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 serious, realistic, stylized and sincere films with plots about life is a bitch, couples, female director, male nudity, jungle, society and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Fifth Monkey: I Love You (1981), Heart of Darkness (1993), Pascali's Island (1988), Bye Bye Brasil (1980), Living Lost (2016). 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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), eroticism, couples, sexual content, sexual relations, world, couple relations, self discovery, female nudity, male nudity, erotica, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: turtle, island, child with gun, orphan, monkey, shipwreck, mountain lion, coconut
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: jungle, river, insanity, greed, apocalypse, obsessive quest, heroes, adventurer, escapades, survival, adventure, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: island, conspiracy, couples, battles, espionage, dishonesty, secret agents, romance, crimes, heroes, adventure, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, pre world war one
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, road movie
Plot: friends, wizards and magicians, family relations, couples, on the road, friendship, parents and children, showbiz, nightlife, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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
⇓ 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: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, rough
Plot: mother son incest, incest, sex with a minor, sex with mother, older woman teenage boy sex, male nudity, sex, boy, mother son relationship, female nudity, girl, party ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s, year 1982, 70s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: loss of husband, corruption, mother daughter relationship, widow, police officer, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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%
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, african american, depression
⇓ 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: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, rough
Plot: farm, family relations, injustice, family problems, youth, life is a bitch, family life, down on your luck, parents and children, hunger, teacher, poverty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, photojournalist, female protagonist, post traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, couples, captivity, hostage, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Silas Marner (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adaption of George Eliot's novel. When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: village, adoption, village life, redemption, family life, destiny, custody, false accusation, self discovery, dishonesty, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ...
Plot: rocket, devastation, poverty, world war three
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Womanlight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: heart attack, death, car accident, dog, prostitute, middle aged, couples, animal trainer, suicide, abstinence, aging, monkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ...
Plot: in laws, fire, father son relationship, fatherhood, friendship between men, campfire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: rich and poor, countryside, urban ghetto life, social decay, down on your luck, city life, working class, life is a bitch, youth, immigrants, orphan, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: culture clash, rebellion, interracial relations, indians, teenage life, fighting the system, dishonesty, hopes, life is a bitch, racism, jungle, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, suspense, biting ...
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, destructive relationship, obsession, addiction, vengeance, couples, love affair, infidelity, drug abuse, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1976, year 1980
Place: florida, philadelphia, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: sexuality, rape, countryside, poverty, backwoods, sexual attraction, community, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: secret, husband wife relationship, blackjack, suicide, private detective
Place: san francisco, las vegas
⇓ 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: war
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Negatives (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple's bizarre romantic relationship is disrupted by the intrusion of a third person.
Plot: playing footsie, eyeglasses, female stockinged legs
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Almost Paradise (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: Catherine (Catherine Enoe) is native to Grenada and works as a nurse caring for outpatients. She travels from patient to patient healing them and taking the pulse of contemporary Grenada.
Plot: jungle, nurse, medical
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Story of Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the life of Roberto Carlos Ramos, a Brazilian teacher and storyteller brought up in a state educational institution for poor children.
Plot: child abandonment, burglary, bullying, rape, street kid, brazilian, reading a book, storytelling
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Zebras in Wyoming (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A prisoner soon has his guard questioning his own world-view.
Plot: security guard, locked in, police, defiant, captivity, justice, prisoner, philosophy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Invisible World (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative
Plot: society, armenian, invisibility, mass murder, genocide, armenian genocide, turkish history, female director
Place: brazil, latin america, yerevan, ottoman empire, armenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%