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, drugs, past, heroin, memory, funeral, small town, old friend
Time: 70s, year 1993, year 1977
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to Radio Arrow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about friendship, youth, coming of age, family relations, drugs, parents and children and friends mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Radio Arrow: Wherever You Are (2004), Pirates of the Airwaves (2014), The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008), Annalisa (2011), Rip-Off (1971). 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: fireworks, ambulance, scooter, death, rowing, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, male objectification, reanimation, afterlife, love, male nudity
Place: rome italy
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100%
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, 1960s
Place: new zealand
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89%
The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lives of three 12-year-old buddies -- sharing a carefree existence in the summer of 1970 -- suddenly change when one of them, Dustin, makes an unexpected friend after cutting the lawn of 75-year-old Jonathan Sperry. As Jonathan shares lessons in ...
Style: sincere, serious, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, small town, friends, golden years, elderly, buddies, prayer, funeral, boy, friendship between boys, youth ...
Time: 70s
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49%
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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: friendship between boys, watching porn, jumping from height, drug, teenager, teenage boy, soccer, rumor, suicide thoughts, friendship, masturbation, male masturbation ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, filmmaking, rock band, teenager, high school student, youth, commune, media, independence
Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Me and You (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: isolation, youth, teenage life, estrangement, dysfunctional family, addiction, parents and children, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch, family problems, heroin addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: honesty, domestic violence, small town, coming of age, past, old friend, family relations, south
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, contemplative, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: blind character, against the odds, friendship, human spirit, ambition, fighting the system, follow your dream, rebellion, hopes, disability, rebelliousness, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: social misfits, parents and children, family relations, youth, friendship, society, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, misfit, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, friendship, gang, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, beach, teenage life, competition, pub, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Libero (2006)
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: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, parents and children, siblings relations, lifestyle, single parent, youth, family problems, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, touching, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: separated parents, family problems, family relations, parents and children, family life, youth, female protagonist, half sister half sister relationship, piano playing, little girl, school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, comeback, small town, friendship, hopes, ambition, redemption, athlete and trainer, small town life, obsession, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Plot: orphan, social misfits, society, youth, adoption, friendship, village life, village, family relations, beach, friends, postman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france, italy, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family problems, dysfunctional family, family life, single parent, friendship, human nature, love and romance, disgraced, youth, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The World Made Straight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, social relations, life is a bitch, crimes, civil war, friendship, family relations, danger, youth, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: gloomy, rough, realistic, serious, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, alcohol abuse, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, friends, youth, self discovery, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, youth, parents and children, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, introspection, family problems, obsessive quest, single parent, coming of age, godparent, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Der Pirat (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: marijuana, drugs, prison, death, jail cell, heroin, police, drug trafficking, hiv, gunshot, drug traffic, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
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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 ...
Plot: funeral, sex, friendship, drugs, masturbation, suicide, roommate, party, blood, secret love, cannabis, male female relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Go Ask Alice (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 14-year-old girl in late 1960's America is inadvertently sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.
Style: emotional, gloomy, sincere, touching, bleak ...
Plot: high school, prostitute, lsd, rape, heroin, drug addiction, marijuana, cocaine, runaway, mother daughter relationship, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 50
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 ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, friendship between boys, childhood friend, youth, teenage boy, pubic hair, male nudity, house
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Don't Be Bad (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story set in the 90s and in the outskirts of Rome to Ostia. A world where money, luxury cars, night clubs, cocaine and synthetic drugs are easy to run. A world in which Vittorio and Cesare, in their early twenties, act in search of their success.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: robbery, friendship, drugs, cocaine, ecstasy, transsexual, heroin, crimes, murder, rivalry, danger, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: small town, introspection, youth, friendship, family relations, family problems, human nature, family in crisis, public health, solace, swimming, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 40
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: role playing, travel, drug, sex scene, young woman, young man, pathology, lesbian, delirium, friendship, trip, parallel universe ...
Place: romania, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 26
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 ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, light, contemplative
Plot: friendship, latin, mexican american, old friend, smuggling, border patrol, friend, drugs, crush, couples, love, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Martino's Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L’estate di Martino is a modern day fairy tale that softens the shades and darkness surrounding the mysteries tied to tragic events that happened in the summer of 1980: the Ustica tragedy on June 27th, and the bomb attack at the station of Bologna ...
Style: sexy, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, surfing, u.s. military, seduction, cheating girlfriend, infidelity, romance, love, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, racism, false accusation, small town, youth, opposites attract, hopes, social relations, friends, family relations, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: surreal, tense, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, love and romance, deadly, misfit, mentally unstable, danger, mental illness, dangerous attraction, friendship, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, stalking, mind game, crimes, hidden identity, years of lead, communism, university, jail, brother sister relationship, shot in the head, river
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%