Movies like Traffic Jam

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Traffic Jam (1979)
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Traffic Jam (1979)
Original name: L'ingorgo
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A large international cast takes part in this comedy in which the stories of numerous individuals whose cars are stalled in a massive Roman traffic jam are told.
Style: italian comedy
Plot: traffic jam, satire, traffic, stress, rape, dark humor, ambulance, claustrophobia, smoking, male female relationship, car, soccer, sweat
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, surreal and art house films with plots about murder, family relations, surrealism, hotel, satire, love and male nudity mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Traffic Jam: Viridiana (1961), Tristana (1970), Elisa, My Life (1977), Roma (1972), The Couples (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Viridiana (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
Style: surreal, disturbing, sexy, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: nun, religion, rape, voyeurism, idealism, satire, dwarf, dark humor, loser, incest, surrealism, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, europe
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Tristana (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of ...
Style: art house, philosophical, cerebral, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, tumor, death of husband, maid, orphan, stroke, wedding night, socialist, nightmare, surrealism, recurring nightmare, deaf mute ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
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Elisa, My Life (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Elisa has not seen her father Luis for nine years, but she receives a telegram from her sister Isabel in a moment of crisis of her marriage with Antonio telling that her father is ill and she decides to travel to the countryside of Madrid with ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: family problems, adultery, oedipus complex, incest, marriage crisis, illness, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, family gatherings, family life, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: art house, atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, memory, surrealism, society, lifestyle, female nudity, satire, illegal prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), italian history, fascism, orgy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york, new jersey, europe
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The Couples (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three episodes. The refrigerator. A married couple of two poor emigrant workers spend almost all their money to buy a refrigerator (a must in the '70s). The purchase is too expensive for their familiar balance sheet. To earn some money they ...
Style: anthology
Plot: prostitution, lion, unfaithful husband, hotel, cheating wife, refrigerator
Time: 70s
Place: turin italy, italy
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The Thursday (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, invents a story about his past. At the end of the day ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, love, divorce, high society, beach, priest, soccer, seaside, zoo, diary, instructor ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Wherever You Are (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A doctor's (Stefano Accorsi) life takes a mysterious turn when his ambulance plunges into a river.
Plot: ambulance, love, death, male objectification, afterlife, male nudity, reanimation, fireworks, scooter, rowing, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
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While There's War There's Hope (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Pietro Chiocca shifts from hydraulic pumps to heavy war weapons selling. He starts traveling all around the third world looking for clients, and contract by contract his economic situation shoot up, raising also his social status. But is never ...
Plot: children, arms dealer
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The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
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Plot: murder, police investigation, surrealism, neurosis, mental health, fall in love, friendship, adult virgin, showbiz, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Scopone Game (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An aging American millionairess journeys to Rome each year with her chauffeur George to play the card game scopone with destitute Peppino and his wife Antonia.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: failed expectations, gambling, poverty, old woman, class differences, doctor, boat, strangulation, burglar, loan shark, visit, strong female lead ...
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The Second Time (1995)
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
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To Love the Damned (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: What happened to Italy during the absence of one young rebel. Svitol (Flavio Bucci) has been hiding out in South America. Then one day he gives up on his life in exile and decides to head back home. Everything has changed. The radical left is now in ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana, a young woman from the provinces, moves to Rome in order to become a celebrity.
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Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: mental disorder, rape, male female relationship, hate, girl, misogyny, courtroom, court, shame, rape victim, feminism, rapist ...
Place: africa
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To Die of Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
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Plot: older woman younger man relationship, psychiatric ward, teacher student sex, christmas, library, lawyer, lie, flashback, student, father son relationship, nurse, love ...
Time: year 1968, year 1969, 60s
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Country: Italy, Spain
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Duration: 98 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Duration: 138 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Style: controversial
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