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.
Plot: radio, youth, friendship, heroin, funeral, small town, old friend, drugs, memory, past
Time: 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 uplifting films with plots about friendship, youth, coming of age, drugs, friends, small town and heroin mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Radio Arrow: Pirates of the Airwaves (2014), Where I Begin (2011), Darker Than Midnight (2014), Me and You (2012), Two Friends (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: 1960s
Place: new zealand
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95%
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: small town, past, honesty, old friend, domestic violence, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, social misfits, family relations, friends, youth, society, gender, misfit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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62%
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Me and You (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Two Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Sicilian friends, Nunzio and Pino, share the same apartment in Turin. Nunzio works in a factory but is laid off because of his illness. Pino, on the other hand, is a mysterious man and he is always traveling because of his work. Nunzio would ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.1
 24
La Migra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: La Migra is a 'Romeo and Juliet' story set in the border crossing town of Imperial Beach, California - US Border Patrol Agent Diego Chavez (Michael Copon) works closely with his Uncle Manny Chavez (Marco Rodríguez) the Port Director for ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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56%
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Trip (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dani, Yumi, Ovidiu, Ada and Cristi are youths addicted to one another, yet intent on escaping the pressure of their interconnectedness and frustrating realities by performing mind trips into different levels of existence and parallel worlds.
Plot: gay, parallel universe, role playing, friendship, lesbian, sex, drugs, delirium, youth, trip
Place: romania, eastern europe
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Wasted (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Nick Stahl) watches without judgment as his two best friends (Summer Phoenix, Aaron Paul) abuse heroin.
Style: rough, gloomy, realistic, biting, thought provoking ...
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 6.3
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 125
Drinking Games (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grab a six-pack, gather your closest friends and settle in for a night of solace and cheer-and of course, a few Drinking Games. Joseph Lawson's critically acclaimed debut film centers on six friends in Portland, Oregon, who come together ...
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47%
Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
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47%
 6.9
 53
I Am Maria (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A story about a strange friendship between 11 years old Maria and an older man Jon.
Plot: small town, young girl, painter, friendship, male nudity, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, fairy tale
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
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Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
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43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
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Place: italy
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 6.4
 52
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
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Country: Italy
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Annalisa (2011)
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Country: Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Audience: family outing
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Time: 70s
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38%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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37%
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Don't Be Bad (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
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Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Connection (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: drug addiction, loft, heroin, drugs, jazz, drug use, drug addict, jazz music
Place: new york
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35%
 8.5
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Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
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Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, haunted by the past, friendship, censorship, first love, filmmaking, village, generation gap, funeral, movie theatre, mentor, childhood ...
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Place: sicily, italy, europe, rome italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious drifter lures two boys into uncovering the secrets of a sleepy southern town.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, offbeat, surprise ending
Plot: coming of age, small town, social relations, small town life, youth, tragedy, blindness, redemption, male female relationship, friendship between boys, father son relationship, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 98
I, the Other (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, friendship, betrayal, rivalry, human nature, friends, manipulations, confined, isolation, mind game, danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 588
Vegas (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 110 min.
Story: You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: youth, friendship, coming of age, unlikely partners, social misfits, siblings relations, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family relations, friends, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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