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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: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: tough guy, village, railroad track, immigrants, gory, single parent, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement, family problems, family relations, orphan, on the run, royal family, village life, battles, fall in love, society, cigarette smoking, loss of husband, loss of son
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, canada, india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, society, bollywood, village and death in the family mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like Shakthi: The Power: Dammu (2012), We Five (1980), Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006), Maya (2001), Red Leaves (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dammu (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Ramachandra (NTR) - an orphan wants to helps out people and make enough bank balance so that he can settle in life by marrying a girl of his choice. He falls in love with Ashwini (Trisha) at the first sight. He comes to know that a royal family from ...
Style: emotional, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: orphan, adoption, uninhibited rivalry, village, love and romance, rivalry, save the day, social differences, village life, fall in love, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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95%
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We Five (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Tyrannical and wealthy Veer Pratap Singh, rules over a small town - ruthlessly. Whoever opposes him is crushed. He is attracted to women, and has a lengthy affair with Soundariya, and even has a secret marriage ceremony with her. When Soundariya ...
Style: serious, emotional, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: dishonesty, rivalry, village, injustice, bollywood, good versus evil, fall in love, love and romance, society, family relations, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india
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82%
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, hinduism, guru, parents and children, culture clash, love and romance, romance, society, couples, family relations, love affair, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
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Maya (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: MAYA is a coming of age story set against an outlawed brutal practice of ritual rape still occurring in some parts of India.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, sexual abuse, immigrants, village, innocence lost, countryside, urban, adoption, death in the family, kids in trouble, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 33
Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense, touching
Plot: golden years, immigrants, parents and children, dysfunctional family, elderly, society, family problems, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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65%
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The Knife (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, escaped prisoner, village, farmer, chases and races, crimes, bollywood, rivalry, gangsters, master criminal, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Silent Waters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: village, starting over, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, culture clash, small town, death in the family, family in crisis, haunted by the past, small town life, village life ...
Time: 40s, 70s
Place: pakistan, asia, india, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: rough, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, criminal's revenge, vengeance, rebelliousness, parents and children, bollywood, death in the family, haunted by the past, battles, crimes, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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.
Style: emotional, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: village, forbidden love, romance, love and romance, bollywood, vengeance, parents and children, hopes, rivalry, family relations, destiny, clan ...
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Way We Are (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Way We Are is a respectful, unglamorous, and serenely charming portrait of regular people and a Hong Kong town that normally gets a bad rap. It may put you to sleep, but the visit and Ann Hui's quiet touch are exceptionally worthwhile.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: loss of daughter, single parent, working class, society, unfulfillment, family relations, parents and children, death in the family, hopes, family problems, hospital, loss of husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, serious, sincere, atmospheric
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, estrangement, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, island, family relations, family gatherings, introspection, resort, family problems, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Go with Peace Jamil (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Arabic tale that takes place in Scandinavia. About ancient religious hatred, about love, punishment, guilt and redemption, about being responsible for one's own actions and refusing a path of violence. Jamil stands in the middle. He is ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: chase, crime, on the run, uninhibited rivalry, urban, vengeance, parents and children, life turned upside down, chases and races, danger, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Trident (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son, who grows up and after his mother's death comes to ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, parents and children, bollywood, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, single parent, on the run, love affair, true love ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 833
Love Sublime (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: As Pandit Shyam Sunder prayed in Bhagwan Shivji's temple on the occasion of Janamashtami, his wife gives birth to a daughter, Rupa, and passes away, leaving her child to bear the brunt of being an ill-omen. Years later, Rupa burns her face from ...
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Singh Saab the Great (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Agneepath (2012)
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 918
Last Exit (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
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Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.0
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Crackie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Life on the Rock never seemed easy, but for Mitsy it is especially rough. The teenager has been abandoned by her mother, a particularly unfit parent prone to both the bottle and the sex trade. She is left to be brought up by her mercurial ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
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Gardener (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
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Style: gloomy, realistic, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Untouchable (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: obsessive quest, parents and children, family relations, single parent, self discovery, culture clash, estrangement, single mother, actress, absent father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 127
Empire of Dirt (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, gloomy, bleak, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 578
All Around Us (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
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Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 8.1
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The Cage (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
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Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hindu, muslim, vengeance, death in the family, family in crisis, bollywood, family problems, family relations
Time: contemporary
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, gloomy, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, india, asia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 481
Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: parents and children, down on your luck, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, coming of age, dealing with death, death in the family, family business, estrangement, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 295
My Dog Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Môj pes Killer is a one-day drama portraying eighteen-year-old Marek living near the Slovak-Moravian border with his dad and his racist friends. However, Marek's best true friend is his dog. His life is shaken up when he discovers the secret ...
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, realistic, tense
Plot: skinhead, racism, society, village, dangerous animal, youth, dysfunctional family, pets, parents and children, social decay, estrangement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement, family problems, family relations, captivity, kidnapping, reunion, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 74K
Swades (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 195 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 21K
Madras Cafe (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%