Movies like Story of an Unknown Man

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Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
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Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
Original name: Рассказ неизвестного человека
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov, this drama centers around a desire for revenge and the tragedy of a star-crossed love. After a general ruins some men under him in punishment for a rebellion, a friend of the broken men vows revenge. The friend, a naval officer, takes a job as a valet in the general's son's house. While he plots his revenge, the son has an affair with a woman whom the valet begins to love. She is discarded after becoming pregnant, and the valet has his own troubles; he has contracted tuberculosis. Sick and unable to follow through on his plans for vengeance, he leaves for France with the pregnant woman hoping to declare his love and seek a cure for his illness.
Plot: love, vengeance, pregnancy, illness, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, general, tuberculosis, naval officer, death in childbirth, valet

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films with plots about love, father daughter relationship, family relations, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Story of an Unknown Man: Romeo & Juliet (1978), Romeo & Juliet (1994), Akitsu Springs (1962), The Tomorrow Man (2019), Italiani (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragedy, father son relationship, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, mother son relationship
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95%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, father son relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, father daughter relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, shakespeare, mother son relationship
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94%
Akitsu Springs (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Yoshida’s first big-budget production and colour film is a haunting tale of unrequited love and postwar disillusion. The story of the fatal attraction between a spineless intellectual and a strong woman is conventional, but its enactment is ...
Plot: illness, alcohol abuse, water, spa, japanese new wave, love, world war two
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62%
The Tomorrow Man (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost ...
Plot: loss of child, love, survivalist, calling parent by first name, father son relationship, widow, thanksgiving dinner
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Italiani (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Plot: love triangle, childbirth, businessman, train conductor, teacher, job seeking, infidelity, factory worker, mother daughter relationship, train, storytelling, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: sicily, milan italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lina's Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lina is in her best age, mid-30s. She is strong-willed, resilient and self-conscious. There has never been a man in her life, on the contrary, she even had to play the man's role on the small farm to sustain herself and the parents. But the ...
Plot: love, hate, single, farm, tragic event, marriage, pregnancy, countryside, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bittersweet Love (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pregnant woman and her husband discover they are half brother and half sister, thanks to his father (Robert Lansing) and her mother (Lana Turner).
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath (Prakash Raj) is a millionaire whose daughter is Anjali (Shriya Saran). Vishwanath loves his daughter very much. So much that he even buys her an Icecream Parlor when his daughter asks him for an ice cream. What Vishwanath expects is a ...
Plot: domineering father, love, beggar, arranged marriage, father daughter relationship, office
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, male female relationship, death in childbirth, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, small town, funeral, wedding, father daughter relationship, death, ghost ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Trilogy (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Trilogy is an anthology film of three adaptations of Truman Capote short stories: Miriam, Among the Paths to Eden and A Christmas Memory. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of ...
Style: anthology
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51%
The Hired Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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51%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Place: rome italy
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46%
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Love Love Love (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
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Style: realistic, serious
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 121 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Light in the Window (1960)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 72 min.
Plot: wife, husband, welding, love
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
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Time: 80s
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
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Time: 50s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gandharvam (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A romantic film packed with fun and adventure Gandharavam tells the story of an auto mechanic who falls in love with the daughter of a crime mob family.
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34%
Story of Poor (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: vengeance, village, murder, assault, research, poverty, convoy, pity, boy meets girl, rich, poor, kill ...
Place: tbilisi, siberia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Waiting (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: loneliness, separation, family relations, teacher, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%