Movies like Little Secret

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Little Secret (2016)
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Little Secret (2016)
Original name: Pequeno Segredo
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil, New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Little Secret is a film with three interlocked stories all connected by a single secret that converge to reveal the tragic yet beautiful lives of three families and how hope, dreams and destiny can unite people from very different parts of the world.
Plot: amazon, hiv, adoption, children
Place: new zealand, brazil

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Most similar movies to Little Secret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films with plots about children, hospital, brazilian, adoption, society, male nudity and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Little Secret: Chico Xavier (2010), No Child of Mine (1993), Two Sons of Francisco (2005), Foster Child (2007), 300 Miles to Heaven (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chico Xavier (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: society, charity, mystery, writer's life, superhuman powers, supernatural, religions or cults, brazilian, faith, spiritualism, religion
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 20s, 1920s ...
Place: brazil
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95%
No Child of Mine (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop her daughter signing away her down syndrome grandson for adoption. Based on a true story.
Plot: adoption, down syndrome, family feud, medical mask, surgical mask, hospital, disability, surgical gown, surgeon, stethoscope, medical
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Two Sons of Francisco (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.
Style: touching, stylized, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: musician's life, success, car accident, obsession, death, peasant, rags to riches, music, artists and showbiz, parents and children, ambition, latin ...
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Foster Child (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thelma (Cherry Pie Picache), together with her husband Dado (Dan Alvaro) and teenage sons Gerald (Alwyn Uytingco) and Yuri (Jiro Manio), are a poor urban family hired by a local foster care facility to provide temporary home and care to abandoned ...
Plot: adoption, shower, hotel, alley, foster child, orphanage, children, urination, toilet
Place: manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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300 Miles to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on a true story dating back to 1985 when two Polish boys, a teenager and his little brother, escaped from communist Poland all the way to Sweden, hidden under a truck. In the movie, their destination has been changed to Denmark.
Plot: social worker, truck, communism, children, escape
Place: poland, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
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Hans Staden (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the eve of his return to Europe after an extended involuntary stay in 16th-century Brazil, the German sailor Hans Staden is captured by a hostile cannibal Indian tribe. In order to survive he tries to convince the Indians that he is not ...
Plot: captive, held captive, cannibal, amazon, amazon rainforest, colonization, new world, male full rear nudity, native american, male nudity, body paint, native american tribe ...
Time: 16th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Forbidden to Forbid (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three young Brazilian try to help a terminally ill woman who lives in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Their youthful idealism is shattered with the cruel reality of police brutality.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, social
Plot: love triangle, urban ghetto, friends, friendship, society, intern, innocence lost, buddies, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, hopes, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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VIPs (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A human look on the life of one of the biggest frauds in the world happened by important people in Brazil.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, escapades, cons and scams, ambition, hidden identity, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, celebrity culture, society, forgery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rachel is a girl, adopted by an upper middle class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in Sao Paulo to become a call girl. Shortly after starting work, she decided to write a blog about her ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, teenage prostitute, sexual relations, phone sex, youth, human nature, innocence lost, drug use, female nudity, erotica, call girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: insanity, teacher, mental institution, prodigy, book, writer's life, coping, social awkwardness, misfit, treatment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Dark Horse (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: One-time Maori speed-chess champ, Genesis Potini, lives with a bi-polar disorder and must overcome prejudice and violence in the battle to save his struggling chess club, his family and ultimately, himself.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: chess, mental illness, contests and competitions, hopes, dedicated educator, mentally unstable, power relations, teaching, father son relationship, friendship, compassion, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Who Killed Pixote? (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The true story of the boy who became famous when he was cast for the main part on the Brazilian film Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981). After the film was over, he tried to work as an actor on other projects, with little success. As time went by, ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, society, actor's life, rise and fall, youth, juvenile delinquency, ambition, urban ghetto life, desire for fame, unfulfillment, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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I Remember (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s.
Plot: memory, children, erection, uncircumcised penis, masturbation, large breasts, ejaculation, boy, peeping tom, bare breasts
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: motivational, touching, sentimental, compassionate, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, poverty, missing child, childhood, train, courage, destiny, survival, loneliness, long lost relative, lost child, adopted son ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1986
Place: india, australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mapplethorpe (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.
Plot: photographer, lgbt, gay, hiv, bdsm, controversy, male nudity, fame, racism, aids, artist, death ...
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49%
Iracema, Uma Transa Amazônica (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, West Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl from the countryside goes to the city of Belém to take part in the Círio de Nazaré celebrations. Led to prostitution, she wishes to move to the wealthiest Southeast region of Brazil. In a dance club, she meets a truck driver that ...
Style: road movie
Plot: prostitution, poverty, forest, ecology, deforestation, truck driver, truck, amazon
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Awakening of Annie (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lovely orphan Annie is wandering St Tropez when she meets a mysterious photo-journalist, who convinces her to pose nude for him on the luscious beaches. Proud of her work as the photographer’s muse, Annie agrees to travel to Brazil with him to ...
Plot: amazon, nudist camp, watching sex, male full rear nudity, simulated blow job, shaved labia, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, sex, shot in the stomach, cunnilingus, attempted rape ...
Place: riviera, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
We're So Young (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The young Renato Russo has no time to lose: dreams of being a rock star. But it's still early. He needs to study, teach English, reassure parents, enjoy the class, heal pain of love and especially who pack touch your band. Abortion Electric to ...
Plot: music, singer, punk band, band, coming out, friendship, brazilian, bisexual, drummer, poetry, punk, stage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Aarhus by Night (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A biographical drama from writer and director Nils Malmros in which reality is mixed with childhood memories.
Plot: boy, father son relationship, prank, love, sex, cynicism, adolescence, male female relationship, doctor, fear, memoir, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Zuzu Angel (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Zuzu Angel" covers the last years of the famous Brazilian fashion designer in her doomed quest for justice in the case of her activist son Stuart's arrest, torture, murder and subsequent corpse disposal by the military forces in ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, uncover truth, price of justice, life is a bitch, crimes, parents and children, missing person, legal, political corruption, fighting the system, dishonesty, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mommie Dearest (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: abusive mother, adoption, mansion, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, rebelliousness, single parent, parents and children, youth, juvenile delinquency, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 30s, 50s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, aviation, airplane accident, christmas
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Heritages (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When director Philippe Aractingi is forced to leave his motherland for the third time, the realisation dawns on him: his ancestors have been fleeing wars for five generations. Exploring his roots, Aractingi goes back to the fall of the Ottoman ...
Plot: family photograph, little girl, bomb, boy, school, girl, little boy, train, refugee, ancestor, boat, filmmaking ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, paris france, ottoman empire, lebanon, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Man That Was Turned Into Juice (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Deraldo, a popular poet from Northeast Brazil, arrives in the capital of São Paulo, making a living only from his poetry and pamphlets. All is well until he is mistaken for a multinational worker who killed the boss at a party where he received the ...
Plot: migration, poet, immigration, mistaken identity, resistance, oppression, police
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Reaching for the Moon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1951 New York poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit Mary, a college friend. The shy Elizabeth is overwhelmed by Brazilian sensuality. She is the antithesis to Mary’s dashing partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Although ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, writer's life, love and romance, love triangle, love, american abroad, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, jealous spouse, brazilian ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his genius, intuition, freedom, adventure and passion for Brazil.
Plot: composer, musician, brazilian, fictional biography, virginity, concert, male nudity, flash forward, controversy, time, heart condition, amazon ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: new york, paris france, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of ...
Plot: children, school, education
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gates to Paradise (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Polish auteur Andrzej Wajda, the obscure gem unfolds as a sort of 13th century Road Trip, with youthful hormones and selfish impatience trumping nearly all of the (supposedly) pious preoccupations of their handsome leader Jacques (blonde ...
Plot: children, confession, crusade, unrequited love, older man younger man relationship, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
Plot: radio, pirate
Time: 1960s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on true events, 'Alex: The Life of a Child' follows former 'Sports Illustrated' writer Frank Deford and his wife Carole when their happy, all-American family is rocked to the core when their baby daughter Alex is diagnosed ...
Plot: terminal illness, death of daughter, parent child relationship, family, sibling relationship, coughing, death, adoption, sick, memory, jewelry, sick child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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