Movies like Station

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Station (1981)
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Station (1981)
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A detective goes out of his way to crack the case of a serial killer who specialises in murdering police officers.
Plot: suicide, snow, divorce, olympics, shooting, train station, police officer, suicide note, salute
Time: year 1979, year 1968, year 1976
Place: hokkaido

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, emotional, stylized and realistic films with plots about suicide, death, widow, shooting, divorce, family relations and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Station: A Distant Cry from Spring (1980), The Yellow Handkerchief (1977), Railroad Man (1999), Dearest (2012), Winter's Flower (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Distant Cry from Spring (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The quiet life of a mother and her young son living on a farm in Hokkaido is changed by the arrival of a man who ignites flames of romance in the heart of the mother and shows her boy the importance of grit and kindness, but then he leaves with the ...
Plot: cousin, brother brother relationship, single mother, cow, rainstorm, police detective, mysterious stranger, coffee, fistfight, horse, manhood, loyalty ...
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95%
The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story starts with Kinya, who has recently upgraded his car. He’s a young adult and he’s single so naturally he uses his ride to ahem, look for companions. He offers a ride to a shy girl by the name of Akemi and she reluctantly accepts. From ...
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, divorce, ex convict, handkerchief, miscarriage, kiss, flashback, woman driver, diarrhea, nightmare, homecoming, break up ...
Place: hokkaido
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89%
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Railroad Man (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with ...
Plot: railway station, winter, coal mine, doll, railway, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, marriage, flashback
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Dearest (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea. Eiji (Ken Takakura) works as a prison officer in Hokuriku. At the age of 53 Eiji loses his wife who he loved the ...
Plot: coffee, squid, road trip, festival, lakeside, typhoon, widow, cremation, chance meeting, mourning, car thief, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Winter's Flower (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Kanno (Ken Takakura) is a Yakuza. He had to kill Matsuoka who betrayed their boss. Kanno knew Matsuoka had a 3-year-old daughter named Youko. Before he gave himself to the police, he asked his trusted man to take care of her. While in prison, Kanno ...
Plot: correspondence, betrayal, revenge, guardian, going straight, prison, yakuza, ex convict, henchman
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Our Struggles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While Olivier, a 39 year-old foreman gives his job everything he’s got, Laura, his wife and the mother of their two children, abandons the family home, leaving Olivier alone to face his responsibilities. Lost and completely thrown, Olivier is ...
Plot: grandmother, police officer, postcard, children, doctor, train station, escape, family relations, employee, suicide, cigarette smoking, lie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lanterns on Blue Waters (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a Japanese man who as a 16-year-old went to Maui to work in the sugar cane fields in order to support his family back in Japan. Now 89 and still living in Hawaii he is visited by his granddaughter who brings him a letter from his ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: grandson, loyalty, letter, island, emigration, fishing, family conflict, flashback, world war two
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Takada, a Japanese fisherman has been estranged from his son for many years, but when the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. Through a series of obstacles and relationships, he is brought ...
Style: emotional, touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: tour guide, terminal illness, friendship, redemption, village, family relations, father son relationship, parents and children, aging, unfulfillment, understanding, estrangement ...
Place: japan, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Yearning (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a bombing raid destroys the family store and her husband, Reiko rebuilds and runs the shop out of love stopped short by destruction.
Plot: fight, police station, motorcycle, bar, brother in law, train, telephone call, drunk, suicide, love, brother in law sister in law relationship, grocery store ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Day We Died (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.
Plot: security guard, documentary filmmaker, shooting, police officer
Time: year 2015
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: high school, depression, teenager, suicide, shooting, bullying, death, student, alcohol abuse
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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M for Mother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects, as a result of the mother's exposure to chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. The father ...
Plot: iraq iran war, concert, divorce, politician, sick child, poverty, cancer, violin, death of mother, suicide
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Angels of Revolution (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Five friends – a poet, an actor, a painter, an architect and a primitivist film director – are five red avant-garde artists who try to find the embodiment of their hopes and dreams in the young Soviet state. The Revolution is boiling up like a ...
Plot: reindeer, shooting, nude model, painter, killing an animal, revolution, snow, female nudity
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Belle da morire (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bruno is a cynical but attractive business man, owner of a strip-club. He has to replace his best dancer, Katy, after her suicide. Applicants would do anything to get this job, but only Damy, gorgeous and mysterious girl, catches his attention. What ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, businessman, strip club, sex, erotica, drug snorting, sexploitation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Death of John L. (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zbigniew Gasior, a thirty year old singer, is a youth idol. Despite fame, money and success with the ladys, he can't neglect the emptiness in his life. The shattered dreams of his friends are not really a help, to ease his existential pains.
Plot: singer, star, idol, suicide, band, divorce, loneliness, promiscuity, depression, prostitute, musician, alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of four decides to commit suicide using gigantic fireworks. But every time the fireworks explode, they find themselves back in time before they carried out the plan. They suspect the cause to be the young age of one of the members and try to ...
Plot: suicide, fireworks, chat room, cell phone, photograph, hospital, telephone call, ball, car accident, flashback, japanese schoolgirl, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: widow, divorce, custody battle, family relations, desertion, custody, child custody, mother child relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2012, Atsuya (Ryosuke Yamada) and his 2 childhood friends do something bad and run into an old general store. They decide to stay there until the morning. Late into the night, Atsuya sees a letter in the mailbox. The letter is addressed to the ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, robbery, orphan, schoolgirl uniform, mini skirt, brother, orphanage, schoolgirl, japanese girl, girl wearing a miniskirt, fire, store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Story: Ross is trying to come to terms with the suicide of one of his classmates, as he finds his life falling down around him. Suddenly he finds himself involved in a new friendship with the new girl in school, Róisín. She helps to lead him in the right ...
Plot: suicide, teenager, school, homosexuality, youth, lesbian
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
This Transient Life (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.
Plot: voyeurism, buddhism, sculptor, priest, suicide, incest, brother sister incest, sibling relationship, japanese new wave, buddhist monk, university, brother sister relationship ...
Place: kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: terror, university, neighbor, politics, journalist, domestic violence, suicide, gambling, miscarriage, husband wife relationship, schoolgirl, cinema ...
Time: year 1975, year 1977
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Calm (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence. He wants to start a new life in a place where he is not known and dreams only of a job, a wife and a family. He succeeds partially in fulfilling these dreams, but then runs into ...
Plot: bigger dreams, labor union, strike, ex convict, construction worker, politics, worker, shipyard, corruption, twenty something
Time: year 1977, year 1978, year 1979, year 1980, year 1976
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
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See You (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Even while having tremendous technology, now have a funeral shop walk picking up the car was retired in the desert Honma (Ken Takakura) is invited from the team DANKAI which declined to Paris-Dakar Rally, the team because of the publicity to ...
Plot: motor sport, race, automobile racing, racing, car race, car racing, rally
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, surrealism, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Slave Widow (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After her husband's suicide, young and beautiful Mitsuko Fuji feels alone and helpless -- until one of her husband's major creditors, Mr. Kito, offers a sympathetic ear and a cancellation of all debts. However, Mitsuko soon learns that ...
Plot: bare breasts, suicide, father son relationship, sex, suicide by drowning, female nudity, widow, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Maborosi (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing village, yet continues to search for meaning in a lonely world.
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: suicide, village, hopes, arranged marriage, self discovery, museum, couples, social relations, youth, love and romance, babies and infants, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, europe, italy, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Molester's Train: Dirty Behavior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A boy, abandoned by the whole family - torn apart by obsessions, perversions and problems of every kind-start looking at everything around him through the eye of the camera, so that nothing can seem flat and keep up hope. The meeting between these ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: poster, sadism, sexual harassment, incest, birthday, film within a film, dysfunctional family, water, female masturbation, phobia, masochism, aimlessness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Girls" follows four beautiful women and depicts the troubles found in their love lives and work place. Yukiko Takigawa (Karina) works at a big advertising firm and has a good looking boyfriend. Seiko Takeda is married and has no children. ...
Plot: thin legs, legs, woman wears a miniskirt, short skirt, woman wearing a miniskirt, based on a novel, eye candy, japanese girl, pretty legs, leggy woman, leggy chick, japanese woman ...
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30%
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Ambiguous (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Ambiguous is a 2003 Japanese Pink film directed by Toshiya Ueno. It was chosen as Best Film of the year at the Pink Grand Prix ceremony. Five suicidal people meet on the Internet and form a 'suicide group'. They all have reasons for which ...
Plot: domestic violence, suicide pact, pantyhose, porn star, female stockinged legs, sex, bathtub, death, sex scene, suicide, suicide attempt, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Lady Zee (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tragic comedy about an orphan girl who knows nothing better than the animal way but at the end comes to realize her only chance - to be human.
Plot: orphan, suicide, sign language, brothel, taxi, passport, gun, shooting, red dress, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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