Movies like Ordinary People 2016

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Ordinary People (2016)
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Ordinary People (2016)
Original name: Pamilya ordinaryo
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not even a month into parenthood, their child is stolen from them. In order to retrieve the child, the young couple is forced to take desperate measures.
Plot: teenager, child, money, violence, sex scene, child abduction, family relations, missing child, running, theft, kidnapped child, stolen money, husband wife relationship, mother child relationship, crying, transvestite, street
Place: the philippines

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Most similar movies to Ordinary People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, disturbing, serious and realistic films with plots about husband wife relationship, murder, female nudity, sex, family relations, female protagonist and gay mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Ordinary People: Ember (2016), Wailing in the Forest (2016), Big Night (2009), Quick Change (2013), Strands (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ember (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When her husband Cemal is arrested in Romania, Emine is left alone with their child who needs immediate surgery. She takes a job as a needle worker at a garment workshop where she comes across Ziya, her husband's former boss. He can't stay ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, middle aged woman, divorce, violence, marriage, rough sex, jealous husband, sex scene, single mother, husband wife relationship, worried mother, old love ...
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100%
Wailing in the Forest (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An indigenous family, one of the last forest people of old, copes with the unusual changes in their environment including the imposing lifestyle and customs of the more sociable tribes on the plains.
Style: mysterious, fairy tale
Plot: isolation, ritual, tropics
Place: the philippines, asia
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44%
 4.2
 14
Big Night (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of male and female prostitutes make preparations for a big event happening at a shady club where audiences will come to watch them perform sexual acts on stage. As the big night looms, they begin to feel the consequences of their profession.
Plot: dating, female nudity, paradise, club, male nudity, pimp, mayor, go go dancer, nightclub, makeover, reality, patron ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
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Quick Change (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dorina is a transsexual woman. She’s got herself a flourishing career, albeit in an illegal cosmetic surgery business. She is a mother figure to Hero, her eight year old nephew, and a devoted wife to Uno. Between her job and her family, Dorina ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, moral dilemma, against the rules, rebellion, life is a bitch, couples, transvestism, couple relations, physical appearance, lgbt, urban ghetto, makeup artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.2
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Strands (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Isabel and Clara are two childhood friends separated by fate. Isabel is a naive provincial lass who works as an indigenous fabric weaver while Clara is the liberated city girl. Clara has gone wild after her mother runs off with another man. The two ...
Plot: female nudity, conservative, sex scene, erotica, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, friend, childhood friend, girlfriend boyfriend relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
We Are Never Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the Czech provinces, a handful of people come together: a paranoid prison guard, his hypochondriac neighbour and the latter’s silent, despairing wife, a lovesick nightclub manager and a stripper who is a ...
Style: captivating, bleak, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: teenager, paranoid, prison, female protagonist, teenage boy, gypsy, neighbor neighbor relationship, boy, money, corpse, dysfunctional family, stolen money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 12
Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: gay, college, male homosexuality, dressing room, locker room, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay lead character, college student, gay slur, gay interest
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luz Cuevas baby daughter Delimar disappeared in 1997 after their house caught fire during a party, The police reported that she was killed in the fire. However, Cuevas suspects that she was kidnapped and that the fire was staged by an outsider. Six ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, touching
Plot: child abduction, missing child, mother daughter reunion, missing daughter, husband wife relationship, loss of child, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, baby, house fire, ex convict, reunion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Manila (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Due to a delayed flight a group of German flight passengers have to wait in the hall of the airport of Manila. The crowd is quite mixed, ranging from an cultivated east German teacher couple up to sleazy sex tourists. As the waiting prolongs, more ...
Plot: airport, masturbation
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mano po 6: A Mother's Love (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Melinda Uy is a half-Filipino, half-Chinese struggling mother to four children married to a full-Chinese blood man. Her family was believed to bring curse to Olive's famiily. Because of this, Melinda was not accepted by Uy's family as one ...
Plot: teenage rebellion, sister in law, best friend
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Mistress (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers. One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years. Architect JD has a chip on his shoulder about his father ...
Plot: mistress, filipino, female director, bookstore, drinking, alzheimer's disease, tailor, rain, billiards, customer, large family, company ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Woman Who Left (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 226 min.
Story: After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As ...
Plot: gun, lawyer, singing, tattoo, campfire, woman, released from prison, washing someone, man dressed as woman, rain, radio, bus ...
Time: year 1997
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 218
The Seventies (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A middle-class Filipino family struggles to survive in the era of dictatorship.
Plot: torture, martial law, mother
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 23
Nympha (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A re-imagination of the Celso Ad Castillo classic, "Nympha" tells the story of an orphan woman named Nympha living in a backward province with a narrow minded aunt who is a religious fanatic.
Plot: female nudity, murder, cemetery, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mano Po 2: My Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Antonio Chan, a prominent Chinese businessman, has three women in his life v Sol, a Filipina; Lu Shui, a Chinese; and Belinda, a Filipino-Chinese. Antonio has children with all three women. A crisis shakes up the over-extended Tsinoy family ...
Plot: chinese culture, family relations, interracial relations, loss of son, wedding, chinese, murder, burial, frame up, flashback, adultery, interracial romance
Place: china, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
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Macho Dancer (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.
Style: sexual, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, crimes, gender, society, investigation, law enforcement, couples, sexual relations, teenage life, transsexual, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dama de Noche (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A woman who was maltreated during her younger years gets revenge on the people who abused her.
Plot: child abuse, revenge, nymphomaniac, sex, erotica, female nudity, physical abuse
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 196
Independence (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Early 20th century Philippines. The sounds of war signal the arrival of the Americans. A mother and son flee to the mountains, hoping for a quiet life. One day, the son discovers a wounded woman in the middle of the forest, and decides to bring her ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family in danger, state affairs, fugitives, couples, political unrest, isolation, parents and children, survival, in the woods, husband wife relationship, colonialism, sick mother ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.4
 161
Caregiver (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A grade school English teacher Sarah Gonzales joins the 150,000 Pinoy OFWs working in the United Kingdom to support her Husband, Teddy Gonzales in making a better living for their family. More than just a chronicle of the Filipinos experience ...
Plot: beating, grandmother, hospital, diaspora, beer, kite, insecurity, caregiver, patient, fired from the job, train, bonding ...
Place: the philippines, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: running, teenager, high school, female athlete, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, athlete, accident, race, hit by a car, runner ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Trap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of the rebuilding of their lives by the survivors of the disaster caused by Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, particularly focusing on the struggles of a mother who lost their children.
Plot: crucifix, bible quote, fire, loss of child, death, hospital, survivor, typhoon
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 32
Donsol (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: About two lonely people who met during the whaleshark watching season in Donsol, Sorsogon.
Plot: underwater, ocean, whale, cancer, shark, fishing village, tour guide, breast cancer
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 6
Last Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One morning, residents of a rural village are horrified when the sun rises in the West. According to Islamic belief, this phenomenon signals the Apocalypse. As village folk react differently to the situation, a tragedy strikes when one of the ...
Plot: islam, village, apocalypse, murder, villager, rape, devil, countryside
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Letters of Solitude (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Rashid Ali returns to his Maguindanao hometown after studying and working for more than 25 years in Barcelona, Spain. Idealistic, he dreams of using what he learned in Europe to improve the lives of his people. But nothing has changed since he left. ...
Plot: sister, master, gate, radio, bicycle, news report, postman, letter writing
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
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Live Show (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story revolves around the sad plight of the live sex performers Rolly (Paolo Rivero), Gigi (Klaudia Koronel), Rosita (Ana Capri), Sandra (Hazel Espinosa and Vio (Simon Ibarra) and what drives them to do the inexplicable.
Plot: male prostitute, prostitute, sex, poverty, sex in public, female nudity, suicide, reality
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Man in Her Life (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Selya is disappointed with Bobby who only wants sex but no real relationship nor marriage. So she leaves and decides to marry the gay Ramon who, she is convinced, is definitely different.
Plot: lgbt, gay, teacher, sex, homosexual, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 6
Ball (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lester, the star player of their community basketball team who dreams of playing at the country's premier league, but encounters a problem on the way to PBA (Philippine Basketball Association). He meets Pandy (Arnel Ignacio), a couturier who is ...
Plot: basketball, revenge, manager, virgin mary statue, basketball team, shower room
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 13
UPCAT (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A of two high school senior students who believes passing the UPCAT will help make their dreams of becoming successful come true.
Plot: mayor, student, duo, secret, fraternity, cliff, high school, crush, mockery
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Thy Womb (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Bajau midwife copes with the irony of her own infertility amid the deprivations of her gypsy community in Tawi-Tawi. A saga of island life stuck between the devil of passion and the deep blue sea of tradition.
Style: touching
Plot: ocean or sea, society, indigenous people, childless couple, midwife, surrogate mother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 122
Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, violence, suffering, strike, dispute, job
Place: liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%