Movies like Kidnapped in Romania

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Kidnapped in Romania (2016)
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Kidnapped in Romania (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple of Italo-American journalists go missing during their work assignment in Romania.
Plot: tape over mouth, journalist, journalism, american, romanian, attempted rape, tied feet
Place: romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films with plots about journalist, female nudity, journalism, friendship, society, friends and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Kidnapped in Romania: Gruber's Journey (2008), Ashley (2013), Cocapop (2010), When the Heavens Fell (1972), The Punishment (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
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Ashley (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cocapop (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An apartment on one of Rome's seven hills turns into a film studio for shooting three different stories about cocaine. The story takes place in a circular time-frame, in which each character could be living or could have lived the life of the ...
Plot: elderly couple, teenage sex, snorting cocaine, old couple, miscarriage, tied feet
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When the Heavens Fell (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotherapist's life is wrecked when her private life is exposed in a sensation magazine.
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
Plot: verdict, abuse of power, prosecutor, tradition, convict, envy, landowner, investigation, revolt, village, world war one, false accusation ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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Cover boy: L'ultima rivoluzione (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cover-boy racconta l’amicizia fra Ioan (Eduard Gabia) e Michele (Luca Lionello) l’uno rumeno e l’altro italiano. Due mondi che casualmente s’incontrano: l’esperienza di chi, figlio della rivoluzione post comunista, è fuggito dal proprio ...
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Up to Date (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.
Plot: female director, aids, journalism, love
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The Pacifist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Barbara (Monica Vitti) is a journalist investigating the local counterculture who becomes involved, after an unpleasant start of battery and stalking, with Pierre Clémenti's louche all-around dropout.
Plot: communist, fascist, journalist, student protest, communism, russian roulette, religion, murder, fashion model, shot to death, repression, jewish
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: During the war of in-dependency Evita moves from Lisbon to Mozambique to marry Luís. She slowly discovers how different and disturbing life is in a country of war and when her husband is send on a military mission she starts to fight loneliness. ...
Plot: boredom, illegitimacy, political unrest, flamingo, female nudity, whiskey, smoking, journalism, cabaret, poisoning, nudity (full frontal - brief), shooting ...
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Dirty Dealing (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy casino dealers joins forces to try to save the sick child of one of their coworkers. When their unscrupulous boss (Michael Madsen) refuses to get the insurance company to help and then reneges on a promise to help raise the money, ...
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Christmas Crash (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Baby Snatcher (1992)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is delighted to have given birth to a baby girl but her life is turned into a nightmare when she goes missing. The police mount a frantic search but to the woman's horror she finds out that it's herself who is the main suspect.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
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Bloodbrothers (1978)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 116 min.
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Cheaters (2000)
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Duration: 108 min.
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Time: 90s
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All In (2006)
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Melanie (1982)
Genre: Drama
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Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
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Spadijer: One Life (1986)
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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
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Beyond the Hills (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
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The Uprising (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After years of deplorable conditions of poverty and injustice, peasants revolt against the landowners, the social elite, and police in this routine social drama. A peasant woman is raped by a lecherous wealthy lesbian, and chaos breaks out in the ...
Plot: rebellion, peasant, village, ancient, torture, arson, punishment, winter
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Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated ...
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Place: romania, bucharest
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Trip (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dani, Yumi, Ovidiu, Ada and Cristi are youths addicted to one another, yet intent on escaping the pressure of their interconnectedness and frustrating realities by performing mind trips into different levels of existence and parallel worlds.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 160 min.
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