Movies like Brotherly Love 1970

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Brotherly Love (1970)
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Brotherly Love (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a mentally disturbed Scotsman, living on his uncared-for farm, who also harbors an incestuous yearning for his sister Hilary (Susannah York), who is staying with Sir Charles after a fight with her husband Douglas (Michael Craig). An adaptation of James Kennaway's novel Household Ghosts.
Plot: dancing, incest, mental institution, farm, mental illness, insanity, brother sister relationship, sibling relationship, shooting, gunshot wound, dance

Most similar movies to Brotherly Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and emotional films with plots about death, brother sister relationship, family relations, incest, dysfunctional family, mental institution and hospital mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Brotherly Love: Through a Glass Darkly (1961), The Glass Menagerie (1966), Your Caresses (1969), Rendezvous with Dishonor (1970), My Lover, My Son (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger bother, Minus, is ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: island, mental illness, schizophrenia, incest, insanity, electroshock therapy, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, self destructing, estrangement, in-laws, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: theatre play, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, domineering mother, absent parent, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, anxiety
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Your Caresses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Brother and sister meet again after 15 years and fall in love with each other.
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, love, prostitution, sibling relationship, coming of age, female nudity, sex with sister, sex with brother, forbidden love, father son estrangement, brother brother relationship ...
Place: ibiza, barcelona
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Rendezvous with Dishonor (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the wake of terrorist bombings, senseless assassinations and widespread destruction in Cyprus, the attempts of local government officials to negotiate peace is thwarted by renegade guerrilla leaders. The World Council steps in and decides that ...
Plot: terrorist bombing, spy, blackmail, ethnic conflict, civil war, religious conflict, british officer, explosion, shooting
Time: 60s
Place: cyprus, turkey, greece
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36%
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My Lover, My Son (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman deals with an unhappy marriage, the death of her lover, and her son's involvement in a crime.
Plot: incest, mother son relationship, staircase, mother son incest, woman in a bikini, unhappy marriage, running, female nudity, sex, fight, drunken woman, incestuous desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, psychological, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: incest rape, incest, child molester, dysfunctional family, family relations, lawsuit, farm, tragedy, father daughter incest, betrayal, family, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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33%
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, human nature, doctors and patients, isolation, estrangement, confined, misfit, society, social misfits, doctor, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Spring Night (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story of two siblings who for the first time spend a night without their parents, and are visited by strangers who ask for room for the night. Based on the novel by Norwegian writer Tarjei Vesaas.
Plot: stranger, depression, farm, spring, sex, birth, mental illness, death, male female relationship, vagina
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Summer Flight (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with a brain tumor falls in love with her doctor. A reworking of the 1939 Bette Davis film "Dark Victory", director Daniel Petrie's 1963 film stars Susan Hayward.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, neurotic
Plot: adoption, terminal illness, love and romance, life is a bitch, starting over, tragic hero, romance, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, italy, london, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, gloomy, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: great depression, dancing, suicidal, ambition, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, social decay, crimes, reward, down on your luck, depression, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, minneapolis minnesota, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
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28%
The Killing of Sister George (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When June Buckridge (Beryl Reid) arrives at her London flat and announces 'They are going to murder me', her long-time lover and doll-cuddling flat mate Alice 'Childie' McNaught (Susannah York) realises that things are going to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, jealousy, abusive relationship, doll, satire, actor's life, artists and showbiz, clergy, gays and lesbians, gender, aging ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, new york, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, tragicomedy, dramatic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, human spirit, fighting the system, freedom, insanity, unlikely friendships, nurse, mental illness, dehumanization, escaped mental patient, doctors and patients, self control ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The People Next Door (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventies attempt at exposing the drug problems of suburban youth. Typical middle-class parents Wallach and Harris are horrified to discover that daughter Winters is strung out on LSD. They fight to expose the neighborhood pusher while struggling to ...
Plot: mental institution, lsd, drugs, extramarital affair, drug dealer, parent child relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Walk in the Shadow (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl, Ruth (Lynn Taylor), is injured in a boating accident and taken to hospital for what is regarded as a routine emergency. Her parents are informed that only a blood transfusion will save her life, but her religious fundamentalist father, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, hospital, legal action, village life, injustice, child illness, hotshot lawyer, life is a bitch, death in the family, family relations, family in crisis, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The White Sound (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lukas, a young schizophrenic man, has to deal with a new town, a new relationship, and the paranoia in his head.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: going straight, schizophrenia, hippie, mental illness, friendship, human nature, haunted by the past, paranoia, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship, mental institution, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, germany, europe
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26%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, haunted by the past, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Curse of the Starving Class is a play by Sam Shepard, considered the first of a series on family tragedies. Drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: alcoholic, poverty, farm, deadend life, hopes, social misfits, unfulfillment, society, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s
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25%
David and Lisa (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from schizophrenia.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, mental institution, friendship, teenage love, split personality, power relations, family relations, family problems, romance, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Manic (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, dysfunctional family, youth, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, teenage life, addiction, doctors and patients, manic, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Torn Apart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a love relationship between a brother and sister and an eventual breakup that will forever change their lives.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, forbidden love, adultery, sibling relationship, brother sister sex, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, sex scene, relationships, love interest, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile, young Medina attempts to surf her way to happiness.
Style: depressing, touching, sad, suspense
Plot: twins, family conflict, surfing, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, stereotypes, adolescence, troubled teen, loneliness, teenager, sibling relationship, teenage girl ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Final Curtain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic, clever, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, media, blind ambition, contests and competitions, ambition, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, workplace, satire, dark humor, couples ...
Time: 70s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, insanity, revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, uncover truth, unfulfillment, state affairs, losing-it hero, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Lilith (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally obscure past is seemingly drawn into her web. As time passes, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, hospital, schizophrenia, mentally unstable, couples, sex addict, fall in love, femme fatale, love and romance, doctors and patients, obsession ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, maryland
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23%
The Beach House (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for ...
Style: disturbing, touching, thought provoking, sincere
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, family reunited, life philosophy, turtle, female protagonist, love, small town, sibling relationship, estrangement, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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23%
A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: death, death of father, child's point of view, death of husband, brother sister relationship, widow, interracial relations, car accident, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Other Side of the Underneath (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A surreal look at the schizophrenia of a group of girls in a therapy session.
Style: surreal, experimental, feminist film, cult film
Plot: mental patient, mental institution, female protagonist, female nudity, surrealism, british, mask, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: curse, dysfunctional family, infidelity, prophecy, family relations, murder, small town, aunt niece relationship, superstition, all black cast, incest, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: A stage production of Hamlet filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.
Style: talky, sexy, dramatic, melancholic, visually appealing ...
Plot: murder, royalty, regicide, star crossed lovers, brother sister relationship, fratricide, ghost, haunted by the past, incest, skull, castle, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: denmark, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Solitude (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Each character involved in this psychological exploration of family and sexuality discovers what it means to suffer inexplicable torment rather than be alone.
Style: avant garde
Plot: sex, brother sister relationship, drawing, mind game, incest, lesbian, betrayal, painter, dysfunctional
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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22%