Movies like The Undertow 2017

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The Undertow (2017)
The Undertow (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abraham Pearce, a teenager in 1970's Eastern Canada is trying to escape a looming fate in the coal mine. But the current in this town only goes one way. The ocean tests his body. June tests his soul. He must prove to both of them he is not a quitter.
Plot: love, island, death

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out erotic, romantic, ambiguous ending and surprise ending films with plots about love, death, island, female nudity, father daughter relationship, friendship and tragic love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Undertow: Honeyglue (2015), Hanste Zakhm (1973), What's New About Love? (2011), Love to Eternity (1972), Melody in Love (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: love, cancer, gender, death, gender identity, bisexual, hospital, honeymoon, crossdressing, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, rooftop ...
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 7.3
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Hanste Zakhm (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Film about the upper class in India.
Plot: taxi driver, father son conflict, pimp, police officer, cigarette smoking, love, death, prostitute
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Helen Lester is in love with a man she has known just 24 hours, a playboy who spent time in jail for passing bad checks. Though the man has promised to change, most of her straitlaced relatives are up in arms. But Clare Lester, Helen's ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, vacation, tragic love, male female relationship, gambling, death, love, encounter, grandmother, bad guy
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What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, impossible love, homosexual, guitar
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
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Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Plot: sea, perversion, sex, love, erotica, female nudity, dog, boat, submission, isolation, island
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.6
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Melody in Love (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story is about a young woman (Melody) who goes to Mauritius to stay with friends. It is the story of her sexual awaking and finding true love.
Plot: sexual awakening, island, sex, love, airport, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, shark attack, open marriage, tropical island, treasure chest, schoolgirl ...
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The Accidental Death of Joey by Sue (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of Dia Day Los Muertos, a young couple has 24 hours to decide if their love should live or die. With Sue afraid of love and Joey afraid of not figuring out what he did wrong in the first place, the couple is swept away by the ...
Plot: caucasian, latin, death, lesbian, love
Place: california
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Romeo & Juliet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Romeo, a hopeless romantic with emotionally-fueled impulsiveness, meets Juliet, an abused and desperate girl looking for anyway to escape. Together, destined for tragedy.
Plot: teenager, love, shakespeare
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The Angel and the Woman (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Unable to keep her social commentary to herself and concentrate solely on her show dancing, the girl in this film is shot to death in the Quebec woods by people who don't want propagandizing about Chile to be openly voiced. She is discovered by ...
Plot: angel, death, revenge, love, music, penetration, female nudity, ejaculation, amnesia, machine gun, snow, rebirth ...
Place: quebec
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Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Style: erotic, romantic
Plot: love, romance, jealousy, infidelity, female nudity, sex scene
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 7.2
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Waves (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Waves is a romantic drama about the intimate relationship between Ross & Sofia - two old friends passionately in love yet life's cultural, geographical, and emotional obstacles get in the way.
Plot: lovers, love, unfulfilled love, flashback, dog, island, friendship, marriage, dancing, fight, drunkenness, cigarette smoking ...
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65%
 6.3
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Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Plot: romance, acceptance, gay, death, love, religion, change, father daughter relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship
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I've Fallen for You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: A boy and a girl who have wildly divergent personalities yet share the name, Alex Reyes, decide to team up for a cycling contest. But while female Alex is focused on winning the prize money, male Alex is more concerned with his parents breaking up. ...
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 6.1
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Take Care (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man just released from the army is making great dreams for his life. Finally he gets a job in a butcher's shop and gains the confidence of the owner. After the butcher's death he falls in love with his daughter but also has an ...
Plot: desire, dream, nightclub, swimmer, hairdresser, death, cafe, female nudity, bar, singer, big city, ambition ...
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63%
 4.4
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Too Saved (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lisa is a young, Christian woman. Bobby, her boyfriend, however, is a street hoodlum. Lisa prays constantly that Bobby will accept God in his life. She soon gets what she wants, but discovers that Bobby's conversion means that she has to get ...
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 143 min.
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True and Tender is the North (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Adaptation of a 1987 novel by Agustina Bessa Luis, a multi-generation exploration of a wealthy family with a mysterious past and a house on the island of Madeira.
Plot: island, generation, horse carriage, amazon, family secret, male nudity, female nudity, mountain, opera, incest
Time: 19th century
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Well Kept Secrets: Athanassia (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, USA, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: ATHANASIA A young American woman returns to her Greek roots in search of her real father. Accompanied by her stepfather, she shatters the very myths designed to protect her. She uncovers an unlikely relationship between those who raised her, a ...
Plot: secret, island, greek, rape, past life, father daughter relationship, flashback, greek american, sister sister relationship
Place: greece
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 131 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Summer Affair (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A very young Ornella Muti plays a rich girl who falls for an older hippie boy. Her parents don't approve and try to stop her from seeing him so they run away to a villa (Her parents') by the sea. Later they are shipwrecked on a deserted ...
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The Buttercup Chain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Moment Once More (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 121 min.
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Place: new york, usa
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: disease, college student, dying young, star crossed lovers, death, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 102 min.
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Sealed with a Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hong Kong filmmaker Derek Chiu directs this quiet romance that recalls the gentle style of Francois Truffaut. Young and attractive Mandy (Yo Yo Mung) flees the hustle of Hong Kong proper and a failed relationship for the bucolic quiet of Peng Chau, ...
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42%
Lina's Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lina is in her best age, mid-30s. She is strong-willed, resilient and self-conscious. There has never been a man in her life, on the contrary, she even had to play the man's role on the small farm to sustain herself and the parents. But the ...
Plot: love, marriage, farm, hate, single, pregnancy, tragic event
Time: 1910s
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