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, singing, mannequin, nightmare, bankruptcy, gluttony, caravan, surrealism, time warp, subterfuge, psychiatric ward, clothing store, seven deadly sins
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 exciting films with plots about dancing, singing, hopes, murder, father daughter relationship, ambition and friendship 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: father son relationship, rescue from drowning, pride, birthday, adultery, seven deadly sins
Place: eastern europe
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95%
 5.1
 163
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, hand, gas station, holding hands, greed, female nudity, seven deadly sins
Place: eastern europe
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58%
 5.4
 446
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: faked death, fake suicide, envy, boat, voyeur, seven deadly sins, fireworks, video tape, hidden camera, video surveillance, murder, mad love
⇓ 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: baby, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, childbirth, insanity, miscarriage, breast feeding, pregnancy, sister sister relationship
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 139
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: dancing, theater, stage, singing, cross dressing, actor, diva, success, drunkenness, pageant, replacement, child star ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 40
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: alcohol, birth, maternity ward, betrayal, rape, friendship, modeling, horse race, infidelity, pregnancy, best friend, sexual abuse ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 382
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: contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: urban, twentysomething life, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, writer's life, bohemian, drugs, male nudity, drinking, writers
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 44
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: prostitution, sex club, female nudity, murder, journalist, eel, tabloid, lawyer, storyteller
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: no dialogue, dance, ballet, dancing, jazz
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.7
 796
Three Suns (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The plague hits medieval Sweden.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: plague, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, escapades, on the road, woman in danger, strong female presence, crusader, medieval, opium, church ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 447
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: alcohol abuse, poisoning, main character dies, dancing, suicide, dancer, death of protagonist, dance, loss of wife, dance teacher, dance performance
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: pedophilia, singing, recording studio, loss of son, suicide, park, death, restaurant, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 262
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: czar, murder, surrealism, opera, russian history, coronation
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ 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, dancer, dance, exile, dancing
Place: paris france, argentina
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27%
 7.1
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 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: touching, psychological, bleak, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations, couples, couple relations, love affair, introspection, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 442
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: dance, dancing, female director, salsa, samba, dancer, betrayal, tango, flirting, flirt
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.8
 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, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: ambition, hopes, self discovery, follow your dream, dancing, contests and competitions, desire for fame, dancer's life, dance school, hip hop, teachers and students, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, oldies, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, friendship, friends, injustice, show tunes, human spirit, discrimination, custody ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, on the road, relationship vs career, country, small town life, couples, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, follow your dream, rising to stardom, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 737
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: drugs, murder, redhead, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, male nudity, dancing, surrealism, rap, husband wife relationship, accent, terror ...
⇓ 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, confrontation, protest, hungarian, rebellion, student, priest, marxism, water, debate, jewish, power ...
Time: year 1947
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 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: gloomy, touching, epic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: village life, village, society, love and romance, hopes, romance, obsessive quest, escapades, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, parents and children, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, europe, holy land, middle east, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, ambition, rivalry, youth, hip hop, social misfits, misfit, contests and competitions, mentor, dancing, training, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Wild in the Country (1961)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: false accusation, doctor, garage, oath, college, murder, family business, power relations, social worker, couples, family relations, small town ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Greatest Showman (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Style: uplifting, sincere, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, singing, dancing, friendship, outcast, party, love triangle, interracial love, giant, ambition, variety, daydreamer ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: female director, crying baby, forest, part animation, axe, dancing, baby, punched in the face, pregnant woman, field, wood chopping, twin sister ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 19K
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: cult film, surreal, clever, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, murder, post war, pinball, pinball machine, christmas lights, blindness, christmas party, mute, christmas tree, world war two, misfit ...
Time: 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, feel good, exciting, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, church, follow your dream, lifestyle, rivalry, music band, friends, teenage love, teachers and students, ambition, save the day, choir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.1
 144
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: stage performance, babysitting, female friendship, ambition, music industry, nightclub, three friends, aspiring singer, death of grandmother, death of mother, boxing gloves, family secret ...
⇓ 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, one night, drinking, rich man poor woman, oral sex, contract, ballet, older woman younger man relationship, altar, dance lesson, polish, brothel ...
Place: europe, budapest hungary, belgrade, vienna, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%