Movies like The Outlander

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The Outlander (2005)
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The Outlander (2005)
Original name: Le Survenant
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and parochialism, The Outlander disturbs the villagers' complacency and scandalizes the community; he also elicits admiration and gains a woman's love. He ultimately leaves in the same manner he had arrived, but not before he has helped the villagers open their eyes to the larger world beyond their village.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, village, fall in love, village life, social relations, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, female nudity, alcohol abuse, card playing, gossip, tolerance, obstacle, handicap
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to The Outlander

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about family relations, friendship, love and romance, village, village life, friends and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like The Outlander: Canone inverso - Making Love (2000), My Sweet Orange Tree (2012), Cider with Rosie (2015), The Auction (2013), The Light (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Canone inverso - Making Love (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a "canone inverso" for her. It is not a case, that music and that violin have a story behind that could concern her. It is the ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, world war two, fall in love, love affair, violin, musician's life, destiny, family relations, holocaust, love and romance, single parent, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
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95%
My Sweet Orange Tree (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Zezé is an 8 year old boy who, although a naughty boy, has a good heart. He leads a very modest life, due to the fact that his father has been unemployed for a long time, and has the habit of having long conversations with a sweet orange tree which ...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, family life, friends, mischievous children, youth, father son relationship, tree, book, boy, poverty, school ...
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, deserter, classroom ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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75%
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The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: farm, countryside, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, introspection, elderly, father daughter relationship, bittersweet, siblings relations, hopes, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, brittany, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, hopes, world war two, family relations, soldier, romance, society, destiny, love affair, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnant woman, hopes, pregnancy, fall in love, family problems, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, redemption, love and romance, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, rivalry, youth, friends, couples, couple relations, vengeance, infidelity, party, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Séraphin: Heart of Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Séraphin unfolds against the severe and achingly beautiful landscape of rural Quebec in 1889, where young lovers are torn from each other when a bankrupt shopkeeper forces his daughter into an arranged marriage to save his business. But true love ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: greed, bankruptcy, love and romance, couples, couple relations, true love, young lovers, romance, parents and children, village life, family relations, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
My Uncle Antoine (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life of his family which owns the town's general store and undertaking business. Mon Oncle Antoine is Director Claude Jutra's masterpiece: A ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, christmas, life is a bitch, lifestyle, single parent, human nature, innocence lost, teenage life, village, self discovery, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Between Two Women (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in Northern England, this powerful tale of suppressed sexuality offers poignant and sharply observant social commentary, interlaced with a tender romance. Vetern actress Barbara Marten tugs at the heart as Ellen Hardy, a working-class mother ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, romance, feminism, friendship, fall in love, couples, family relations, society, female friendship, homecoming, working class ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: murder, farm, couples, love and romance, rivalry, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, countryside, family relations, siblings relations, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: orphan, youth, social misfits, society, family relations, beach, friends, adoption, friendship, village life, village, beggar ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france, italy, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Waiting for the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: village life, deportation, family relations, golden years, village, nostalgia, identity, immigrants, haunted by the past, memories, culture clash, love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: greece, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Three-Step Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Four separate-but-interconnected stories - one for each season - about life in Sardinia.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: countryside, social relations, clergy, homecoming, village, village life, island, wedding, father daughter relationship, sea, adult virgin, convent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Denmark, Greenland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: shaman, inuit, culture clash, village, family relations, religions or cults, clergy, couples, society, hopes, tradition, spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 20s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four good friends, all seventeen-year old, lose their innocence during their last summer together. Flanders 1996. Rik, Tim, Roel and Bart aimlessly wile away the summer days in a small village where nothing exciting ever happens. When Rik becomes ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, friendship, intrigue, domestic disturbance, youth, buddies, lifestyle, rivalry, family relations, parents and children, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage life, mysterious character, youth, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, friendship, college, christian propaganda, stranger, discussion, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bye Bye Blackbird (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Luxembourg, Germany, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A period drama set in the early years of the 20th century. Josef, a former construction worker who delighted in dancing on girders high above the city, who now sweeps up at the circus. Once the big top's owner spots the young roustabout defying ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: circus, workplace romance, love affair, couples, romance, working class, artists and showbiz, fall in love, travel, trapeze, love, friendship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Brick Lane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The grind of daily life as a Brick Lane Bangladessi as seen through the eyes of Nazneen (Chatterjee), who at 17 enters an arranged marriage with Chanu (Kaushik). Years later, living in east London with her family, she meets a young man Karim ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: arranged marriage, immigrants, love triangle, love affair, family relations, society, village, fall in love, racism, sister sister relationship, drowning, loss of mother ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: london, bangladesh, europe, england, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Grand Highway (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, village life, coming of age, village, friendship, summer vacation, couple relations, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, youth, family problems, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Letters to Elena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the beautiful hills of the Copper Canyon in Chihuahua, Mexico, a young boy (Emilio) is adopted by the mailman (Teo). As part of their daily tasks, they not only deliver the mail but read letters to the villagers, as well as take dictation, since ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, optimism, protecting from truth, youth, hopes, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, love and romance, village, dream, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Istanbul (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Netherlands, Ireland, Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Housewife Katalin Munk (Johanna ter Steege) has her world torn apart when her lecturer husband János (Andor Lukáts) arrives home to tell her that he’s leaving her for a younger student of his. Katalin falls into a state of shock and wanders ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, self discovery, love and romance, breakup, couples, family problems, family relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: budapest, istanbul turkey, budapest hungary, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, couples, love and romance, aging, village, friendship, introspection, family relations, elderly lovers, buddies, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Rumor of Angels (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, talky ...
Plot: friendship, stepmother, elderly, family relations, estrangement, family problems, death in the family, grief, dealing with death, family in crisis, ghost, golden years ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. Unbeknownst to their respective spouses, local schoolteacher Platonov and the wife of Anna's stepson, Sophia, ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, reunion, lovers reunited, idealism, family in crisis, true love, village, tragic love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Switch (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mikkel (17) lives a good life in Oslo were he has heaps of friends. When his mother gets a new job, Mikkel has to move to a small town and start all over. Here, snowboard is the big thing and to be accepted by the new kids, Mikkel has to go into ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, family relations, contests and competitions, love and romance, youth, rivalry, fall in love, sport, village, contest, snowboard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Little Traitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the novel "Panther in the Basement" by the world-renowned author, Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947, just a few months before Israel becomes a state. Proffy Liebowitz, a militant yet sensitive eleven year old ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, rebellion, military, friends, soldier, state affairs, child as main character, british military, man boy relationship, child protagonist, teaching the ways of the world, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947, year 1977
Place: israel, middle east, london, jerusalem
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42%
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Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social differences, society, lifestyle, romance, friendship, fall in love, rivalry, couples, social relations, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
South from Granada (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Brenan arrives at Yegen on foot, interrupting the funeral held for the daughter of the local cacique. He collapses from dysentery and soon learns that the local cacique, Don Fernando, is leaving for Granada with his wife. Brenan rents Fernando’s ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: intrigue, love affair, fish out of water, fall in love, writer's life, romance, village, village life, illegitimate child, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, social relations ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, year 1919
Place: spain, andalusia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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