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Shamitabh (2015)
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Shamitabh (2015)
Original name: शमिताभ
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mute, aspiring actor joins forces with a man who has a powerful voice. Together they take the film industry by storm, but will their egos get in the way?
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: deaf mute, actor, mute, film industry, selfishness, price of fame, ego clash, success, team, ego, relationship problems, ambition, egoism, movie business, movie star, movie actor, aspiring actor, star, voice

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and suspense films with plots about relationship problems, family problems, social problems, family relations, male nudity, relationships and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shamitabh: Bollywood Diaries (2016), 1st Time 16mm (2008), Entertainment (2015), Adventures in Pornoland (2008), Listen (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bollywood Diaries (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The passionate journey of three Bollywood fanatics who wish to make it big in the industry.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, sincere
Plot: aspiring actor, desire for fame, ambitious, aspiration, direction and purpose, ambition, multiple storylines, actor, tribute, passion, dreams, bollywood
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1st Time 16mm (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Story: Miguel, a debutant director, and his young team live a series of tribulations during the shootings of their first film, which unrolls between Lisbon, Venice, Paris and Madrid.
Style: experimental, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: movie business, filmmaking, film producer, financial problem, film industry, ambition, filmmaker, money problems, cult, award, portuguese, film within a film
Place: portugal
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Entertainment (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Mojave Desert, the film follows a broken-down comedian playing clubs across the Southwest, working his way to Los Angeles to meet his estranged daughter.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: comedian, father daughter estrangement, midlife crisis, actor, creative block, relationship problems, identity crisis, estranged daughter, family problems, estrangement, career, desert ...
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Adventures in Pornoland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Largely improvised with only two people privy to the "secret" - that a fictional movie was being made using the players, crew, and settings of the adult movie industry as its background. Canadian television director Ethan dreams of making ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: film industry, porn industry, backstage, relationship vs career, film producer, couple relations, relationship problems, filmmaking, porn star, porn actress, adult filmmaking, male female relationship ...
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Listen (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple and parents of three, Bela and Jota, struggle to make ends meet. When a misunderstanding arises at school with their deaf daughter, the British social services grow concerned for the safety of their ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: money problems, deaf mute, deaf, family problems, life is a bitch, kids and family, parents and children, family relations, family, social problems, society, social issues ...
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Ball (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lester, the star player of their community basketball team who dreams of playing at the country's premier league, but encounters a problem on the way to PBA (Philippine Basketball Association). He meets Pandy (Arnel Ignacio), a couturier who is ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing
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Place: the philippines
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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.
Style: bleak, rough, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pedophile, actor, society, artists and showbiz, price of fame, fall in love, child, relationship vs career, glory, secret past, police, redemption ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Waiting for Godot (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two tramps wait for a man named Godot, but instead meet a pompous man and his stooped-over slave.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
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Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
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Time: post world war two
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A Pharisee (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Seung-gi has been living under a strict father, blaming himself everytime when a natural but uncontrollable desire surges from inside of him. However, because he can't spurt that desire in reality, every night Seung-gi shares passionate love ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, erotic
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Spring Awakening (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young adults growing up in an oppressed society, finding ways to fight back and discovering as individuals who they truly are.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
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Vital Signs (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Triggered by the death of a family member a young woman embarks on a singular journey of helping people who are about to die. The dying have nothing to lose and need lasting moments of intimacy that Simone finds herself willing to give at no cost. ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspense, disturbing, captivating
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21%
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Songbird (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
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A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Style: disturbing, captivating, enigmatic, thought provoking, psychological
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Time: 17th century
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21%
The Yellow Scarf (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 59 min.
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Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: alcoholic, christmas, drunkenness, alcohol abuse, crisis, drunkard, social problems, life is a bitch, relationship problems, family problems, ex husband ex wife relationship, businessman ...
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Lost Girl (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
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Country: Malta, Canada
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Breadcrumbs (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Uruguay
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Genre: Drama
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Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological
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The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1 (2007)
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Genre: Drama
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20%
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Changeover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl grieving the horrific loss of her parents moves in with relatives, who try their best to welcome her into the family.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, suspense
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The Forest (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
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Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological, mystical
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Voyage (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, erotic
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Time: 60s
Place: mongolia
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Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: prisoner, prison guard, lie, liar, hidden truth, life is a bitch, uncover truth, investigation, security guard, getting home, relationship problems, male nudity ...
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Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, sincere
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
 15
Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
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Perfect Pie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Watercolor Postcards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress and a former NFL star strive to save a troubled Texas town while bonding over their shared love of a very special 10-year-old girl who has found herself alone in the world for the very first time.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: small town, teenage rebellion, family relations, family problems, confronting the past, relationship problems, romantic relationship, love story, love and romance, romantic friendship, love affair, male female relationship ...
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19%