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

Most similar movies to The Undertow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and erotic films with plots about love, death, female nudity, island, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and jealousy mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Undertow: Honeyglue (2015), What's New About Love? (2011), Hanste Zakhm (1973), Melody in Love (1978), The Angel and the Woman (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 512
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: crossdressing, cancer, love, gender, death, gender identity, husband wife relationship, bisexual, cross dressing, husband and wife, rooftop, honeymoon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.2
 72
Hanste Zakhm (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Film about the upper class in India.
Plot: child abduction, death, pimp, prostitute, love, father son conflict, police officer, taxi driver, cigarette smoking
Time: 70s
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.6
 143
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, love, sunken ship, incestuous kiss, casino, airport, sex, tropical island, shark attack, volcano, skeleton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: reflection, death, grandmother, tragic love, gambling, vacation, encounter, bad guy, older woman younger man relationship, love, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: death, angel, music, revenge, love, amnesia, female nudity, pyrokinesis, subway, machine gun, fellatio, penetration ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 137
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, love, father daughter relationship, family relations, acceptance, friendship, mother daughter relationship, gay, religion, change, husband wife relationship, death
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 169
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: love, desire, female nudity, big city, bar, singer, hairdresser, nightclub, death, cafe, swimmer, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: island, greek, secret, sister sister relationship, past life, greek american, father daughter relationship, flashback, rape
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
 50
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 ...
Plot: church, couples, addiction, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 3K
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, thigh, pretty legs, thin legs, erotica, jealousy, female nudity, sex scene, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I've Fallen for You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
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. ...
Plot: love, restaurant, bicycle, competition, cosplay
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: latin, lesbian, love, death, alcohol, caucasian
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.2
 2K
Geethanjali (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 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: surgery, practical joke, prank, kiss, terminal illness, forest, graduation, train, shawl, hospital, fog, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Buttercup Chain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born to twin sisters on the same day in London, France and Margaret are more like brother and sister than cousins. The close relationship between the cousins is suspended when Margaret is sent abroad for schooling. Now a young woman, Margaret ...
Plot: travel, summer, love, nubile woman, incest, cousin cousin relationship, friendship
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 140
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 ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: love, desert island, deserted island, rich girl, island, coming of age, hippie, wilderness, arrest, rock, sunset, waterfall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, stylized
Plot: love and romance, island, love triangle, lovers apart, sister sister relationship, forbidden love, marriage, infidelity, love, cheating wife, torment, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Force of Destiny (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A journey of love and hope, of courage and sacrifice, and one man's miraculous salvation through a life-saving liver transplant. FORCE OF DESTINY is a story of survival inspired by Paul Cox's personal experiences and his recent book Tales ...
Plot: spirituality, love, australian, autobiography
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, family relations, horse carriage, fog, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, incest, male nudity, generation, amazon, mountain, family secret ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 16
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: wave, relationships, love, lovers, unfulfilled love, dancing, cigarette smoking, friendship, dog, jealousy, island, surrealism ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Journey to Another Town (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: By chance, two middle-aged people met - the telephone operator of the hotel Lina and the chief engineer of the construction department Kirillov, who had arrived on official business from Leningrad in one of the provincial cities of the country. ...
Plot: love, jealousy, passion, male female relationship
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Barbarian Light (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: THE WAKE OF LIGHT is a romantic drama about a young woman grappling between a deep-felt responsibility in caring for her ailing father and her newfound love for a young man passing through her small town on the way to see the one place his father ...
Plot: love, faith, fear, nature, hopes
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: love, teenager, young adult, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Light in the Window (1960)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 72 min.
Plot: love, welding, husband, wife
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Do, Maybe? (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Brad and Monica are excited about their upcoming wedding, but every time they turn around something happens. If it's not the baby mama drama with Cindy, the in-laws and their opinions and feuds, the step child, the friends who can't mind ...
Plot: love
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Apricot Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A captivating story of Babika, a woman who experienced in life with full of passion, cruelty of fate and unbridled love. Set in a secluded apricot orchard in southern Slovakia, the film draws you into a whirlwind passion of three men- two are ...
Plot: femme fatale, love, village life, small village, sibling relationship, family, family relations, female nudity, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Still the Water (2014)
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: atmospheric, serious, touching, light, sincere ...
Plot: teenage love, nature, island, teenage life, youth, investigation, mystery, crimes, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, swimming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Girlfriend Kontrak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Girlfriend Kontrak tells a story of kampung girl, Alisa (Nur Risteena) and her mission to save fireflies and their habitat from being demolished to make way for an architectural project. In her mission to save the fireflies, she decides to leave ...
Plot: contract, class differences, love, millionaire, village, playboy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Strait Story (2005)
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, japanese occupation, tragic event, pianist, submarine, painting, death, love, historical event, sculptor, world war two, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1943
Place: china, taiwan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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.
Style: grotesque
Plot: sex, erotica, dog, isolation, island, perversion, boat, sea, airplane, female nudity, love, nipples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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