Movies like Cows

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Cows (1992)
 7.1
 4K
Cows (1992)
Original name: Vacas
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the intense rivalry which will span the next sixty-one years.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: battles, civil war, survival, incest, military, soldier, rivalry, family problems, redemption, political unrest, haunted by the past, human nature, death in the family, hopes, dealing with death, uninhibited rivalry, love, passion, violence, friendship, forbidden love, female nudity, death, murder, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 30s
Place: basque country

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Most similar movies to Cows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about soldier, love, military, war, death, family relations and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Cows: Chaotic Ana (2007), Earth (1996), My Brother's War (2005), Your Name Poisons My Dreams (1996), Flanders (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chaotic Ana (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The teenager artist Ana is raised in Ibiza by her German father Klaus in a naturalist lifestyle in a cave. One day, she meets a woman called Justine that invites Ana to move to Madrid, offering education and economical support, to live in an old ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, sincere, touching, exciting ...
Plot: hypnosis, cave, starting over, hopes, youth, self discovery, introspection, haunted by the past, romance, supernatural, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, ibiza, madrid
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100%
 7.3
 4K
Earth (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil. The local wine-making industry has found these pests responsible for giving their product an "earthy" taste that ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, surreal, humorous, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, split personality, wine, jealousy, outer space, angel, suicide attempt, couples, love and romance, romance, dangerous animal, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Brother's War (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Civil War drama directed by Whitney Hamilton. Grace Kieler disguises herself as a man and takes her brother's place in the Confederate army in an effort to protect him from the horrors of the war. When she meets young war widow Virginia ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, entertaining
Plot: american civil war, politics, soldier, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, rivalry, society, religions or cults, friendship, family relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Your Name Poisons My Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Angel Barciela and the police inspector Francisco Valduque meets after several years in the funeral of Buendía engineer. Both expect to see Julia, the daughter of the deceased and one of those involved in the investigation.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, partners against crime, mystery, vengeance, vendetta, communist, fascist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.5
 3K
Flanders (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, battles, murder, soldier, war, military, unfulfilled love, survival, war crime, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, belgium, flanders, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Time And The Wind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs ...
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, war, wartime life, political unrest, rivalry, hopes, state affairs, true love, forbidden love, romance, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the ...
Style: non-linear, clever, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: brother sister incest, destiny, coincidence, coming of age, pilot, snow, romance, relationships, magic realism, step siblings, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, antarctica, australia, scandinavia, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 9K
Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, spanish civil war, fascism, teacher, family relations, countryside, latin, civil war, patriotism, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, america, galicia, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Red Squirrel (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jota is about to commit suicide. As he fighting against himself, trying to jump off a bridge, a girl riding a motorcycle falls off the bridge. He runs to help her, and goes with her to the hospital. She has forgotten even what her name is, and he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: lie, motorcycle, amnesia, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, sexual relations, hospital, mistaken identity, memory loss, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 805
Checkpoint (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group Russian soldiers is send to an outpost to guard the area. They pass the day patroulling the area, while being shot at from the forest. They never know if the civillions are hostile or friendly to them.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, civil war, sniper, sexual content, graphic violence, heroes, dealing with death, war, military, investigation, forest, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, chechnya, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Eternal Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for information on their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe (Junichi ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, military, human spirit, hopes, battles, moral dilemma, uncover truth, kamikaze, aerial combats, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: japan, pearl harbor, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 17K
Twice Born (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: power of love, life is a bitch, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, single parent, hopes, redemption, italian soldier, suicide, balkan war, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe, balkan, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1925 Romania, young Marie-Therese Von Debretsy refuses the flirtatious advances of her husband's commanding officer. As a result, the cosmopolitan family is reassigned to a brutally bleak and dangerous outpost on the Bulgarian/Romanian ...
Style: serious, realistic, meditative, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, military, soldier, state affairs, military life, moral dilemma, wartime life, political unrest, hopes, life is a bitch, war, anti war ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: bucharest, japan, tokyo, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Under the Flag of the Rising Sun (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A war widow determined to clear the name of her disgraced husband, who was court-martialed for desertion and executed. Official records have been destroyed, and the ministry that distributes benefits continues to deny her a pension. Twenty-six years ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, military, life is a bitch, survival, obsessive quest, dealing with death, heroic mission, haunted by the past, truth, japanese army, soldier, war crime ...
Time: 70s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Missing Brendan (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: George takes a trip to Vietnam to find his missing son. George's son Bob and Bob's son Patrick accompany George on the trip. George's son, Brendan, has been Missing in Action since the Vietnam War. Julie, an archeologist, joined the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, family relations, vietnam war, haunted by the past, parents and children, human nature, family life, village, expedition, culture clash, love, missing son ...
Place: vietnam, chicago illinois, asia, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
If They Tell You I Fell (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). These tales mix war stories, local gossip, ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, spanish civil war, kidnapping, politics, crimes, obsessive quest, couples, pregnancy, voyeurism, sex scene, father son relationship, communism ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 787
St. Ives (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: prison, adventure, adventurer, fall in love, soldier, escapades, haunted by the past, military, captivity, battles, escape, long lost brother ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Warring States (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Rival Chinese military strategists Sun Bin (Sun Honglei) and Pang Juan (Francis Ng) clash in this historic war adventure set during the Era of Warring States.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, rivalry, heroes, battles, uninhibited rivalry, military life, political unrest, political intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, soldier ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.8
 272K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: touching, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, redemption, world war two, injustice, unfulfilled love, innocence, life is a bitch, false accusation, wartime, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1935
Place: england, london, dunkirk, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 248
Hours of Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1987. In a shootout with police, Juan Jose Garfia makes a triple murder. Sentenced to more than one hundred years, is a rebel prisoner, clever and elusive that it has nothing to lose and nobody to worry about. In 1991, manages to escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: rehabilitation, unlikely couple, confined, redemption, prison life, romance, hopes, crimes, prison, impossible love, love affair, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 328
Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, epic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, prison life, haunted by the past, military life, battles, politics, state affairs, war, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 8K
Veer (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Circa 1920 British India, Pindari leader, Prithvi Singh, narrates his story to a Report from London Times about betrayal and deceit at the hands of the British and Madhavgarh's Raja Gyanendra Singh which led to the massacre of 4500 Pindaris. ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, realistic ...
Plot: battles, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, state affairs, military, heroes, war, rivalry, fight for supremacy, forbidden love, master warrior, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 96
Chaco (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Argentina, Bolivia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1934, Bolivia is at war with Paraguay. Liborio and Ticona and other Bolivian indigenous soldiers are lost in the hell of the Chaco, under the commandment of German Captain Kundt. They're looking for the Paraguayan enemy that they ...
Style: intense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, explosions, defeat, battle zone, army, fight, bittersweet, wartime life, patriotism, wartime, murder, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1934
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.2
 147K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, touching, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, slavery, loss of family member, getting home, loss of loved one, soldier, friendship, survival, civil war, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 3K
In Country (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: vietnam war, vietnam veteran, post traumatic stress disorder, obsession, friendship, homecoming, haunted by the past, parents and children, human nature, self discovery, family in crisis, teenage life ...
Place: kentucky, usa, vietnam, washington d.c., southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tears of April (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Germany, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: There is civil war in Finland. Between whites vs reds. A woman soldier of reds is captured by the whites. She is ordered to be executed.
Style: realistic, disturbing, epic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: adultery, politics, tragic love, political unrest, wartime life, destiny, opposites attract, military, rebellion, social differences, military life, anti war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, love, american, religions or cults, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, military, romance, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two, year 1964
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, arizona, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 172K
Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, disturbing, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest rape, rape, incest, mother son incest, twins, torture, massacre, pregnant from rape, prison, self discovery, family relations, son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s, year 1970 ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 7K
Genova (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden, Cayman Islands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genoa changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: teenage love, youth, family relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, starting over, friends, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Born to Hate... Destined to Love (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, forbidden love, romance, vengeance, rivalry, hopes, destiny, clan, family feud, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%