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: dark humor, italian comedy
Plot: traffic jam, soccer, rape, car, male female relationship, ambulance, satire, claustrophobia, smoking, traffic, stress, sweat
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, cynical and psychological films with plots about family relations, murder, rape, loneliness, mother son relationship, satire and love mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Traffic Jam: Viridiana (1961), The Couples (1970), I Knew Her Well (1965), Elisa, My Life (1977), To Love the Damned (1980). 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: cynical, controversial, thought provoking, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, dwarf, satire, idealism, charity, newcomer, oath, faith, lie, wine, guilt, novice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, europe
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 5.8
 131
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: italian comedy, anthology
Plot: hotel, prostitution, refrigerator, lion, unfaithful husband, unfaithful wife, turin italy
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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89%
I Knew Her Well (1965)
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.
Plot: sunbathing, salon, beach, cinema, suicide, girlfriend, mirror, actress, actor, smoking, depression, boyfriend ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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89%
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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: gloomy, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, introspection, siblings relations, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, family problems, strong female presence, oedipus complex, telegram ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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 ...
Plot: extramarital affair, drug use, debauchery, drug addict, heroine, communism, cocaine, partisan, years of lead, police officer, frustration
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: italy, milan italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: atmospheric, sexual, offbeat, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: wedding night, stroke, orphan, death of husband, unrequited love, maid, crutches, tumor, marriage of convenience, hypocrisy, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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 ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: cadillac, family relations, father son relationship, diary, high society, love, priest, beach, zoo, divorce, instructor, soccer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: fireworks, scooter, ambulance, reanimation, rowing, pubic hair, death, love, afterlife, female full frontal nudity, male nudity
Place: rome italy
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67%
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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 ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: arms dealer
Time: 70s
Place: africa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, dark humor
Plot: mother daughter relationship, man with glasses, journalist, reporter, funeral, male female relationship, revenge, little boy, father daughter relationship, community, working class, ring ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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62%
The Second Time (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Professor Alberto Sajevo sees a woman walking in downtown Turin and starts following her for days; he finally meets her and they start talking, but they both give fake names. She is not the common secretary she pretends to be, but ex-terrorist Lisa ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, crimes, stalking, mind game, hidden identity, years of lead, university, turin italy, communism, river, shot in the head, jail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Conviction (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A girl and her art professor get trapped inside a castle-museum after it closes at night. After a little resistance she agrees to have sex with him, but then she sues the professor for rape. The professor will have to prove his innocence.
Style: controversial
Plot: rape, museum, professor, court, male nudity, pubic hair, courtroom, trial, female nudity, psychoanalysis, attorney, sexuality ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, disturbing, controversial, bleak, serious ...
Plot: masochism, pianist, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, fetish, bdsm, desire, teacher, overbearing parent, age difference, parents and children, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rape, female director, violence, interview, feminism, contemplating suicide, hate, film within a film, rapist, male female relationship, court, rape victim ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Honey (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A surreal erotic fantasy about a young woman who checks into a bizarre, labyrinthine hotel.
Plot: bdsm, erotica, sex, voyeur, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, novel, hiding under a bed, woman with a gun, large breasts, cleavage, ballet
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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To Die of Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of his students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. Gerard's parents accuse Danièle of statutory rape and ...
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Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1969, 60s, quarry
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The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: surreal, tense, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 70s
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San Babila-8 P.M. (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A quartet of young neo-Fascists terrorise the Milanise locals while the Police mostly look the other way.
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Time: 70s
Place: milan italy, italy
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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: family relations, incest, society, satire, murder, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Splendor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. The theater is in decay and only generates debts and trouble, but Jordan gets aid in his almost quixotian quest from projectionist Luigi ...
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Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 50
Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: fascism, countryside, leftist, resistance, farm, police, italian fascism
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Return (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: An-ex convict nicknamed Al Capone, who spent six years in jail, tries to adapt in new environment. Members of the two rival gangs try to engage him in their new ventures, but he wants to make a new start with the girl he loves. At the same time, a ...
Plot: murder, soccer, police officer, rape, rivalry, gang leader, freight train, police operation, motorcycle accident, ex convict, football stadium
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Boys on the Outside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young men with no future have little in the present as well. Natale is released from prison: he takes up with his friends again but none can find work. Claudio, from Palermo, gets out of juvenile detention in Naples and he's met by Vita, a girl ...
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Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her annoying daughter-in-law thinks otherwise. The point, we soon ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, communist, media manipulation, widow, suicide, working class, class differences, death of father, state affairs, journalism, media, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Key Is in the Door (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marie (Annie Girardot) teaches high school and has a 16-year-old daughter in her class. Divorced some years previously, she has some vague egalitarian notions about friendship with her students and leaves her door open to them. One of her protégés ...
Plot: family drama, single parent, shower, homosexual, school, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.
Plot: passion, hollywood, telegram
Place: new york
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43%
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8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, creator, postmodernism, star, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, copenhagen, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Land in Between (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: SILHOUETTE: Nigerian prostitutes dealing with miscellaneous customers EUGLEN & GERTIAN: Daily recruitment of Albanian immigrants seeking work but without working residency permit. SELF SERVICE: a night with Ahmed, egyptian illegal gas ...
Style: semi documentary
Plot: migration, landscape, prostitute, racism, shepherd, television, immigrants, house painter, non professional cast, albanian
Place: rome italy, italy
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42%
The Final Curtain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, tv show, media, contests and competitions, ambition, blind ambition, drugs/alcohol, couples, uninhibited rivalry, satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexy, sexual, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, honeymoon, exile, politics, assassin, haunted by the past, political unrest, social climbing, snitch, sin, estrangement ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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