Movies like Ghosts

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Ghosts (2005)
 6.9
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Ghosts (2005)
Original name: Gespenster
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nina, an end-of-teenage orphan with mental problems, starts a new job as a garden cleaner when she meets Toni. They fell in love with each other, but soon Toni starts betraying Nina. In the meantime, Francoise is picked up at a psychic department of a Berlin hospital by her husband, Pierre. After seeing Nina, Francoise believes that she has found her kidnapped daughter Marie, but neither Toni nor Pierre believe her. Nina is unsure about what to think...
Plot: friendship, lgbt, children's home, french, diary, security camera, lesbian interest, identity, casting, unsociability, lesbian kiss, loss of son

Most similar movies to Ghosts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sincere, serious and gloomy films with plots about friendship, lgbt, coming of age, lesbian, male nudity, gay and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ghosts: The State I Am In (2000), Transit  (2018), Kate Can’t Swim (2017), The Magic Box (2002), This Summer Feeling (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With 1970s Germany in the background, this film depicts the story of a family from the “R.A.F. Terrorist” group and their search for a normal life and their inner self.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: chases and races, coming of age, fugitives, parent child relationship, surfer, puberty, underground, unsociability, becoming an adult, parents and children, teenage love, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, portugal, europe, brazil
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95%
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Transit  (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The German troops are just outside Paris. Georg escapes to Marseille at the last moment. His luggage contains the legacy of a writer named Weidel, who took his own life out of fear of persecution. This legacy comprises a manuscript, some letters and ...
Plot: identity, deaf, soccer ball, deaf mute, german abroad, welding, song, blood, doctor, suicide, taxi, letter ...
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kate Can’t Swim (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kate’s best friend Em returns from abroad with a surprising new lover, they embark on a reunion vacation with their partners, but the peaceful getaway quickly becomes emotionally complicated.
Plot: lgbt, female photographer, friendship, lesbianism, lesbian, female female kiss, lesbian kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: flashback, singer, kiss, song, father son relationship, marriage, drink, drinking, drunkenness, sex, screenwriter, marital problem ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, drawing, female nudity, death, cigarette smoking, sex scene, hospital, beach, concert, male nudity, cat
Place: berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 11K
Barbara (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: german, doctor, iron curtain, small town, fascism, doctors and patients, visa, lover, confined, society, power relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: germany, east germany, german democratic republic, northern germany, gdr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 830
Girls Lost (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kim, Bella and Momo are three fourteen-year-old girls who discover a fantastic flower with magic qualities: by drinking its nectar they are transformed into boys and they enter a new world. At first they enjoy their newly found freedom, but soon ...
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, gender identity, based on a novel, rape, friendship between girls, bullying, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
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Just Charlie (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Football star Charlie has the world at her feet. With a top club desperate to sign her, her future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager sees only a nightmare. Raised as a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father's ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, grandmother granddaughter relationship, child protagonist, discrimination, soccer, friendship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Life after all (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
Plot: coming of age, hearing voices, telephone call, psychologist, grave, orphan, debt, garden, reincarnation, police officer, memory, pizza ...
Place: canada, china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 54
Making Maya (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Basketball is the backdrop against which this coming of age lesbian Indie flick is set. A touching story of young ladies irresistibly drawn together against their will.
Plot: sport, meaning of life, basketball, lesbian interest, friendship, best friend, lesbian kiss, lesbianism, lesbian, basketball player, contest, self discovery
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 147
New Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Une petite ville de province, au milieu des années 80. La vie d'Éric, collégien rêveur et solitaire, est chamboulée par l'arrivée d'un nouveau dans la classe : Romain, adolescent dissipé au style new wave très affirmé, qui va ...
Plot: school, friendship, teenage boy, male nudity, shower, rain, mohawk haircut, french, homoeroticism, friendship between boys, gay teenager, bunk bed ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 257
We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: friendship, young people, becoming an adult, unhappiness, male nudity, filmmaker, gay, coming of age, high school friends, homosexual, gay kiss, homosexuality
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 58
Salut Victor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Friendship between two old men becomes love. Slightly-unkempt, tired, and frail, Philippe Lanctot moves into a rest home. The administrator says she wants him to be happy, but that seems far from his mind: he's waiting to die. Then, into his ...
Plot: lgbt, homosexual, gay father, french canadian, aging, friendship between men, friendship, old age, retirement home, gay lead character, gay relationship, old man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bareback ou La guerre des sens (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A cinephile meets on a beach in Ramatuelle his favorite filmmaker. He proposes to film the painful adventure that is just live. The two men will knit the scenes, each in its own way. The filmmaker keeps pushing the project, arguing that the chuting ...
Plot: lgbt, nude beach, male nudity, skinny dipping
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, gay, german, gay teenager, gay kiss, dysfunctional family, gay lead character, bisexuality, infatuation, gay sex, awkwardness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.1
 92
Buddies (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Buddies is a 1985 American drama film. It is the first film to deal with the AIDS pandemic, preceding the television movie An Early Frost (also released in 1985). Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr., who would die of complications from AIDS two years ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, hiv, lgbt, aids, gender, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, buddies, politics, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 281
Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: lgbt, pregnancy, lesbian, lesbian kiss, seamstress
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Pursuit of Normality (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A search for his identity leads Will, a 17-year-old aspiring writer, on an exploration of his sexuality alongside visions of his older self. While pushing the boundaries of morality as he writes his first novel.
Plot: lgbt, sexuality, abuse, gay, identity, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Party Is Over (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite their differences, Celeste and Sihem quickly become inseparable. The common will to get out of drugs seals their fusional friendship. This will be as much a force as an obstacle when, transferred from the center that welcomes them, they find ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, taking a bath, 19 year old, woman in underwear, hit by a car, train station, young woman, drug addict, drug addiction, female nudity, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 94
Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: french, village, piano lesson, french countryside, working class, countryside, accident, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, businessman, class differences ...
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 2K
In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Plot: feminism, lgbt, islam, beach, dancing, bar, friendship, cigarette smoking, university, dating, telephone call, nightclub ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, coma, obsession, working class, coming of age, flat, female friendship, factory worker, couples, friends, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 256
A Summer Day (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match puts a small community completely off-balance.
Plot: pubic hair, teenage boy, death of son, accidental death, hand injury, auto repair, french, loss of friend, best friend, coming of age, mayor, female nudity ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.6
 58
Alice (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alice has deeply buried feelings and memories for her sister Manon who is about to be married. During their childhood the two sisters were extremely close not only emotionally, but also sexually. With news of the wedding the pain of the past ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, incest overtones, semen, lesbian incest, orgasm, incest, sex scene, breasts, jealousy, sister sister relationship, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 159
Cold as Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female detective investigates the case of a young mother whose infant left behind has died.
Plot: female detective, lesbian interest, abandoned baby, investigation, sex scene, female nudity, solitude, child murder investigation, smoking, beach
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 9
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: student film
Plot: asian, teacher, friendship, shower, lesbianism, small town, lesbian, female protagonist, undressing, girl, asian woman, sexual identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 84
Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lgbt, lesbian kiss, lesbianism, female female kiss, photographer, headphones, black cat, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 298
Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexual, sincere, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, unfulfilled love, coming out, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, couples, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 3K
Are We Ok? (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) character, frequently distracting him from his work as a ...
Plot: gay lead character, lgbt, father son relationship, friendship, wheelchair, disability, sculptor, depression, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 2K
Jerichow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, immigrants, couple relations, couples, power relations, social misfits, boss and employee, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, looking for love, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%