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Boy on the Bridge (2016)
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Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Original name: Το αγόρι στη γέφυρα
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, police, violence, death, murder, funeral
Place: cyprus

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and political films with plots about murder, death, police, violence, coming of age, gun and sex mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Boy on the Bridge: Butterfly in Grey (2002), Criminal Desires (2013), Transit (2005), Life Is Beautiful (1979), Vasiliki (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: death, son, prison, violence, prison guard, funeral, murder, women's prison, flashback, female nudity, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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95%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, male nudity, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Transit (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After a graffiti artist loses his brother and fellow partner-in-crime to the hands of a vigilante killer he vows to give up graffiti forever. That lasts until he hooks up with his best friend, a tag-banger out to make a name for himself.
Plot: death of protagonist, murder, graffiti, gangster, violence, death, gangsters, latin
Place: los angeles
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68%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: murder, police, killer, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
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Vasiliki (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is based on a true story, where a young soldier and the wife of a revolutionary guy falls in love while in the background we witness political turmoils of Greece at that time.
Plot: civil war, explosion, violence, rape, head cut off, gendarme, murder, debt, death, communist, decapitation, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
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52%
Long Live the Bride (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a despairing, fatalistic Rome, Nicola finds himself flirting with the city’s dark side. Drinking too much and living among drifters, petty criminals and anxious immigrants, Nicola becomes entwined in an insurance scam that leads him further ...
Plot: murder, police, murder suspect
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48%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, driven mad, sexual relations, french giallo, prostitute, husband wife relationship, police, wife husband relationship
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47%
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Shadow Days (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A quasi-ghost story about a young urban Chinese couple returning to their dusty rural roots interrogates one child policy and authoritarianism.
Plot: stabbing, pregnant, new identity, abortion, death, knife, church, fog, murder, police, pregnant woman, blood ...
Place: china
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Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As Finn slips back into a groove of mindless parties, sunburn, and hangovers, he let's his life take a mind-numbing vacation. But when he's confronted with death first hand, he takes a new outlook on life, remembering his endless dreams ...
Style: mumblecore
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, american midwest
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Hunting of Man (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A universal story with Latino characters told in an unconventional way (like Forrest Gump and Amadeus) about a man who's trying to keep his hot-headed younger brother from carrying out revenge.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family life, siblings relations, vengeance, family relations, dangerous animal, gang, latin, murder, death, gun, violence, flashback ...
Time: future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Intruder (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naples. Present day. Giovanna, a combative 60-year-old social worker on the frontline of the daily war against pervasive criminality, is confronted, like a modern Antigone, with a moral dilemma that threatens to destroy her work and her life. ...
Plot: violence, coming of age, urban, painting, soccer, caterpillar, police arrest, conflict, mafia, social worker, camorra, little girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, napoli italy, naples italy
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39%
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unusually hot summer. Fourteen year-old Wanda moves with her family from Berlin to Switzerland. Everything will be better here. The move is meant to heal the open wounds of the family. Anna, the mother, has lost her self-confidence due to an ...
Plot: coming of age, relocation, female director, sexual assault, parents, marital argument
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A Brother's Badge (0000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Detective Michael Glade, with the San Antonio police department, has wandered onto the dark side and has run afoul of the Mexican Mafia. He battles his family and feelings while riding his collision course to its ultimate outcome.
Plot: betrayal, drugs, police, murder, mafia, gang
Place: texas
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36%
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The Ardennes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brutal home-jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind. Four years later, Kenneth is released from prison and much has changed. Dave has his life back on track and is trying ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, surprise ending
Plot: convict, release from prison, brother vs brother, murder, violence, cell mate, police, love triangle, brother brother relationship, disposing of a dead body, hit by a car, snow ...
Time: 2010s
Place: belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up ...
Plot: world war two, death by gunshot, ghost town, murder, violence, drinking, train, shooting, post war, death, gun
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: poland
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35%
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Sanctuary (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1968. 14-year-old Wolfgang is deported from his family in the secluded Church Welfare Institution sanctuary. One thing is clear for Wolfgang: His yearning for freedom, he will not soon buried in the bog.
Style: based on true events
Plot: stepfather, incest overtones, coming of age, parent child relationship, escape, violence, betrayal, death, boy, bullying, power, boarding school ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
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34%
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Gundagardi (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The two brothers Kalicharan & Narshima cause havoc all over the city. The police calls in Karan Singh as the most effective police man to fight against them.His sister was married to a journalist.He encounters a murder of the minister by ...
Plot: hindi, death, police officer, brother brother relationship, police, brother, death sentence
Place: india
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34%
Killer from the Womb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Story: A cartel member gets revenge on his enemies.
Style: mexploitation
Plot: blood, violence, baby, gore, police, drug cartel, domestic violence
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, childhood friend, teenage boy, youth, friendship between boys, pubic hair, male nudity, house
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Für den unbekannten Hund (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Plot: murder, violence, gas station, blackmail, new love, dressmaker, prison, motorcycle, vomiting, drifter, striptease, stage ...
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Goodbye Trainmen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Veturimiehet heiluttaa on 4. syyskuuta 1992 ensi-iltansa saanut suomalainen elokuva. Elokuva on kuvattu suurimmaksi osaksi Porissa. Veturimiehet heiluttaa sai ensi-iltansa Ruotsissa 26. maaliskuuta 1993.
Plot: train, coming of age, grave, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, seduction, rain, drunkenness, chance meeting, friend, flashback ...
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Macu, la mujer del policía (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of a jealous policeman and his young wife living in a shanty-town in South America.
Plot: older man younger woman marriage, infidelity, murder, female director, police officer, teenage sexuality, jealous husband, pedophile, wife leaves husband, investigation, teenage mother, coming of age
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Glue Sniffer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oliver flees from abuse of his family and seeks refuge in the violent streets of Caracas, where survival is only possible in an environment of corruption, crime and sniffing glue to escape hunger, like other children in the same situation. Soon, the ...
Plot: violence, homelessness, drug traffic, police corruption, domestic violence, police brutality, class system, gun, homeless, gang, police, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 596
Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: journalist, coming of age, prostitute, childhood sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, prostitution, sex scene, police station, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mateo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.
Plot: female director, death, jumping into water, billiards, coming of age, theater, mafioso, pushed from height, accusation, smoking pot, theatrical troupe, confession ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, violence, dice, death, cultural difference, taiwanese, prostitute, family relations, countryside, seaside, father son relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: death, murder, park, sex, police, trial, crimes of passion
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Killing Jesus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paula, a young art student, witnesses the assassination of her father, a university professor. Frustrated by the local police she starts to investigate the murder herself. Driven by anger, frustration and sorrow, she commits fearless acts that put ...
Plot: murder, motorcycle, student, photograph, female director, assassination, vomiting, police officer, vomiting in a toilet, death of father, revenge plot, police ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, parents and children, vengeance, couples, violence, family relations, friendship, deadly, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, europe, germany, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 478
Kalyug (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The film is tale of intrigue, plots and the inevitable war between the two families. Ramchand and Bhishamchand were two pioneering brothers in business. Bhishamchand, a lifelong bachelor brought up the two sons of Ramchand on his demise. He also ...
Plot: dinner, police, rivalry, skyline, bedroom, brother brother relationship, sunset, industrialist, apartment, newlywed, bastard, funeral ...
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29%