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The Crow Road (1996)
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The Crow Road (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 211 min.
TV show
Story: An adaption of Banks's dark novel, whose central character is Prentice McHoan, a young Scots history student. When Prentice's relatives begin to die in spectacular circumstances, and at an alarming rate, he begins to suspect that his family is hiding a secret.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: family secret, mystery, funeral, crimes, family relations, missing person, family life, serial murder, disappearance, family problems, killing off one by one, amateur detective, death in the family, hidden truth, eccentric family, uncover truth, buried truth, social relations, dysfunctional family, family secrets, motorcycle, sex scene, unrequited love, voyeur, religious fanatic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland

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Most similar movies to The Crow Road

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and tense films and TV series with plots about family relations, crimes, family problems, parents and children, uncover truth, dysfunctional family and siblings relations mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Crow Road: Clouds of Witness (1972), The Ice Cream Girls (2013), Granite Flats (2013), Lo imperdonable (2015), Dirty Sexy Money (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, estate, deadly, who done it, crimes, crime, society, red herring, whodunit ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
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The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, youth, murder, deadly, strong female presence, murder mystery, rape, accused of murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, mysterious place, amateur detective, family relations, crimes, youth, dishonesty, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
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66%
Lo imperdonable (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Martín (Iván Sánchez) hurries to Mina Escondida after getting an urgent letter from his brother begging to be rescued from the hell in which he's living. On arrival, Martin despairs upon finding out that Demetrio (Pablo Montero), his ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: relationships, male female relationship, family relations, eccentric family, family problems, lie, relationship problems, hate, secret, revenge, dysfunctional family, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, wealthy family, family problems, eccentric family, family life, lifestyle, dedicated lawyer, workplace situations, mogul, master and servant, heir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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61%
Finding Carter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.
Style: touching, emotional, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: life turned upside down, parents and children, kidnapping, missing child, teenage life, introspection, self discovery, uncover truth, family secret, crimes, starting over, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, parents and children, society, social relations, child birth, village, childbirth, family, gay relationship, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Thicker Than Water (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: The beautiful island of Sunnanö in the Swedish archipelago is home to a popular B&B run by Anna-Lisa and her son Oskar. Anna-Lisa has summoned her daughter Jonna, an actress, and son Lasse, an opportunist, to the island. It is the first time in ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family business, dysfunctional family, island, family reunited, workplace, under the surface, family problems, resort, estrangement, inheritance, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Legacy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The death of a matriarch brings forgotten secrets out into the open and causes a prolonged battle for the family inheritance.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, conflict, family history, estate, bohemian life, heir, family secret, family secrets, class differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the book by Caroline B. Cooney, a girl happens to look down at a milk carton one day and she sees herself on the back! Could her parents really have kidnapped her?
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, prom, missing child, life is a bitch, love and romance, mystery, young heroes, life turned upside down, family problems, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Galíndez File (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy, Portugal, Cuba, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, amateur detective, mystery, politics, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, price of justice, political corruption, political conspiracy, state affairs ...
Time: year 1988
Place: new york, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Single Father (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Plot: tragic event, fall in love, accident, loss of loved one, single parent, loss of spouse, death in the family, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family problems, loss of family member ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Oliver's Travels (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: After his job is terminated, a humanities professor and puzzle addict joins forces with a woman PC to travel the country while solving a cold case murder.
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Plot: missing person, murder, investigation, manipulation, uncover truth, partners against crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, amateur detective, unlikely partners, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, wales, scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I'm Mita, Your Housekeeper (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Kaseifu no Mita is a 2011 Japanese television drama series. The story revolves around a family who is grieving over their mother's recent suicide. They hired Mita as a housekeeper to upkeep the house, which has been thrown into disarray. Mita, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family secret, suicide, marital problem, changing lives, mystery, troubled past, family relations, family, murder mystery, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Christmas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Resort manager Claire prepares for a holiday family reunion, but when her grandfather makes a startling announcement and then dies unexpectedly, Claire must solve a devilishly clever puzzle in order to earn her inheritance and expose a murderer.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, christmas, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, rivalry, family gatherings, contests and competitions, family relations, crimes, dysfunctional family, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, aristocrat, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, parent child relationship, estate, love triangle, fall in love, gossip, marriage, secret marriage ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: touching, captivating, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, youth, coming of age, estrangement, life is a bitch, death of mother, death in the family, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, anthology ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: family life, couple relations, neighbor, social relations, crumbling marriage, dull life, family problems, small town, friendship, neighborhood, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
From There to Here (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Created by Peter Bowker, From There To Here is set in the aftermath of the 1996 Arndale bombing and follows Daniel Cotton, a Manchester family man who is torn between the life he wants and the life he could have. The story spans the four years that ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: streetwise, family relations, parents and children, soccer, bittersweet, society, city life, siblings relations, bombing, bet, urban, ira ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, couples, social relations, family relations, crimes, parents and children, housewife, coping, female protagonist, strong female presence, couple relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Charmian Biggs (née Powell), the rebellious product of a strict 1950s upbringing, and her whirlwind romance with Ronald Biggs leading to a descent into crime, most infamously 1963's Great Train Robbery.
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, heist, crimes, love affair, criminal heroes, couple relations, couples, crime and punishment, wanted
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, 50s
Place: england, rio de janeiro, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncover truth, custody, family, coming of age, young heroes, starting over, island, family life, grownups, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, couple relations, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, social differences, estate, manners, family relations, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Small Faces (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and Alan are beginning to experience the power of raging ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, illiteracy, working class, coming of age, dysfunctional family, leadership, society, crimes, life is a bitch, school, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: family relations, society, hopes, blind ambition, ambition, immigrants, boxing, power relations, gangsters, rise to the top, family life, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Stonemouth (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Iain Banks's best-selling novel, this romantic mystery follows Stewart as he returns to his childhood home and tries to discover the truth behind his best friend's death.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, homecoming, life is a bitch, mystery, under the surface, organized crime, secret, village life, suicide, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, deadly, crime, crimes, who done it, failed attempt, self destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, couple relations, wooing, infidelity, starting over, human nature, rich and poor, social differences, parents and children, suburban life, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, love triangle, rebelliousness, love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship, self discovery, bohemian, poet, sister sister relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Laurel Avenue (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Laurel Avenue is an American three-hour television miniseries which aired on HBO on July 10 and 11, 1993. It is the story of an eventful weekend in the lives of an extended African American family living in St. Paul, Minnesota. Paul Aaron and actor ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, tense, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, single parent, society, profanity, working class, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, reform, social relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%