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Wild Mussels (2000)
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Wild Mussels (2000)
Original name: Wilde Mossels
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of friends in their early twenties re-consider their boring lives in a sleepy fishing village in the Netherlands.
Plot: village life, fight, friendship, suicide, gun, male nudity, boat, rescue attempt, rain, hare, guitar, stepfather, funeral, underwater, drowning, gas station, motor, skinny dipping, shot in the knee, shipyard, fair, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and psychological films with plots about friendship, male nudity, suicide, funeral, shower, mother son relationship and party mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Mussels: No One in the City (2018), Stella's oorlog (2009), Me and Charly (1978), Count to 100 (2004), Spieltrieb (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No One in the City (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming of age story of three young friends during their student years in Amsterdam.
Plot: party, city, sex scene, female nudity, friendship between boys, student, friendship, father son relationship, death, skinny dipping, group of friends, disco ...
Place: amsterdam
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Stella's oorlog (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dutch working mother, Stella, was supportive of international mission in Uruzgan, even if that meant missing her husband Jurre for months. After her brother is killed in action there, nothing can return life to normality, not even the return home of ...
Plot: judge, ritual, secret, cemetery, soldier, drinking, death of brother, video, forklift, bed, baby, dancing ...
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Me and Charly (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Steffen is a good kid, a teenager who has recently finished school and is looking for work. He lives with his widowed mother, a newspaper reporter. Very little throws him off his stride, whether it is his girlfriend's jealousy of his friendship ...
Plot: journalist, pubic hair, drunk, incest, male nudity, party, shower, bikini, teen romance, motor scooter, steamship, female nudity ...
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Count to 100 (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When we meet Thomas and his mother, Anne, for the first time, they are about to run away as so often before. Now, the escape brings Thomas and Anne to a cosy provincial town. They stop their car to fill up the tank and here Thomas meets Helene, who ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, hiding, teenage boy, fight, violent husband, risk, father, school, haunted by the past, fall in love, first love, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spieltrieb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tangled drama of cruelty and manipulation, attraction and love.
Plot: sex tape, bathtub, bully, teacher, female nudity, manipulation, limp, boat, pole dancer, guitar, watching porn, male in shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maxima's Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: February 2002. An Argentinian mother and her daughter visit Amsterdam during the wedding of prince Willem-Alexander and princess Máxima. She is looking for a miracle, the reappearing of her husband Alejandro, who got lost during the regime. She ...
Plot: erotic dance, royal wedding, miraculous event, missing person, police, adoption, prince, death, coma, sex club, illegal immigration, eviction ...
Time: 2000s
Place: amsterdam, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.3
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Uncle Frank (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank is a famous New York University professor in 1973 who left his small South Carolina town behind him and remained in little contact with his family, especially given his style of life and his relationship with his ten-year partner, the free ...
Plot: family, suicide, gay, college freshman, party, funeral, road trip, drowning, arab, male homosexuality, alcohol abuse, life & death ...
Place: southern usa, south carolina, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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New Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Une petite ville de province, au milieu des années 80. La vie d'Éric, collégien rêveur et solitaire, est chamboulée par l'arrivée d'un nouveau dans la classe : Romain, adolescent dissipé au style new wave très affirmé, qui va ...
Plot: bunk bed, gay teenager, friendship between boys, homoeroticism, teenage boy, shower, rain, male nudity, friendship, mohawk haircut, gay interest, french ...
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Place: france
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Drinking Games (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Shocking Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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48 Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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