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, dj
Time: year 1965
Place: new zealand

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Most similar movies to 3 Mile Limit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love, couples, romance, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), fall in love and dancing mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like 3 Mile Limit: The Piano (1993), When Love Comes Along (1998), Penny Black (2015), Chunuk Bair (1992), The Perfect Wave (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: pianist, love triangle, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, desire, piano, arranged marriage ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
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95%
When Love Comes Along (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, 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: emotional, sentimental, touching, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: beach, looking for love, friendship, artists and showbiz, romance, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, betrayal, best friends, transsexual, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
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93%
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 24
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: activism, happiness, fashion, anarchist, anti conformity, anarchy, superhero, vandalism, love, road trip, model, shoplifting ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.8
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Chunuk Bair (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tragedy of Gallipoli is exposed
Plot: army, turkish, british empire, british army, world war one
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, aviation, airplane accident, family relations, christmas, catastrophe
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: serious, realistic, romantic
Plot: romance, beach, adventure, cons and scams, island, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, surfing, wave, prayer, praying, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand, africa, asia, australia
⇓ 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: world war two, soldier, miscarriage, awol, absent without leave, pregnancy, marriage, railway station, prison, conscription
Time: 1940s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug dealing, crimes, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, disorder, teenage life, love, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Silent One (1984)
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: little boy, swimming, island, baby, foundling, turtle, south seas, village, adrift
Place: new zealand, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
72%
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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
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69%
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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, sentimental, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, forbidden love, pregnancy, family relations, restaurant, immigrants, refugee, romance, dysfunctional family, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 sex, lesbian kiss, female nudity, illness, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, gay, infidelity, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: emotional, realistic, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, crumbling marriage, society, gender, couples, family in crisis, family problems, homosexuality, secret, coming out, double life, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ 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, romanticism, semi serious, exciting
Plot: love, deportation, chance meeting, fall in love, first love, love story, time, immigration, saving a life, planetarium, time jump, astronomy ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 69 min.
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Plot: young man, lust, humiliation, love, mishap, youth
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Anatolian Eagles (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 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 ...
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Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: world war two, escape, nazi, love, occupation
Time: 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
We Are Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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51%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 92 min.
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49%
I Still Believe (2020)
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46%
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I Am Woman (2019)
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44%
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44%
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Too Saved (2007)
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38%
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