Movies like A Sweet Spot in Time

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A Sweet Spot in Time (2017)
A Sweet Spot in Time
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Sweet Spot in Time is the personal journey of a 15-year-old fighting for his generation's future. In an environmental battle that puts his destiny at risk, first-time director and musician Jonah Bryson gives audiences a new look at this controversial issue, and inspires them to act while the hour glass is still trickling sand. Seamlessly woven, is a epic and adventurous tale that shows the world of 2100 - if we fail to act. This dramatic, but scientifically accurate, story follows a character that has been separated from his family due to an ecological disaster, and now has to travel inland to find salvation. The movie leaves audiences hopeful, inspired, and motivated to act. Featuring astronaut Chris Hadfield, oceanographer Sylvia Earle, and musical input by Taylor Swift's band, this is a call to action for today's children to fix the mistakes of the past and save the future of tomorrow.
Plot: deforestation, global warming, environmental issues, climate change

Most similar movies to A Sweet Spot in Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, clever and talky films with plots about global warming, climate change, mentor, society, greed, death and storytelling mostly in Documentary, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Sweet Spot in Time: Future Weather (2012), The Green Chain (2007), The Earth Day Special (1990), Danny's Doomsday (2014), The Thaw (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Future Weather
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, teachers and students, dysfunctional family, teenage life, youth, family problems, family relations, power relations, alcohol abuse, when the parents are away, environmentalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Green Chain
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family business, environmentalism, in the woods, battles, society, family relations, protest, deforestation, environmental activism, environmental issues, forest, native american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
Yellowstone: Wildest Winter to Blazing Summer
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Story: Yellowstone is one of the most remarkable places on the planet. It’s home to North America’s most iconic wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, great grey owls, beavers and bison. Every year they must survive extreme weather as the thaw ...
Plot: owl, climate change, beaver, grizzly bear
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System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
The Earth Day Special
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Story: The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990. Sponsored by Time Warner, the two hour special featured an all-star cast addressing concerns about global warming, deforestation, and other ...
Plot: live performance, skeptic, reenactment, musical performance, environmental issue, bugs bunny, police lieutenant, environmentalism, skepticism, environment, warning, rapper ...
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System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
Danny's Doomsday
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Due to climate change a new race of flesh eating predators arise, who invade and eat everything living on earth. In a residential neighbourhood in a Danish suburb nightmare like scenes are being experienced first hand through the eyes of two teenage ...
Plot: monster, sibling relationship, teenager, global warming, climate change, post apocalypse, swimming pool, school, teenage love, axe, helicopter, first love ...
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
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The Thaw
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, deadly creature, race against time, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, escapades, politics, dangerous animal, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
The American President
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: clever, witty, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, politics, president, white house, idealism, love, political, world politics, head of state, love story, single father, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
On Deadly Ground
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, adventure, oil, environment, violence, chase, one man army, martial arts, environmental, corruption, brutality, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
Our Man Flint
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.
Style: witty, exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, parody, adventure, chase, mad scientist, brainwashing, utopia, island, secret agents, 007, spies ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, rome italy, washington d.c., marseille
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: surreal, emotional, stylized, touching, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, poverty, childhood, father daughter relationship, storytelling, hospital, single father, natural disaster, terminal illness, child abuse, global warming, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, science, paranoia, cold war, race against time, nuclear bomb, british, survival, natural disaster, dialogue, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, russia, india ...
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System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A look at the rise and fall of the subversive skateboarding magazine Big Brother, which rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and had a profound effect on the skating subculture with its unfiltered approach.
Plot: skateboarding, defecation, pornography, female nudity, drug use, alcohol, male nudity, urination, disneyland, feces, publishing
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Interior. Leather Bar.
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, filmmaking, bar, gender, actor's life, artists and showbiz, audition, gay bar, s&m, pubic hair, male nudity ...
Place: usa
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 225 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: movie making, film industry, filmmaking, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, actress, actor, director, interview, filmmaker, cameraman, memory ...
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System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
Bianca Beauchamp: All Access
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Documents the sub-culture of latex fetishism. ALL ACCESS offers a visit inside the private and public circles of a fetish icons. It follows Bianca Beauchamp through three days and three nights during one of the Montreal Fetish Weekend. A party at ...
Plot: fetish, party, fetishism, breasts, bondage, female nudity, sex
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System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
42nd Street Forever, Volume 1
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: DVD consisting of only movie trailers (grindhouse, horror, kung-fu, etc...)
Plot: exploitation
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Everyone has a skeleton or two in his or her closet, but what about the director behind some of the most successful thrillers ever to hit the silver screen? Could M. Night Shyamalan be hiding a deep, dark secret that drives his macabre cinematic ...
Style: serious
Plot: showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, uncover truth, legends and myths, supernatural, interview, polaroid, lake, paranormal activity, old house, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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Project Nim
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological ...
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, psychology, humanity, animals, corruption, life & death, animal life, character study, mentor, violent, survival, life ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
Born in China
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
Plot: nature, animal, wild animal, rainbow, spring, vulture, panda, summer, wildlife, autumn, snow, snowing ...
Place: china
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System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
Princess Mononoke
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, epic, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, wilderness, friendship, mythology, violence, princess, environmental, moral ambiguity, nature, transformation, dark hero, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
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Mondo Topless
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mondo Topless is a 1966 pseudo documentary directed by Russ Meyer, featuring Babette Bardot and Lorna Maitland among others.
Plot: female nudity, exploitation, dance, camp, large breasts, stripper
Place: san francisco
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System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
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Mondo Freudo
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A “hidden camera” takes the viewer on a worldwide tour of sexual practices and rituals, including Tijuana strippers, Asian sex shows, British prostitutes, New York devil worshipers and a Mexican slave market.
Plot: travelogue, sexuality, striptease, rite, body painting, exhibitionism, prostitution, mud wrestling, ritual, stripper, beach, prostitute ...
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System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s the hit musical that changed Broadway forever and brought the genius of Lin Manuel Miranda to the attention of legions of fans across the world. A story of how a group of mavericks made an unlikely marriage of hip-hop and history to create ...
Plot: music, historical figure, theatre play, broadway, music history, playwright
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System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of ...
Style: talky, psychological, clever, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: filmmaking, psychology, obsession, life philosophy, human nature, censorship, voyeurism, art, cause and meaning, existentialism, artists and showbiz, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
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System:   27%
    User:   25%
 
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Peace One Day
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: anti heroes, follow your dream, obsessive quest, anti war, politics, against the odds, hopes, society, state affairs, battles, lobbyist, 9/11 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   32%
 
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Geostorm
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, surprise ending
Plot: catastrophe, conspiracy, murder, outer space, space shuttle, apocalypse, end of the world, storm, artificial intelligence, malfunction, tsunami, nasa ...
Time: future, near future
Place: manhattan new york city, hong kong, mumbai india, paris france, washington d.c. ...
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System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
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Nude Odeon
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A faux documentary in the vein of the German sex report films, 'Nude Odeon' collects clips of men and women engaging in sexual and nudist activities whilst a female and male voice-over team continually comments on the activities being ...
Plot: orgy, sex, nudism, bare breasts, female nudity, candle, telephone call, party, tan line, blindfold
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System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
Emanuelle and the Erotic Nights
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Emanuelle hosts this peculiar sexploitation Mondo film that looks at several examples of bizarre sexual behavior.
Plot: sex, lesbian sex, exploitation, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, emmanuelle, satanic cult, new age, virgin, black bra, amusement park, sex club ...
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System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
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Mondo Magic
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film is about tribes in Africa and South America who turn toward magic as a means of survival and way of life.
Plot: witch doctor, breast feeding, amazon tribe, crab, phallic symbol, urinating on someone, shaman, giraffe, vulture, african tribe, exploitation
Place: south america, africa
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System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
Africa Uncensored
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Documentary film making at its best as it narrates very exotic and esoteric rituals of the primitive peoples of Africa.
Plot: ritual, exploitation, circumcision, burial, birth
Place: africa
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System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
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