Movies like The Wild Ones

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The Wild Ones (2012)
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The Wild Ones (2012)
Original name: Los salvajes
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Five juvenile delinquents break out of jail and attempt to make their way to a house in the Mendoza foothills of Argentina.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: survival, getting home, youth, escapades, society, juvenile delinquency, wilderness, human nature, social decay, hopes, disintegration, escape, graphic violence, female nudity, male nudity, drugs/alcohol
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about society, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, family relations, survival and female director mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Wild Ones: First Winter (2012), Firelight (2012), Junkhearts (2011), White Elephant (2012), Sugar (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, confined, social relations, wilderness, party, snow, innocence lost, male nudity, lesbian sex, heroin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Junkhearts (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, change of luck, hopes, alcohol abuse, youth, confronting the past, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, troubled past, friendship, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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76%
White Elephant (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerónimo is a 45 year old man devastated by a tragic event. His friend Julian tries out afloat by encouraging him to participate in the project of a marginal town near Buenos Aires. Both are Catholic priests who decided to dedicate their life to ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, political ...
Plot: sex with a priest, fighting the system, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, social decay, urban ghetto, changing lives, hopes, against the odds, liberation theology, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: argentina, latin america
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75%
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Sugar (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 20-year-old homeless girl is suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome on the streets of Hollywood and Venice beach.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: homeless, haunted by the past, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, orphan, survival, street life, life is a bitch, beach, hollywood, 20 year old
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, venice, italy
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74%
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, orphan, social decay, youth, society, siblings relations, friendship, bosnian war, family relations, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
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71%
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Barbarians (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Barbarians" is a teenage drama about coming of age in a world where there is no opportunity. A portrait of a young generation growing up in a society of lost values.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, sincere, tense ...
Plot: teenage rebellion, juvenile delinquency, social decay, life is a bitch, crimes, youth, society, realism, friendship between boys, troubled youth, coming of age, teen angst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
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65%
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Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: starting over, human spirit, family life, escapades, hopes, ocean, rock climbing, survival, climbing, nature, on the road, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, morocco
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63%
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Affluenza (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aspiring young photographer finds himself caught up in a heady world of money, sex, and privilege when he moves to wealthy Long Island in the summer of 2008.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social decay, human nature, youth, society, rich, suburbs, suburban life, coming of age, teenager, summer, international crisis, barefoot male
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, long island
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62%
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Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, immigrants, society, hopes, parents and children, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, countryside, poverty, worker, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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58%
Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Itou Kaiji is a bum who steals car emblems and slashes tires on what seems to be a regular basis. This routine changes one day when he is paid a visit by a man in a trench-coat. Once the two get talking, it seems that the visitor (Calling himself ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: survival, social decay, contests and competitions, risk, rivalry, rich and poor, society, lifestyle, job seeking, deathtrap, escapades, gambling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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58%
All the Invisible Children (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.
Style: touching, neorealism, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: kids in trouble, homeless, juvenile delinquency, child abandonment, aids, young heroes, life is a bitch, social decay, survival, society, youth, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, serbia, sao paulo brazil, napoli italy
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56%
The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, isolation, wilderness, moral dilemma, hopes, snow, winter, desperation, cannibalism, hunger, food ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
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55%
Around the Block (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Aboriginal boy is torn between his unexpected love of acting and the disintegration of his family.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, sexy ...
Plot: urban ghetto, school, dysfunctional family, idealism, youth, hopes, society, lesbian, fall in love, stereotypes, estranged father, racial discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales
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54%
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Boxing Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A struggling, indebted business man leaves his family immediately after Christmas to pursue a lucrative property deal that could solve all of his problems: buying foreclosed properties from banks at a fraction of their value, refi tting them for a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, thought provoking, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, moral dilemma, forces of nature, power relations, boss and employee, road trip, survival, chauffeur, greed, mountain, patronizing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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46%
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Zooey (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, love affair, lifestyle, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth, survival, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Dry Season (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France, Belgium, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chad, 2006. After a forty-year civil war, the radio announces the government has just amnestied the war criminals. Outraged by the news, Gumar Abatcha orders his grandson Atim, a sixteen-year-old youth, to trace the man who killed his father and to ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: revenge, murder of father, grandfather grandson relationship, civil war, apprentice, rivalry, human nature, war criminal, baker, murderer, pardon, dead father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family in danger, life is a bitch, on the road, survival, militant, starvation, parents and children, village, escapades, desert, social relations, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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43%
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Before Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two isolated families meet for a summertime celebration. Food is abundant and the future seems bright, but Ningiuq, a wise old woman, sees her world as fragile and moves through it with a pervasive sense of dread. Ningiuq and her grandson Maniq are ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: native, isolation, human spirit, survival, family relations, friendship, wilderness, hopes, elderly, golden years, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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42%
Natural Sciences (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: family relations, obsessive quest, on the road, self discovery, family problems, hopes, youth, parents and children, teachers and students, coming of age, search for father, unknown father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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41%
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Five Star (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After John’s absent father is struck by a stray bullet, Primo takes it upon himself to verse the young boy in the code of the streets—one founded on respect and upheld by fear. A member of the Bloods since the age of twelve—both in the film ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, crimes, urban ghetto life, coming of age, society, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, gangsters, graphic violence, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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41%
The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: theater, lifestyle, hopes, parents and children, dealing with death, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, redemption, siblings relations, human nature, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague, poland ...
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40%
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Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, society, incest, teenager, childhood, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
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39%
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Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, youth, family relations, political unrest, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, crimes, society, brother brother relationship, criminal, bandit, brothers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia (former ussr)
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38%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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38%
The Gospel of the Flesh (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three lives in search of redemption intersect in the streets of Lima: undercover cop Gamarra’s desperate attempts to save his wife from a terminal illness gets him into trouble; bus driver Felix wants to be accepted into a religious sect after his ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, undercover, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, family relations, human nature, society, law enforcement, terminal illness, confession, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, peru
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38%
House with a Turret (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the final winter of WWII, as displaced persons return to their former homes in the Soviet Union, an 8-year-old boy is left alone when his mother dies en route.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, youth, little boy, on the road, society, life is a bitch, wartime life, human nature, world war two, death of mother, social injustice, traumatic childhood ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: ukraine
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37%
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8000 Miles (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ikku, Mighty and Tomu live in Saitama, not exactly the coolest places to get involved in a wanna-be rap star lifestyle. But try they do with their freestyle rap band Sho-Gung. Yu Irie, who gained the Grand Prize at Yubari Fantastic Film Festival ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: dull life, hip hop, hopes, youth, buddies, music band, suburbs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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34%
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The Citizen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S. Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11…and the events of the September ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, uplifting
Plot: american dream, starting over, immigrants, society, lottery, 9/11, hopes, rivalry, city, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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34%
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, family life, society, family relations, cuckold, swinger couple, hopes, couples, couple relations, dream, tragedy, cruelty to animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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