Movies like Ordinary People 2016

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Ordinary People
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: kidnapped child, mother child relationship, child, theft, missing child, street, sex scene, teenager, stolen money, running, transvestite, violence, crying, money, husband wife relationship

Most similar movies to Ordinary People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and bleak films with plots about crying, husband wife relationship, money, violence, friendship, food and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Ordinary People: The Way Out (2014), Seventeen Years (1999), Killer of Sheep (1978), We Are Never Alone (2016), 12 and Holding (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Way Out
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak
Plot: social misfits, realism, parents and children, unemployment, life is a bitch, misfit, society, family problems, family relations, couple relations, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Seventeen Years
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Is a simple family drama that evolves into a moving study of immutable family ties and is also a scathing indictment of the political and penal system in China.
Style: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: prison, on the road, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, child as adult, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, teenage life, coming of age, family life, murder ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1981
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
Killer of Sheep
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Stan works in drudgery at a slaughterhouse. His personal life is drab. Dissatisfaction and ennui keep him unresponsive to the needs of his adoring wife, and he must struggle against influences which would dishonor and endanger him and his family.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: human nature, urban, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, money, slaughterhouse, life is a bitch, society, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   92%
 
We Are Never Alone
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 ...
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, pimp, prison guard, hypochondriac, gypsy, condom, stripper, nightclub, dysfunctional family, sex scene, hysterical outburst, female protagonist ...
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
12 and Holding
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three pre-adolescents with virginal and eager-of-signals naivety, hit headlong against monstrous and inhospitable loneliness, in the incandescent fire among the ashes of their own inocence.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, vengeance, adoption, adolescence, loneliness, childhood, death, prison, revenge, hospital, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   83%
 
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A 12-year-old gay who comes from a criminal family falls in love with a handsome policeman.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: gang, urban, urban ghetto, single parent, forbidden love, crime, friendship, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, teenage love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   76%
 
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Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, serious, clever, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, suburbs, betrayal, male nudity, drinking, crumbling marriage, human nature, character study, crime gone awry, introspection, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
The Golden Dream
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Guatemala
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of Central-American teen-agers depart from the slums of Guatemala City escaping poverty and violence, towards the promised land of California.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, rough ...
Plot: immigrants, on the road, train, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth, train ride, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, guatemala, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   76%
 
Beijing Bicycle
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age.
Style: emotional, serious, compassionate, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, school, adolescence, high school, male nudity, mentor, teenager, coming-of-age, childhood, teenagers, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, tokyo, new jersey, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
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Nene
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the Catholic and traditionalist Italy, two teenagers covertly discover new prohibited games.
Plot: flashback, dog, boy, crying man, crying, election, wig, girl, husband wife relationship, anger, teacher, controversy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
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 468
Hounded
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deals with the obsessive relationship between a confused teenager and an elder woman. Elsa Seifert successfully works as probation officer, but the relationship to her longtime companion is in trouble since their common daughter moved out. Then she ...
Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic, psychological
Plot: juvenile delinquency, school, coming of age, obsession, human spirit, destructive relationship, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, sexual relations, adolescence vs adulthood, adoption, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, sao paulo brazil, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   57%
 
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 229
Steal Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chasing his wayward mother to Montana, fifteen year old Jake finds the picture perfect Tucker family instead who photoshop him into their lives, despite his questionable past. Too bad Jake can not stop himself from stealing, being seduced by the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, small town, love affair, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, midlife crisis, teenage life, kids in trouble, love and romance, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   76%
 
The Kid with a Bike
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.
Style: bleak, gloomy, serious, enigmatic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, childhood, father son relationship, kids in trouble, loneliness, realism, adolescence, dysfunctional family, mentor, life is a bitch, runaway, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
If You Were Young: Rage
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: If You Were Young: Rage highlights the other side of post-war Japanese prosperity, focusing on the throngs of young people who missed out on the boom. We follow a group of young men that can't seem to get ahead, despite their willingness to ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: social differences, city life, crime, kids in trouble, urban, crimes, life is a bitch, society, youth, gang, unemployment, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
The Kite Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, epic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, redemption, childhood, courage, guilt, rape, islam, storytelling, book, justice, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: middle east, afghanistan, california, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
The Seventh Continent
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: couple relations, school, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, midlife crisis, family life, family problems, family relations, under the surface, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, australia, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
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Leo
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, prison, going straight, redemption, love affair, parents and children, death in the family, release from prison, dysfunctional family, prison life, infidelity, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
 6.6
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Drifters
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The young adult life of Hong Yunsheng, nicknamed Little Brother, is seen as somewhat of a failure by those that know him. A Chinese national, he stowed away on a boat to the United States, where he worked as a dishwasher in the restaurant of a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
Garbage, the City and Death
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Romi (Gabriela Mícová), a prostitute, is anything but successful at her job: she is of far too gentle a nature for her clients. The more obstinately she is pushed to the streets by her pimp Franz (Stanislav Majer), the closer she is to a complete ...
Plot: prostitute, male male kiss, closeted gay, man dressed as woman, father daughter incest, prostitution, manipulative behavior, manipulative person, lack of money, pimp, one night, nationalism ...
Place: prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
The Child in Time
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have ...
Plot: school, piano lesson, piano, sex scene, grief, loss of friend, abduction, male objectification, hanging, missing child, surveillance, supermarket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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Closeness
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its small business, but also to seek help from ...
Plot: waterfall, slap, brother, affair, mechanic, engagement, garage, redemption, obedience, hugging, video, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: chechnya, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 7.1
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Testament
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, survival, nuclear war, tragedy, death, memory, loneliness, nuclear, depression, end of the world, human spirit, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
 6.1
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I Smile Back
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: suburban life, suburbs, family problems, going straight, redemption, dysfunctional family, mental illness, hopes, life is a bitch, addiction, wealthy family, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
Little Accidents
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Plot: small town, solace, teenage boy, dead boy, boy in peril, 15 year old, mentally challenged, shirt, missing person poster, watching someone, coal, hard hat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
 6.1
 3K
Dark Matter
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: university, prodigy, college, social misfits, student life, inventions and discoveries, injustice, society, immigrants, college life, politics, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beijing china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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Orphan
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young woman who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was safe from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Style: no music
Plot: lesbian kiss, pregnancy, classroom, police arrest, missing child, release from prison, childbirth, orphan, arrest, sex scene, dark past, violence against women ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
Standing Tall
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Malony and his education as he grows from a six-year-old into an 18-year-old. A minors’ judge and a caseworker work tirelessly to try to save the young offender.
Plot: social worker, juvenile delinquent, delinquent, judge, juvenile delinquency, teenager, pregnant teenager, teenage boy, criminal, troublemaker, reform school, reform ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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Wildside
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charming desperado Ossy, carryng a deadly secret, tracks down his childhood pal Jimmy in Iceland. But Jimmy, now with a family and a regular job, will do anything to hide his past.
Plot: hiv, drunken man, smuggler, male vomiting, toilet stall, jumping off a cliff, hiv positive, male male hug, homoerotic fight, childhood friend, greenhouse, hidden money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 8.1
 40K
Mommy
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.
Style: emotional, realistic, tense, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, rebellion, violence, storytelling, hospital, drinking, friendship, mentally unstable, loneliness, visceral, relationships, family drama ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s, near future ...
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 6.8
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Nachttocht
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 63 min.
Story: 12 year old Thomas ( Abel Claassen) and his quest for friendship and love. He takes rowing lessons and grows rather fond of his teacher...who, according to his mother, is unlike the bully trainers in the other clubs...he really knows how to work ...
Plot: drawing, missing child, missing son, crying woman, older woman younger man relationship, storm, training, selfish woman, teenage protagonist, sexual tension, sex scene, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
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