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Sleepless Nights Stories (2011)
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Sleepless Nights Stories (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Director Jonas Mekas travels through New York nights, through apartments, studios, backstage rooms, galleries, bars, and clubs. Encountering old acquaintances like Ken and Flo Jacobs, Yoko Ono, friends, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. Mr. Mekas begins the film with the words 'I can't sleep.' Who hasn't been in this situation? Sleepy and yet wide awake at the same time, you find yourself in the world of those exhausted from the day's exertions, the drunk, the relaxed, the dancing, the brooding, the mourning, and the pensive.
Plot: lizard, tree, poetry, drinking alcohol, camera, drinking wine, drinking, wine drinking

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, erotic and disturbing films with plots about female nudity, exploitation, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), interview, sex and filmmaking mostly in Documentary, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Sleepless Nights Stories: Project Nim (2011), 42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2005), Mondo Topless (1966), Mondo Freudo (1966), Tigers of the Snow (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Everyone has a skeleton or two in his or her closet, but what about the director behind some of the most successful thrillers ever to hit the silver screen? Could M. Night Shyamalan be hiding a deep, dark secret that drives his macabre cinematic ...
Style: serious
Plot: uncover truth, filmmaking, showbiz, found footage, water, conspiracy, crow, ouija board, alien, backstage, childhood trauma, shaman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life (1986)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A film collage tracing the story of the lives, loves, and deaths within the artistic community surrounding Jonas Mekas.
Style: avant garde, underground film
Plot: artist, autobiography
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Project Nim (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sad, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: chimpanzee, survival, human animal relationship, character study, twists and turns, fish out of water, science, experiment gone awry, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york
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42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2005)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: DVD consisting of only movie trailers (grindhouse, horror, kung-fu, etc...)
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, compilation
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Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 225 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: exploitation, entertainment industry, movie actor, movie actress, film industry, actress, filmmaking, filmmaker, director, actor, writers, film history ...
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Mondo Topless (1966)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mondo Topless is a 1966 pseudo documentary directed by Russ Meyer, featuring Babette Bardot and Lorna Maitland among others.
Style: erotic, sex comedy, cult film
Plot: exploitation, graduate, nudie cutie, fetish, stripper, female nudity, camp, dancing, large breasts
Place: san francisco
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Mondo Freudo (1966)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A “hidden camera” takes the viewer on a worldwide tour of sexual practices and rituals, including Tijuana strippers, Asian sex shows, British prostitutes, New York devil worshipers and a Mexican slave market.
Plot: travelogue, prostitute, voyeurism, prostitution, striptease, ritual, exhibitionism, female nudity, rite, beach, stripper, dancing ...
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Tigers of the Snow (1997)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: There are only about 300 remaining Siberian Tigers in the wild, restricted to a section of far Eastern Russia, near the coast. Wildlife biologists risk life and limb to track the tiger and research its movements and habits. They sedate the animals ...
Plot: russian, conservation, tiger, captivity, endangered species, animal death, tranquilizer dart
Place: siberia, russia
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Gringo (1985)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Filmed in documentary-style, the film follows the character of Gringo, a young man looking for fortune in New York, only to fall into heroin addiction.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: drugs, drug addiction, heroin, street kid, heroes, misfit, crimes, society, downfall, life is a bitch, americana, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A real-life comedy about a filmmaker who takes a road trip to Las Vegas -- with his real-life father and 16-year-old half-brother, plus a crew of two -- in the hopes of proving the existence of God.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, filmmaking, on the road, nothing goes right, quibbling, disorder, religions or cults, parents and children, family life, down on your luck, chaos and mayhem, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (1982)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A record of McKellen's one-man Broadway show about the Bard.
Style: one man show
Plot: lecture, filmed play
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A Womb of Their Own (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six articulate, charismatic and diverse masculine-identified people discuss their pregnancies and chest-feeding experiences, demonstrating the non-binary nature of gender.
Plot: transsexual, pregnant man
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Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A look at the rise and fall of the subversive skateboarding magazine Big Brother, which rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and had a profound effect on the skating subculture with its unfiltered approach.
Plot: skateboard, female nudity, feces, male nudity, publishing, drug use, jackass, disneyland, urination, pornography, defecation, alcohol ...
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Born in China (2016)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
Style: nature documentary
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: nature, panda, animals, birth, wildlife, wild animal, leopard, monkey, disney, spring, waterfall, winter ...
Place: china
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Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting, political
Plot: politics, against the odds, lobbyist, hopes, society, state affairs, follow your dream, obsessive quest, anti war, battles, determination, peace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: africa
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Mondo Magic (1975)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film is about tribes in Africa and South America who turn toward magic as a means of survival and way of life.
Style: disturbing, controversial
Plot: lgbt, paranormal phenomena, african tribe, turtle, shaman, giraffe, witch doctor, exploitation, amazon tribe, crab, breast feeding, vulture ...
Place: africa, south america
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Polar Bears: Ice Bear (2013)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Duration: 51 min.
Story: An enthralling look at the Arctic's biggest predator on ice, capturing rarely-seen behavior, and featuring breathtaking cinematography shot over 12 months in the Canadian Arctic.
Plot: bear cub, abandoned, abandoned by mother, family abandonment, abandonment, abandoned baby, arctic, polar bear, bear, killing an animal
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Africa Uncensored (1971)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Documentary film making at its best as it narrates very exotic and esoteric rituals of the primitive peoples of Africa.
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Emanuelle and the Erotic Nights (1978)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: erotic
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Nude Odeon (1978)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A faux documentary in the vein of the German sex report films, 'Nude Odeon' collects clips of men and women engaging in sexual and nudist activities whilst a female and male voice-over team continually comments on the activities being ...
Style: erotic
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The Breaker (1974)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Australia
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Biographical documentary about Harry "The Breaker" Morant, an Australian drover and poet who was court-martialled and executed during the Boer War.
Plot: british empire, military, scapegoat, grave, colonel, lieutenant, court martial, cemetery, court, burial, storyteller, headstone ...
Place: south africa, australia, england
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Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: educational
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69%
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Without Gorky (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Without Gorky is a personal journey into a powerful family tragedy. At the centre of the film are the conversations between the director, Cosima, and her grandmother, Mougouch. The whole family has been shaped by the legacy left by Cosima's ...
Plot: armenian genocide, famous painting, painter, artist, armenian, family history, suicide, genocide, immigrants
Place: armenia
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69%
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, captivating, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: filmmaking, philosophy, cause and meaning, social relations, artists and showbiz, society, philosopher, monologue, dark humor, distopia, crime gone awry, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
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69%
What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? (1970)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Candid Camera's Allen Funt secretely tapes people's reactions to unexpected encounters with nudity in unusual situations, such as when a naked young woman casually exits an elevator in an office building, or when the nude male art model ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hidden camera, elevator, exhibitionism, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, prank, couples, voyeurism, human nature, interracial couple, generation gap, female nudity ...
Time: 60s
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66%
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Hide and Seek (1996)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Mixes documentary interviews of memories of lesbian adolescence with the story of the 12-year-old girl Lou discovering her sexuality in 1960s America.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gender, youth, lgbt, sexuality, lesbian teen, adolescence, lgbtq, woman, family relations, school, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa
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57%
John Ford Goes to War (2002)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Biography, War
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When World War II broke out, John Ford, in his forties, commissioned in the Naval Reserve, was put in charge of the Field Photographic Unit by Bill Donavan, director of the soon-to-be-OSS. During the war, Field Photo made at least 87 documentaries, ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, documentary filmmaking
Plot: filmmaking, military, military life, state affairs, society, lifestyle, politics, battle zone, showbiz, wartime life, war, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, usa, maine
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The New Yankee Workshop (1989)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: The New Yankee Workshop is a woodworking program produced by WGBH Boston, which aired on PBS. Created in 1989 by Russell Morash, the program is hosted by Norm Abram, a regular fixture on Morash's This Old House. The series aired for 21 seasons ...
Style: educational
Plot: arts and culture, forest, security, tools, furniture, power drill
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
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49%