Movies that are like Some Mother's Son

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Some Mother's Son
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: bleak, captivating, serious, realistic, factual, emotional, dramatic, uplifting, sincere, harsh, talky, sad, touching, bloody, brutal, psychological
Plot: prison, politics, betrayal, irish, british, justice, death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, murder, maze, tragic hero, storytelling, human spirit, political, parents and children, mentor, prejudice, ethnic conflict, adaptation, custody, multiple storylines, depression, manipulation, tragedy, political unrest, runaway, women, struggle, strike, brutality, culture clash, injustice, pornography, corruption, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, redemption, secrets, friendship, vengeance, race issues, sexualized violence, hopes, terrorism, psychiatry, unlikely friendships, rebellion, sacrifice, segregation, society, catastrophe, small town, stereotypes, state affairs, revenge, life is a bitch, gangsters, drinking, distopia, revolution, working class, introspection, prison life, family life, confined, legal, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, power relations, ira, republican, prison visitation, irish republican army, prison violence, fingerprint, french kiss, non violence, armored car, police surveillance, martyrdom, exercise, towel, nervous breakdown, learning to drive, holy communion, freedom fighter, member of parliament, election campaign, democracy, cardinal the priest, driving lesson, radio news, blanket, cow, dance, exploding bridge, demonstration
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
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114 min.
 7.8
Roots
Biography, Drama, History, War
USA
588 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, serious and emotional films with plots including culture clash, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, brutality and politics themes mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Some Mother's Son: In the Name of the Father (1993), The Boxer (1997), Angela's Ashes (1999), Michael Collins (1996), The Magdalene Sisters (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In the Name of the Father
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, captivating, compassionate, intense, thought provoking, factual, reflective, sincere, interesting, harsh, heartbreaking, talky, uplifting, touching, earnest, brutal, sentimental, suspense
Plot: prison, irish, courtroom, terrorism, torture, lawyer, police corruption, father son relationship, justice, politics, police, tragedy, violence, dedicated lawyer, prejudice, rebellion, drugs/alcohol, bomb, trial, corruption, tragic hero, brutality, storytelling, political, crime, redemption, police investigation, father-son relationship, uncover truth, idealism, mentor, british, death penalty, family drama, false accusation, violent, guilt, courtroom drama, parents and children, runaway, vengeance, culture clash, greed, honest, secrets, complex characters, murder, injustice, moral ambiguity, childhood
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, northern ireland, scotland
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
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The Boxer
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, intense, thought provoking, earnest, touching, sincere, emotional, compassionate, inspirational, cerebral, interesting, heartbreaking, harsh, light, reflective, sad
Plot: redemption, prison, irish, violence, politics, love, boxing, sport, british, brutality, going straight, love story, idealism, haunted by the past, prejudice, honest, courage, storytelling, political, hopes, drinking, romance, weapons, depression, violent, underdog, destiny, dialogue, friendship, war, rivalry, boxer, homeless, love triangle, civil war, mentor, family, ethnic conflict, catastrophe, sacrifice, betrayal, period piece, transformation, beautiful scenery, multiple storylines, unlikely friendships, culture clash, greed, childhood, ira
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
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Angela's Ashes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, dramatic, gloomy, disturbing, sincere, depressing, harsh, bleak, sad, heartbreaking, intense, compassionate, humorous, melancholic
Plot: irish, poverty, childhood, prejudice, storytelling, drinking, coming of age, death, drugs/alcohol, children, catholicism, book, hospital, survival, human nature, adaptation, depression, parents and children, family, literature, urban ghetto, rich and poor, life is a bitch, life, catastrophe, mentor, urban, dysfunctional family, judaism, brutality, society, multiple storylines, culture clash, brothers, justice, youth, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, family relations, tragedy, unemployment, runaway, destiny, power relations, redemption, betrayal, alcohol abuse, guilt, social decay, pornography
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, boston, england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
Michael Collins
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: epic, bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, dramatic, factual, rough, brutal, bloody, captivating, intense, harsh, talky, interesting, earnest
Plot: civil war, politics, war, irish, idealism, rebellion, assassination, leadership, violence, murder, revolution, revenge, rise and fall, brutality, british, islam, political unrest, period piece, courage, political, freedom, fighting the system, mentor, culture clash, corruption, deadly, justice, fight, betrayal, terrorism, catastrophe, heroes, multiple storylines, judaism, society, storytelling, violent, state affairs, ethnic conflict, prejudice, runaway, beautiful scenery, dialogue, gangsters, adaptation, political intrigue, freedom fighter, presidential election, destiny, segregation
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
The Magdalene Sisters
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, intense, brutal, harsh, interesting, dramatic, factual, heartbreaking, sincere, compassionate, psychological, emotional, suspense, rough, touching, biting
Plot: irish, sexual abuse, rape, rebellion, christianity, religion, corruption, brutality, runaway, guilt, prison, sexual harassment, slavery, adoption, violence, freedom, clergy, torture, catholicism, punishment, convent, islam, women, injustice, mentor, wrongfully committed, brainwashing, secrets, tragedy, sisters, religions or cults, small town, idealism, violent, betrayal, culture clash, police investigation, childhood, storytelling, catholic, crime, society, pornography, friendship, adolescence, courage, manipulation, morality, vengeance, redemption
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: ireland, latin america, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Get on the Bus
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, uplifting, harsh, dramatic, talky, compassionate, interesting, melancholic, light, stylized, road movie
Plot: politics, racism, bus, friendship, gay, islam, prejudice, segregation, stereotypes, race issues, hip hop, human spirit, on the road, self discovery, rich and poor, relationships, dialogue, gangs, injustice, corruption, violence, interracial romance, culture clash, life philosophy, single father, drinking, gangsters, hopes, political, redemption, catastrophe, honest, gang, mentor, greed, gays and lesbians, destiny, human nature, jews, race, pornography, introspection, idealism, multiple storylines, parents and children, runaway, crime gone awry, siblings relations, fantasy world, gender
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., new jersey, cross country, tennessee, south central los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
A Dry White Season
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, disturbing, sincere, bleak, clever, talky, emotional, rough, earnest, interesting, tense, sentimental, light, harsh, biting, brutal, reflective
Plot: racism, justice, courtroom, lawyer, politics, death, discrimination, murder, segregation, school, children, freedom, torture, corruption, teacher, friendship, race issues, courage, injustice, brutality, family, runaway, greed, fighting the system, period piece, prejudice, guilt, political, crimes, mentor, childhood, jews, secrets, world politics, holocaust, society, destiny, culture clash, happy ending, life is a bitch, women, indians, police investigation, catastrophe, slavery, censorship, legal action, nudity (full frontal - brief), blindness, islam
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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Panther
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, factual, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, brutal, interesting, harsh, enigmatic, intense, entertaining, suspense, talky
Plot: politics, revolution, violence, drugs, rebelliousness, interracial relations, brutality, conspiracy theory, segregation, political unrest, racism, vengeance, gangs, corruption, violent, idealism, injustice, fight scenes, mentor, fighting the system, greed, black panthers, immortality, freedom, catastrophe, prejudice, sexualized violence, law enforcement, women, death, propaganda, islam, runaway, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), life & death, pornography, conspiracy, world politics, justice, rebellion, classic car, dialogue, society, lone hero, adaptation, stereotypes, redemption, revenge, state affairs
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 7.2
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Rosewood
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, realistic, dramatic, captivating, factual, thought provoking, intense, touching, heartbreaking, biting, suspenseful, tense, interesting, emotional, harsh, talky
Plot: small town, racism, murder, politics, violence, interracial relations, death, courage, gunfight, segregation, justice, corruption, mob, mentor, injustice, brutality, race issues, stereotypes, society, honest, vengeance, prejudice, guilt, social relations, violent, false accusation, chase, life is a bitch, tragedy, ethnic conflict, conspiracy theory, violence spree, idealism, storytelling, indians, destiny, redemption, catastrophe, conspiracy, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, culture clash, greed, interracial romance, life & death, life philosophy, small town life, islam, sacrifice
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: florida, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 7.5
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Selma
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, factual, captivating, intense, heartbreaking, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting, melancholic, interesting, brutal, inspirational, sentimental, earnest, clever, entertaining, talky, bloody, compassionate, suspense, tense
Plot: racism, president, politics, idealism, courage, tragedy, violence, death, leadership, segregation, slavery, race issues, human spirit, civil rights, brutality, civil war, period piece, runaway, justice, prejudice, sacrifice, mentor, ethnic conflict, political, corruption, rebelliousness, genocide, storytelling, violent, discrimination, destiny, freedom, honest, assassination, family, surveillance, political unrest, revolution, catastrophe, african american, greed, survival, injustice, culture clash, manipulation, redemption, life & death, righting the wronged, race, doctors
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1964
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
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Bobby
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, dramatic, intense, interesting, harsh, light, melancholic, clever, emotional, talky, suspense
Plot: politics, hotel, president, corruption, friendship, assassin, assassination, senator, drugs/alcohol, tragic hero, tragedy, death, political unrest, vietnam war, political, war, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, idealism, love and romance, ethnic conflict, sacrifice, unlikely friendships, media, catastrophe, courage, multiple storylines, love story, kitchen, society, culture clash, adaptation, torture, propaganda, state affairs, redemption, justice, revolution, brutality, drinking, relationships, love, happy ending, couples, beautiful scenery, genocide
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
Ghosts of Mississippi
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, realistic, factual, intense, thought provoking, inspirational, interesting, suspense, compassionate, clever, entertaining, political drama
Plot: courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, assassin, lawyer, murder, assassination, court, dedicated lawyer, segregation, investigation, justice, legal investigation, police investigation, corruption, courage, mentor, murder mystery, catastrophe, period piece, chase, prejudice, greed, injustice, destiny, vengeance, guilt, righting the wronged, runaway, activist, civil rights, trial, widow, dishonesty, conspiracy, hopes, nudity (full frontal - brief), political, culture clash, legal, race issues, politics, dialogue, society, adaptation, power relations, idealism, happy ending, survival, life is a bitch
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
The Long Walk Home
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, uplifting, thought provoking, talky, earnest, reflective, compassionate, inspirational, sentimental, harsh
Plot: friendship, racism, segregation, human spirit, small town, bus, race issues, disability, women, prejudice, hopes, mentor, interracial romance, stereotypes, civil war, sacrifice, corruption, catastrophe, life philosophy, society, idealism, redemption, teacher, culture clash, couples, fascism, honest, brutality, power relations, greed, family, life is a bitch, race, friends, runaway, period piece, secrets, master and servant, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, drinking, injustice, school, destiny, childhood, politics, courage, betrayal, morality
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
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Agnes Browne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, uplifting, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, sincere, dramatic, sweet, light, witty, talky, clever, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: children, working class, friendship, terminal illness, cancer, irish, single parent, death, mentor, down on your luck, love, drinking, poverty, family in crisis, unlikely friendships, solitude, destiny, happy ending, hopes, storytelling, society, family problems, catastrophe, culture clash, puberty, best friend, pub, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, adaptation, writers, human spirit, poetry, prejudice, multiple storylines, death in the family, dialogue, survival, injustice, date, interracial romance, humanity, family, beautiful scenery, atheism, underdog, women, family drama, love story
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 7.3
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North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, sincere, rough, thought provoking, intense, interesting, factual, sexy, harsh
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, small town, court, lawyer, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship, mining, lawsuit, legal, feminism, sexual harassment, hospital, race issues, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, price of justice, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, fighting the system, redemption, brutality, revenge, manipulation, hopes, prejudice, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, family
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 7.7
 22K
Vera Drake
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, captivating, emotional, dramatic, compassionate, sincere, melancholic, reflective, sad, thought provoking, depressing, harsh, talky, earnest, tense, light
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, working class, idealism, police investigation, poverty, drinking, family in crisis, realism, injustice, unwanted pregnancy, neighbor, death, secrets, tragedy, women, crime, guilt, life is a bitch, small town, character study, wartime, death penalty, depression, british, parenthood, relationships, betrayal, period piece, political, psychiatry, culture clash, manipulation, morality, hospital, female protagonist, family drama, storytelling, runaway, prejudice, family, rebellion, politics, justice, corruption, society, greed, honest, dialogue, tailor
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, london, europe, melbourne australia, burma, korea, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
 7.0
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Liam
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, heartbreaking, tense, dramatic, sentimental, bad ending, sad, talky, light, earnest, reflective, harsh
Plot: working class, fascism, irish, catholicism, poverty, children, parents and children, jews, teacher, religion, judaism, rich and poor, dysfunctional family, family, guilt, tragedy, prejudice, life is a bitch, jewish, family drama, storytelling, love and romance, stereotypes, culture clash, happy ending, childhood, depression, secrets, society, british, destiny, life philosophy, youth, mentor, vampire human love, couples, catastrophe, immigrants, dialogue, adaptation, family problems, anti semitism, islam, life, manipulation, survival, family relations, loneliness, sexual abuse, unemployment
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london, seaport, liverpool, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
 7.3
 63K
Amistad
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, dramatic, factual, compassionate, intense, sentimental, interesting, earnest, captivating, epic, brutal, heartbreaking, entertaining
Plot: courtroom drama, slavery, rebellion, idealism, freedom, courtroom, politics, president, murder, civil war, justice, period piece, lawyer, injustice, genocide, courage, moral ambiguity, court, survival, destiny, jews, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dishonesty, adventure, corruption, greed, american civil war, prejudice, holocaust, segregation, good versus evil, beautiful scenery, brutality, happy ending, betrayal, hopes, revolution, space travel, sacrifice, humanity, culture clash, legal, manipulation, tragedy, morality, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, slave trade
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: africa, usa, england, cuba, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, serious, brutal, captivating, dramatic, talky, harsh, intense, bloody, interesting, factual, heartbreaking, sentimental, earnest
Plot: civil war, politics, rebellion, war, irish, freedom, torture, brutality, violence, political unrest, death, resistance, murder, political, injustice, brothers, british, world politics, sacrifice, violent, moral ambiguity, betrayal, tragedy, revolution, visceral, idealism, weapons, dialogue, mentor, beautiful scenery, runaway, irish republican army, colonialism, british army, independence, corruption, military, courage, storytelling, wartime, stereotypes, brainwashing, justice, culture clash, honest, ethnic conflict, prison escape, multiple storylines, fascism, rivalry
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   40%
 
The Laramie Project
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: clever, talky, serious, captivating, realistic, interesting, thought provoking, dramatic, brutal, disturbing, heartbreaking, sincere, intense, touching, suspense, bleak, sad, light, emotional, macabre, tense, melancholic
Plot: murder, small town, violence, politics, sexuality, aids, homosexuality, death penalty, prejudice, death, courtroom, torture, gays and lesbians, lesbian, gay, crime, drinking, human nature, tragedy, pornography, corruption, manipulation, greed, justice, brutality, dialogue, social decay, storytelling, sexualized violence, investigation, adaptation, injustice, propaganda, chase, political, honest, interview, stereotypes, vengeance, runaway, crimes, internet, police investigation, crime gone awry, revenge, deadly, culture clash, life & death, catastrophe, violent
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa, san francisco, california, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Paradise Road
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy, uplifting, dramatic, brutal, sentimental, light, harsh, touching, road movie, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: prison, war, survival, island, friendship, human spirit, women, jungle, torture, danger, camp, courage, sacrifice, escapades, brutality, holocaust, wartime, prejudice, hopes, unlikely friendships, culture clash, mentor, friends, justice, australian, catastrophe, idealism, islam, jews, prison life, interracial romance, corruption, beautiful scenery, runaway, fantasy world, doctors, politics, nazis, british, pornography, betrayal, german, death, dialogue, nazi, storytelling, race issues, destiny, stereotypes, morality
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, singapore, australia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 7.5
 11K
Cry Freedom
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, bleak, heartbreaking, interesting, tense, inspirational, clever, emotional, witty
Plot: friendship, racism, politics, journalism, idealism, murder, freedom, segregation, interracial relations, courage, discrimination, corruption, prejudice, mentor, race issues, prison, unlikely friendships, death, political, lawyer, injustice, justice, slavery, runaway, catastrophe, family, hopes, life & death, greed, culture clash, indians, apartheid, journalist, adaptation, violence, society, courtroom, world politics, british, free speech, life is a bitch, capitalism, stereotypes, secrets, friends, islam, storytelling, uncover truth, dysfunctional family, brutality
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
Beyond the Gates
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, captivating, realistic, tense, factual, emotional, rough, suspenseful, harsh, uplifting, sincere, road movie, enigmatic, scenic, melancholic, suspense, macabre
Plot: genocide, civil war, violence, politics, sexual abuse, survival, death, tragic hero, school, brutality, sacrifice, tragedy, runaway, human spirit, ethnic conflict, war, idealism, violent, moral dilemma, hotel, humanity, gunfight, catastrophe, life philosophy, childhood, visceral, courage, mentor, political unrest, culture clash, vengeance, wartime life, righting the wronged, life & death, chase, fighting the system, weapons, police investigation, gory, corruption, unlikely friendships, against the odds, splatter, wartime, guilt, redemption, against humanity, segregation, storytelling, society
Time: 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
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The Crucible
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: talky, serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, dramatic, emotional, intense, rough, suspenseful, interesting, harsh, melancholic, cerebral, satirical, sexy, atmospheric, suspense, absurd, baroque
Plot: witch, vengeance, politics, adultery, devil, manipulation, justice, legal action, death, greed, witches, sacrifice, religions or cults, adaptation, danger, corruption, dishonesty, paranoia, runaway, guilt, heroes, fantasy world, hopes, curse, passion, legal, love and romance, pornography, investigation, mentor, dialogue, hunting, brutality, catastrophe, rivalry, betrayal, society, court, death penalty, police investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), state affairs, satan, literature, couples, secrets, small town, redemption, storytelling, power relations
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1600s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
The Conspirator
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: captivating, talky, serious, dramatic, realistic, emotional, factual, thought provoking, touching, earnest, sentimental, interesting, light, heartbreaking, melancholic, suspense, intense
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, courtroom, lawyer, president, courtroom drama, civil war, idealism, justice, sacrifice, american civil war, death, revenge, vengeance, kidnapping, murder, dedicated lawyer, betrayal, slavery, period piece, assassin, court, guilt, tragedy, politics, assassins, mentor, corruption, wartime, runaway, moral ambiguity, courage, ethnic conflict, war, legal, military, catastrophe, life & death, political, private club, union, boarding house, trial, manipulation, death penalty, childhood, crimes, gunfight, greed, deadly
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1860s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
 7.4
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Norma Rae
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, realistic, talky, captivating, earnest, tense, sentimental, thought provoking, interesting, emotional, uplifting, suspense, inspirational, breathtaking, light, reflective
Plot: small town, workplace, working class, fighting the system, courage, friendship, feminism, jewish, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics, corruption, injustice, unlikely friendships, mentor, runaway, culture clash, union, labor, prejudice, righting the wronged, race issues, secrets, political, family, against the odds, tragedy, morality, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, stereotypes, segregation, women, factory, single mother, honest, death, dishonesty, childhood, ethnic conflict, redemption, chase, hospital, labor union, legal, interracial romance, destiny, sacrifice
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
 7.2
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Slam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, psychological, sincere, serious, bleak, realistic, intellectual, gloomy, emotional, harsh, interesting, tense, touching, clever, sad, dramatic, brutal, heartbreaking, enigmatic, reflective, artsy, melancholic
Plot: prison, crime, poetry, injustice, marijuana, drugs, violence, weed, hip hop, gangs, hopes, mentor, life is a bitch, brutality, redemption, life philosophy, corruption, honest, storytelling, pornography, performer's life, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, justice, drug dealing, drug addiction, dialogue, life, going straight, teacher, character study, ethnic conflict, mental illness, philosophy, revenge, loneliness, sexualized violence, creativity, human spirit, relationships, bullying, runaway, dark hero, drug abuse, prison life, idealism, drinking, tragedy, friendship, moral ambiguity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
The Official Story
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, suspenseful, serious, heartbreaking, captivating, dramatic, thought provoking, compassionate, touching, tense, sad, reflective, disturbing, bleak, sincere, talky, harsh, earnest, intense, melancholic
Plot: politics, adoption, corruption, hospital, children, assassination, revolution, parents and children, political, storytelling, death, missing person, tragedy, sacrifice, guilt, ethnic conflict, childhood, courage, culture clash, crimes, runaway, secrets, women, dishonesty, beautiful scenery, brutality, islam, manipulation, family, honest, high school teacher, disappearance, adopted daughter, screaming, lawyer, book, military, professor, school, idealism, identity, society, destiny, betrayal, state affairs, catastrophe, family drama, segregation, mentor, couples
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, kindergarten, buenos aires argentina, bolivia
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And the Band Played On
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Style: touching, talky, emotional, serious, dramatic, uplifting, realistic, interesting, heartbreaking, inspirational, disturbing
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, virus, politics, tragedy, death, investigation, gays and lesbians, male nudity, greed, homosexuality, terminal illness, political, mentor, prejudice, doctors, adaptation, gender, corruption, cancer, life & death, idealism, life is a bitch, courage, society, hospital, unfulfillment, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, women, segregation, unlikely friendships, race issues, blood, secrets, hiv, epidemic, doctor, honest, fighting the system, book, distopia, pornography, ego clash, justice, childhood, courtroom, literature
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, france
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System:   29%
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Veronica Guerin
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, serious, suspense, intense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, stylized, captivating, thought provoking, interesting, clever, tense, scenic, bad ending, melancholic, touching, dramatic, inspirational, talky
Plot: journalism, crime, gangsters, murder, investigation, justice, irish, corruption, revenge, assassination, brutality, drinking, violence, heroin, chase, tragic hero, drug dealing, destiny, storytelling, violent, vengeance, dialogue, redemption, mentor, family, runaway, price of justice, life philosophy, uncover truth, catastrophe, drug lord, police, idealism, police investigation, culture clash, sexualized violence, crimes, deadly, betrayal, childhood, fantasy world, gangs, parenthood, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, heroes, survival, hopes, happy ending, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: ireland, europe
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System:   29%
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