Movies like Mirush

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Mirush (2007)
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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, haunted by the past, hopes, juvenile delinquent, restaurant, immigrants, unfulfillment, con artists, murder, theft, deception, cheating, runaway, lie, frame up, teenage boy, moral dilemma, frustration, 14 year old, adolescent boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kosovo, former yugoslavia

Most similar movies to Mirush

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about family relations, parents and children, crimes, hopes, haunted by the past, starting over and family problems mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mirush: Five Thirteen (2013), 8-Ball (2013), The Repentant (2012), A Quiet Life (2010), Outlaw Country (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Five Thirteen (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, crimes, family relations, hopes, parents and children, released from prison, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, false accusation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: hopes, one more chance, haunted by the past, starting over, going straight, family relations, parents and children, crimes, single parent, domestic violence, past, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: starting over, terrorism, family relations, social relations, society, hopes, parents and children, homecoming, tragic past, haunted by the past, village, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: algeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: tense, serious, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murderer, hitman, faked death, gangsters, hidden identity, parents and children, family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, haunted by the past, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: family relations, gang, crimes, parents and children, society, love and romance, graphic violence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, serious, suspense, touching
Plot: prison, starting over, family relations, haunted by the past, drug dealing, crimes, hopes, criminal heroes, murder, adoption, strong female character, released from prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bummer 2 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film takes place a few years after the events shown in Bummer. Kostyan "Kot", who lost all his friends, the woman he loved and was nearly killed in the first installment of the film tries to begin a new, peaceful life. But is it ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: crimes, starting over, haunted by the past, gangsters, survival, car trip, on the road, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, car, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, homecoming, twin brother, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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47%
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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, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, murder, haunted by the past, parents and children, on the run, family relations, survival, small town, teenage son, female nudity, strong female presence, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Forger (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, suspenseful, touching, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, criminal heroes, going straight, terminal illness, heist, child illness, family problems, parents and children, single parent, graphic violence, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, criminal heroes, hidden identity, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, love and romance, track down, parents and children, impersonation, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: starting over, homecoming, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, family relations, family problems, music, musician's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, problem solving, connection, group of strangers, social problems, female nudity, coitus, sex, male nudity, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, starting over, daring rescue, woman in danger, heroes, forced into action, hopes, crimes, chance, graphic violence, disorder, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, estrangement, starting over, family problems, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: parenthood, childhood, teenage life, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, coping, coming of age, youth, orphan, orphanage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, hopes, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, family relations, human nature, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, hopes, rebellion, politics, state affairs, starting over, village, post war, poverty, loss of job, island, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, internet, disability, teenage life, parents and children, computers and web, hidden identity, dishonesty, restaurant, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
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35%
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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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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34%
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Cold Lunch (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bird droppings on a work shirt lead to extreme unintended consequences.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, sentimental
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, dealing with death, parents and children, father daughter relationship, loss of father, money problems, gay son, dangerous animal, human relationship, gay, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, parents and children, gangsters, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, rivalry, sport, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, forbidden love, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, love and romance, human nature, parents and children, introspection, photojournalist, long lost daughter ...
Time: contemporary, year 2001
Place: canada, angola, toronto ontario canada
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34%
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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: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, self discovery, hopes, human spirit, dull life, immigrants, unlikely partners, family relations, countryside, unfulfillment, immigration, farmhouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, germany, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, down on your luck, society, family in crisis, parents and children, unemployment, plan, bankruptcy, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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33%
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: family business, parents and children, couples, follow your dream, workplace, hopes, couple relations, cooking and food, family problems, family relations, father daughter relationship, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, usa, new york, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 113
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, parents and children, police, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: murder, single parent, mother daughter relationship, hidden identity, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, family relations, parents and children, on the run, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, dysfunctional family, homecoming, death in the family, family in crisis, addiction, husband wife relationship, grief, redemption, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 325
When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, unfulfillment, mountain, mother son relationship, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%