Movies like The Confidant 2012

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The Confidant (2012)
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The Confidant (2012)
Original name: eŠteBák
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New husband Adam reluctantly takes a job with state security in a totalitarian country, thus becoming a secret police agent. This "contract with the devil" helps secure a flat for the happy couple, as well as a prosperous future. However, he soon finds out that he too is under surveillance.
Plot: prison, school, teacher, cheating wife, female nudity, politics, train, church, neighbor neighbor relationship, farmer, farm, communism, unfaithful wife, blackmail, occupation, sabotage, school principal, hypocrisy, fired from a job, priest, secret police, arrest, wedding ceremony, husband wife relationship, wedding ...
Time: year 1970, 1960s, year 1968, year 1969, year 1967

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about husband wife relationship, crying, politics, father son relationship, police, death and female nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like The Confidant: Hostage (2014), Operation Silver A (2007), Home Care (2015), Raluca (2014), Cosy Dens (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 98
Hostage (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tragicomic family film about the world of children heroes - particularly the son of a local communist officer and his friend, a little hostage of the regime, whose parents emigrated to the West, few years before "Prague Spring" and the ...
Plot: boy, school, communism, cold war era, grandmother grandson relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, christmas
Time: 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Operation Silver A (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Based on actual events. Late 1941, Group Silver A are dropped into occupied Czechoslovakia on an SOE mission to set up a Radio communications centre for the resistance, and contact a German Army officer whom is forwarding information to the British.
Plot: sex scene, urination, arrest, letter, womanizer, car, fight, trap, train station, wanted man, woman undressing, fever ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 376
Home Care (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her whimsical patients in Czech wine country and lives for her husband Lada and her daughter, but one day things change and Vlasta is forced to reach outside of her comfort zone. Drama and gentle humor ...
Plot: alternative medicine, medicine, death, pill, playing piano, injection, physician, strong female lead, frog, barefoot male, crying male, autograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 82
Raluca (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Former cop Filip Marold doesn't want to be reminded of some things from his past. But others remind him... He works as a private detective, sleeps with his secretary and spies on people for money. All up to the moment when he meets seductive ...
Plot: sex, czech, barefoot male, breaking a bottle over someone's head, feet on table, man in bathtub, released from prison, fake death, unfaithful wife, femme fatale, unfaithful husband, digging ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 8.3
 4K
Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, communism, youth, family relations, society, innocence lost, parents and children, politics, political unrest, generation gap, prank ...
Time: 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 239
Guard No. 47 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A WW I veteran still haunted by his time in the trenches settles in a small town to work for the railroad company. His pretty wife attracts the attention of the lonely young gravedigger.
Plot: innkeeper, following someone, butcher, carriage, deaf, music box, pregnant woman, threat to kill, unfaithful wife, death of protagonist, midwife, drunken man ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 47
Blue Nude (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Obscure, sleazy and laid back picture about a young man being dragged down into the seedy and ruthless underbelly of 70s New York pornographers.
Plot: rough sex, film within a film, sex with a minor, murder by gunshot, death by gunshot, ice cream, premature ejaculation, porn actress, vendetta, flower shop, death by shooting, pointing a gun at someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 2K
The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, parent child relationship, coward, husband wife relationship, doctor, scientist, teenage girl, taxi, teenage boy, hospital, hairdresser ...
Time: year 1991, year 1984, year 1983
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.3
 265
Four Suns (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married again but lives with Jana, a post office employee. Together ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, rebelliousness, introspection, human nature, infidelity, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
To Kill a Priest (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: priest, secret police, state affairs, clergy, human spirit, against the odds, politics, life is a bitch, legal action, injustice, working class, political activist ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Snake Brothers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake, in their late and early thirties respectively, live in a small Czech town not far from Prague. Coming from a disfunctional family, they both feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and ...
Plot: ping pong, half brother, fired from a job, darts, pointing a gun at someone, tv set, perjury, pawnshop, karaoke, domestic violence, grandmother grandson relationship, broken glass ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Celebrity s.r.o. (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The comedy unfolds in the attractive environs of the never-ending filming of a TV series. The performance opens up with wonderful interplay of relationships, characters, situations, conflicts, big hopes and ambitious plans interwoven with a love ...
Plot: female boss, investigation, gay, pregnancy, fake identity, wanted man, actor, crying woman, village, sex scene, hit by a car, older woman younger man relationship ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 6K
The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tunnel, betrayal, politics, cold war, berlin wall, escape, political unrest, communism, state affairs, escapades, confined, daring rescue ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 232
At Full Gallop (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zanussi has described the film as his most autobiographical work. A young boy in post-World War II, Communist-dominated Poland, whose father's decision to remain in Britain after the war has made his family politically-suspect with the local ...
Plot: friend, escape, absent father, horseman, twin, talking to the camera, government, horse, school, lie, friendship, father son relationship ...
Time: 1950s
Place: denmark, poland, ussr, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 3K
Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: working class, strike, polish, society, journalism, media, workplace situations, state affairs, life is a bitch, labor union, against the odds, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 60K
Child 44 (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, Russia
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, intense, factual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, child murder, lone hero, uncover truth, stalinism, against the rules, crimes, investigation, serial murder, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ukraine, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Accio (Elio Germano) and Manrico (Riccardo Scamarcio) are working class brothers who live in Italy in the 1960s. While his brother becomes drawn into left-wing politics, Accio, the hotheaded younger brother, is taken under the wing of a market ...
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: masturbation, love triangle, confession, politics, working class, couples, coming of age, heist, small town, social relations, family relations, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Provincial Actors (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production gets his usual stereotypical role, but the aging ...
Plot: knitting, taking a bath, hand injury, taking a shower, drunken man, male in shower, actor's life, male vomiting, suicide by jumping, emotional blackmail, bossy wife, clothed female naked male ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.5
 213
Repo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Leon and TJ are best friends and repo men. After ten years, with a high school reunion looming, Leon wants out of the repo business. TJ has concocted a hair-brained scheme to steal all the cars they've repoed. When the plan fails, it falls ...
Plot: male friendship, cake, fainting, band, neighbor, barefoot male, neighbor neighbor relationship, best friend, man in underwear, playing guitar, sunbathing, swindle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Castle of Cloads (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Teenager Erik returns from Paris to Finland in a rowboat and is accosted by a gang of youths in the countryside. He walks to Helsinki, returns to his parents' home and his old high school filled with angry radical teens who, typically for the ...
Plot: rebellion, youth, pot smoking, teenage sex, teacher student relationship, girlfriend, police officer, sex scene, revolt, school, teacher, male nudity ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Very Curious Girl (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An oppressed and exploited young woman (Marie) begins charging for her sexual favors and completely disrupts the smug patriarchal capitalist society of the village of Tellier.
Style: sexy
Plot: feminism, black pantyhose, prostitution, piggy bank, burying a dead body, carrying a dead body, consumption, lighting a cigarette, tape recording, loss of mother, hidden money, french ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 221
Mystification (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An expelled university student investigates the suicide of Witkacy and tries to prove that the famous artist is still alive.
Plot: death, train, drug addiction, photograph, fake death, mistress, portrait, rain, flashback, nun, playwright, fake suicide ...
Time: 1960s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 300
Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Plot: vulgar language, woman in bathtub, crying, mother daughter relationship, painting, flashback, strong female character, father daughter relationship, photographer, widower, envy, plagiarism ...
Time: 1990s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Confession (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: mind game, prison, life sentence, confined, social decay, dishonesty, solitary, downfall, life is a bitch, price of justice, totalitarianism, society ...
Time: 20th century, year 1968, 1950s, 1960s
Place: czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 154
The Farewell (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A portrait of a single day in the late summer of 1956, toward the end of Bertolt Brecht's life, as he prepares to leave his lakeside home, surrounded by the women who form his extended family.
Plot: nurse, dog, father daughter relationship, boy, dying, friendship, typewriter, rehearsal, cigar smoking, blood, friend, paranoia ...
Time: 1950s
Place: berlin germany, moscow russia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 319
The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1983, in France experiencing intolerance and racial violence , three young teens and the priest Minguettes launching a largely peaceful march for equality and against racism, over 1,000 km between Marseille and Paris . Despite the difficulties ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic, biting
Plot: racism, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, discrimination, rebellion, misfit, society, human spirit, fighting the system, hopes, immigrants, lesbian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Plot: bridge, suffocation, car accident, scandal, senator, kennedy family, telephone call, flashback, limousine, guilt, song, apology ...
Time: 1960s, year 1972, year 1960, year 1980, year 1969
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Der Fall Barschel (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The Barschel case is one of the most important political scandals in recent German history. Not least because it has remained unsolved. Countless speculations and conspiracy theories have grown up to the present day to the dramatic death of the ...
Plot: government coverup, rise and fall, surveillance footage, sexual harassment, dead body in a bathtub, german abroad, copy machine, marital problem, corrupt politician, karaoke bar, newspaper man, political cover up ...
Time: year 1987
Place: beirut lebanon, hamburg germany, geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Man of Integrity (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 117 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: husband wife relationship, handcuffed, dog, money, cigarette smoking, telephone call, dead fish, funeral, police, corruption, prison, fire ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 8K
Good Kids (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teen sex comedy, graduation, student, sex talk, woman in bra, port, female in swimsuit, cheating boyfriend, hypocrisy, rival, unfaithful boyfriend, feet on table ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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