Movies like Radio Arrow

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Radio Arrow (1998)
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Radio Arrow (1998)
Original name: Radiofreccia
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five friends Freccia, Bruno, Tito, Jena and Boris are very keen on music but they live in a little town in northern Italy and spend most of their days at the local bar. They decide to set up an independent radio which soon becomes the voice of a generation. When Freccia dies from an overdose the radio takes his name.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: friendship, small town, rock music, friendship between men, group of friends, boredom, drug overdose, drugs, youth, past, heroin, memory, radio, funeral, old friend, radio station, long haired male, male with long hair, male friendship
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1993, year 1977
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about friendship, coming of age, youth, family relations, small town, small town life and friends mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Radio Arrow: Wherever You Are (2004), My Friends (1975), Me Without You (2001), The Nest (1980), Cockfighter (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
Place: rome italy
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My Friends (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Like in many other Monicelli movies, the main theme of Amici miei is friendship, seen from a rather bitter point of view. It tells the story of four middle-aged friends in Florence who organize together idle pranks (called zingarate, "gypsy ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: group of friends, female nudity, joke, prankster, affair, prank, friendship, friendship between men, disorder, social relations, friends, screwball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, tuscany, florence
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58%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, couple relations, siblings relations, teenager, life, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, california, europe, brighton
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52%
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The Nest (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. Gregoria (Goyita) the daughter of a weak-willed policeman ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: children, older man younger woman relationship, small town, teenage girl, bittersweet, elderly, youth, odd couple, chess, platonic, friends, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cockfighter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Warren Oates plays a world-weary gambler trying to make big money cockfighting. Always on the road, he works inside and outside the rules to try to work up to the biggest fight of the year.
Style: cynical, realistic, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, female nudity, cockfight, animal abuse, exploitation, comeback, small town, friendship, chicken, power relations, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, usa
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50%
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: communism, cocaine, drug use, years of lead, frustration, assassination, heroin, heroine, debauchery, partisan, drug addict, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: milan italy, italy, rome italy
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50%
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Carny (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tired of being a small-town waitress, Donna departs with the latest carnival show, living with entertainers Frankie and Patch in a tense, emotional triangle.
Style: sexy, light, talky, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, clown, catastrophe, character study, runaway, brutality, culture clash, corruption, crime gone awry, eccentricity, family ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, canada, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Weighed But Found Wanting (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, and he reaches out to the village outcasts.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: village life, small town, couple relations, small town life, friendship, village, couples, social relations, family relations, single parent, church, cemetery ...
Time: 70s
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44%
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Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, small town, americana, love triangle, friendship, youth, society, family relations, human nature, working class, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 80s
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All My Friends Part 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All My Friends Part 2 (Italian: Amici miei Atto II) is a 1982 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli. It is the sequel to Amici miei of 1975. The movie features Paolo Stoppa in one of his last roles. ...
Plot: joke, friendship between men, friend
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Annalisa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The friendship between two Southern Italy kids is tested by their meeting with a young girl who's attempted suicide after failing to get married. Based on the novel "Il paese delle spose infelici" (literally, "Village of the Sad ...
Plot: football team, friendship, suicidal thoughts, male masturbation, masturbation, insanity, drugs, teenage boy, friendship between boys, soccer, teenager, rumor ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Best Years (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of four friends Giulio, Gemma, Paolo, Riccardo, told over forty years, from 1980 to today, from adolescence to adulthood. Their hopes, their disappointments, their successes and failures are the intertwining of a great story of friendship ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, talky
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, friendship, lifestyle, supportive friend, group of friends, unfulfilled love, declaration of love, uptight character, free spirited, marital problem, frustration, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Goddess of Fortune (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Alessandro and Arturo have been together for over 15 years and, despite the feeling they still have for each other, their relationship is now at crisis. When Alessandro’s best friend, out of the blue, asks them to take care of her two kids for a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: gay, lgbt, family relations, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, disorder, family, adaptation, parents and children, infidelity, gay couple ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
Plot: radio, pirate
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new zealand
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37%
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Amy & Isabelle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, disgraced, single parent, family problems, youth, friendship, dysfunctional family, human nature, love and romance, family life, isolation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine, new england
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Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: clever, cerebral, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, poignant ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, coming of age, friendship, addiction, drug abuse, sex, drug addiction, school, high school, unlikely friendships, violence, first contact ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
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Vincent, Fran?ois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming Vincent, everyone's favorite, faces bankruptcy, his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, writers, female nudity, group of friends, heart attack, financial problem, marital crisis, small business, small business owner, doctors, couples, introspection ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
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35%
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That Summer! (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Often described as an unofficial sequel to Scum – Winstone's main character Steve is fresh from Borstal - the rather gentler-toned That Summer holds special memories for Ray as he met his future wife Elaine during filming. It also notched him ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: swimming, loss of virginity, drugs, summer job, redemption, friendship, gang, competition, beach, teenage life, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Red Like the Sky (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nearly sightless boy is sent to a school for blind children, where he secretly discovers the possibilities of the recorded sound.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, factual ...
Plot: blind character, coming of age, against the odds, fighting the system, ambition, follow your dream, rebellion, human spirit, friendship, society, youth, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
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35%
Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, youth, friendship, grownups, best friends, small town, childhood friend, moving, society, summer, nihilism, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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34%
Adam at Six A.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, farm, family relations, small town, couples, youth, starting over, love and romance, hopes, self discovery, innocence lost, college ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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Dog Days of Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious drifter lures two boys into uncovering the secrets of a sleepy southern town.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, small town, small town life, social relations, male female relationship, father son relationship, friendship between boys, childhood, friendship, accident, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: youth, small town, introspection, family relations, friendship, family problems, human nature, family in crisis, swimming, sex crime, social relations, public health ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Doctor Vlimmen (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A veterinarian lives together with his sister and her son in a small Flemish village. He has to cope with gossip and distrust from the villagers.
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, sincere, uplifting ...
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Time: 1920s, 20th century, 70s
Place: antwerp, europe, belgium, netherlands
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Skateland (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, in small-town Texas, dramatic events force a 19-year-old skating rink manager to look at his life in a very new way.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: small town, life turned upside down, introspection, social relations, teenage life, coming of age, brother sister relationship, grownups, love and romance, mother son relationship, car accident, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
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The World Made Straight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: civil war, starting over, haunted by the past, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, friendship, family relations, youth, hopes, coming of age, massacre ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, appalachia, usa
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
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Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, sincere
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
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30%
Where I Begin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: old friend, domestic violence, small town, honesty, past, coming of age, family relations, south
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