Movies like Boy on the Bridge

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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, violence, death, murder, funeral, police
Place: cyprus

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out mumblecore, based on true events, realistic and serious films with plots about murder, death, police, violence, coming of age, female nudity and gun mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Boy on the Bridge: Butterfly in Grey (2002), Transit (2005), Criminal Desires (2013), Love Me Strangely (1971), The Here After (2015). 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: prison guard, violence, death, funeral, murder, prison, women's prison, son, blood, flashback, female nudity
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95%
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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: graffiti, death of protagonist, murder, death, violence, gangster
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73%
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, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity
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70%
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, police, prostitute, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship
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68%
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The Here After (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However, in the local community his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven.
Plot: locker room, high school, pubic hair, violence, murder, death, male nudity, jail, tractor
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60%
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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: debt, gendarme, violence, murder, death, rape, communist, civil war, explosion, head cut off
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
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58%
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
Plot: coming of age, american midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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. …
Plot: police, murder, killer, politics, crime, political
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: murder, police, black cop
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45%
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 suspect, police, murder
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45%
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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: knife, church, pregnant, abortion, pregnant woman, fog, blood, new identity, stabbing, death, murder, police
Place: china
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43%
Killer from the Womb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Story: A cartel member gets revenge on his enemies.
Plot: gore, blood, baby, drug cartel, violence, police
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: drinking, death by gunshot, shooting, ghost town, gun, train, murder, death, violence, post war
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland
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41%
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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: relocation, coming of age, sexual assault, parents, marital argument
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40%
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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: boy, incest overtones, parent child relationship, coming of age, stepfather, troublemaker, rebel, escape, death, violence, betrayal, mother son relationship
Time: 1960s, year 1968
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, youth, coming of age, urban, police arrest, children, helicopter, arrest, police, female protagonist, camorra, conflict ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, napoli italy, naples italy
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38%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: vengeance, family relations, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family life, police, violence, murder, death, gang, gun, flashback
Time: future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: murder, infidelity, older man younger woman marriage, jealous husband, teenage sexuality, investigation, coming of age, pedophile, teenage mother, wife leaves husband
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: gun, teenage boy, teenager, coming of age, uncle, jumping from height, pushed from height, mafioso, priest, uncle nephew relationship, infiltration, jumping into water ...
Place: colombia
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36%
Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set within the super-rich jet-set society of Paris, Richard Harris portrays a man whose life is gradually being destroyed. From sexual trauma to financial disaster, he slowly descends into a world of insanity, perversion and finally the bottomless ...
Plot: death, female nudity, murder, dying during sex, impotence, male nudity
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35%
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: mafia, murder, drugs, police, betrayal, gang
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: gambling, death, murder, brother sister relationship, taiwanese, dice, seaside, sex, violence, chinese, village, cultural difference ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Killing Jesus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
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: student, murder, motorcycle, assassination, police officer, vomiting, camera, dancing, taking a photograph, revenge plot, death of father, held at gunpoint ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Für den unbekannten Hund (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Plot: murder, sex, violence, prison, dressmaker, blackmail, new love, gas station, motorcycle, stage, female nudity, striptease
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Barndommens gade (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: I en lille 2-værelses baggårdslejlighed, på Vesterbro i København, bor den 14 årige Ester (Sofie Gråbøl) sammen med faderen (Torben Jensen), moderen (Vigga Bro) og storebroderen Carl (Carl Quist Møller). Det er tidens typiske arbejderkvarter ...
Plot: coming of age, girl, mother daughter relationship, menstruation
Time: 1930s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, chance meeting, grave, male female relationship, rain, small town, neighbor, drunkenness, murder, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager ...
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31%
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: park, sex, murder, death, police, trial
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31%
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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: friendship, coming of age, teenage boy, male nudity, youth, friendship between boys, childhood friend, pubic hair
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31%
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Day and Night (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years ago, distinguished French author Alexandre (Alain Delon) exchanged his stressful, hectic life in Paris for a more peaceful existence upon a Mexican hacienda with his wife Ariane (Marianne Denicourt). Lucien (Jean-Pierre Kalfon) also ...
Plot: sex scene, spanking, murder, female nudity, death, female full frontal nudity, balloon
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 9
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: police, death, brother brother relationship, police officer, hindi, death sentence, brother
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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