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London River (2009)
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London River (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Algeria
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 London terror attacks on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, sincere, serious, emotional
Plot: muslim, missing person, koran, terrorist bombing, father, terrorism, family relations, parents and children, bigotry, track down, religious differences, investigation, uncover truth, society, missing son, police, mother, bus, death of daughter, loss of loved one, loss of son, grieving father, death of son, loss of daughter, grieving mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and captivating films with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, society, life is a bitch, missing person and crimes mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like London River: Headwinds (2011), Everywhere and Nowhere (2011), Electricity (2014), Little Senegal (2000), Everyday (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Headwinds (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother.
Style: tense, serious, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, missing person, homecoming, hopes, haunted by the past, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, creative block ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, brittany
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95%
Everywhere and Nowhere (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ash is a man torn between two worlds, that of his family and friends and the other, of his dreams. This is his story set across London with it's fast paced nightlife and run ins with the law all caught on camera from the Director of Kidulthood.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: self discovery, society, hopes, suburbs, parents and children, nightclub, family problems, radio dj, coming of age, nightlife, choice, ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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74%
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 890
Electricity (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman leaves her seaside hometown to search for her long-lost brother, experiencing hallucinations brought on by her epilepsy during her trip.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: hallucination, epilepsy, family relations, missing person, coastal town, female protagonist, brother, self discovery, coming of age, strong female presence, defiant, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 422
Little Senegal (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Passionné par l'histoire de son peuple, Alloune, un vieux guide du musée africain "La Maison des Esclaves" à Gorée, part en pèlerinage pour retrouver les descendants de ses ancêtres aux Etats-Unis. Cet émouvant voyage va le ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: racism, slavery, family relations, immigrants, obsessive quest, society, family tradition, elderly, family history, interracial relations, ancestry, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south carolina, harlem, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, youth, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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66%
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About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, matchmaking, arranged marriage, family relations, friendship, guilt, journey, parents and children, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Natalee Holloway (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On May 30, 2005, on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, she disappeared without a trace.
Style: suspenseful, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, missing person, family relations, crimes, mystery, parents and children, serial killer, disappearance, teenage girl, lifetime, life is a bitch, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, family gatherings, introspection, island, dysfunctional family, woman, mental disorder, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, under the surface, parents and children, family relations, uncover truth, life turned upside down, crimes, disorder, secret, life is a bitch, confined, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Yasmin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In England, the Pakistanis Yasmin lives two lives in two different worlds: in her community, she wears Muslin clothes, cooks for her father and brother and has the traditional behavior of a Muslin woman. Further, she has a non-consumed marriage with ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, immigrants, culture clash, false accusation, social differences, religions or cults, injustice, life is a bitch, society, terrorism, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: england, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: theater, lifestyle, hopes, parents and children, dealing with death, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, redemption, siblings relations, human nature, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Deadline (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadline is the story of the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved, and unpunished for almost twenty years. That changes when Nashville Times reporter Matt Harper (Steve Talley) meets an ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, hopes, interracial relations, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, redemption, idealism, price of justice, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, missing person, gender, parents and children, introspection, family relations, ex boyfriend, romance, society, couples, male nudity, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, french riviera, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
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Agatha (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, factual ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, investigation, writer's life, historical figure, private detective, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, murder, writers, interwar period ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 500
Missing at 17 (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman tries to save her adopted daughter from a criminal, with help from the girl's biological mother.
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: rescue, parents and children, adoption, life turned upside down, crimes, family relations, track down, woman in danger, lifetime, age difference, teenage life, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ghost and the Whale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man, Joseph, loses his wife at sea, then spirals deep into a world of confusion. The wife's brothers' need revenge! Joseph tries to tell anyone who will listen that a whale killed his beautiful Annabel Lee, but even he doesn't quite ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, uncover truth, false accusation, life is a bitch, vengeance, missing person, social relations, psychology, small town life, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapper, missing child, baby, black american, kidnapping, family problems, family relations, parents and children, uncover truth, hopes, redemption, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, parents and children, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, immigrants, society, hopes, parents and children, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, countryside, poverty, worker, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cold Weather (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A guy who moves back to Portland, Oregon becomes involved in the mystery of his ex-girlfriend's disappearance.
Style: mumblecore, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing person, brother sister relationship, investigation, who done it, partners, mystery, amateur detective, disappearance, homecoming, buddies, track down, private detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, hidden identity, crimes, estate, dishonesty, mysterious character, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beyond the Hill (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the quiet foothills of Turkey, Faik lives an isolated existence. When his second son brings his boys for a visit, Faik takes the opportunity to pontificate about the law of the land, as he sees it. He shares one unsolicited thought after the ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, tense
Plot: farm, family relations, vengeance, manhood, who done it, intrigue, mental illness, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, countryside, visual hallucination, bullet wound ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
Style: mind bending, tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, kidnapping, missing person, school, mystery, kindergarten, journalism, crimes, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tar Angel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: computer virus, muslim, rebellion, rebelliousness, uncover truth, society, militant, family relations, youth, life is a bitch, on the run, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Day I Was Not Born (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, she remembers the Spanish lyrics. Disturbed and thrown ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, self discovery, haunted by the past, adoption, parents and children, protecting from truth, family relations, uncover truth, hopes, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Junkhearts (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, change of luck, hopes, alcohol abuse, youth, confronting the past, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, troubled past, friendship, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 740
Complicit (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An MI5 officer's attempts to foil a possible terrorist plot are undermined by bureaucracy and moral dilemmas. Will he make the world a safer place or be complicit in making a tense situation even worse?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, government agency, undercover, moral dilemma, crimes, counter terrorism, terrorist plot, war on terror, investigation, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, love and romance, culture clash, gender, fall in love, family relations, society, lifestyle, parents and children, gays and lesbians, sexuality, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Come Rain Come Shine (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Jason stars as cockney ex-docker Don Mitchell in this emotional drama. Don is incredibly proud of his son David’s affluent lifestyle. The cars, the detached house and private schooling for the children were things Don could only dream about ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, serious, contemplative
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, relationship vs career, working class, couples, emotionless, life turned upside down, society, family in crisis, heart attack, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%