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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, society, dysfunctional family, death in the family and family in crisis mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like Shakthi: The Power: Dammu (2012), We Five (1980), Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006), Red Leaves (2014), Silent Waters (2003). 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: exciting, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, orphan, fall in love, social relations, danger, society, social differences, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, village life, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: exciting, serious, emotional, rough, realistic
Plot: society, dishonesty, defiant, fall in love, good versus evil, bollywood, social relations, injustice, love and romance, family relations, life is a bitch, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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81%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: orphan, guru, hinduism, love affair, fall in love, death in the family, society, social differences, religions or cults, couples, family problems, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 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: tense, realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: society, dysfunctional family, family problems, elderly, parents and children, golden years, immigrants, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.6
 997
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, touching, realistic
Plot: village, religions or cults, battles, family problems, family life, small town life, death in the family, society, human nature, starting over, politics, small town ...
Time: 40s, 70s
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 275
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: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, sexual abuse, city life, village life, curses spells and rituals, introspection, innocence lost, society, moral dilemma, feminism, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, vengeance, battles, adoption, rivalry, bollywood, crimes, men hatred, haunted by the past, rebelliousness, militant, death in the family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric
Plot: estrangement, parents and children, family in crisis, siblings relations, island, dysfunctional family, family relations, family gatherings, introspection, resort, family problems, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 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 ...
Style: sexual, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: village, looking for love, couples, fall in love, death in the family, misfit, society, parents and children, village life, family relations, love and romance, social misfits ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
 733
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: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: loss of daughter, working class, society, unfulfillment, family relations, hopes, parents and children, single parent, death in the family, family problems, hospital, egg ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, exciting
Plot: village, hopes, romance, rivalry, bollywood, vengeance, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, forbidden love, destiny, clan ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 578
All Around Us (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, observes crimes, scandals and the decline of Japanese values without passing judgement. As he and his wife endure the tragedy of their first child’s death, hope slowly unfolds and their love story flickers to ...
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: unfulfillment, dull life, social decay, family problems, couples, death in the family, estrangement, petty job, life is a bitch, love and romance, pregnancy, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
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Gardener (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj Malhotra and wife Pooja have four sons. The sons have settled down professionally and are quite independent. However, when Raj Malhotra retires, none of his children want to be burdened with the responsibility of taking care of their parents. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, semi serious
Plot: orphan, bollywood, golden years, family in crisis, family relations, down on your luck, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, moral dilemma, human nature, retirement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zion and His Brother (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zion, aged 14 and his brother Meir, 17, are facing a crisis in their relationship after a terrible accident. They keep the secret to themselves and it haunts them until, finally, Zion re-examines his loyalty towards his older brother and decides ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: single parent, introspection, society, teenage life, family problems, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, coming of age, youth, family in crisis, family relations, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 127
Empire of Dirt (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Like many Native families, Lena Mahikan grew up in the cycle of abuse. Her father, a residential school survivor, was an alcoholic until he killed himself when Lena was 10. Her mother, only 14 years her senior, turned to the slots. By the time Lena ...
Style: bleak, emotional, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: realistic, serious, sentimental, tense, captivating
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Time: 70s
Place: asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
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The Knife (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Heaven on Earth (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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42%
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The Cage (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional
Plot: hindu, muslim, bollywood, vengeance, death in the family, family problems, family relations, family in crisis
Time: contemporary
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Untouchable (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After learning from her mother that her father lives in India, a young woman goes there to meet him for the first time.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
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Place: india, canada
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41%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere
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Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.2
 108
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: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unsupportive spouse, kids in trouble, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, parents and children, dealing with death, family in crisis, estrangement, wilderness, utopia, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sins of the Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 481
Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: family problems, death in the family, family relations, life is a bitch, dealing with death, down on your luck, parents and children, family in crisis, family business, estrangement, coming of age, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, teenage life, small town life, family problems, estrangement, single parent, youth, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 976
Red Doors (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Wongs struggle to cope with life, love, and family dysfunction in the suburbs of New York.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: prank, lesbian, society, single parent, culture clash, youth, monastery, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, suburbs, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Invisible Child (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman with two children believes she has three and her husband and oldest daughter play along with her to keep her balanced (or as close to balanced that a woman with an invisible child can be). However, when the family hires a new nanny, it is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
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Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Singh Saab the Great (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
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