Movies like Glory 2016

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Glory (2016)
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Glory (2016)
Original name: Slava
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker, finds millions of lev on the train tracks, he decides to turn the entire amount over to the police. Grateful, the state rewards him with a new wristwatch… which soon stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, the head of PR for the Ministry of Transport, loses his old watch. Here starts Petrov’s desperate struggle to get back not only his old watch, but his dignity.
Plot: female director, money, police, heroes, journalist, train, railway, theft, doctor, corruption, rabbit, police corruption, propaganda, stuttering, interview, cigarette smoking, coin, injection, censorship, flag, husband wife relationship, speech impediment, minister, unlikely hero, corrupt police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bulgaria

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Most similar movies to Glory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, serious and realistic films with plots about female director, husband wife relationship, police, telephone call, cigarette smoking, doctor and train mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Glory: The Lesson (2014), Heaven Will Wait (2016), Sand Storm (2016), A Man of Integrity (2017), Why (Not) Brazil? (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Lesson (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An honest, hard-working schoolteacher in a small Bulgarian town is driven to desperate measures to avoid financial ruin.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: school, teacher, teachers and students, small town, stolen money, classroom, money problems, loan shark, lie, power relations, dedicated educator, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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95%
Heaven Will Wait (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually ...
Plot: propaganda, female director, indoctrination, social network, bank note, troubled youth, manipulative person, nudity (full frontal - brief), sms, prayer, parents daughter relationship, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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40%
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Sand Storm (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Bedouin village in Northern Israel. When Jalila's husband marries a second woman, Jalila and her daughter's world is shattered, and the women are torn between their commitment to the patriarchal rules and being true to themselves.
Plot: female director, father daughter conflict, fireworks, marriage, laundry drying on clothes line, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, second marriage, dress, boyfriend, college student, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Man of Integrity (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reza (35), having distanced himself from urban life to work on a goldfish farm, leads a simple life along with his wife and only son in a remote village in northern Iran. Nearby, a private company with close links to the government and local ...
Plot: telephone call, hiding place, fish, suicide, prison, watermelon, banker, sabotage, cave, muslim, dog, school principal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tehran iran, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Why (Not) Brazil? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film director, whose career is going downhill, reluctantly decides to adapt an inadaptable best selling novel. Will she succeed or will the book adapt her in the process?
Plot: female director, film within a film, talking to the camera, pediatrician, movie star, police, filmmaking, apartment, interview, writers, sex, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 183
Eva & Leon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A privileged woman and an orphan boy meet and somehow become friends.
Plot: female director, runaway child, eyeglasses, police officer, boy, neighbor neighbor relationship, birthday party, butterfly, ice cream, breakup, search for mother, break up ...
Place: rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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You and Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurosurgeon returns back to the USSR from Sweden and has to deal with rejection - both at work and at home.
Plot: ice hockey, female director, circus, neurosurgeon, train, crisis of conscience, embassy, doctor, surgeon
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
What Will People Say (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: boyfriend, reputation, pakistani, double life, family relations, family values, teenage girl, social services, journey, abduction, police, corruption ...
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Dear Doctor (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Charming little story about a local town's doctor - but he is hiding a secret. He will have to come face to face with this truth, despite being great at his job... he will be forced to explain his actions and take responsibility.
Plot: female director, doctors, con men, doctor nurse relationship, bespectacled male, man with glasses, lie, fake doctor, doctor, police, police investigation, nurse
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Centaur (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Centaur lives a modest life with his family in rural Kyrgyzstan until he abruptly becomes the center of attention when he is caught stealing a racehorse at night. A story inspired by the myth when horses became the wings of men.
Plot: racehorse, countryside, horse riding, bridge, muslim, thief, rope bridge, doctor, police, interrogation, exile, theft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
We Were Young (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During Second World War a beautiful love between two young people burns out against the background of the Nazi reality.
Plot: female director, bombing, ballet, photographer, anti fascism, burned alive, propaganda, girl, torture, young love
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Foreign Body (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the turbulent aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, young Samia flees her homeland. She braves hostile seas in the crossing to France, but once there she finds that her struggles have only just begun. With no friends, no family, and — most ...
Plot: female director, telephone call, photograph, accusation, immigrants, job seeking, drinking alcohol, widow, illegal immigrant, underwater scene, restaurant, woman slaps man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Comme des rois (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: not available
Plot: money problems, birthday cake, scam, wine, debt, pregnant, poverty, alarm, police, arrest, thief, salesman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Nargess (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Plot: iranian, female director, theft, police, police officer, hospital, love, love triangle, islam, thief, muslim, older woman younger man relationship
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
No Mercy No Future (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doctors say that Veronika, a woman in her 20s, is schizophrenic. She is compliant, which makes her an easy target for men. She's religious, believing she is God's favorite child; she searches for Jesus. She has sent a letter to a filmmaker ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, mental illness, tied to a bed, blood, male nudity, schizophrenic, telephone call, father daughter relationship, magician, civil servant, immigrants ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 48
Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, marriage, husband wife relationship, paranoia, mansion, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Future of Emily (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily, a child, stays with her bourgeois grandparents during frequent periods when her mother makes films. Isabelle wraps a picture, flies to her childhood home to pick up Emily, and plans to leave for her place in France. Old wounds between ...
Plot: female director, inheritance, affair, restaurant, dance, argument, beach, police, travel, resentment, mother daughter relationship, unwed mother ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 477
Drowsiness (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The emotional inertia and chaos affecting a narcoleptic woman, a fatally ill writer and a doctor, and their attempts to escape from their dead-end situations.
Plot: female director, writers, narcolepsy, hospital, gay bashing, closeted gay, hysteria, gay slur, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, sex, marital infidelity ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.5
 72
Doctor Glas (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Doktor Glas finds himself attracted to a young woman, married to a corrupt clergyman. She's miserable in her marriage, so he agrees to help in anyway he can. But he is quickly torn between passion and morality. The story is based on the 1905 ...
Plot: female director, love, torment, doctor, death, death of wife, abusive husband, murder, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, older man younger woman relationship, wife abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sleeping in Honey (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Officer Magdy investigates the suicide of a groom on his wedding night. he knows that the groom was impotent. Later he realizes that impotence is becoming an epidemic that spreads among all men. However, no one wants to declare that out of shame. A ...
Plot: sex, brothel, suicide, journalist, newspaper, doctor, clinic, protest, silence, fiancee, train, parliament ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 283
We the Coyotes (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amanda and Jake are in love and want to start a new life in Los Angeles. Will they make the right decisions? The first 24 hours of their new life take them all around the city, bringing them more surprises and frustrations than expected.
Plot: female director, cafe, money, cat, aunt, coyote, swimming pool, job seeking, stolen money, telephone conversation, one day, bookstore ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Bride (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The struggles of a migrant Anatolian family to adapt to and survive in the very different conditions of urban Istanbul. A young woman moves with her husband and small child to her husband's family in Istanbul. Her son becomes ill and the ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, sentimental
Plot: loss of son, doctor, little boy, honor, husband wife relationship, money, business, mother in law daughter in law relationship, tradition, fiancee, jewelry, family relations ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: train, social differences, social relations, newlyweds, anti hero, anti heroes, social misfits, touching breasts, female director, public transport, red shoes, wheelchair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Two Birds, One Stone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: letter, dinner, cooking, hand camera, walkman, mobile phone, cell phone, florist, train, ringing telephone, illiterate, family dinner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 240
Valerie (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kurz vor Weihnachten ist das einst erfolgreiche Fotomodell Valerie, 29, in ihrer Heimatstadt Berlin gestrandet. Zwar hat sie ein Zimmer im exklusiven Hyatt, aber eigentlich ist sie völlig pleite und ohne Perspektive. Valerie ist unfähig, sich auf ...
Plot: female director, hotel bar, homeless, blonde, sleeping in a car, model, hotel, female nudity, cigarette smoking, police, drunkenness, polish ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 371
M (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden…
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, serious
Plot: speech impediment, opposites attract, love, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, car racing, chance meeting, romance, fall in love, street racing, female director, text messaging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 665
Sofia (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Qatar, Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide the father's papers before informing the ...
Plot: female director, police interrogation, childbirth, doctor, newborn baby, marriage, newborn, pregnant woman, birth, interrogation, female protagonist, sea ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 914
Pororoca (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Cristina and Tudor have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria and Ilie. They are in their thirties and live an ordinary life in a nice apartment in a Romanian town, but one Sunday morning when Tudor takes his kids to the park, Maria ...
Plot: child abduction, shaving head, missing girl, missing daughter, suspicion, beard, shaving, mace, following someone, barefoot, insanity, 5 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nayak: The Hero (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A matinee idol is going by train to collect an acting award. On the train, he is confronted by a journalist who somewhat unwillingly starts to take his interview. Arindam, won over by Aditi's naivete, starts to disclose his past, his fears and ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, talky
Plot: train, movie star, train ride, introspection, media, actor's life, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, reflection, glory, celebrity interview ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 265
Golden Youth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rose, a 16-year-old girl who was abandoned by her parents and taken in by social services, and her fiancé, 22-year-old Michel, are enjoying their first great and innocent love affair in Paris in 1979, at the height of the popularity of the Le ...
Style: melancholic, disturbing, sexy, unusual plot structure
Plot: swinger couple, older woman younger man sex, nightclub, drugs, sex scene, youth, wife swapping, relationships, money, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, escapades ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%