Movies like Land of Plenty

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Land of Plenty (2014)
 6.4
 4K
Land of Plenty (2014)
Original name: Jauja
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Country: Argentina, Denmark, France, Mexico, USA, Germany, Brazil, Netherlands
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, surreal, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: desert, parents and children, track down, escapades, on the road, family relations, love and romance, father daughter relationship, murder, cause and meaning, fall in love, chases and races, dog, masturbation, blood, widow, 15 year old
Place: argentina

Most similar movies to Land of Plenty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, father daughter relationship, hopes, fall in love and desert mostly in Drama, Western and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Land of Plenty: Liverpool (2008), Son of Babylon (2009), The Strange Case of Angelica (2010), The Poll Diaries (2010), Natural Sciences (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 995
Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, south, society, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Son of Babylon (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, UK, France, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Palestine
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, political unrest, escapades, hopes, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, desert, pow, family in crisis, coming of age, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Portugal, Spain, France, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A magical tale about a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family to take the last photograph of a young bride, Angelica, who mysteriously ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, contemplative, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, death in the family, loss of daughter, family relations, ghost, fall in love, photographer, romance, couples, supernatural, death, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Poll Diaries (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Estonia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1914 on a family estate, Oda helps a wounded anarchist, and as their illicit friendship deepens, a family turmoil erupts as the war closes in.
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: experimenting, obsession, estate, human nature, family relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, coming of age, youth, collector, mad scientist, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: estonia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Natural Sciences (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: obsessive quest, family relations, self discovery, on the road, family problems, parents and children, teachers and students, hopes, youth, coming of age, search for father, unknown father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 145
Big Muddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martha Barlow, a modern day outlaw, must reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, on the run, parents and children, small town, family relations, survival, teenage son, female nudity, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Blind River (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Seong-chan, aka Lucas Fedora, rejects his girlfriend's proposal to get married and start a family of their own and leaves her to return to Korea and find his biological mother. He checks into a run down motel owned by two widows who have demons ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: adoption, self discovery, introspection, haunted by the past, disorder, misfit, obsessive quest, hotel, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, motel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 478
Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, starvation, militant, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, escapades, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.2
 1K
Ned Rifle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, track down, escapades, obsessive quest, murder, parents and children, chases and races, search for father, sexual content, profanity, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 623
King of Texas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this re-imagining of Shakespear's King Lear, Patrick Steward stars as John Lear, a Texas cattle baron, who, after dividing his wealth among his three daughters, is rejected by them.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family business, family relations, favoritism among siblings, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, parents and children, farm, father daughter relationship, siblings relations, state affairs, old west ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 12K
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: settler, family relations, survival, native americans, desert, native american, old west, isolation, danger, escapades, husband wife relationship, pioneer ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 160
Hope (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On his clandestine journey from Cameroon to Europe through the Sahara desert, LĂ©onard meets Hope, a Nigerian girl who's following the same dream.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: survival, on the road, fall in love, hopes, danger, starting over, rescue, love and romance, desert, immigrants, follow your dream, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 709
Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: murder, farm, couples, love and romance, rivalry, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, countryside, family relations, siblings relations, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lost Persons Area (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man trying to keep himself afloat and marry the woman he loves sees all that's dear to him threatened in this drama. Marcus (Sam Louwyck) works as a maintenance man for a Belgian power company, keeping lines and electrical towers in repair ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family life, parents and children, workplace, unfulfillment, human nature, love, father daughter relationship, working class, accident, family problems ...
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Cowboy (2003)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: John William 'Will' Cooper is a modern-day rancher, maintaining his ranch in hard times along with his friend and foreman Amos Russell. When Will's estranged daughter Jake returns to the ranch for her grandfather's funeral, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family life, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, estrangement, farm, father daughter relationship, rancher, female director, spurs, stable, cowboy shirt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 203
Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: contemplative, emotional, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, religions or cults, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, hopes, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, sexual content, strong female presence, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 6K
Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: family relations, death of father, cancer, self discovery, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, lgbt, social relations, factory worker, small town, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 293
Freedom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A few fugitives... And a very, very long way to freedom.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: desert, communication problem, disorder, danger, fish out of water, survival, escapades, culture clash, hunger, boat chase, human nature, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.8
 2K
Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, on the road, pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), folk, infidelity, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 3K
Resurrection (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the hope of those in desperate need of healing, and a lightning rod for ...
Style: psychological, touching, contemplative, serious, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, healer, religions or cults, disability, paralysis, healing power, redemption, human nature, parents and children, forbidden love, hopes, supernatural ability ...
Place: kansas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 167
30 Miles (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An act of kindness leads to the destruction of two lives in just thirty miles, when a hitchiker and his ride let down their guards and reveal intimate, dark secrets about their pasts
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: desert, on the road, interracial relations, murder, deadly, crimes, mind game, racism, racial relations, car driving, hollywood, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 2K
Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, family relations, couples, romance, adventure, love and romance, obsessive quest, true love, countryside, homecoming, merchant, islam ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Distant Neighbourhood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thomas, a father in his fifties, returns by chance to the town where he grew up. He collapses and wakes up forty years earlier in the body of his teenage self. Thrown back into his past, Thomas will not only have to re-live his first love, but also ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: changing the past or future, family relations, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, small town, teenage life, adult as child, father son relationship, sent to the past, bittersweet, parents separation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Beneath the Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.
Style: captivating, light, contemplative, tense, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: experiment gone awry, daring rescue, friends, animal life, ocean or sea, adventure, danger, escapades, research, animal human communication, father daughter relationship, sonar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 185
Labrador (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, emotional, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: intrigue, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, couples, pregnancy, rivalry, manipulation, island, pets, parents and children, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 847
Heartland (1979)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disarmingly realistic in its depiction of the realities of frontier life, Heartland is a strong antidote to the cliches of traditional Westerns. This semi-documentary slice of life is based on the diaries of Elmore Randall Stewart about her days on ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: farm, countryside, boss and employee, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, fall in love, americana, society, single parent, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 12K
Destiny (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: fall in love, on the run, life is a bitch, romancing a criminal, hopes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, love and romance, estrangement, destiny, murder, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 670
The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: farm, countryside, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, introspection, elderly, father daughter relationship, bittersweet, siblings relations, hopes, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 463
Test (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: They live in the steppe. A father and a daughter. Nothing may disturb the eternal order. Tomorrow always comes. And every morning the father goes away to work. And she stays alone. To wait for her father. And to feel. Two men are in love with her. ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, parents and children, teenage love, rivalry, love and romance, father daughter relationship, death of father, farm, coming of age, youth, love, rain ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 89K
Dead Man (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, bleak, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: gunfight, native americans, cowboy, sheriff, wilderness, transformation, bounty hunter, murder, journey, runaway, hallucination, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, england, cleveland ohio, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%