twists and turns, mind bending, thought provoking, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, insanity, social misfits, life philosophy, fighting the system, fist fighting, nihilism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 446
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: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: incestuous relationship, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, family relations, orchestral, parents and children, family conflict, brother sister incest, jealousy, tragedy, redheaded woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 173
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, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: rich and poor, culture clash, social decay, life is a bitch, society, denial, family relations, human nature, friendship, redemption, city life, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 1K
Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: dark humor, offbeat, surreal, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, family relations, social decay, disorder, parents and children, couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, unsupportive spouse, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 388
The Ditch (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film focuses on the suffering of Chinese who were imprisoned in a forced labor camp called Jiabiangou in the Gobi Desert in winter 1960 under Mao Zedong on the grounds that they were "rightist elements". The film tells of the harsh ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prison life, captivity, re-education, starvation, confined, against humanity, politics, society, state affairs, death, desert ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1960
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, incest, epilepsy, cannibalism, surrealism, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, crimes, society, wilderness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.3
 4K
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, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, wedding, murder, coming of age, death of wife, marriage, family, couple relations, human nature, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, politics, rebellion, sex orgy, materialism, revolution, twentysomething life, rebelliousness, parents and children, on the road, love and romance, radical ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 10K
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, alcohol abuse, family relations, drowning, humiliation, suicide, police officer, alibi, poacher, coming of age, innocence lost, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 344
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, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, youth, elderly, coming of age, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 1K
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: surreal, psychological, stylized, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: unfulfillment, split personality, redemption, couple relations, introspection, midlife crisis, jazz, mental illness, buddhism, spirituality, mysticism, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 4K
Home (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marthe (Isabelle Huppert) and Michel (Olivier Gourmet) live with their three children in a remote house next to an abandoned highway using it as an extension to their property. One day without warning, construction workers begin to upgrade the road ...
Style: stylized, captivating, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: fighting the system, family relations, life turned upside down, privacy invasion, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, society, rebellion, countryside, highway, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%