Movies like Bornholmer Straße

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Bornholmer Straße (2014)
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Bornholmer Straße (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lighthearted look at the opening of the border crossing of Bornholmer Straße in Berlin from the point of view of the confused border guards.
Style: humorous, tense, captivating, light
Plot: berlin wall, falling, propaganda, border crossing, society, friendship, rivalry, iron curtain, embroidery, uniform, german humor
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, gdr, german democratic republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and realistic films with plots about friendship, society, couples, love and romance, rivalry, friends and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bornholmer Straße: Russian Disco (2012), Sugar Sand (2017), Runaway Horse (2007), Free Rainer (2007), The Man Cave (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Russian Disco (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find ...
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Plot: friendship, immigrants, society, misfit, adventure, rivalry, intrigue, friends, love and romance, dj, hostel, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, ussr
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Sugar Sand (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: End of the 1970s in East Germany: Fred and Jonas are close friends. The 10-year-olds live near at the German-German frontier. After the mother from Jonas has made an exit application, the boys have to recognize that they are soon separated from each ...
Plot: border, border crossing, emigration, boy, immigration, little boy, emigrant, immigrants, baltic sea, german, single mother, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: east germany, gdr, german democratic republic, germany, west germany
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100%
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Runaway Horse (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Helmut and Sabine Halm have always managed vacations of lazy privacy at their favorite retreat on Germany′s Lake Constance. So when the energetic, handsome Klaus Buch turns up with his beautiful girlfriend Helene, Helmut is quite ready to dismiss ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: couple relations, romantic rivalry, childhood friend, friendship, rivalry, couples, infidelity, journey, introspection, love, love and romance, routine ...
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 6.7
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Free Rainer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, controversial, melancholic ...
Plot: power of media, tv show, starting over, dishonesty, society, media, misfit, media satire, hacker, unemployment, assassination, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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The Man Cave (2014)
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Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
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Place: germany
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64%
Berlin Is in Germany (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, emotional, serious
Plot: taxi driver, fish out of water, estrangement, society, social differences, friendship, prisoner, unsociability, berlin wall, jail, bittersweet, desperation ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany
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About Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: What is love? The heroes of the film try to answer this question. A series of the most different characters and their stories are woven together. Small stories about various things, all about love: a young pair who prefer to live through images of ...
Style: light, romantic, humorous, captivating
Plot: infidelity, love, betrayal, sex, life philosophy, friendship, rivalry, couple relations, female director, female nudity, breasts, topless ...
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Class Reunion 1.0 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three former classmates reunite for their 30-year high school reunion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, feel good, light
Plot: misogyny, midlife crisis, friendship, misfit, adulthood, meeting, haunted by the past, social relations, friends, life is a bitch, multiple storylines, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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55%
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Chloe and Theo (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman, Chloe, living by her wits on the streets of New York City, has a chance meeting with a wise Inuit Eskimo, Theo, who was sent to New York by his elders to provide a message to the people of the world – We either change our ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, tense
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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49%
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Frau Ella (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.
Style: humorous, road movie, captivating, feel good, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hi, Are You Alone? (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
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47%
Dysfunctional Friends (2012)
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Country: USA
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Story: A group of college friends are reunited after the death of their very successful friend. The will dictates that each person will receive a large sum of money if they can all successfully stay in his mansion for a week. If one person leaves, everyone ...
Style: humorous, talky, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wall - The Final Days (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The Berlin wall separated families and friends for 28 years. Some accepted it, and some worked hard to make it fall.
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Time: year 1989
Place: german democratic republic, gdr, germany, west germany, berlin germany
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45%
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Carrie Pilby (2016)
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Country: USA
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Country: UK, Hungary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
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Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany, gdr, east berlin ...
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41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 892
Coconut Hero (2015)
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Country: Germany, Canada
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39%
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Style: thought provoking, captivating, humorous, sincere, light
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39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Clapper (2017)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
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Animals (2019)
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Country: UK, Australia, Ireland, Finland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim – an ambitious pianist who surprisingly decides to go teetotal.
Style: light, captivating, humorous, feel good
Plot: women, friendship, female friendship, hedonism, adulthood, alcohol, female director, thirtysomething life, family relations, feminism, love and romance, society ...
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia, australia, ireland, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
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Catfight (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The rivalry between two former college friends comes to a head when they both attend the same glamorous event.
Style: captivating, tense, humorous, suspense, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: rivalry, girl fight, satire, violence, lesbian couple, rivals, coma, rival, adaptation, dishonesty, death, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 835
Gallants (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Master Law awakes from a 30-year coma without memories, but his martial arts skills are intact. His renowned kung fu academy is now a teahouse, and greedy developers are trying to steamroll it to make way for condos
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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