Movies like Mirush

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Mirush (2007)
 6.8
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Mirush (2007)
Original name: Blodsbånd
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mirush leaves Kosovo hoping to find his father in Norway, who abandoned the family when Mirush was very young. Now the father runs a restaurant in Oslo, but he is also in deep debt to the Albanian Mafia. Mirush starts to work in his father's restaurant without letting him know that he is his son.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: parents and children, hidden identity, family relations, starting over, hopes, haunted by the past, juvenile delinquent, restaurant, immigrants, unfulfillment, con artists, theft, deception, lie, teenage boy, frame up, murder, runaway, frustration, 14 year old, adolescent boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, kosovo, former yugoslavia

Most similar movies to Mirush

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about family relations, parents and children, crimes, hopes, haunted by the past, crime and starting over mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mirush: A Quiet Life (2010), 8-Ball (2013), The Repentant (2012), Five Thirteen (2013), Outlaw Country (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: serious, tense, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: parents and children, deadly, gangsters, hidden identity, faked death, hitman, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, family relations, haunted by the past, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
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95%
 6.3
 2K
8-Ball (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hopes, going straight, one more chance, starting over, haunted by the past, parents and children, single parent, crimes, family relations, drugs/alcohol, past, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.4
 164
The Repentant (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Algeria region of the high flatlands. As Islamist groups continue to spread terror, Rashid, a young Jihadist, leaves the mountains to return to his village. In keeping with the law « of pardon and national harmony », he has to surrender to the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, starting over, social relations, family relations, hopes, society, homecoming, parents and children, haunted by the past, tragic past, village, village life ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: algeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.3
 642
Five Thirteen (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tension-packed thriller, brothers Mike and Tre set out in search of better lives, trying to leave their demons behind for good. After being released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, Mike's only care in the world is to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, crimes, family relations, parents and children, hopes, false accusation, brother brother relationship, release from prison, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.0
 661
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, family relations, crimes, parents and children, danger, love and romance, society, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
It’s Only Make Believe (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After serving 10 years in prison for murder, Jenny returns to society. She wants to live a quiet life and resume her responsibilities as a mother, but soon shadows from the past start to appear.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspense
Plot: prison, family relations, starting over, haunted by the past, hopes, drug dealing, crimes, adoption, criminal heroes, murder, strong female character, coping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.9
 145
Big Muddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martha Barlow, a modern day outlaw, must reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, on the run, parents and children, small town, family relations, survival, teenage son, female nudity, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lies My Mother Told Me (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Joely Richardson plays a con artist who changes identities faster than most women change hair color. Going on the lam with her daughter (Hayden Panettiere), she scams her way into a prosperous marriage and, when that union sours, pulls off a murder ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: single parent, murder, cons and scams, hidden identity, on the run, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, parents and children, free spirit, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta region where the brothers had spent their childhood. Soon after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, danger, homecoming, twin brother, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, haunted by the past, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 12K
The Forger (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, going straight, criminal heroes, child illness, family problems, heist, terminal illness, single parent, parents and children, hopes, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Orheim Company (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: parenthood, childhood, haunted by the past, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, coping, coming of age, youth, orphan, orphanage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 950
Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: rehabilitation, alcohol abuse, estrangement, starting over, actor's life, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, family problems, strong female presence, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Broken Bridges (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: starting over, homecoming, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, music, musician's life, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, lovers reunited, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Who Is Clark Rockefeller? (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Called "the longest running con in FBI history," Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, the man that people knew as "Clark Rockefeller" had brilliantly impersonated numerous people, ranging from a talk show host to a Pentagon Advisor ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: family relations, hidden identity, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, track down, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, impersonation, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious
Plot: obsessive quest, on the road, haunted by the past, introspection, family relations, estrangement, escapades, parents and children, redemption, hopes, strong female presence, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Between Strangers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three women confront their pasts which changes their futures.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sentimental, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, forbidden love, human nature, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, love and romance, long lost daughter, friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 2K
Inside Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the last thirteen years AJ (Triple H) has been behind bars, convicted of manslaughter for killing a man who intended to kill his best friend, Jack (Michael Rapaport). Now released, AJ wants nothing more than to start a small business and live a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: starting over, chases and races, tough heroes, daring rescue, danger, woman in danger, heroes, forced into action, hopes, crimes, race against time, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 809
Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, human nature, family relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, hopes, society, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Him, Here, After (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Returning to his community after defeat in the Sri Lankan civil war, a former Tamil rebel known only as "Him" faces hostility, suspicion and bitter recriminations in Asoka Handagama's beautifully elegiac meditation on the aftermath of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, hopes, rebellion, politics, state affairs, starting over, village, post war, poverty, loss of job, island, post civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 837
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, parents and children, haunted by the past, danger, gangsters, athlete and trainer, escape from reality, family problems, starting over, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 165
Romeo Eleven (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Romeo11 is a frequent visitor to internet chat rooms and social networking sites, where he's been engaging in an ongoing flirtation with an attractive woman. But Romeo11 doesn't actually exist; he's the creation of Rami, a teenager ...
Style: sincere, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: internet, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, disability, teenage life, computers and web, parents and children, hidden identity, lie, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 266
Now or Never (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, family in crisis, society, down on your luck, unemployment, parents and children, plan, danger, bankruptcy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 957
Morgen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: NELU, a man in his forties, works as a security guard in the local supermarket in Salonta, a small town on the Romanian-Hungarian border. This is the place where many illegal emigrants try to cross, by any means posible, to Hungary and then further ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Plot: human spirit, on the road, self discovery, hopes, countryside, immigrants, family relations, unlikely partners, dull life, unfulfillment, farm, illegal alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, germany, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, rivalry, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, intrigue, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 2K
Chrystal (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Man (played by: Billy Bob Thornton) is still in shock many years after a devistating accident takes the life of his only son and perminantly injures his wife. After all of these years the man finaly comes home to his still married wife (Played by: ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, haunted by the past, starting over, homecoming, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, addiction, husband wife relationship, grief, redemption, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 211
Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, parents and children, society, hopes, immigrants, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, worker, countryside, poverty, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 1K
Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: legal, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, courtroom, false accusation, family relations, parents and children, injustice, crime, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 231
Hiding (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: In order to survive, Lincoln Swift must take his family into witness protection and give evidence against his former employer, vicious crime boss Nils Vandenberg. With new names and fresh identities, the Swifts are ripped from their Gold Coast home ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: witnessing a crime, hidden identity, life turned upside down, family in danger, witness protection, parents and children, master criminal, family relations, hopes, dishonesty, starting over, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 611
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, vengeance, murder, parents and children, dishonesty, betrayal, drug dealing, deadly, prostitute, crime, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 829
After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, human nature, downfall, protecting from truth, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, danger, murder, society, rivalry, family relations, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%