Movies like The Undertow 2017

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The Undertow
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: island, love, death

Most similar movies to The Undertow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, romantic and touching films with plots about love, death, island, love and romance, romance, couples and betrayal mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Undertow: Melody in Love (1978), The Butterfly's Dream (2013), Still the Water (2014), Tanna (2015), Real (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 139
Melody in Love
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, martial arts, stabbing, private investigator, skinny dipping, incestuous kiss, killing an animal, skeleton, affair ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Butterfly's Dream
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.
Style: epic, serious, sincere, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: young lovers, hopes, follow your dream, friendship, teachers and students, twentysomething life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, friends, power relations, poet, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   87%
 
Still the Water
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Taking place during the full-moon night of traditional dances in August and set on the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima, the drama centers on a 14-year-old boy who finds a dead body floating in the sea. The young man enlists the help of his ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching
Plot: amateur detective, island, mystery, investigation, teenage life, coming of age, crimes, teenage love, youth, nature, innocence lost, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   84%
 
 6.9
 3K
Tanna
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Vanuatu
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a traditional tribal society in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refusing ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: tribe, indigenous, beach, love, tradition, volcano, arranged marriage, pacific island, violence, death, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   97%
 
 5.8
 814
Real
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Koichi and Atsumi are lovers who have known each other all their lives. A year ago, however, a suicide attempt by Atsumi left her in a coma. Through 'sensing', a type of neurosurgical procedure allowing contact with the intentional aspect ...
Style: surreal, serious, emotional, mind bending, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, true love, love and romance, haunted by the past, fog, pen, coma, couples, reality, surrealism, gun, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   65%
 
 6.3
 398
Victory
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Axel Heyst is an American recluse with a dubious past living in the Dutch East Indies port of Surabaya circa 1913. Staying in a German hotel there, Heyst becomes entranced with a member of the hotel's all-female orchestra.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: gays and lesbians, master and servant, hotel, romance, vengeance, gambling, island, racism, love and romance, society, couples, hotel owner ...
Time: 1910s
Place: europe, holland, indonesia, seaport, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   85%
 
The Island of the Bloody Plantation
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An adventure movie by Kurt Raab.
Plot: escape, women in prison, gun, bare breasts, rape, escape attempt, gang rape, women's prison, exploitation, female nudity, sadism, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
Ghosts Can't Do It
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill a young man in order for Scott to possess his body and be with her again.
Style: sexual, serious, bleak, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: ghost, romance, murderous pair, obsession, supernatural romance, afterlife, reincarnation, supernatural, murder, deadly, love and romance, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
 6.1
 7K
Bed of Roses
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, starting over, happy ending, urban, looking for love, relationships, destiny, wooing, beautiful scenery, florist, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
 5.8
 843
South Pacific
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war is tearing them apart.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good
Plot: military life, gory, island, military base, romance, wartime life, fall in love, war, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
A Shine of Rainbows
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An orphaned boy named Tomás is adopted by Maire O’Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, island, parents and children, adoption, rainbow, family life, youth, family relations, couple relations, couples, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
 5.4
 50K
Aloha
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
Style: feel good, realistic, romantic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love affair, dialogue, storytelling, life philosophy, destiny, communication, satellite, family, beautiful scenery, love interest, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 6.0
 2K
Fall
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For Michael Shiver, life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind; she also has a husband and a glamorous ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: romance, poetry, destiny, singleness, love story, love, relationships, sex, voyeurism, love and romance, sexualized violence, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
Message in a Bottle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, divorce, love story, fall in love, happy ending, beautiful scenery, love and romance, couples, destiny, single parent, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
The Great Gatsby
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, colourful, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, loneliness, rags to riches, unfulfilled love, millionaire, obsessive love, love triangle, love and romance, romance, high society, tragedy, impossible love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Hello, My Name Is Doris
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker.
Style: light, sweet, romantic, talky, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, workplace, aging, childhood, eccentricity, loneliness, coming of age, obsession, life, runaway, gunfight ...
Place: california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
 7.0
 20K
Agneepath
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gangsters, master villain, village, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, bollywood, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 6.0
 13K
Dying Young
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, couple relations, leukemia, human nature, life & death, parents and children, social differences, doctors, beautiful scenery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
For Love or Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, romance, betrayal, concierge, love story, couple relations, dreams, cons and scams, happy ending, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: europe, ireland, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
He Said, She Said
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, journalism, unlikely couple, urban, nudity (topless - notable), love story, battle of the sexes, marriage, relationships, internet, couple relations, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 6.8
 107
Dearest Jane
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, religion, gay, friendship, death, love, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, acceptance, change
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
 7.4
 61
Hanste Zakhm
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Film about the upper class in India.
Plot: cigarette smoking, death, love, prostitute, pimp, father son conflict, police officer, taxi driver
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life
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: gambling, love, death, vacation, encounter, tragic love, bad guy, grandmother, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
 6.0
 145
Take Care
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: bar, cafe, female nudity, singer, ambition, death, love, swimmer, big city, desire, hairdresser, nightclub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
Love to Eternity
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: dog, love, female nudity, erotica, sex, submission, perversion, sea, island, isolation, boat
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
Over the Dark Water
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leningrad; 60th years; white nights. Walking on Neva Embankment, the charming provincial has met three friends: poet, artist and film director. And each of young people has suggested to marry him.
Plot: group of friends, bed, arrest, awol, secret police, death, love, swimming, sex, father son relationship, flashback, friendship ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 5.9
 8K
Boot Camp
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of troubled teens are sent to a rehabilitation program housed in a remote camp on the island of Fiji. What their parents believe is a state-of-the-art deluxe institution in a beautiful natural environment turns out to be a prison-like boot ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, boot camp, young heroes, against the rules, isolation, confined, rebellion, rivalry, youth, power relations, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
Orpheus Descending
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Plot: drifter, age difference, italian immigrant, lust, small town, love, death, adultery, extramarital affair, sex, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
The Strait Story
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1943 and Taiwan is under Japanese colonization. After finishing his studies in Japan, famous Taiwanese sculptor and painter Ching-Cheng Huang receives an offer to teach in Beiping Art School. He decides to visit friends and family back ...
Plot: painter, pianist, tragic event, sculptor, ship, illness, historical event, submarine, japanese occupation, love, world war two, death ...
Time: year 1943
Place: japan, china, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
 8.3
 2K
Geethanjali
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Geethanjali and Prakash, two terminally ill people with six months of life left, fall in love. A young man diagnosed with a terminal illness wishes to spend the few remaining days of his life in solitude away from his family. He comes to a hill ...
Plot: railway station, prank, kiss, hospital, train, car accident, love, death, graduation, cancer, shawl, leukemia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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