Movies that are like Stranger in Town

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Stranger in Town
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Plot: carpenter, frame up, teenager, drugs, small town, murder, boy, mother son relationship
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Christ Stopped at Eboli
Drama
Italy, France
150 min.
 7.8
West Side Avenue
Drama
Philippines, USA
315 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and bleak films with plots including mother son relationship, boy, murder, teenager, death, friendship and drugs themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Stranger in Town: Winter's Bone (2010), My Own Private Idaho (1991), U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2013), Desperation (2006), George Washington (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Winter's Bone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, serious, harsh, gloomy, melancholic, depressing, dramatic, road movie, rough, dark, disturbing, intense, talky, stylized, dark humor
Plot: small town, poverty, mental illness, death, violence, neo noir, drinking, track down, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck, realism, drugs, family in crisis, depression, missing person, runaway, secrets, brutality, drug trade, bail, girl, character study, family drama, visceral, dysfunctional family, violent, family, storytelling, culture clash, life is a bitch, greed, loneliness, noir, addiction, moral ambiguity, youth, corruption, tragedy, life & death, family bonds, pornography, court, family problems, redemption, childhood, adaptation, drug abuse, homeless, coming of age, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
My Own Private Idaho
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: surreal, road movie, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, melancholic, touching, art house, talky, gloomy, reflective, enigmatic, harsh, bleak, stylized, intense, ironic
Plot: friendship, prostitution, gay, shakespeare, sexuality, pornography, coming of age, homosexuality, on the road, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, drinking, loneliness, male nudity, storytelling, gender, existentialism, relationships, life is a bitch, dialogue, homeless, life philosophy, friends, rebellion, runaway, character study, love, drug addiction, obsession, partners, unlikely friendships, love story, drugs, brutality, narcolepsy, male friendship, gay sex, hustler, unrequited love, cocaine, incest, poverty, german, robbery, father son relationship, youth, road trip, life & death, family relations, prostitute
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, portland oregon, oregon, washington state, europe, rome italy, seattle washington, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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U Want Me 2 Kill Him?
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, computers and web, crimes, friendship, youth, murder, social relations, friends, cyberspace, questioned by police, teen violence, stab wound, jealous boyfriend, juvenile detention, bleeding, cheating girlfriend, hoodie, playing a video game, blood stain, internet chat, coercion, schoolboy, prison visit, set up, graffiti, child protagonist, underage smoking, abusive boyfriend, pregnant woman, high school friend, watching porn, katana sword, internet dating, supermarket, shaved head, blood on shirt, teenage protagonist, attempted murder, underage sex, kicked in the stomach, bullying, bully, friendship between boys, soccer, outsider, british, high school student, webcam, police investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   59%
 
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Desperation
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: curses spells and rituals, gory, small town, family in danger, mistaken identity, danger, deadly, mysterious character, highway, sheriff, small town life, chases and races, supernatural, imaginary, serial killer, psychopath, hitchhiker, supernatural power, chinese, murder, motorcyclist, bodily possession, dope, jumping rope, death of girl, tarantula, remote, weirdo, death of boy, chant, abandoned building, document, guard dog, writing on a wall, relic, motorcycle helmet, highway patrol, driver's license, ceiling fan, shack, entrapment, movie poster, murder of husband, spirit, alternate dimension, wind, vietnam war veteran, belief, fan, migrant worker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, mine, salt lake city utah, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   66%
 
George Washington
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, meditative, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, art house, melancholic, talky, lyrical, reflective, gloomy, breathtaking, surreal, harsh, touching, non-linear, philosophical, disturbing, intellectual, artsy, cynical, witty, ironic
Audience: kids
Plot: small town, coming of age, redemption, adolescence, teenage life, death, kids in trouble, loneliness, dialogue, childhood, existentialism, hopes, crime gone awry, storytelling, youth, life philosophy, runaway, society, friendship, poetry, pornography, writers, visceral, mentor, catastrophe, sexualized violence, social relations, honest, life is a bitch, friends, children, life & death, culture clash, male nudity, surrealism, nudity (topless - notable), garbage dump, trespassing, sparkler, play fight, teenage superhero, baptism, death of boy, swimming in underwear, fire alarm, hunger, train tracks, head bandage, stray dog, head injury
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   74%
 
Christ Stopped at Eboli
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting, intellectual
Plot: human spirit, village, idealism, rebelliousness, self discovery, small town, anti war, culture clash, political unrest, politics, small town life, injustice, fighting the system, fascism, hopes, society, state affairs, isolation, village life, against humanity, military, rebellion, social relations, life is a bitch, italian fascism, enslavement, turin italy, mafioso, grave digger, war widow, town hall, eclipse, poison gas, gnome, carabinieri, solar eclipse, lamb, altar boy, tax collector, crater, fascist, anti fascist, red cross, anti fascism, pagan, italian soldier, wheat, sicilian, seminary, baptism
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, sicily, naples italy, china, rome italy, india, africa, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   70%
 
West Side Avenue
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Plot: dart, methamphetamine, conscience, rat poison, paraplegic, shame, shaving head, filipino, investigator, veteran, hustler, winter, shovel, parade, street, girlfriend, investigation, grandfather grandson relationship, dream, fishing, film projector, computer, poison, handcuffs, teenager, infidelity, massacre, witness, drugs, train, murder, death, snow, telephone, interview, guilt, mother son relationship, psychiatrist
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   70%
 
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 7.3
 4K
Zero Day
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, light, captivating, bad ending, thought provoking, stylized, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, harsh, brutal, intense, meditative
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, violence, friendship, vengeance, suicide, brutality, school, revenge, best friends, bullying, teenagers, pornography, teenager, suburbs, fantasy world, violent, school shooting, adolescence, teenage life, surveillance, kids in trouble, honest, drinking, nudity (topless - notable), serial killer, rivalry, small town, chase, psychology, explosive, found footage, gun, visceral, drugs, society, hip hop, guns, manipulation, virginity, runaway, youth, murder, stereotypes, childhood, crime gone awry, nerds, justice, weapons, life philosophy, friends
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
12 and Holding
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, interesting, clever, melancholic, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, sad, bleak, earnest, sentimental, talky, tense, depressing, brutal, suspense
Plot: coming of age, friendship, vengeance, adoption, adolescence, loneliness, childhood, death, prison, revenge, hospital, suicide, innocence lost, male nudity, teenager, race issues, bullying, coming-of-age, children, parenthood, tragedy, suburbs, depression, dysfunctional family, relationships, parents and children, runaway, guilt, pornography, honest, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), secrets, brutality, family drama, drinking, small town, divorce, family, corruption, brothers, child abuse, crime gone awry, justice, life philosophy, storytelling, culture clash, youth, kids and family, teenagers
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   80%
 
The Fire That Burns
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Plot: catholic, child abuse, boys' choir, paper airplane, ink, altar boy, dining hall, boys' school, metaphysics, philosophy, school expulsion, holy communion, gardener, detention, entrapment, handkerchief, male male kiss, holy water, pedophilia, dormitory, hiding, boarding school, cane, perfume, teacher student relationship, gossip, soccer, catholic church, religion, christian, 16 year old, suffering, coming of age, homosexual, piano, gay, church, german, classroom, letter, knife, gym, sacrifice, teenager, jealousy, priest, teenage boy, liar, running, candle
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 6.5
 577
The Bay Boy
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, juvenile delinquency, single parent, small town, innocence lost, suburbs, forbidden love, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage love, small town life, suburban life, teenage life, murder, society, youth, family relations, social relations, clergy, witnessing a crime, homecoming, crimes, love and romance, lifestyle, sex with a priest, first sexual experience, sexual awakening, spanking, teen angst, religion, sex scene, kissing, sexuality, teenager, witness, female nudity, mother son relationship
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: canada
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System:   60%
    User:   48%
 
 7.2
 4K
Godforsaken!
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, crime, suburbs, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, pregnancy, hitman, deadly, friends, elderly man, elderly woman, black leather jacket, obituary, dutch, hashish, glove, narration from the grave, junkie, chance, car radio, statue, digging a grave, mohawk haircut, truck accident, leather jacket, breaking glass, turk, watching television, abortion, carnival, tape recording, protege, stepfather stepson relationship, jukebox, breaking and entering, baseball cap, car fire, ring, gloves, abandoned by father, mentor protege relationship, time lapse photography, face mask, car wash, coffee shop, wristwatch, gun held to head, accordion, shovel
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
 6.3
 8K
Little Fish
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Style: sincere, serious, rough, realistic, tense, psychological, social realism
Plot: drug dealing, starting over, addiction, romance, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, junkie, heroin, bank, parents and children, hopes, family relations, support group, one last job, sexual favor, high school reunion, restroom, conformity, cleaning, drug withdrawal, heroin addict, football team, sister in law, handbag, drug rehabilitation, digital camera, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, narcissism, watching television, vietnamese, loss of husband, community, family crisis, motherhood, schoolgirl uniform, recovering alcoholic, juvenile delinquency, dinner party, runaway, parenthood, childhood friend, homosexual subtext, receptionist, washed up star, ex convict, syringe, temper, premarital sex, obscene finger gesture
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
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Beefcake
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Style: sexual, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic, interesting, erotic, dramatic, entertaining, clever, stylized, sexy, light, melancholic, factual, talky, twist ending, humorous, semi documentary
Plot: male nudity, gay, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, pornography, sex, prostitution, gender, media, corruption, against the rules, secrets, adaptation, journalism, sexuality, dialogue, vengeance, gender bending, physical appearance, stereotypes, mentor, sexual abuse, family, catastrophe, obsession, justice, internet, doctors, sexualized violence, literature, storytelling, bdsm, interracial romance, dark hero, fight scenes, small town, twists & turns, period piece, manipulation, camp, fantasy world, life philosophy, greed, kids and family, parallel universe, brutality, distopia, post office, adult filmmaking, pornographer
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 40s, 50s, 60s, year 1964, year 1993, 1940s
Place: venice beach california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
 7.7
 8K
The Son
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, realistic, reflective, cerebral, talky, breathtaking, sincere, meditative, harsh, disturbing, compassionate, art house, stylized, surreal, road movie, atmospheric, intense, light
Plot: obsession, redemption, murder, realism, parents and children, teacher, loneliness, workplace, storytelling, hopes, voyeurism, adolescence, dialogue, existentialism, brothers, family problems, pornography, tragedy, guilt, runaway, dealing with death, art, solitude, crime gone awry, going straight, life & death, culture clash, rehabilitation, police investigation, childhood, character study, french, stalking, catastrophe, brutality, youth, creativity, relationships, secrets, teachers and students, visceral, depression, death in the family, teenage life, imagination, working class, first contact, crimes, transformation, life philosophy
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
Luminous Motion
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic, psychological
Plot: on the road, single parent, parents and children, island, dysfunctional family, store, family relations, friendship, alcohol abuse, family problems, astrologer, horoscope, reflection in eye, paper airplane, child driving car, rearview mirror, gravity, precociousness, part time job, watching a video, nuclear bomb, carpenter, chemistry, baseball glove, watching television, suicide note, screwdriver, one night stand, angel, goth, dna, car keys, trenchcoat, cancer, prostitution, child's point of view, tow truck, 11 year old, pill, wristwatch, bruise, businessman, burglary, baseball, black magic, terrorism, birthday party, science, theft, occult
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
 6.7
 902
Leo
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, prison, going straight, redemption, love affair, parents and children, death in the family, release from prison, dysfunctional family, prison life, infidelity, pregnancy, hopes, family problems, family relations, child abuse, confined, couples, life is a bitch, house painter, prison visitation, semi truck, dollhouse, home renovation, washing dishes, sunburn, phd, frying pan, carpenter, infertility, spelling, package, college campus, bigotry, egg, sex standing up, ex convict, bible, hit by a truck, suspicion, convict, cook, dishwasher, teacher student relationship, gossip, baseball, stairwell, death of husband, childbirth, verdict
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
 7.2
 27K
White Oleander
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, touching, realistic, dramatic, intense, harsh, interesting, melancholic, heartbreaking, depressing, psychological, bad ending, stylized, sad
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, prison, murder, mother daughter relationship, artist, runaway, dysfunctional family, loneliness, parents and children, school, friendship, redemption, custody, child abuse, manipulation, adolescence, urban, adaptation, teenager, women, book, teenage life, depression, mentor, storytelling, literature, pornography, childhood, coming-of-age, rebellion, crimes, life, brutality, justice, deadly, secrets, vengeance, bad mother, poison, women's prison, legal, teenagers, adoption, identity, relationships, corruption, psychology, culture clash, love and romance, revenge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, nova scotia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
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Open Future
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Plot: clothed male naked male, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, taking off underwear, clothed female naked male, taking off shoes, taking off pants, watching someone sleep, nonconformity, running through the woods, bossy woman, classmate classmate relationship, builder, male male hug, drinking from a bottle, topless girl, bad dream, drinking from the bottle, pocket knife, acrobat, taking off shirt, locked door, thunderstorm, drunken man, part time job, grocer, playing guitar, male in shower, wet clothes, communist, bisexual man, art teacher, taking a shower, circus, male friendship, leather jacket, barrel, rebellion, art school, male male kiss, sculptor, man in swimsuit, nude swimming, rebel, communism, landlady, homoeroticism, hippie, gypsy, bisexuality
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
The Candy Snatchers
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, psychological, scary, tense
Plot: kidnapping, crime, crime gone awry, school, domestic disturbance, store, crimes, criminal heroes, dismemberment, gang, mute or deaf, rescue, sexual relations, confined, danger, deadly, bound and gagged, rape, mute child, topless girl, psychological torture, jewelry store, tied up, shooting, stepfather, stabbing, grave, teenage girl, hostage, diamonds, bare breasts, male female fight, clothed male naked female, irony of fate, cabriolet, murder by stabbing, pointing a gun at someone, death by shooting, ear, evil woman, sleeping pill, camera shot of bare feet, bad mother, taking a bath, switchblade, blonde child, autism, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, body count, abandoned house
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
 6.8
 546
Twist of Faith
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: inspiration, jewish, african american, small town, choir, black people, gospel, orthodox jew, gospel music, interracial love, tragic event, white male black female relationship, single parent, religion, christian, widower, church, death of wife, single mother, murder, singing, death, boy, mother son relationship
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 7.7
 8K
The Cure
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, harsh, reflective, sad, inspirational, light, sweet
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, terminal illness, aids, childhood, children, hospital, best friends, unlikely friendships, adolescence, mentor, young heroes, coming-of-age, life & death, school, loneliness, bullying, parents and children, runaway, fantasy world, destiny, teenager, poetry, transformation, hopes, storytelling, youth, life philosophy, catastrophe, family relations, drinking, cancer, life is a bitch, sacrifice, small town, culture clash, friends, death, doctors, teacher, adventure, self discovery, courage, innocence lost, first contact, idealism, adaptation, creativity, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
 7.2
 8K
Martin
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense, serious, bloody, dark humor, disturbing, offbeat, gothic, stylized, macabre, biting, ironic, harsh, psychological, enigmatic, brutal, bleak, melancholic
Plot: vampire, blood, supernatural, radio show, psychopath, gore, small town, splatter, deadly, goth, visceral, dark fantasy, brutality, cult, demons, zombie, vengeance, golden years, monster, violent, gory, hidden identity, mental illness, gunfight, drinking, serial killer, insanity, razor blade, murder, flashback, mad scientist, anti-hero, transformation, curses spells and rituals, character study, loneliness, teenage life, monsters, coming of age, drugs, dialogue, catastrophe, syringe, older woman younger man relationship, lone hero, addiction, obsession, crimes, mentor, violence
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 7.4
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Trade
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: crime, track down, urban, sexual abuse, drugs/alcohol, social decay, confined, crimes, kidnapping, life is a bitch, missing child, human trafficking, rescue, criminal, sex, daring rescue, danger, society, family problems, sister, sibling relationship, border, brother, virginity, cocaine, child abuse, solace, polish, exploit, slavery, allies, underground, social problems, travel agency, sex slavery, internet cafe, long lost daughter, sex trade, community service, illegitimate daughter, sex trafficking, underage girl, mariachi band, river crossing, water gun, child pornography, altar, greeting card, falling off a bicycle, moral dilemma
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, usa, poland, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 30K
Igby Goes Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: clever, realistic, witty, talky, intellectual, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, gloomy, dark, cerebral, dramatic, depressing, interesting, bleak, humorous, melancholic, intense, offbeat, stylized, ironic, touching, biting
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, mental illness, addiction, depression, storytelling, drinking, cancer, heavy metal, parents and children, adolescence, eccentricity, coming-of-age, mentor, sarcasm, dialogue, relationships, loneliness, nudity (topless - notable), siblings relations, rock, drugs, dialogue driven, drug addiction, family, character study, honest, life philosophy, writers, parenthood, redemption, crime gone awry, rebellion, eccentric family, stereotypes, stylish, weed, psychology, greed, life, violence, existentialism, brutality, deadpan, plot twist, complex characters, teenage life, philosophy, crimes, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, connecticut, new york, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, new jersey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 7.0
 925
I Can't Sleep
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, reflective, gloomy, enigmatic, talky, art house, harsh, meditative, suspense, stylized, biting, cerebral, tricky, intellectual
Plot: hotel, immigrants, murder, male nudity, gay, gays and lesbians, greed, loneliness, social misfits, pornography, couple relations, urban, relationships, down on your luck, environment, brutality, life is a bitch, writers, crimes, redemption, life, finnish, deadly, catastrophe, wine, society, capitalism, city life, golden years, existentialism, culture clash, addiction, drug abuse, mentor, transvestism, artists and showbiz, gender, dialogue, love and romance, complex characters, dysfunctional family, misfit, couples, drinking, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, guilt, homosexuality, crime gone awry, runaway
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, texas, tokyo, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
 5.8
 1K
CrissCross
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, touching
Plot: single parent, on the road, parents and children, crime, monastery, dysfunctional family, restaurant, family life, family relations, drug dealing, rescue, human spirit, down on your luck, kids in trouble, crimes, youth, family problems, life is a bitch, florida keys, vietnam vet, seaside, drug smuggling, drug trafficking, striptease, marital separation, child's point of view, pilot, fisherman, cocaine, coming of age, stripper, teenager, waitress, swimming, hotel, drugs, single mother, boy, money, guilt, father son relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
The Learning Tree
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching, thought provoking, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: innocence lost, discrimination, racism, countryside, small town, coming of age, kids in trouble, americana, teenager, society, youth, murder, witnessing a crime, introspection, moral dilemma, interracial relations, siblings relations, small town life, teenage life, lifestyle, racial segregation, boxing match, segregation, child protagonist, murder witness, racial issues, racial prejudice, handgun, farm hand, crowbar, teenage protagonist, teenage pregnancy, farm, barn, murder trial, suicide by gunshot, shot in the back, testimony, black american, death of mother, revolver, sheriff, suicide, beaten to death, shot to death, teenage boy, uncle nephew relationship, courtroom, coffin, african american
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 

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 7.7
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This Is England
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, tense, emotional, disturbing, touching, gloomy, serious, harsh, melancholic, rough, captivating, brutal, sincere, intense, reflective, interesting, depressing, atmospheric, dramatic, bloody, stylized
Plot: racism, skinhead, coming of age, violence, innocence lost, childhood, adolescence, friendship, bullying, brainwashing, prejudice, drinking, school, gang, storytelling, youth, punk, juvenile delinquency, realism, drugs/alcohol, vandalism, gangs, violent, brutality, unlikely friendships, mentor, visceral, loneliness, working class, british, coming-of-age, urban, complex characters, teenage life, political, foul language, fascism, redemption, honest, runaway, teenager, tragedy, xenophobia, dialogue, pornography, idealism, betrayal, culture clash, drugs, depression
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Riding in Cars with Boys
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, reflective, dramatic, sad, emotional, melancholic, bad ending, road movie, intense
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: drug addiction, coming of age, parenthood, destiny, friendship, pregnancy, youth, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, writer's life, life, self discovery, adolescence, childhood, dreams, adolescence vs adulthood, depression, mentor, teenager, hopes, unlikely friendships, family, weed, unfulfillment, coming-of-age, baby, couples, small town, teenagers, addiction, family problems, high school, storytelling, drinking, life philosophy, culture clash, family relations, catastrophe, family drama, adaptation, fantasy world, brutality, redemption, life is a bitch, runaway, human nature, women, couple relations, becoming an adult, wife
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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The Confirmation 2016
6.4
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boy
boy movies
Young Sheldon 2017
7.0
The Stronghold 2017
7.0
A Monster Calls 2016
7.5
Vuelve 2013
6.0
Night Hair Child 1972
6.0
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mother son relationship
mother son relationship movies
Forrest Gump 1994
8.8
The Cobbler 2014
5.8
Two and a Half Men 2003
7.1
Young Sheldon 2017
7.0
Magnificent Century 2011
6.6
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small town
small town movies
The Mist 2017
5.4
Groundhog Day 1993
8.0
Riverdale 2016
7.7
When the Game Stands Tall 2014
6.7
Chocolate 2000
7.3
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murder
murder movies
Eden Lake 2008
6.8
Basic Instinct 1992
6.9
The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014
8.1
Criminal Minds 2005
8.1
The Mentalist 2008
8.1
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frame up
frame up movies
Peter Rabbit 2018
6.6
Marked for Murder 1990
4.5
Judge Dredd 1995
5.5
Tell No One 2006
7.5
Crossplot 1969
5.4
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teenager
teenager movies
Keith 2008
7.5
American Pie 1999
7.0
Wild Child 2008
6.1
Shame 2015
8.8
A Walk to Remember 2002
7.4
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drugs
drugs movies
Sleight 2016
5.9
Bomb City 2017
7.0
Dallas Buyers Club 2013
8.0
Trainspotting 1996
8.2
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998
7.7
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