Movies like Trap Street

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Trap Street (2013)
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Trap Street
Original name: 水印街
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Qiuming is a trainee at a digital mapping company. His job is to survey the streets of the ever-changing city and keep the mapping system up to date. Typical of his generation, Qiuming is upbeat, energetic, and totally immersed in the world of Internet and video games. To make ends meet, he installs video cameras at public venues, but hides his side job from his strict father who is a senior editor of a government-run magazine. One day while out surveying, Qiuming has a brief encounter with an attractive woman who disappears into a secluded alley. He soon learns that the data he collected of this alley cannot register in his company's mapping system. He goes back to the area for a second survey...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic, touching
Plot: mysterious character, intrigue, investigation, urban, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, privacy invasion, off the grid, bumper car, surveillance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and atmospheric films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, urban and youth mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Trap Street: Destiny (2006), Manila (2009), Labrador (2011), Stolen Child (2012), Me and You (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Destiny
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense
Plot: estrangement, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, urban, love and romance, fall in love, crime gone awry, on the run, parents and children, destiny, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
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System:   95%
    User:   97%
 
 6.0
 57
Manila
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
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 5.7
 166
Labrador
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, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, couples, island, family relations, pets, ego clash, intrigue, manipulations, pregnancy, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   73%
 
 5.4
 269
Stolen Child
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amanda and Jason are happy marriage now, after years of frustration have finally managed to take a beautiful girl from a country in Eastern Europe through an international adoption agency. But when the doctor will perform a DNA test to small, finds ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: adoption, kidnapping, family relations, babies and infants, investigation, uncover truth, parents and children, woman in danger, crimes, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   80%
 
 6.6
 5K
Me and You
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, touching
Plot: siblings relations, teenage life, youth, urban, parents and children, addiction, isolation, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, estrangement, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
 7.9
 4K
Hit & Miss
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An assassin with a secret, Mia's life is changed forever by a letter from her ex.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: hitman, hidden identity, transsexual, village, life turned upside down, crimes, deadly, gender, family relations, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
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Betrayed at 17
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, touching
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, high school, video, seduction, investigation, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
 7.6
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Ocean Heaven
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute to the infinite ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, mentally challenged, single parent, parents and children, urban, life is a bitch, misfit, aquarium, autism, unfulfillment, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
 5.8
 879
The Future
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Chile, Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, tense ...
Plot: orphan, strong sexual content, siblings relations, urban, adolescence vs adulthood, juvenile delinquency, moral dilemma, destructive relationship, cons and scams, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
Father and Son
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A small family "a father and a son" lives on the top floor of an old house. The father retired from the military, when he was a student in flight school, he experienced the first and the only love of his life. This girl became his wife and ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: human nature, parents and children, urban, haunted by the past, family relations, soldier, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, youth, human relationship, manhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Thursday Till Sunday
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As she and her family embark on a short vacation, a Chilean teenager slowly comes to the realization that her parents might be splitting up.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: innocence lost, on the road, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, coming of age, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 7.3
 803
Jack
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Although he is only ten years old, Jack is responsible for himself and his little brother Manuel and this fills him with pride. Their single mother works during the day and often goes out at night. There’s no father in sight. One day, Manuel burns ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: siblings relations, urban, child as adult, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, family relations, young heroes, parents and children, communication problem, male nudity, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
 6.5
 598
Little Soldier
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier returning from war is hired by her own father to drive his prostitutes around town. She calls upon herself to help one of them.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, human spirit, friendship, small town, parents and children, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, friends, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, estrangement, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, adolescence vs adulthood, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   55%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
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Aftershock
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
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Plot: moral dilemma, redemption, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past, family problems, adoption, family relations, twins, siblings relations, hopes, favoritism among siblings ...
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Place: asia, canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 6.3
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Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, introspection, self discovery, urban, forbidden love, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, religions or cults, hopes, society, family relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.5
 324
Transfixed
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, gays and lesbians, crime, prostitute, serial killer, transsexual, investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   46%
 
 6.5
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Cafe Seoul
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, uplifting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   45%
 
 6.3
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Sandcastle
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 91 min.
Story: En is an 18-year-old who has lost his father to cancer. As his family is drawn together in a sudden tragedy, he has to decide what he believes in. But in a country where ideologies are forged on constantly shifting sands, he struggles to stay true ...
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Plot: coming of age, introspection, self discovery, family life, teenage life, hopes, alzheimer's disease, youth, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 6.2
 501
The Good Road
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, road movie
Plot: missing child, parents and children, cons and scams, working class, dishonesty, society, family relations, child prostitute, child prostitution, asian indian, lost, pimp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
Lost in Beijing
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, touching, captivating
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, social differences, urban, rape, extortion, family in crisis, city life, pregnancy, couples, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, beijing china
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    User:   35%
 
You Will Be My Son
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
The Other Woman
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, touching
Plot: infidelity, mystery, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems, blind ambition, crumbling marriage, intrigue, investigation, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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The Turning
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, postmodernism, small town, introspection, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, homecoming, small town life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
 6.5
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Yonkers Joe
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yonkers Joe tells the story of a dice hustler whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally challenged son into his life.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, exciting
Plot: parents and children, cons and scams, gambling, crime, casino, dishonesty, family relations, mentally challenged, redemption, heist, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
 6.2
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One Night
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: witnessing a crime, uncover truth, human nature, urban, moral dilemma, introspection, murder, couple relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 6.1
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Amber
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, ...
Style: serious, emotional, twists and turns, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: missing person, parents and children, suburbs, crime, crimes, family problems, missing daughter, family relations, missing child, crime investigation, teenage daughter, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
That Evening Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Tennessee farmer returns to his homestead and must confront a family betrayal, the reappearance of an old enemy, and the loss of his farm.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Plot: country, golden years, aging, rock, farm, parents and children, homecoming, dishonesty, rivalry, elderly, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
 6.3
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Clash
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 60 min.
Story: "Engwkentro" follows two teenage brothers attempting to escape an unnamed city controlled by an iron-fisted mayor. They must first break away from the cycle of crime, while trying to run from rival gang leaders and the state's ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, crime, urban ghetto, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, violence spree, mayor, politics, social decay, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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