Movies like Wild Life

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Wild Life (2014)
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Wild Life (2014)
Original name: Vie Sauvage
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new film by French director Cédric Kahn focusses on Philippe Fournier, a man who lives with his 2 sons, having decided not to give them back to their mother after she won custody of the children. The children Okyesa and Tsali must grow up in the shadow, hunted by the police but always free and on the move.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, psychological, humorous
Plot: parents and children, custody, on the run, family relations, feral man, teenage life, hidden identity, parents separation, runaway, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, separated parents, nature, wildlife, abduction, kidnapping, family life, escapades, society, lifestyle, youth, coming of age, eccentric family, horse, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Wild Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, captivating and serious films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, teenage life, coming of age, family problems and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Wild Life: The Good Life (2013), The Last Hammer Blow (2014), Dad (2010), Cold Water (1994), The Devil in the Skin (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Good Life (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvain and Pierre have been running from the law ever since a custody battle with their mother pushed their father Yves into hiding ten years ago. But now that they’re older, the two brothers are road-weary and eager to take advantage of the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, kidnapping, custody, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, teenage life, isolation, dysfunctional family, youth, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
The Last Hammer Blow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When he first enters the Montpellier Opera House, Victor knows nothing about music. Nor does he know his father, Samuel Rovinski, who is there to conduct Mahler’s 6th symphony. To change the course of his suddenly uncertain future, for Nadia his ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, family relations, single parent, bittersweet, teenage boy, father son relationship, orchestra conductor, playing piano, father son reunion, youth, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a long separation, a father and his son spend the day fishing on the river bank. On a beautiful autumn Sunday, surrounded by the majestic countryside, they seem to be alone in the world. They must start all over again.
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: family, family relations, youth, countryside, parents and children, parent child relationship, nature, father son relationship, kids and family, father and son, separated parents, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Cold Water (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: youth, family relations, unfulfilled love, rebelliousness, teenage life, romance, kids in trouble, parents and children, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: youth, forceful separation, rebelliousness, family relations, life turned upside down, coming of age, countryside, brother brother relationship, summer, siblings relations, friendship, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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59%
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The Adopted (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisa and Marine live a life of relative companionship together, where the only man permitted into the equation is Lisa’s young son, Leo. However, their simple existence is thrown into disarray when Marie meets and falls in love with Alex, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, single parent, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, sister sister relationship, men hatred, life turned upside down, strong female presence, love affair, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family life, coming of age, unfulfillment, bittersweet, mother daughter relationship, illness, family relations, sister sister relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, youth, gender, teenage life, father son relationship, gay interest, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Grocer's Son (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Antoine Sforza, a thirty-year-old young man, left his village ten years before in order to start a new life in the big city, but now that his father, a traveling grocer, is in hospital after a stroke, he more or less reluctantly accepts to come back ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: village, family relations, heart attack, hospital, homecoming, culture clash, self discovery, parents and children, lifestyle, romance, conflict, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon, alps, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, car accident, death of wife, grief, accidental death, love, society, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Yuki & Nina (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Yuki finds out that her parents are separating and she is moving to Japan with her mother, she and her best friend Nina devise ways to reunite the feuding adults.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, stylized, realistic
Plot: friendship, forceful separation, parents and children, family problems, parents separation, family relations, breakup, youth, hopes, best friends, on the run, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Reviving Ophelia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: family problems, coming of age, family relations, youth, teenage life, obsession, family life, single parent, hidden truth, parents and children, kids in trouble, disgraced ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, secret, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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Some Dogs Bite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halliday (19), Casey (14) and baby Severino have been split up after their mothers death. Casey is in care; Severino has been fostered with a view to adoption, and no one really cares what Halliday does; even his mum thought he was a waste of space.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: on the run, family relations, on the road, youth, estrangement, teenage life, adoption, parents and children, abduction, brother brother relationship, soldier, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love Like Poison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, faith, village, teenage love, self discovery, family problems, breakup, moral dilemma, clergy, religions or cults, teenage life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The King of Ping Pong (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rille, an ostracized and bullied teenager, who only excels in the ping pong room, descends into a life-and-death struggle with his younger, more popular brother when the truth about their father surfaces during their spring break.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ping pong, coming of age, alcohol abuse, family relations, haunted by the past, fat boy, breakup, teenage life, couples, youth, unfulfillment, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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I Wish (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents in Hirokazu Koreeda's benign and superbly acted picture of family life.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: brother brother relationship, parents and children, youth, family relations, desire, father son relationship, hopes, family problems, broken family, train, separated parents, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, self discovery, family business, teenage life, family problems, society, workplace, youth, hopes, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lost Kisses (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl in the deprived outskirts of a sprawling Sicilian city becomes a local celebrity to her needy community when word spreads that she just might be able to perform miracles.
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, teenage life, family problems, satire, youth, hopes, lifestyle, society, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: leaving home, coming of age, teenage love, parents and children, family problems, family relations, physical appearance, teenage life, youth, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, siblings relations, family life, family relations, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, large family, alcohol abuse, friendship between men, unwanted pregnancy, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, addiction, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, estrangement, teenager, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sprawling drama centered on five key days in a family's life.
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: diary, family relations, marriage, family life, parents and children, family, marital problem, couples, dysfunctional family, couple relations, siblings relations, family feud ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, year 1988 ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Aliyah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paris 2011. Alex is 27. He's lives off dealing and pays the debts of his brother, Isaac, who after being his support has now become dead weight. When his cousin announces he's going to open a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Alex imagines he can ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, immigrants, society, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, drug dealer, debt, breakup, starting over, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: lifestyle, false accusation, fall in love, teenage life, youth, society, love and romance, family relations, destructive relationship, half brother, skateboard, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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My Lucky Star (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Normandy, Louise lives happily in the horse world. Suddenly, fate strikes. Louise left alone with his father and a family friend to Ferronnière the stud where she has always lived. Business is bad, they are on the verge of bankruptcy ... ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, teenage girl, teenage life, rivalry, parents and children, love and romance, training, strong female character, horse trainer, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family gatherings, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, couples, lifestyle, midlife crisis, youth, teenage life, pregnancy, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 797
My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: incestuous desire, puberty, mother son relationship, teenage boy, psychological abuse, domineering mother, family relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Home (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marthe (Isabelle Huppert) and Michel (Olivier Gourmet) live with their three children in a remote house next to an abandoned highway using it as an extension to their property. One day without warning, construction workers begin to upgrade the road ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: highway, fighting the system, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, privacy invasion, rebellion, society, eccentric family, family life, countryside, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 568
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, family relations, clergy, society, youth, parents and children, teenage life, sexual abuse, small town, teenage girl, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%