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Aquarius (2016)
 7.5
 15K
Aquarius (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa Viagem Avenue. All the neighboring apartments have already been acquired by a company which has other plans for that plot.
Style: dramatic, interesting, tense, reflective, suspense, stylized, melancholic, enigmatic, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, brazilian, greed, cancer, dancing, sea, porn, party, lawyer, lifeguard, female nudity, sex scene, racial slur, restaurant, birthday, beach, swimming, cemetery, singing, drug dealer, orgy, female protagonist, corruption, engineer, housekeeper ...
Time: 2010s, year 1980

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and serious films with plots about male nudity, mentor, dialogue, runaway, female nudity, storytelling and brutality mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Aquarius: Neighboring Sounds (2012), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), Neon Bull (2015), Ladybird Ladybird (1994), Elon Doesn't Believe in Death (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Life in a middle-class neighbourhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings a sense of safety and a good deal of anxiety to a culture which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: masturbation, neighbor, washing machine, real estate, dull life, unfulfillment, suburban life, crimes, power relations, society, maid, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep ...
Style: talky, clever, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: prison, politics, torture, gays and lesbians, friendship, betrayal, redemption, homosexuality, gay, hopes, confined, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 2K
Neon Bull (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Iremar is part of a rodeo troupe that tours the Brazilian northeast. His task is to send bulls into the arena. Intensely exciting physical scenes alternate with contemplative episodes that sketch a painterly portrait of the members of the troupe. ...
Plot: bull, bull riding, crying, little girl, dancing, tail, explicit sex, horse, fountain, cleaning, rodeo, porn magazine ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still ...
Style: realistic, biting, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, social worker, children, love, working class, fighting the system, immigrants, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, liverpool, paraguay, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Elon Doesn't Believe in Death (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As he does every single day, Elon goes to meet his wife at her workplace, but she is not there. He doesn’t find her at home as well, so he starts to retrace the path Madalena makes daily. In the morning after, Elon goes to the police station and ...
Plot: brazilian, sex scene, cunnilingus, unsimulated sex, blow job, male full rear nudity, male nudity, masturbation, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 5K
I Am Dina (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: youth, unfulfillment, master and servant, parents and children, contests and competitions, disgraced, curses spells and rituals, family relations, haunted by the past, family problems, death in the family, estrangement ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 36K
Boy A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: psychological, touching, tense, social realism, depressing ...
Plot: haunted by the past, juvenile delinquency, rape, childhood, going straight, starting over, ex convict, rehabilitation, new job, criminal, moral dilemma, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, mcdonald's restaurant, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 823
Rat Fever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Zizo, a radical and anarchist poet living in a marginal quarter of Recife in the north eastern state of Pernambuco, distributes his social angst-filled thoughts through a publication named Febre do Rato, and spews poetry to anyone who’d listen. ...
Plot: brazilian, anarchist, anarchy, urination, topless, threesome, poetry, peeing, female orgasm, male nudity, masturbation, female masturbation ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Once Upon a Time Veronica (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A finely tuned, emotionally raw portrait of a woman’s conflicted entry into adulthood, Once Upon a Time Veronica is a thoroughly modern anti–fairy tale. Director Marcelo Gomes shows a rare ability to get under the skin — and cut close to the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: dull life, unfulfillment, cause and meaning, world, emotionless, urban, introspection, city, violence, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, crying woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 26K
Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: lust, strong sexual content, infidelity, adultery, suicide, basketball, bus, prostitute, paraplegic, sexual relations, obsession, disability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, kindergarten, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 18K
City Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: talky, tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, corruption, idealism, police, drug dealer, mayor, society, urban, democrat, dishonesty, liberal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 8K
Ragtime (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Style: clever, realistic, gloomy, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, american dream, vandalism, siege, piano, racial injustice, pianist, fighting the system, firefighter, self control, urban, social differences ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, atlantic city new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 904
Beefcake (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thom Fitzgerald's (The Hanging Garden) provocative blending of fiction and documentary, tells the story of Bob Mizer, the pioneering founder of the Athletic Model Guild, a company which produced still photographs and short films extolling the ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: gender, physical appearance, gays and lesbians, against the rules, gender bending, journalism, media, male nudity, gay, homosexuality, sex, prostitution ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Nenette and Boni (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenage siblings Nenette and Boni were raised apart as a result of their parents' divorce. Their mother, who doted on her son Boni, has died. He works for an interesting couple as a pizza baker, and is surprised and enraged when his younger ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, school, dysfunctional family, obsession, self discovery, homecoming, single parent, youth, society, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 4K
Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: island, social relations, working class, injustice, small town, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, individualism, society, human nature, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sicily, mediterranean sea, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: surreal, intellectual, talky, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: nun, artist, aging, party, journalist, high society, art, stripper, flamingo, giraffe, church, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 478
I Love You (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sexual
Plot: sex, self discovery, world, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, eroticism, male nudity, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, erotica, blow job ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, emotional, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: dancing, great depression, down on your luck, contests and competitions, crimes, life is a bitch, ambition, society, suicidal, reward, disorder, social decay ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, santa monica california, california, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, coma, working class, obsession, coming of age, down on your luck, destructive relationship, friends, couple relations, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate ...
Style: realistic, witty, talky, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, gay, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming out, resentment, gender, introspection, identity crisis, farce, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: usa, new york, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 4K
True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: clever, serious, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, college, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, blind ambition, love and romance, rivalry, society, best friends, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 33K
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, clever, serious ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, jealousy, social worker, family secret, working class, funeral, loneliness, society, factory worker, reconciliation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My See-Through Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Does one ever know who they’re living with? Lancelot’s life is thrown upside-down when he learns of the death of his wife. As he’s trying to cope with grief, he will have to confront the revelations made about his wife’s past.
Plot: photograph, binoculars, infidelity, death of wife, explosion, beach, lipstick, fishing, real estate agent, staircase, applying lipstick, falling into water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Celebration (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech ...
Style: dark humor, talky, stylized, emotional, biting ...
Plot: sexual abuse, suicide, secret, birthday, hotel, depression, child abuse, family secret, party, dysfunctional family, parents and children, relatives ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, cold war, hungarian, immigrants, coming of age, family, on the run, society, misfit, human nature, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, usa, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Inheritance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Danish man, Christoffer, lives a life of joy and happiness with his wife Maria in Stockholm. When his father dies his mother insists that Christoffer take over management of the family industry which is in danger of bankruptcy. He is torn ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: restaurant, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, family in crisis, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family business, inheritance, family values, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, sweden, copenhagen denmark, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: marriage, wedding, dying, poverty, businessman, wealth, orphanage, millionaire, idealism, family, family relations, health situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, india, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 40K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, deportation, lawyer, arrest, professor, loneliness, drum, immigration, immigrants, interracial relations, widow widower ...
Place: michigan, manhattan new york city, syria, connecticut, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 3K
Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, vandalism, hippie, vietnam war, tv news, culture clash, racism, urban ghetto, injustice, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968
Place: west virginia, usa, america, washington d.c., illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Blue Kite (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The lives of a Beijing family throughout the 1950s and 1960s, as they experience the impact of the Hundred Flowers Campaign, the Great Leap Forward, and the Cultural Revolution.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: labor camp, revolution, politics, rebellion, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, life is a bitch, state affairs, innocence lost, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1950s
Place: china, asia, california, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%