Movies like The Magic Box

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The Magic Box (2002)
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The Magic Box (2002)
Original name: La boîte magique
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: sex, writers, male female relationship, french, brothel, song, singer, marriage, kiss, dysfunctional family, screenwriter, father son relationship, flash forward, drunkenness, autobiography, camera, circumcision, van, marital problem, uncle nephew relationship, video camera, drinking alcohol, flashback, drink, drinking ...
Place: tunisia

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Most similar movies to The Magic Box

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and emotional films with plots about drinking, drinking alcohol, father son relationship, sex, drink, male female relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Magic Box: Friends (1993), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976), A Winter Tan (1987), Nel giardino delle rose (1990), Goodbye Trainmen (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Friends (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher, she practices non-violent passive resistance. The afrikaner Aninka takes ...
Plot: female director, grocery store, drinking, binoculars, flashback, drink, funeral, airport, girl, politics, liberation, dancer ...
Time: year 1985, year 1989, year 1990
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
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95%
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.
Plot: trying to get pregnant, drinking, drink, homosexuality, dysfunctional marriage, impotence, sex, dark secret, haunted by the past, dark past, father son relationship, sexual frustration ...
Place: southern usa
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92%
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A Winter Tan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Burroughs stars as Maryse Holder, the ill-fated feminist author who met an untimely death in Acapulco. Her attitude of cultural and racial condescension toward Mexican men was to regard them as nothing more than beasts of burden for her own ...
Plot: female director, swimming, desire, teacher, singing, nymphomaniac, singer, bulimia, erotica, hedonism, mexican, aging ...
Place: new york, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Nel giardino delle rose (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A successful businessman is haunted by the memories of his mother.
Style: suspense
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, debt, memory, friendship, letter, death of mother, guilt, resentment, yuppie, teacher, father son relationship ...
Place: naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, neighbor, small town, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, drinking, seduction, drink, teenager, flashback, grave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 53
Blessing (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on a Wisconsin dairy farm, Randi, the daughter, is trying to find a way to escape the farm, but her devotion to her family especially Clovis her younger brother is preventing her from doing that; until, that is, she met the local milk truck ...
Plot: milkman, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, cow, cafe, drifter, religion, photographer, twenty something, family relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Miss Juneteenth (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.
Plot: female bartender, fear, telephone, mopping a floor, religion, funeral home, cigarette smoking, clapping, father daughter relationship, mirror, father son relationship, break up ...
Time: year 1865, year 2004, year 2019
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61%
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Safe Passage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, pain, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, terrorism, death in the family, eccentric family, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: middle east, new jersey, utah, beirut lebanon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Crossing Paths (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jeremy Booner is a college kid struggling with his grades, with the ladies and with life in general. Brian Miano is a smooth-talking salesman on the fast track to success. A chance encounter at an intersection leaves Jeremy and Brian secretly ...
Plot: elvis presley, friendship, postcard, kiss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, passport, marriage, engagement, cigar smoking, father son relationship, graduation, motor scooter ...
Place: los angeles, bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Night Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Californian housewife is terrified of having sex because of a past assault. When this phobia threatens to destroy her marriage, she takes refuge in a series of erotic fantasies about a masked man. But is it really all just a fantasy?
Style: erotic
Plot: marriage, flashback, female nudity, sex, marital problem, rape victim, broken glass, nudity (full frontal - brief), breasts, attempted rape, broken mirror, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Secrets of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional
Plot: friendship, village, family relations, social relations, coming of age, love and romance, youth, dealing with death, ghost, parents and children, village life, family life ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 9K
Nil by Mouth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: domestic violence, dysfunctional family, heroin, addiction, alcohol abuse, working class, family relations, mental illness, drug abuse, down on your luck, profanity, temperamental ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Fighting for My Daughter (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Unable to get the police to help, a woman launches her own investigation to save her daughter from a dangerous prostitution ring.
Plot: physical abuse, kiss, handcuffs, prostitution, punishment, nightclub, beating, fight, jail, male female relationship, drinking alcohol, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing
Plot: televangelist, businessman, hypocrisy, reverend, infidelity, extramarital affair, marriage, husband wife relationship, faith, money, father son relationship, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, infidelity, professor, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, manhattan new york city, sweden, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, injustice, parents and children, couples, society, family in crisis, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, father son relationship, family problems, family relations, search for father, relationship problems, family, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.
Style: romantic, captivating, disturbing, emotional, surprise ending
Plot: mistress, extramarital affair, male female relationship, family problems, relationship problems, romantic relationship, relationships, dysfunctional family, love story, fall in love, father son relationship, romantic triangle ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, haunted by the past, human nature, isolation, estrangement, kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, misfit, mentally unstable, single parent ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 14
Left Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giulio, a young man from Sicily, arrives in Rome to trace back Aurora, his ex-girlfriend whom he cannot forget. He stays with a couple of family friends, Rosalia and Eugenio, who have lost their only son, Nello, of the same age as Giulio. The ...
Plot: death of son, husband wife relationship, mental illness, suicide, gay interest, mourning, male female relationship, drinking alcohol, family relations, depression, ex girlfriend, drug use ...
Place: sicily, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 10K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love, dysfunctional family, betrayal, dishonesty, couple relations, suburban life, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bonjour Amour (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adolescent French suburban lower-middle-class nerd Marc Morel was happy being the teacher's pet and school representative in a Latin competition. Until he meets and instantly falls in love with fatherless semi-illiterate shop clerk and ...
Plot: car race, kiss, rebellion, girlfriend, car accident, teenage boy, scolding, fire, first love, sex, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hierarchy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of Californians experience loss, despair and desperation over the course of seven days before Christmas. A boxing underdog must face the truth about his uncertain future, a blocked novelist struggles to create a new work admist a suspicious ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: coincidence, fired from the job, screenwriter, filmmaker, church, fight, hotel, singer, depression, homelessness, condom, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Inheritance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Danish man, Christoffer, lives a life of joy and happiness with his wife Maria in Stockholm. When his father dies his mother insists that Christoffer take over management of the family industry which is in danger of bankruptcy. He is torn ...
Style: serious, sincere, enigmatic, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family business, family life, inheritance, parents and children, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family values, family problems, society, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, denmark, stockholm sweden, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Come the Morning (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In search of her estranged husband, a mother brings her 3 children to Los Angeles in the hope of finding him. With no prospects they wander the streets; becoming beggars before long. Things start to turn around for them when the mother meets a ...
Plot: drunkenness, drink, drinking, flashback, church, homeless shelter, slum, salvation army, single mother, begging, faith, search for father ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 345K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: depressing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, stepsister stepsister relationship, childhood, divorced parents, boy, marital problem, divorce, abusive husband, parents and children, teenage life, youth, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Throatful of Strawberries (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about partly miserable lives of middle aged men and unfulfilled dreams of youth.
Plot: drinking alcohol, drinking, reunion, barge, band, friend, success, memory, drunkenness, drink, friendship, game playing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, touching
Plot: child abuse, traumatic childhood, husband wife relationship, mental illness, boy, small town, teasing, drunkenness, abusive husband, bullying, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Time of the Hunt (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Willy, Richard, and Lionel, three blue-collar friends from Montreal East, leave the city and travel to the countryside for a weekend of hunting. Richard's wife forces him to bring along his young son, Michel. For these men, hunting represents ...
Plot: hunting, drunkenness, storytelling, sexism, hunter, moose, motel, striptease, machismo, weekend, drinking, drinking alcohol ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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All You Need (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, social decay, lifestyle, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, human nature, society, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%