Movies like Fast Talking

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Fast Talking (1984)
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Fast Talking (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bright young teenager from a broken home uses his quick wits and glib tongue to get out of trouble - but they also get him into it.
Plot: teenager, dog, student, motorcycle, blonde, kitchen, train, rock band, ethnic slur, telephone, alcoholic, swimming, graffiti, theft, car theft, city, lie, boy, mirror, female teacher, mechanic, threat, night, father son relationship, television ...
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Fast Talking

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about cigarette smoking, night, opening a door, lying on bed, visit, apology and telephone mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Fast Talking: The FJ Holden (1977), Nobody Waved Goodbye (1964), Unfinished Business (1984), Annie's Coming Out (1984), The Fourth Wish (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The FJ Holden (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Suburban Australia in the late 70s. It was the era of the drive-in movie, the Chico Roll girl and the beloved FJ Holden. Boasting drunken fist fights, back seat sex, illegal drag racing, a classic Oz rock soundtrack (featuring Ol'55, Skyhooks ...
Style: road movie
Plot: teenage girl, security guard, restaurant, marriage, bar, apology, boy, humiliation, prank, party, father son relationship, police sergeant ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nobody Waved Goodbye (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 18 year-old Peter lives with his parents in a middle-class Toronto suburb and rebels constantly against their imposed middle-class goals and conventions and the materialist values they represent. He constantly mocks and belittles his family with his ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, talking in a car, urban setting, bespectacled male, denial, suitcase, rain, train, criminal, cigarette smoking, young couple, singing ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Unfinished Business (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seventeen year old Izzy Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life boring and directionless. Meant to be a sequel to Don Owen's acclaimed 1964 film "Nobody Waved Good-bye", "Unfinished Business" ...
Plot: teenage protagonist, rock band, storm, film projector, ambulance, kissing, police station, cat, taxi, teddy bear, old woman, hiding ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Annie's Coming Out (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It tells the story of a young female social worker who begins work at a hospital for retarded children, and discovers that some of the psychological problems attributed to these children are incorrectly diagnosed. Proving this to be the case is ...
Plot: girl, female protagonist, newspaper, city, crying girl, assassination attempt, supermarket, lighting a cigarette, car driving, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, bespectacled male ...
Place: melbourne, australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Fourth Wish (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The poignant struggle of a man to grant his terminally ill son three wishes - and the obstacles cast in his way of achieving this goal.
Plot: streetcar, wish fulfillment, crisis, last wish, climbing stairs, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, rain, vacuum cleaner, wig, reporter, comb ...
Place: adelaide south australia, south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Wedding in White (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl's brother comes home from the army, and brings an army buddy with him. The three of them go out that night to celebrate, and after much drinking has been done, the brother's friend rapes the sister. After the two men have gone ...
Plot: teenager, rape, dysfunctional family, world war two, teenage pregnancy, parent child relationship, family crisis, speaking to audience, forced marriage, unplanned pregnancy, waking up, bedroom ...
Time: 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
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Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing
Plot: society, state affairs, crimes, fighting the system, against the odds, rivalry, injustice, rebellion, reading a letter, party, husband wife relationship, student ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ticket to Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sleep deprivation, religious cult, cult, brainwashing, mind control, cons and scams, religions or cults, dishonesty, innocence lost, kidnapping, society, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, toronto ontario canada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Lies My Father Told Me (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work.
Plot: rocking chair, unhappy ending, looking in a window, woman in bed, blonde child, name calling, religion, horse and wagon, illness, historical event, city, neighborhood ...
Time: 1920s
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Stacy's Knights (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyone has a talent, and dreams do come true. Stacy Lancaster has an incredible knack for Blackjack. Once she joins up with daring Will Bonner the two young gamblers are on a non-stop roll. Soon the casino wants to even the odds. How long can ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, revenge, female protagonist, snow, hat, mentor, happy ending, ambulance, jeep, woman with glasses, mirror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Captain Johnno (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Captain Johnno" is a deaf boy who befriends an Italian fisherman in this Australian made-for-TV family film.
Plot: italian abroad, door, bespectacled male, opening a door, blonde child, coast, looking in a window, tv, beard, bare chested boy, man and woman share a bed, deaf child ...
Time: 1950s, year 1953, 50s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Split Image (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An impressionable young man finds himself literally enslaved by a modern-day religious cult. In an effort to bring him back to reality, the boy's parents hire a deprogrammer to kidnap him and return him to his family.
Style: spiritual
Plot: microphone, newspaper, rain, escape attempt, gay slur, singing, cigarette smoking, crying man, cliff, storm, van, crying woman ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 94
The Handyman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One of Canada's talented directors, actress Micheline Lanctot expresses an effective, engaging approach in this simple, poignant drama about Armand (Jocelyn Berube), a handyman with one problem romance after another. The quiet Armand settles ...
Plot: stepfather stepson relationship, reading a letter, lighting a cigarette, french canadian, table tennis, cigar smoking, kitchen, friendship between men, mother daughter relationship, basement, love, suitcase ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, thought provoking, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, friends, pregnancy, bowling alley, bowling, train, snow, waitress, city life, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
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High Tide (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Style: suspense, realistic, biting, touching, serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, surfing, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, small town life, small town, family relations, down on your luck, social relations, redemption, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 313
Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: feminism, family relations, sexual abuse, rivalry, power relations, workplace situations, crimes, life is a bitch, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, sexual relations, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely understand. Beatrice dreams of opening an elegant tea room but does not have ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, psychological, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, coming of age, parents and children, family life, family problems, life is a bitch, teacher, winning, dysfunctional family, single father, bittersweet, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
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Hotel Sorrento (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Meg, Pippa, and Hillary are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, a small seaside town in Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for 10 years has just written a criticially acclaimed novel which she claims is entirely fictional. The book causes a stir ...
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: beach, homecoming, youth, couples, family problems, elderly, resort, dysfunctional family, family relations, social relations, family gatherings, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, england, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Squizzy Taylor (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This Australian crime drama chronicles the life of notorious, keen witted, acid tongued 1920s Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor.
Plot: shot with a gun, rape victim, beer drinking, murder victim, dance hall, molotov cocktail, accountant, shaving, killed with a gun, torch, police detective, night ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: modeling, suicide attempt, model, mental breakdown, rape, paranoia, psychiatrist, destructive relationship, love affair, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, fashion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, schoolgirl, affair, sexual relations, couples, dishonesty, friends, youth, midlife crisis, best friends, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father after his mother dies, young PS lives in suburban Sydney with his aunt Lila and her husband George. While they lead a modest existence, PS is happy with them. However, his contentment is derailed when Lila's wealthy ...
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic, emotional
Plot: custody, alcohol abuse, orphan, dysfunctional family, aunt nephew relationship, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, life is a bitch, adult virgin, couple relations, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 218
Monkey Grip (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A frank portrayal of a year in the life of a divorced mother living in Melbourne, trying to cope with her daughter and her own relationship with a drug addict while trying to get into the music business.
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: musician's life, single parent, drug abuse, addiction, human nature, introspection, rock, family relations, love affair, artists and showbiz, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.7
 5K
The North (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: immigrants, american dream, village, immigration, illegal immigration, culture clash, village life, family life, bittersweet, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, central america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 1K
Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Plot: smuggling, illegal immigration, tear gas, looking in a window, guide, sheep, climbing a fence, hoodie, police siren, feces, family relations, mouse ...
Place: italy, africa, algeria, libya, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away, this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in outback Australia. They swear, brawl, gamble, and drink heavily. ...
Plot: oil, gang, desert, fistfight, illegal fistfight, martial arts, wrestler, tough guy, brothel, brawl, hand to hand combat, prostitution ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
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Hard Knocks (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young girl with a background of urban poverty and juvenile crime, attempts to become a fashion model. The hypocrisy and double standards of society are juxtaposed against the confusion and frustration she feels as she struggles to become part of a ...
Plot: photographer, flashback, camera, cigarette smoking, man slaps a woman
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: strike, pub, australian outback, sheep, down on your luck, power relations, friends, tough heroes, workplace situations, ambition, unsupportive coworkers, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 12K
The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.
Style: realistic, disturbing, gloomy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: exile, prison, racism, misfit, prison life, crumbling marriage, hopes, family life, family problems, fighting the system, rebellion, injustice ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Running on Empty (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mike loves his fast cars and his hot women. When he fancies the girlfriend of the local street racing king, Fox, he gets way in over his head in racing for his girl, his money and his life. Through racing, sex, nightclubs and small road trips the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, road movie
Plot: love triangle, race, speed, car, factory, wooing, car chase, rivalry, love and romance, contests and competitions, gangsters, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%