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Shakthi: The Power (2002)
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Shakthi: The Power (2002)
Original name: Shakti: The Power
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: family relations, village, tough guy, battles, dysfunctional family, gory, parents and children, on the run, fall in love, family problems, death in the family, single parent, family in crisis, estrangement, railroad track, train tracks, orphan, royal family, village life, society, immigrants, cigarette smoking, loss of husband, loss of son
Time: contemporary
Place: india, canada, asia

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Mission Kashmir (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, family problems, militant, bollywood, criminal's revenge, parents and children, childhood sweetheart, family relations, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia, kashmir
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We Five (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.8
 110
Mile Zero (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mile Zero is a story about a father with a remarkable capacity to love.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: kidnapping, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional family, wilderness, estrangement, breakup, family problems, couples, family relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Sins of the Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is ...
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Born to Hate... Destined to Love (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance.
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Place: india, asia
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81%
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Archipelago (2010)
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Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
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Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 162 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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When Andrew Came Home (2000)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.2
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Dammu (2012)
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Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 672
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 33
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 172
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 122 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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