Movies like Split Image

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Split Image (1982)
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Split Image (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An impressionable young man finds himself literally enslaved by a modern-day religious cult. In an effort to bring him back to reality, the boy's parents hire a deprogrammer to kidnap him and return him to his family.
Style: spiritual
Plot: teenager, dog, student, money, religion, blonde, true love, abduction, sect, running, telephone, coach, bible, singing, storm, impersonation, city, lie, mirror, photograph, hallucination, rain, kiss, two brothers, gymnast ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Split Image

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about apology, telephone call, opening a door, night, telephone, visit and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Split Image: Ticket to Heaven (1981), Fire with Fire (1986), Heavenly Bodies (1984), The Handyman (1980), Nobody Waved Goodbye (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ticket to Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: sleep deprivation, mind control, brainwashing, cult, religious cult, society, cons and scams, innocence lost, kidnapping, human nature, breakup, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, toronto ontario canada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fire with Fire (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: chase, teenage love, lovers on the run, society, love and romance, romance, teenage life, love affair, school, prison life, fall in love, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Heavenly Bodies (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score.
Plot: fight, aerobics, dance, competition, dancing, dressing room, interview, man with glasses, jealousy, boy, newspaper, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.1
 93
The Handyman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One of Canada's talented directors, actress Micheline Lanctot expresses an effective, engaging approach in this simple, poignant drama about Armand (Jocelyn Berube), a handyman with one problem romance after another. The quiet Armand settles ...
Plot: bachelor, apology, cigarette smoking, wristwatch, lying on bed, brunette, toilet, bedroom, basement, cuckold, suitcase, husband wife relationship ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Nobody Waved Goodbye (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 18 year-old Peter lives with his parents in a middle-class Toronto suburb and rebels constantly against their imposed middle-class goals and conventions and the materialist values they represent. He constantly mocks and belittles his family with his ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, comb, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, teenage love, confession of crime, knocking on a door, lying on bed, cemetery, singing, sexual euphemism, parking a car ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 283
The Custodian (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Det. Quinlan has left his alcoholic wife, sprouting a bloom of insecurity, anger and self-motivation within him to expose the corrupt police force that surrounds him. He abandons his 'straight' life to partner in crime with his co-worker, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police corruption, alcohol abuse, marital separation, coffee shop, fax machine, police raid, crimes, rebellion, society, dishonesty, drug dealing, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 83
Fast Talking (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bright young teenager from a broken home uses his quick wits and glib tongue to get out of trouble - but they also get him into it.
Plot: laughter, teenager, cigarette lighter, lie, city, underage smoking, police car, train, caged bird, supermarket, teenage son, cricket bat ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wedding in White (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl's brother comes home from the army, and brings an army buddy with him. The three of them go out that night to celebrate, and after much drinking has been done, the brother's friend rapes the sister. After the two men have gone ...
Plot: rape, world war two, dysfunctional family, teenager, parent child relationship, teenage pregnancy, bedroom, threat, teenage daughter, age difference, looking in a window, family tragedy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Unfinished Business (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seventeen year old Izzy Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life boring and directionless. Meant to be a sequel to Don Owen's acclaimed 1964 film "Nobody Waved Good-bye", "Unfinished Business" ...
Plot: apology, kissing, riding a bicycle, policewoman, beard, sexual euphemism, talking while driving, dancing, bus driver, black cat, bridge, night ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 2K
Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, coming out, sexual relations, friendship, gays and lesbians, gender, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, youth, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 325
Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, introspection, looking for love, human nature, computers and web, romance, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, lifestyle, hopes, adult virgin ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lies My Father Told Me (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work.
Plot: black cat, nostalgia, denial, visit, threat to kill, obscene finger gesture, baby boy, bottle, city, rabbi, child protagonist, old man ...
Time: 1920s
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 336
Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: against the odds, rebellion, society, fighting the system, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, injustice, newspaper office, opening a door, looking at picture, corpse with eyes open ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 519
Native Son (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.
Style: biting, realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, interracial relations, paranoia, chauffeur, social misfits, crime, master and servant, deadly, power relations, injustice, social differences, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 110
Hitting Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: hit and run, obsession, vengeance, life is a bitch, rivalry, crimes, deadly, talking while driving, piano, brother sister relationship, ambulance, american abroad ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, usa, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 961
A Summer Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bittersweet tale of lost love, based on a short story ("The Apple Tree") by John Galsworthy.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: fall in love, past, family relations, parents and children, power relations, city life, strong sexual content, legal action, unfulfillment, betrayal, couples, romance ...
Time: 1900s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, battles, airplane, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, road not taken, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Your Three Minutes Are Up (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie is a sad sack of a man, working at a depressingly dull office job and stuck in a passionless engagement to a neurotic woman. One of the few bright spots in his life is his friend Mike, who seems to be living a life of carefree bohemianism.
Style: road movie
Plot: taking a shower, engagement, city, lie, man with glasses, handbag, talking while driving, tape recorder, vacation, comb, night, piano ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, name calling, marriage engagement, birthday, fiance fiancee relationship, reading aloud, death of grandmother, waking up, death of father, infidelity, grief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 18K
Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, addiction, poet, bartender, mentally unstable, human nature, social misfits, misfit, drinking, profanity, bar fight, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, revolution, pregnancy, josef stalin, torture, farce, political unrest, parents and children, rebelliousness, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, sydney australia, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 584
Crazy Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1987 Canadian film starring the then relatively unknown Kiefer Sutherland as Brooks, an eccentric rich kid, with a fondness for big band music, bow ties and taking strange photographs who one day whilst stealing a mannequin from a clothes store, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: teen romance, romance, misfit, hopes, mute or deaf, youth, love and romance, music band, couples, friends, disability, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 529
Windrider (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rock star falls for a rich man's son who competitively board-sails the coast of Western Australia.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, love and romance, romance, contests and competitions, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), competition, father son relationship, beach, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.7
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Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, stylized, exciting, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, jews, existentialism, adolescence, war ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1955, year 1951
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Annie's Coming Out (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It tells the story of a young female social worker who begins work at a hospital for retarded children, and discovers that some of the psychological problems attributed to these children are incorrectly diagnosed. Proving this to be the case is ...
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, storm, lying on bed, rain, lighting a cigarette, sister sister relationship, opening a door, crying woman, man with glasses, redheaded woman, visit ...
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Come Early Morning (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy wakes up in bed with a stranger and obviously from a night of drinking. She checks out and pays for the motel room on her account. Through her grandmother, she finds out her father is in town and pays him a visit. She agrees to go to his new ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small town, romance, social relations, couples, human nature, sexual relations, sexual promiscuity, personal growth, mother daughter relationship, religion, beer, bar ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
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Thrashin' (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, skateboarding, gang, skateboard, kids in trouble, friends, cliche, skating, social differences, fall in love, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beyond the Stars (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the first man ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, secret, outer space, tragedy, promise, father son relationship, waking up, male protagonist, teen romance, mother son relationship, moon, alcoholic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, family relations, adultery, love affair, obsession, romance, life turned upside down, breakup, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 15K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, thief, family relations, theft, american dream, single parent, life is a bitch, working class, teenage life, down on your luck, parents and children, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%