Movies like The Fifth Monkey

If you like "The Fifth Monkey" you are looking for movies about / with jungle, snake, monkey and chimpanzee themes of Drama genre shot in Brazil or USA.
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The Fifth Monkey (1990)
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The Fifth Monkey (1990)
Original name: O Quinto Macaco
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Cunda, a man living deep in the Brazilian rainforest, is bitten by a snake, he has a hallucination of four chimpanzees. Once he recovers, he is shocked to find the four chimpanzees waiting for him at home, and, believing them to be special, decides to take them to the city in order to sell them.
Plot: jungle, snake, monkey, chimpanzee
Place: brazil

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Most similar movies to The Fifth Monkey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and psychological films with plots about couples, life is a bitch, female nudity, jungle, male nudity, dishonesty and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Fifth Monkey: I Love You (1981), Heart of Darkness (1993), 100 Days in the Jungle (2002), Pascali's Island (1988), I Remember (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Love You (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.
Style: sexual, psychological, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), explicit sex, eroticism, world, couple relations, self discovery, sexual relations, sexual content, couples, female nudity, sex, erotica ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
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95%
Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After having been recently shipwrecked, a group of survivors begin dealing with both the reality of being stranded on a remote island as well as with feelings of alienation and isolation. Adapted from the novel by Johann Wyss, this was the pilot ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: mountain lion, island, monkey, shipwreck, coconut, turtle, child with gun, orphan
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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Heart of Darkness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A trading company manager travels up an African river to find a missing outpost head and discovers the depth of evil in humanity's soul.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: river, jungle, insanity, greed, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, psychopath, lake or river, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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100 Days in the Jungle (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 100 Days in the Jungle tells the amazing true story of Canadian oil workers who were kidnapped by Colombian rebels and marched through the Ecuadorian jungle for 100 days.
Plot: hostage, jungle, oil, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Pascali's Island (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archaeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: island, espionage, heroes, love and romance, secret agents, betrayal, battles, couples, conspiracy, political corruption, dangerous attraction, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, pre world war one
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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I Remember (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s.
Plot: puberty, large breasts, bare breasts, uncircumcised penis, ejaculation, memory, masturbation, boy, children, peeping tom, erection, bathtub ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love Strange Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important political changes in Brazil, in 1937. In those hours, he ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: mother son incest, incest, sex with a minor, boy, undressing, girl, female nudity, prostitute, male nudity, puberty, teenage girl, party ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1982
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Living Lost (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gene Timbault, a corporate executive, is engaged in the deal of a lifetime, but learns he has an incurable disease. In an escape to the jungles of Central America he finds that all may not be lost.
Plot: jungle, corporate executive
Place: guatemala
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My Husband's Secret Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A policeman's widow (Archer) uncovers corruption within the force after meeting a woman (Alonso) who was tied to her husband's mysterious death.
Plot: stockings, mother daughter relationship, corruption, loss of husband, widow, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: family relations, depression, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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50%
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Barren Lives (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Vidas secas' tells in vivid images the almost documentary like story of a drover and his family in the northern interior states of Brazil during the drought. A family in the search of a new hope and destiny.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, rough
Plot: family life, parents and children, down on your luck, injustice, farm, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, hunger, teacher, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bye Bye Brasil (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Brazil, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion player is completely enamored of Salomé, and he begs to come ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: friends, couples, wizards and magicians, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, parents and children, friendship, on the road, nightlife, showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: brazil, latin america
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24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: sex scene, female nudity, male objectification, casino, gambler, widow, memory, young woman, falling in love, resort, fall in love
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: avant-garde, abstract art, absurdism
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: photojournalist, haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, photographer, war photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Silas Marner (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: atmospheric, touching, stylized, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: 19th century
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Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
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Brazil Year 2000 (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Year 2000. Brazil was partially devastated by the Third World War. An immigrant family arrives in a small town, which they call "I Forgot." The trio is recruited by an indigenist to pretend to be Indians during the visit of a general. In ...
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his ...
Plot: suicide, secret, husband wife relationship, private detective
Place: san francisco, las vegas
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Womanlight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: strong female lead, ape, suicide, male protagonist, loneliness, abstinence, aging, couples, middle aged, monkey, frustration, heart attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
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All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
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Birdwatchers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, the present. When a young Guarani-Kaiowá woman commits suicide, Nádio leads his community to form a protest camp on the borders of a local farm that sits on their ancestral burial ground.
Style: serious, sincere, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: culture clash, rebellion, interracial relations, indians, teenage life, hopes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dishonesty, power relations, injustice, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hour of the Star (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens to time Radio Station; on Sundays she likes to ride the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, society, hopes, down on your luck, rich and poor, misfit, youth, social misfits, immigrants, life is a bitch, lifestyle, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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35%
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Mrs. Harris (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, obsession, destructive relationship, vengeance, addiction, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1980, 1960s ...
Place: florida, new york, philadelphia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the ...
Plot: based on a novel, war
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.
Plot: slavery, exploitation
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32%