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Trap Street (2013)
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Trap Street (2013)
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: tense, touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, family relations, parents and children, intrigue, urban, dishonesty, off the grid, mysterious character, privacy invasion, surveillance, bumper car
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and gloomy films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, youth, urban and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Trap Street: Dearest (2014), Fly with the Crane (2012), Homeland (2014), Main Street (2010), Stolen Child (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: touching, serious, tense, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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Fly with the Crane (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serenely resigned to his impending death but deeply afraid at the prospect of being cremated, an elderly carpenter seeks to have his last wishes carried out in this gentle, beautifully realized drama from director Li Ruijin. (TIFF)
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
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Homeland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Jiro Sawada was a sophomore in high school he was framed for something he did not do. Afterwards, he left his hometown in a small village in Fukushima Prefecture. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Jiro Sawada goes back to his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: frame up, village, tsunami, high school life, youth, family problems, dishonesty, family relations, village life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: estrangement, mysterious character, introspection, intrigue, small town, social relations, small town life, dishonesty, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Stolen Child (2012)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, adoption, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, life is a bitch, babies and infants, crimes, family relations, black market, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: master criminal, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, law enforcement, infidelity, gang, rivalry, intrigue, police corruption, betrayal, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Destiny (2006)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: tense, serious, gloomy, realistic
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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 ...
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Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, parents and children, crimes, kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, single parent, youth, saxophone, single mother, childhood
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Place: latvia
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Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, tense
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Betrayed at 17 (2011)
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: realistic, touching, emotional, suspenseful, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Caught in the Web (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, biting, offbeat
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Place: asia, china
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Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, on the road, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, family problems, escapades, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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Blind Massage (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama centered on the employees of a Nanjing massage parlor who share a common trait: they are all blind.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
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Dad (2010)
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Duration: 71 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, stylized, atmospheric, touching ...
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Manila (2009)
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Audience: teens
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Duration: 98 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy, touching ...
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Place: sweden
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Bypass (2014)
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Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
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Ocean Heaven (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, gloomy, emotional, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
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Jack (2014)
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: atmospheric, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
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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, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: missing child, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations, working class, dishonesty, society, missing son, dog, boy, husband wife relationship, little girl ...
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Place: india, asia
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Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Starry Starry Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong
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Style: touching, sincere, serious, stylized
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mystery (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic
Plot: infidelity, disorder, dishonesty, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, urban, flashback, police investigation, hit by a car, repeated scene, car accident, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching
Plot: hopes, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, teenage life, couples, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, babies and infants, family relations, urban, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blessed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: captivating, touching, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
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