Movies like The Mark 1961

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The Mark (1961)
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The Mark (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy
Plot: sex maniac, crimes, misfit, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, society, social misfits, starting over, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, going straight, hopes, child molester, prison, abduction, vacation, psychiatrist, dating, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, accountant, secretary, reporter, widow, waterfall ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england

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Most similar movies to The Mark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about life is a bitch, society, hopes, social misfits, youth, haunted by the past and crimes mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Mark: Stella Does Tricks (1996), The Whisperers (1967), Island (2011), Family Life (1971), The World Made Straight (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stella Does Tricks (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young Glaswegian prostitute in London tries to start a new life.
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, daydreamer, going straight, gang, misfit, life is a bitch, starting over, hopes, crimes, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london
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95%
The Whisperers (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Whisperers tells the story of an impoverished old woman living alone in a seedy apartment who enjoys a rich fantasy life as an heiress. When she discovers stolen money hidden by her son, she believes her fantasy has come true.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, radio, old lady, mental illness, golden years, crimes, society, dishonesty, poverty, stolen money, bus, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester
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Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, hidden identity, undercover, family problems, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, redemption, storm, ferry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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70%
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Family Life (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A 19 years old London girl received agressive psychiatric treatments for her schizophrenic behaviour by a doctor who still wants her family to insure the guard of the child without any regards to the facts that it is this family who's ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family relations, schizophrenia, abusive father, hopes, social misfits, youth, life is a bitch, going straight, mentally unstable, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The World Made Straight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, civil war, friendship, family relations, youth, hopes, coming of age, mountain ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, appalachia
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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59%
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Sous X (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Jacques spent 9 years in prison for robbery. When he comes out, he finds the neighborhood where he grew up but things have changed ... The country is in crisis, the young people are holding the business and his old friends are urging him to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, hopes, gang, life is a bitch, crimes, urban ghetto, father son relationship, graphic violence, gangsters, ghetto, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians, gender, lgbt, male nudity, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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America (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In "America," Dr. Maureen Brennan, a psychiatrist at a youth treatment center, encounters her newest patient, a bi-racial boy named America. Through their sessions, Dr. Brennan helps America come to terms with his roller-coaster life, ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, sincere, psychological
Plot: youth, human spirit, custody, teenage life, mental illness, sexual abuse, doctors and patients, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, society, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, touching, psychological ...
Plot: marriage, couple relations, midlife crisis, infidelity, self discovery, couples, breakup, family problems, love and romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Breathing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 19-year-old is coming out of prison and trying to build a new life but he can't deal with his guilt.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy
Plot: youth, guilt, going straight, starting over, self discovery, redemption, haunted by the past, juvenile delinquency, society, hopes, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Home Again (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Returning to a "home" they hardly know after being deported from their adopted countries for minor criminal offenses, three people from very different backgrounds try to make a new life for themselves, in Jamaica in this gutsy drama from ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: deportation, culture clash, homecoming, immigrants, starting over, hopes, life is a bitch, society, injustice, rivalry, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica, england, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Don't Be Afraid (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Silvia is a young girl marked by a dark childhood. When she is barely twenty-five, she decides to start over and to face the people, feelings and emotions that keep her bound to the past. In her fight against adversity and against herself, she will ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, haunted by the past, starting over, life is a bitch, family problems, support group, family relations, parents and children, dentist, mother daughter relationship, waitress, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Caretakers (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie chronicles the trials of the mentally ill and their care-givers in an over-crowded ward of a hospital.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: hospital, mental institution, wrongfully committed, martial arts, prison, mental illness, terminal illness, showbiz, doctors and patients, human spirit, power relations, kids in trouble ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, human nature, friendship, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, romance, youth, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Memory Thief (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles tollbooth clerk becomes obsessed with the Holocaust after meeting a survivor.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: holocaust, mental illness, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, obsession, dull life, society, life is a bitch, elderly, human nature, anti semitism, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: working class, social misfits, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, betrayal, society, social differences, family in crisis, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, memory loss, haunted by the past, investigation, society, family life, family relations, intrigue, flashback, social differences, friendship ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hour of the Star (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens to time Radio Station; on Sundays she likes to ride the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: rich and poor, countryside, urban ghetto life, social decay, down on your luck, city life, working class, life is a bitch, youth, immigrants, orphan, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Getting Out (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Breaking out of prison with a child in her womb and a dream of a normal existence, Arlene Holsclaw (Rebecca De Mornay) resolves to get a job and lead a good, Christian life. But the ghosts from her past -- including an ex-boyfriend (Rob Knepper) who ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, custody, parents and children, family life, strong female presence, family problems, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, hopes, society, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: psychological, sincere, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: estate, lifestyle, elderly, golden years, introspection, haunted by the past, social relations, memories, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, going straight, friendship, social decay, family problems, gang, society, youth, orphan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Black and Blue (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, domestic disturbance, starting over, hopes, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, parents and children, woman in danger, battered wife, battered woman, new identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Junkhearts (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, change of luck, hopes, alcohol abuse, youth, confronting the past, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, troubled past, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Helen (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An 18 year old girl called Joy has gone missing. Another girl called Helen is a few weeks away from leaving her care home. Helen is asked to 'play' Joy in a police reconstruction that will retrace Joy's last known movements. Joy had ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: hidden identity, kidnapping, crimes, society, obsession, haunted by the past, mental illness, missing girl, police investigation, impersonation, teenager, lottery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bloody Kids (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The slender premise springs from the actions of two listless 11-year-old boys, the cold, manipulative Leo, and his weaker, more impressionable friend, Mike. Contemptuous of the fallible police force (Mike has already filched a police hat from an ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, society, youth, prank, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, crimes, kids in trouble, social decay, teenage life, city life, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
42%
 7.0
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Dealer (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In an impressive follow up to his debut film Forest, Benedek Fliegauf tells the uncompromising story of a day in the life of a drug dealer. His clients include the leader of a religious sect, a friend who needs a final fix, a former lover who has ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, estrangement, social misfits, crimes, drug dealing, misfit, overdose, society, criminal heroes, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
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Boy A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: psychological, touching, tense, depressing, suspense ...
Plot: incest, juvenile delinquency, childhood, haunted by the past, going straight, rape, starting over, rehabilitation, new job, criminal, moral dilemma, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Blackbird (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: false accusation, society, injustice, social relations, small town, perjury, prison, goth, media circus, life turned upside down, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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41%