Movies like Night Call

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Night Call (1970)
Night Call
Original name: Ночной звонок
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: grandson, daughter in law, son, message, telephone, guilt
Place: soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about guilt, telephone, death, son, drinking, couples and murder mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Night Call: Point of No Return (1974), Spring (1968), Defence Counsel Sedov (1988), Private Life (1982), Bag Full of Hearts (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Point of No Return
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
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Spring
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
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Defence Counsel Sedov
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Late one evening in Moscow in 1937, Defence Counsel Sedov hears a knock at the door. Three women whose agronomist husbands have been sentenced to death for alleged sabotage beg him to take on the seemingly hopeless task of saving them. Sedov embarks ...
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Place: soviet union
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Private Life
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikhail Ulyanov is the Bergmanesque protagonist of the Russian Private Life. A government-appointed factory executive, Ulyanov is reduced to quivering confusion when he is dismissed. Recovering from this blow, he decides to review and realign his ...
Plot: circus, grandson, pension, daughter, son, loneliness, ex husband ex wife relationship, secretary, partial female nudity, pistol, husband wife relationship
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Bag Full of Hearts
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: teacher, kolkhoz, daughter, postman, boyfriend, son, mother, village, wife, husband, officer, bulldozer ...
Place: soviet union
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Family Circle
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
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Man-eater
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Duration: 169 min.
Story: Kazakhstan. 1954. Copper mines. Concentration camp. In the center of the plot - a revolt which prisoners raised in protest against the inhuman treatment.
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Meeting Past
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
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Plot: crying girl, female doctor, orphan, dead father, surgeon, surgery, attempted rape, wound, village, pregnancy, honor, mistress ...
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 5.9
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After Him
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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    User:   53%
 
West Side Avenue
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Duration: 315 min.
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Back Street
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Duration: 107 min.
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Time: 20th century, 60s
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    User:   63%
 
Rules Don't Apply
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Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his ...
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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
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The Devil, Probably
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The Sea of Trees
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The Girlfriend Experience
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Losing Isaiah
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, romantic, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   34%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   36%
 
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