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Nothing But Ghosts (2006)
Original name: Nichts als Gespenster
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Episodes about different stages of relationships: from flirtation to falling out of love.
Plot: hurricane, grand canyon, secret love, cafeteria, glacier, cheating, jealousy, couples, domineering mother, falling in love, friendship, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity
Place: iceland, jamaica, venice

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about female nudity, friendship, male nudity, jealousy, sex scene, friends and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Nothing But Ghosts: We (2003), Shores of Hope (2012), Clara's Heart (1988), The Taste of Apple Seeds (2013), Mouth to Mouth (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: friendship, becoming an adult, young people, unhappiness, male nudity, high school friends, coming of age, homosexual, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay, filmmaker
Place: germany
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 6.6
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Shores of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In this vivid historical drama set in 1980s East Germany, two dockworkers and best friends who dream of escaping the repressive regime are forced to choose their loyalties when the state police promise them safe passage out of the country — if ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
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Clara's Heart (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: racism, grief, human nature, self discovery, dysfunctional family, friendship, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past, coming of age, youth, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, baltimore, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Taste of Apple Seeds (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Bertha dies, her granddaughter Iris inherits her house and finds herself back in the home where she and her cousin used to play dressing-up in the summer holidays. While she wanders from room to room, she gropes her way through memories and ...
Style: family saga
Plot: sex scene, skinny dipping, secret love, jealousy, female nudity, strong female character
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Mouth to Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aimless adolescent (Ellen Page) joins several itinerant misfits who live on the fringe of society and welcome at-risk youths into their fold.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: street kid, on the road, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, urban, street, junkie, prostitute, innocence lost, rebelliousness, drug abuse, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, portugal, spain, berlin germany, france
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 6.6
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La Run (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Guillaume is a good young man. He has never taken hard drugs in his life, doesn't plan on trying, and has an honest job. Everything goes chaotic when he witnesses his father's attempted suicide over a heavy gambling debt. In order to pay ...
Plot: ambition, friendship, jealousy, drug dealing, drug abuse, drug, money, violence
Place: montreal
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Confession of a Child of the Century (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Paris, 1830: Octave, betrayed by his mistress, sinks into despair and debauchery. His father's death leads him to the country where he meets Brigitte, a widow who is ten years his elder. Octave falls in love passionately, but will he have the ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: infidelity, love affair, countryside, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, debauchery, duel, mask, pistol, snow, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france
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50%
 7.0
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Countryman (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman crash-lands her plane in Jamaica. A local named Countryman rescues her and leads her away from the authorities, who have fabricated a story about the plane, involving drug and arms smuggling by the CIA, in order to gain popularity in ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
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Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
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Ferox (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Arnaldur, a 16-year-old boy living a normal teenager's life in Reykjavik. One day, coming home from school, he finds his brother in the bathtub, dead. Despite clear signs of a suicide, Arnaldur is convinced that his brother's teacher is ...
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Place: iceland
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 6.1
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Jonathan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young man struggles with the pressure of caring for his terminally ill father while trying to unlock a secret that his father seems determined to keep from him. The story takes another dramatic turn when Ron, Burghardt’s long-lost friend from ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gay parent, homosexuality, gay relationship, love triangle, in the closet, unrequited love, secret love, lgbt, homoeroticism, father son relationship ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, female nudity, death, cigarette smoking, beach, male nudity, concert, sex scene, drawing, cat, hospital
Place: berlin germany, paris france
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42%
 4.8
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Hurricane (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
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Time: 70s
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Rams (2015)
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Country: Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: iceland
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 7.1
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Metalhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, emotional
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Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 106 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Fraulein (2006)
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Country: Switzerland, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Sukitomo (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Drama following a young boxer Tomokazu and his relationship with his best friend Yoshiko and sister Misao as while he's training for an important match. His sister and friend have always been there for him, supporting him, but Tomokazu is about ...
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Top Girl or la déformation professionnelle (2014)
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Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: female nudity, pubic hair, male nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cold Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Norway, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy ...
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Place: europe, iceland
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Mel & Jenny (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 18
Emancipation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story revolves around Dominik Liebmann: a man who has lost everything: His wife, son, job, house - even his pride. Financially and emotionally bankrupt he enters Berlins first and only "Männerhaus": a shelter for battered men. He ...
Plot: sex scene, skinny dipping, pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dancehall Queen (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
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Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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