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, telephone call, opening a door, cigarette smoking, visit, telephone and night mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Stacy's Knights: Unfinished Business (1984), Annie's Coming Out (1984), Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970), Ticket to Heaven (1981), Lies My Father Told Me (1975). 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: riding a bicycle, policewoman, beard, sexual euphemism, talking while driving, dancing, bus driver, black cat, bridge, homeless shelter, bicycle, kissing ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sister sister relationship, night, nurse, telephone, lighting a cigarette, father daughter relationship, supermarket, redheaded woman, corpse with eyes open, newspaper, storm, telephone call ...
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychiatrist, paranoia, rape, modeling, suicide attempt, mental breakdown, losing-it hero, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: sleep deprivation, mind control, brainwashing, cult, religious cult, dishonesty, cons and scams, human nature, kidnapping, innocence lost, religions or cults, breakup ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, toronto ontario canada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: antique shop, sunday, lie, brother sister relationship, fishing, handshake, money, search, elderly man, name calling, manure, door ...
Time: 1920s
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal, canada
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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: aquarium, motorcycle, high school dance, corporal punishment, chicken farm, ex convict, school principal, troubled teen, drug dealing, school expulsion, teacher student relationship, stealing a car ...
Place: australia
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63%
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, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, parent child relationship, teenage pregnancy, wedding dress, dog, apology, pregnancy, teenage daughter, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: fishing, terminal illness, church, disease, climbing stairs, beach, priest, flat, seat belt, opening a door, saying goodbye, cigarette smoking ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
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Time: 80s, year 1956, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: rebellion, society, fighting the system, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, against the odds, injustice, dead man, urban setting, visit, night ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black or White (2014)
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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, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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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, mirror, telephone call, telephone, cigarette smoking, nightgown, female protagonist, dog, crying woman, letter
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High Tide (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 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: serious, realistic, suspense, biting, touching
Plot: alcohol abuse, surfing, small town, redemption, parents and children, family problems, social relations, family relations, social misfits, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, down on your luck ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.
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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: exciting, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
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The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: tense, gloomy, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, family relations, embezzlement, jail, boardwalk, daydreamer, monopoly, crimes, cons and scams, crime, dishonesty, parents and children ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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
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Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
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Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 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: serious, realistic
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 ⇓
38%
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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.
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37%
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: slasher, cult film, psychotronic, ambiguous ending, psychological ...
Plot: photographer, murder, photograph, model, advertising, modeling, stalker, obsession, train travel, foot chase, torch, jealousy ...
Place: melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
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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: gloomy, sincere, emotional, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, exile, prison, family relations, redemption, family life, human spirit, infidelity, prison life, human nature, parents and children, fighting the system ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 100
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: parking a car, man in bed, talking on phone, police car, two brothers, singing, male protagonist, climbing stairs, love, toilet, reading a letter, arcade ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: city, cigarette smoking, honking a car horn, public phone, friendship between girls, vacation, redheaded woman, gas station attendant, bank teller, parking a car, knocking on a door, handshake ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
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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: talky, realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: beach, bittersweet, siblings relations, death in the family, homecoming, looking for love, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, resort, elderly ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, usa, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
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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, disturbing, ironic, captivating, feminist film
Plot: loneliness, female lawyer, flirting, ranch, dysfunctional relationship, marriage, lesbian interest, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, teacher, small town, old man ...
Time: 2010s, year 1966, year 1959, year 1975, year 1918
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mutant, female director, celebrity culture, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, media satire, store, artists and showbiz, society, misfit, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%