Movies like Where the Rainbow Ends

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Where the Rainbow Ends (1999)
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Where the Rainbow Ends (1999)
Original name: Där regnbågen slutar
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mikael Persson is about to realize his dream, a great musical with some of Sweden's foremost artists and with himself in the lead role. But just weeks before the premiere the Swedish Enforcement Authority knocks on the door and throws Michael and his family out on the street. He and his fiancee Catti resort to all means to save his life's work and they get unexpected help from the past.
Plot: dancing, prostitution, mannequin, bankruptcy, gluttony, nightmare, surrealism, seven deadly sins, caravan, time warp, subterfuge, psychiatric ward, singing, clothing store
Place: eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Where the Rainbow Ends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about dancing, hopes, ambition, friendship, society, singing and love and romance mostly in Drama, Musical and Thriller genres. Some movies like Where the Rainbow Ends: The Birthday (2000), The Hands (1994), The Eye (1998), Harry's Daughters (2005), Acropole (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Birthday (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Michael has a secret that he intends to announce during his birthday party. He has finally decided to propose to Catti, his girlfriend of many years. But Catti has other plans ...
Plot: seven deadly sins, father son relationship, pride, rescue from drowning, birthday, adultery
Place: eastern europe
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95%
 5.2
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The Hands (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A newcomer comes to live in the village, it is soon found out that he has a special gift. He can find oil with his hands. But who is he and what does he want from the villagers?
Plot: strange behavior, gas station, female nudity, greed, seven deadly sins, holding hands, hand
Place: eastern europe
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58%
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The Eye (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Fredrik is a director for a company that has developed a camera that can be operated from a distance to inspect pipes. He is so obsessed about his girlfriend Ingrid that he arranges his own fake suicide so that he can check that she mourns his death ...
Plot: envy, voyeur, boat, faked death, videotaping, video surveillance, hidden camera, murder, seven deadly sins, mad love, fake suicide, fireworks
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Harry's Daughters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: About two sisters, Marie and Ninni, both are pregnant for the first time. After conducting a joint survey, Ninni's child is found dead.
Plot: father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, baby, miscarriage, pregnancy, breast feeding, insanity, childbirth
Place: eastern europe
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41%
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Acropole (1996)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Akropol is a musical by Pantelis Voulgaris about the set of a theatre in Athens and the people trying to make their way in the show business. The movie claimed the Music Award in the Valencia Festival, and also the Directing Award in the Cairo ...
Plot: replacement, child star, dancing, drunkenness, actor, cross dressing, theater, diva, success, masquerade, singing, stage
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 56
Polare (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kent, Lasse, Olle and Sven are in their mid-twenties and have been friends since childhood. At a restaurant they meet two young women and one of them, Lena, becomes pregnant. Now, who is the father? Well, it's definitely not Kent, but the ...
Plot: birth, modeling, maternity ward, betrayal, rape, friendship, male chauvinist, infidelity, horse race, best friend, pregnancy, sexual abuse ...
Place: eastern europe
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32%
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 461
Jack (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jack spends his days smoking pot, drinking and hitting on girls together with his friends. As opposed to his friends, Jack actually knows what he wants to do with his life, he wants be an author. After a long summer together with his friends Jack ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, writer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, writers, drugs, male nudity, bohemian, urban, drinking alcohol
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Chez Nous (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A stripper from Club Chez Nous is murdered. The killer contacts a newspaper to whitewash himself. Two journalists start to investigate the case and stumble on other crimes along the way.
Plot: sex club, prostitution, journalist, female nudity, murder, eel, lawyer, tabloid, storyteller
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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NY Export: Opus Jazz (2010)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Shot on location in New York City and starring an ensemble cast of New York City Ballet dancers, NY Export: Opus Jazz takes Jerome Robbins‘ 1958 “ballet in sneakers” and reimagines it for a new generation in this scripted adaptation. After ...
Plot: ballet, jazz, dancing, no dialogue
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Three Suns (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The plague hits medieval Sweden.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: plague, obsessive quest, escapades, on the road, medieval, adventure, strong female presence, woman in danger, church, crusader, painter, rat ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 1K
Yeh Ballet (2020)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Discovered by an eccentric ballet master, two gifted but underprivileged Mumbai teens face bigotry and disapproval as they pursue their dancing dreams.
Style: inspirational, motivational, colourful, disturbing, spiritual
Plot: dancing, dream, ballet, ballet school, direction and purpose, ambition, ballerina, self discovery, family relations, social realism, ballet teacher, life is a bitch ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 545
Kamaladalam (1992)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nandagopan (Mohanlal) is a respected dance teacher at the Kerala Kala Mandiram (alluding to the famed Kerala Kalamandalam repertory which performs Kerala's temple arts). However, his wife Sumangala (Parvathi) commits suicide, causing him to ...
Plot: dancing, loss of wife, dancer, poisoning, dance teacher, death of protagonist, suicide, alcohol abuse, dance performance
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28%
The Moving Creatures (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three families, in three different situations, have to deal with a sudden change in their lives, caused by a loss or a re encounter. Three mothers sing their love for their children while facing difficult times. A film about affection on the borders ...
Style: anthology
Plot: restaurant, death, pedophilia, suicide, loss of son, recording studio, mother son relationship, singing, park
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tango, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.
Plot: tango, exile, dancer, dancing
Place: paris france, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 323
Boris Godounov (1989)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: France, Spain, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Zulawski tackles Modest Mussorgsky’s famous opera about the bloody battle for ascendancy to the throne of Russia in the 17th-century! With a score conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich, Zulawski adds extra layers of devilish meta-textual ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: opera, kremlin, czar, brutality, russian history, murder, surrealism, coronation
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 1K
Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: realistic, touching, bleak, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, vengeance, couples, family relations, dishonesty, introspection, parents and children, love affair, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 1K
Go for It! (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen is a good student with a bad attitude who lives for dancing in the underground clubs of Chicago. She yearns to be 'somebody' but is afraid to believe in herself. Her immigrant Mexican, working-class parents want her to stay in ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: dancing, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, self discovery, contests and competitions, dancer's life, teachers and students, parents and children, desire for fame, family relations, dance school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 484
The Ballroom (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An evening in an old time dance hall in Sao Paulo introduces us to local characters who reminisce about the past, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, of course, dance. Its earthy humour and eternal themes of ageing, loneliness and ...
Plot: dancing, flirting, betrayal, tango, dancer, salsa, samba, female director
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Lost in the Stars (1974)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Musical from the American Film Theatre series, based on the play Cry The Beloved Country.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, friends, injustice, society, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, fighting the system, discrimination, custody, social differences, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Confrontation (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Paralleling the dramatic student protests and riots that were exploding across the world in the 1960s at the time the film was made, The Confrontation is a story of protest and rebellion in 1947 Hungary when the Communist Party have just taken ...
Plot: college, rebellion, confrontation, protest, revolution, communist, water, communism, marxism, politics, debate, priest ...
Time: year 1947
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blue Valley Songbird (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Country singer Leana Taylor (Dolly Parton) struggles to escape from her controlling manager/boyfriend Hank (John Terry) as well as her troubled past. After turning to her guitarist (Billy Dean), Leanna finally faces her past, including her estranged ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: country, country music, on the road, relationship vs career, addiction, small town life, small town, showbiz, hopes, performer's life, follow your dream, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 790
Oxygen (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two people play out a story of love and desperation that's enacted through music in this drama from writer and director Ivan Vyrypaev. Sasha (Alexei Filimonov) is a man in his twenties who lives in the small town of Serpukhov and has fallen in ...
Plot: overdose, terror, drugs, redhead, death, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, surrealism, murder, husband wife relationship, rap, religion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 1K
Jerusalem (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, epic, touching ...
Plot: religion, parents and children, unfulfilled love, village life, village, religions or cults, family relations, romance, love and romance, society, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, middle east, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Battlefield America (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young businessman hires an instructor to turn a group of misfit kids into a team on the underground dance competition circuit.
Style: realistic, inspirational, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, youth, rivalry, ambition, social misfits, misfit, hip hop, contests and competitions, mentor, dancing, training, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Granny's Dancing on the Table (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eini grows up isolated from society with her father who does everything he can to make Eini believe that the world outside and the people out there are evil, and that all that has to do with sexuality and adulthood is dangerous.
Plot: pregnant woman, fire, radio, father daughter relationship, girl, twin sister, playing piano, twins, dancing, baby, forest, punched in the face ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Make It Happen (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, self discovery, friendship, dance school, dancing, dancer's life, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 21K
Tommy (1975)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, dysfunctional family, post war, christmas party, mute, parents and children, self discovery, rock, family problems, family relations, religions or cults, presumed dead ...
Time: post world war two, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sunday School Musical (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two competing groups of high school students must rally together and enter a song and dance competition in order to save their church from closing.
Style: humorous, light, exciting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, church, friends, lifestyle, follow your dream, rivalry, music band, ambition, teenage love, teachers and students, save the day, choir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Beautiful Blue Danube (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Serbia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Luxurious Danube river cruiser "Kriemhild", on a 2 day tour from Vienna to Belgrade. The ship "Kriemhild" is a floating sin city. Exhausted, unhappy, frustrated people from western Europe come here to "relax" and ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, rich man poor woman, groom, writers, sex trafficking, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, dance lesson, religious fanatic, sex, polish, older woman younger man relationship ...
Place: europe, belgrade, vienna, balkan, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Babymother (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the odds are obviously against her. Emotionally she ...
Plot: apartment building, breakup, girl group, little boy, babysitting, aspiring singer, secret revealed, nightclub, female singer, family secret, death of mother, working class ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%