Movies like Secret Passage

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Secret Passage (2004)
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Secret Passage (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Isabel and Clara are growing up in a time of terror. It is 1492, and Spain has decreed that all Jews must either convert to Catholicism, go into exile or face trial and execution. Although forcibly baptized, the sisters are chased through Christendom until they arrive in Venice. It is in this great maritime empire, where opulence rhymes with tolerance, that Isabel organizes secret passages for refugees fleeing the Inquisition while Clara falls in love with a Venetian noble, Paolo Zane. Isabel intends for her family to go to Istanbul, the only place where Jews can live freely, but Clara is reluctant to leave. She challenges Isabel's authority and is prepared to break her family ties and sacrifice her faith for love. Caught in this battle of wills is Clara's daughter, Victoria, who finds she is about to be married into the same faith that murdered her father.
Plot: spanish inquisition, marriage, anti semitism
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, italy, istanbul turkey

Most similar movies to Secret Passage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and harsh films with plots about marriage, female nudity, adultery, husband wife relationship, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and jealousy mostly in Drama, History and Horror genres. Some movies like Secret Passage: Flame in the Wind (1971), Seduction by the Sea (1963), The Monk (1990), Sleepless Knights (2012), El Greco (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Flame in the Wind (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer ...
Style: christian film
Plot: spanish inquisition, heretic, inquisition, religion, torture, soldier, priest, faith, theology, dungeon, prisoner, christian ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Seduction by the Sea (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young women is hired by a woman to seduce her son and convince him to return to home from his self-induced exile.
Plot: marriage, island, seduction, frustration, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 62
The Monk (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Madrid at the time of the Inquisition, the monk Ambrosio is renowned for his faith and his strength of will, a saint in the eyes of the populace. But when he discovers the beautiful Matilda hidden in his own monastery, all his repressed passions ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, woman dressed as man, inquisition, monk, torture, female nudity, convent, temptation, monastery, nun
Time: 1600s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Sleepless Knights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As every year Carlos (Raul Godoy) is spending the summer in the country with his family in order to help out with things. Perhaps he won't even be returning to Madrid, as economic prospects are hardly rosy there. In addition, his father's ...
Plot: village, family relations, police officer, family, male nudity, gay, gay relationship
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 146
El Greco (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Greek painter Domenikos Theotokopoulos (Mel Ferrer) woos a beauty (Rosanna Schiaffino) and faces the Inquisition in 16th-century Spain.
Plot: painter, artist, inquisition, spanish inquisition, priest, monk, sword fight, nun, false accusation
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.9
 599
Kuduz (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the release from prison, small-time criminal is marrying his girlfriend and lives a straight and poor, but happy life with her and her daughter. However, his happiness is shattered by wife's infidelity. Driven mad by jealousy, he kills ...
Plot: criminal, hiding, revenge motive, adultery, outlaw, mountain, unwed mother, construction company, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), veil, muslim ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
I, a Woman, Part II (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Newly married to a sexually perverted German millionaire, Siv submits herself to endless degradation before discovering that her husband harbors a diabolical secret.
Plot: marriage, millionaire, sadist, lesbianism, erotica, extramarital affair, nazi, lesbian, female nudity, racist, adultery, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Goya or the Hard Path of Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in King and Church, yet he is also a Spaniard who dearly loves his people. This contradiction presents him with a dilemma.
Style: 70mm film
Plot: french revolution, nude painting, female full frontal nudity, husband wife relationship, adultery, female nudity, catholic church, based on a novel, painter, church, social class, menage a trois ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Plot: nurse, mirror, makeup artist, hospital bed, wading in water, search, eyeglasses, hospital visit, hotel, name calling, telephone call, singing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 131
One Man's War (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Man leaves his factory job and sells everything to buy an earth mover and start his own business, travelling from place to place with his wife and child. There is not enough work and he is eventually forced to emigrate after many hardships.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Entrepreneur (2011)
Genre: Drama
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Plot: husband wife relationship, espionage, globalization, suspicion, debt, marriage, recession, crisis, factory owner
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 133
Wildfire (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 114
Superwelt (2015)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic
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Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Grandfather (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 151 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
 49
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Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 3K
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Canada, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 750
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Country: Portugal
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Plot: black bra, drugs, jealousy, lesbianism, pursuit, car accident, betrayal, marriage, party, drowning, red panties, fashion model ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 230
Secrets (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman's unfulfilling marriage leads her into a passionate affair with a wealthy extramarital lover.
Style: erotic
Plot: adultery, marriage, passion, lovers, lover, black dress, female nudity, boots, white panties, little girl, infidelity, female orgasm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 3K
Flowers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
In the Presence of a Clown (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Inventor Carl Åkerblom is a rosy-cheeked 54 year-old admirer of Franz Schubert - and a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to death his fiancée, Pauline Thibault. Together with another ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 585
Hunting of Man (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Time: future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%