Movies like Wallah Be

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Wallah Be (2002)
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Wallah Be (2002)
Original name: Kald mig bare Aksel
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Life is not easy when you are a Danish kid called Aksel who loves meatballs. Especially when you would much rather want to be one of the cool Muslim boys who wear those golden necklaces and say cool stuff in Arabic. To worsen things, during the holidays Aksel gets teamed up with two girls, Fatima and Annika, to perform a song to the local youth club's song contest, Melodi Grand Prix. The girls want to do a girly pop song, and the entire jury panel consist of Muslim boys! Meanwhile the kids find a stray dog who needs a home. This leads to nothing but trouble, and one of the girls, Fatima, is grounded by her parents for the entire holiday season. Now she can't perform the song, and Aksel realizes he must take action! He enters an unknown world of rituals and cultural perceptions, and fixes everything in his own unique way.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: children, boy, islam, teenage life, family relations, ambition, relationships, contest, society, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, singing competition, rivalry, social relations, female director, bathing
Place: denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, society, youth, friendship, lifestyle, boy and rivalry mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wallah Be: Robby (1968), Little Big Girl (2002), Mooz-lum (2010), My Good Enemy (2010), One Day in a Life (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Robby (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.
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Little Big Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While out and about tending to his herd, young shepherd Larus meets a mysterious little girl named Tinke. Quickly realizing that the girl is alone, Larus brings Tinke some food and slowly builds a friendship with her. Tinke, whose parents died ...
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Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
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Mooz-lum (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Thanks to a strict Muslim upbringing that largely shielded him from the outside world, Tariq's first year of college proves transformative. That is, until the 9/11 terrorist attacks invite growing suspicion and distrust from his angry ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, social differences, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, teachers and students, lifestyle, social relations, college life, college, society, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
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29%
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My Good Enemy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
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One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: One Day in a Life is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Stefano Tummolini. It entered the "Venice Days" section at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: beach, gay, friendship, society, rich and poor, lifestyle, relationships, life, social relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), hiv positive, nude beach ...
Place: italy
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Duration: 87 min.
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26%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
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25%
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Life Kills Me (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Rock'n Roll (2017)
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Little Zizou (2008)
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Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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22%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: clever, sincere, realistic, serious, offbeat
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22%
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Style: captivating, emotional, light, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Rocky Road (2014)
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Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating, realistic ...
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids - about 11 years old - Marcello and Fatima, meet and like each other very much. Both have dreams and problems. Marcello wants to fly but feels like an absolutely useless human being, Fatima wants to play soccer - which is not acceptable for ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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Duration: 82 min.
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Style: captivating, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Fandry (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%