Movies like Stacy's Knights

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Stacy's Knights (1983)
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Stacy's Knights (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyone has a talent, and dreams do come true. Stacy Lancaster has an incredible knack for Blackjack. Once she joins up with daring Will Bonner the two young gamblers are on a non-stop roll. Soon the casino wants to even the odds. How long can their winning streak last?
Plot: dancing, horse, casino, dead man, lawyer, con artists, blonde, gambling, snow, telephone, ambulance, old man, tragedy, female protagonist, happy ending, mirror, clock, champion, threat, night, horse riding, blackjack, murder, jeep, laughter ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about apology, opening a door, cigarette smoking, night, telephone call, visit and telephone mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stacy's Knights: Unfinished Business (1984), Annie's Coming Out (1984), Fast Talking (1984), Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970), Ticket to Heaven (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
77%
 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 ⇓
67%
Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: bleak, psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: model, rape, modeling, mental breakdown, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, paranoia, fashion, disintegration, rise and fall, rising to stardom, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
65%
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely understand. Beatrice dreams of opening an elegant tea room but does not have ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, psychological, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, coming of age, family problems, family life, parents and children, life is a bitch, teacher, winning, dysfunctional family, single father, bittersweet, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.7
 5K
The North (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, american dream, village, immigration, illegal immigration, culture clash, parents and children, siblings relations, americana, injustice, latinos, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, central america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
50%
The Fourth Wish (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The poignant struggle of a man to grant his terminally ill son three wishes - and the obstacles cast in his way of achieving this goal.
Plot: climbing stairs, beach, priest, flat, seat belt, opening a door, saying goodbye, pajamas, comb, airport, snoring, disease ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
46%
Seize the Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tommy Wilhelm (Robin Williams) is a salesman. An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life. He's always been able to sell, but ...
Style: realistic, bleak, semi serious, gloomy, no music ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unemployment, family relations, life is a bitch, society, hopes, crumbling marriage, going straight, unfulfillment, single parent, family problems, couples, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 80s, year 1956, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 471
So B. It (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
Plot: money, fishing, husband wife relationship, girl, crying baby, casino, birthday, grave, memory, boy, applying lipstick, lake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 788
High Tide (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Style: touching, suspense, realistic, serious, biting
Plot: alcohol abuse, surfing, down on your luck, parents and children, small town, family relations, social relations, family problems, unfulfillment, social misfits, life is a bitch, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 12K
Black or White (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, touching, compassionate, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, custody, custody battle, family problems, family in crisis, legal, rivalry, society, racism, widower, courtroom, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
40%
The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help him build a paradise on a Pacific Island, yet another of his ...
Style: tense, clever, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: embezzlement, family relations, island, jail, daydreamer, boardwalk, monopoly, crimes, family life, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, hawaii, atlanta georgia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
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 6.8
 12K
The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, bullying, family relations, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, bittersweet, life is a bitch, family problems, understanding, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, mississippi, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 316
Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, feminism, sexual abuse, siblings relations, sexual relations, uncover truth, workplace situations, boss and employee, courtroom drama, false accusation, manipulation, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 204
The FJ Holden (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Suburban Australia in the late 70s. It was the era of the drive-in movie, the Chico Roll girl and the beloved FJ Holden. Boasting drunken fist fights, back seat sex, illegal drag racing, a classic Oz rock soundtrack (featuring Ol'55, Skyhooks ...
Style: road movie
Plot: teenage girl, husband wife relationship, mirror, gay slur, lighting a cigarette, carrying someone, stolen car, lying on bed, waiter, menu, touching breasts, car ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 404
Snapshot (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, while it seems she is being stalked by a mysterious figure ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, psychological
Plot: photograph, photographer, model, advertising, murder, modeling, obsession, stalker, phone booth, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, comb ...
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 769
The Pack (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers.
Plot: island, dog, wild animal, euphemism, screaming woman, calling someone an idiot, husband wife relationship, forest, blonde child, torch, resort, opening a door ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 8.1
 12K
The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.
Style: uplifting, gloomy, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: racism, exile, prison, family relations, family problems, redemption, family life, human spirit, infidelity, parents and children, prison life, human nature ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
 6.2
 280
Hotel Sorrento (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Meg, Pippa, and Hillary are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, a small seaside town in Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for 10 years has just written a criticially acclaimed novel which she claims is entirely fictional. The book causes a stir ...
Style: sincere, touching, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: beach, unfulfillment, elderly, youth, golden years, family gatherings, death in the family, homecoming, family life, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, new york, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Human Voice (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A monologue of a woman talking on the phone with her longterm lover who is about to marry another girl.
Plot: bathroom, letter, cigarette smoking, nightgown, crying woman, telephone call, dog, mirror, telephone
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 12K
Certain Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
Style: thought provoking, ironic, disturbing, captivating, feminist film
Plot: lesbian interest, female lawyer, loneliness, flirting, ranch, dysfunctional relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, teacher, small town, old man ...
Time: 2010s, year 1975, year 1966, year 1918, year 1959
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 594
Ratboy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed window dresser exploits a being with rat-like features in an effort to make money.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mutant, female director, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, media satire, store, deadly creature, media, misfit, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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