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Valley of the Dancing Widows
Original name: Das Tal der tanzenden Witwen
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: German comedy/western from 1975
Plot: feminism, war hero, shooting, funeral, murder, strong female character, flirting
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Inglourious Basterds
Adventure, Drama, War
Germany, USA
153 min.
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Poland
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about murder, funeral, shooting, death, flashback, violence and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Valley of the Dancing Widows: A Soul to Redeem (2017), Sadat (1983), The Great Gatsby (2000), Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1970), The Dictator (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Soul to Redeem
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Duration: 90 min.
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Entertaining Mr. Sloane
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
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Story: Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the murderer of Kemp's former employer, whereupon Sloane ...
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Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
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The Presidio
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The Outcasts
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Outcasts is an American Western genre television series, appearing on ABC in the 1968-69 season. The series stars Don Murray and Otis Young. It is most notable for being the first television Western with an African American co-star.
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Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Neurosia is the autobiography of the director Rosa von Praunheim. The movie begins with Rosa presenting his autobiography in a movie theater. Before the film begins, he is shot. But - his body gets lost. A female journalist from a TV station begins ...
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Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
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Warning Shot
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pounded by the press for shooting a doctor, an ousted Los Angeles policeman (David Janssen) works his own case.
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Deserter
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Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
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