Movies like 3 Mile Limit

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3 Mile Limit (2014)
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3 Mile Limit (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in 1965, a true story of one man’s struggle to bring rock music to a nation, an iconic New Zealand story with a universal ‘David and Goliath’ theme. The youth will find it incredible this actually happened and existed as part of New Zealand society in the 1960′s. It’s a titanic struggle for freedom and ‘the choice to choose’.
Plot: love, disc jockey, rock and roll, boat
Time: year 1965
Place: new zealand

Most similar movies to 3 Mile Limit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and semi serious films with plots about love, romance, female nudity, infidelity, couples, gay and beach mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like 3 Mile Limit: The Piano (1993), Penny Black (2015), Chunuk Bair (1992), Tyrannical Love (2005), The Perfect Wave (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 77K
The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, sexual, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, pianist, couples, love and romance, human nature, love affair, sexual relations, native, couple relations, desire, piano ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 20
Penny Black (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Self-centered twenty-something Penny Black (Astra McLaren) travels around New Zealand in an attempt to save her job and opulent lifestyle. Along the way she meets a guy name Guy (Anton Tennet); who makes her slow her down and question the world.
Plot: love, anarchist, superhero, model, anarchy, happiness, vandalism, fashion, zebra, activism, anti conformity, shoplifting ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.8
 66
Chunuk Bair (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tragedy of Gallipoli is exposed
Plot: turkish, army, world war one, british army, british empire
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Tyrannical Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tyrannical Love is a film about the quirkiness of life and love when you are no longer a kid but not quite an adult. There is something for everyone in this ensemble piece about a close knit group of friends and the events that take place on New ...
Plot: best friend, love triangle, sexual obsession, ex girlfriend, confusion, abusive boyfriend, sex, love, flatmate
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Perfect Wave (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, New Zealand, Indonesia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of Ian McCormack who grew up surfing the waters of New Zealand. Wanting to dive deeper, Ian sets out on a journey with his best friend that will change his life as they chase the perfect wave.
Style: realistic, serious, romantic
Plot: romance, beach, adventure, cons and scams, island, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, surfing, friend, prayer, praying, wave, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand, asia, africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, christmas, family relations, aviation, airplane accident
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 117
The Silent One (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A baby is washed up on a Pacific Island and is adopted by a childless woman. The tribal priest takes an instant dislike to the child, proclaiming him a demon. The child is deaf and mute and therefore excluded from hunting with the other young ...
Plot: turtle, swimming, south seas, island, baby, village, foundling, little boy
Place: new zealand, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Absent Without Leave (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1942 Wellington, Daisy Edwards, 16 and pregnant, relies totally on her just-wed husband, Ed, who is little older than she. Ed is suddenly drafted into the army and is to be sent overseas to battle while Daisy is sent to her father in Auckland. ...
Plot: miscarriage, world war two, soldier, awol, absent without leave, prison, marriage, conscription, railway station, pregnancy
Time: 1940s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
I'll Make You Happy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Story: A young hooker must find the money to send her roommate to Tibet in order to fulfill his dreams. She discovers plans for an illegal steroid deal going down between her pimp and a coke addict. Her and the girls, a new male friend, and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: prostitute, heist, disorder, dishonesty, drug dealing, love and romance, nothing goes right, crimes, teenage life, romance, money, roommate ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
Plot: radio, pirate
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 30
Drawing Home (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boston in the 1920s. A young East Coast debutante is dating the most eligible bachelor in the world, John D. Rockefeller III. Her future seems set: a dream life in the upper echelons of society. But when she least expects it, she meets a young ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 648
Broken English (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ivan is the fierce patriarch of a family of Croatian refugees in Auckland. Nina is his daughter, ready to live on her own, despite his angry objections. Eddie is the Maori she takes as her lover. Nina works at a restaurant where Eddie cooks. For a ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, pregnancy, forbidden love, restaurant, family relations, immigrants, refugee, romance, dysfunctional family, tragic love, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Running on Empty Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young and athletic Sydney Harris finds out that she has six months to live unless she and her husband can come up with the money for her medical treatment. Sounds simple enough; get the money, save her life. But her underpaid, working class husband ...
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, infidelity, lesbianism, lesbian love, lesbian kiss, love, gay, illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, impossible love, homosexual, guitar
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Nights in the Gardens of Spain (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kawariki must become the leader of the family after his father retires in this intimate drama. A husband and father, he realizes that in order to lead with integrity, he must come out and be honest about his own life, even though it will test the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, couples, society, gender, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, family problems, homosexuality, secret, coming out, infidelity, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Train to Stockholm (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After spending most of his life abroad, a peculiar young man returns to his birthplace with high hopes of finding love.
Plot: humiliation, mishap, lust, love, youth
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Sun Is Also a Star (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young New Yorkers begin to fall in love over the course of a single day, as a series of potentially life-altering meetings loom over their heads - hers concerning her family’s deportation to Jamaica, and his concerning an education at ...
Style: feel good, thought provoking, semi serious, romanticism, exciting
Plot: love, deportation, time, astronomy, house, emigrant, love story, cityscape, metro, kissing, train station, fall in love ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 784
The Patriarch (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a ...
Plot: farm, grudge, countryside, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy, grandfather grandson relationship
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Valley of Flowers (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Japan, Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A Himalayan legend of a love struggling against the inevitability of death, an astonishing tale spanning from the early 19th century mountain existence, to hectic, bustling modern day Tokyo.
Plot: love of one's life, impossible love, immortality, love, suicide, burglar, levitation, female nudity, yeti, reincarnation, demon, buddhism ...
Place: himalaya, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Boy on the Bridge (0000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Turkey, Bulgaria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mert Kara, a college student, travels to the U.S to work as an Au Pair yet it somehow turns out to be self discovery, a journey to his soul, which shows him the biggest challenge: his sexual orientation.
Plot: student, nanny, au pair, gay, travel, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Anatolian Eagles (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Onur, Ayşe, Mustafa, Tunç ve Fatih. Onlar, gökyüzüne hakim birer pilot olma hayaliyle yaşayan genç havacılar. Hayalleri yükseklerde fakat hedefe giderken yaşadıkları bin türlü zorluk, aile, sevgili hasreti, dostlukları, havada olmak ...
Plot: airport, love, pilot, girlfriend, soldier, airplane
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 34
Faneflukt (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1941, Norway. The young kitchen maid Liv and the German officer Franz meet in the military camp where Liv works. They develop a friendship and decides to flee to Sweden.
Plot: world war two, escape, love, occupation, nazi
Time: 1940s
Place: norway, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
When Love Comes Along (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Between getting trashed, tripping, blowing guys off and writing songs, Mark falls for Stephen. Fig and Sally put perform Marks songs between casual sex with anyone and everyone. Katie is a few-hit wonder who hit rock-bottom in L.A and returns to New ...
Style: contemplative, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: beach, starting over, lifestyle, young lovers, true love, transsexual, rock, love and romance, sexual relations, performer's life, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Janey is on vacation with her brother, Jim, mother, Kate, and father Ed, at their beach house on the Mahurangi Peninsual in New Zealand. Ed and Kate, who are on the verge of divorce, sit around in the back yard all day drinking whiskey and Janey and ...
Style: bleak, sincere, sexual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, coming of age, photographer, vacation, boy, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 3K
Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Style: erotic, romantic
Plot: love, romance, erotica, jealousy, infidelity, female nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Starlight Hotel (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, Kate (Greer Robson) is a 13-year-old girl living on New Zealand's South Island. When her mother dies and her father is offered a job in Wellington on North Island, Kate is sent to live with an aunt. The girl runs ...
Plot: runaway, train, father daughter relationship, world war one veteran, beating, on the road, outlaw, death of mother, older man younger woman relationship, uncle niece relationship, hiding, search for father ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 1K
Wild Tango (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A biopic based on the life of one of the pioneer argentine rock stars 'Tanguito'. The movie tells the story of his rise and fall from grace, encompassed in violent times of a military regime.
Plot: medical profession, military, student, politics, nickname, prison, father daughter relationship, single mother, death, singer, song, absent father ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Till We Meet Again (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Follows a couple through their completely different journeys in Thailand and simultaneously reveals their past in New York through flash backs.
Plot: skinny dipping, woman in a bikini, boyfriend girlfriend conflict, writers, male full rear nudity, female nudity, infidelity, nude swimming, love, cheating girlfriend, cheating on boyfriend, jealous boyfriend
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, partners, crimes, adventure, obsessive quest, teenage life, escapades, chases and races, heist, adventurer, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 48
Too Saved (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lisa is a young, Christian woman. Bobby, her boyfriend, however, is a street hoodlum. Lisa prays constantly that Bobby will accept God in his life. She soon gets what she wants, but discovers that Bobby's conversion means that she has to get ...
Plot: church, love, addiction, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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