Movies like Terra Nova 1998

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Terra Nova (1998)
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Terra Nova (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A disturbed young woman runs away from her New Zealand home and hides away in an Australian boarding house, named Terra Nova. There she finds that every one else in the boarding house is just as zany as she is, and on some levels make her seem sane despite the voices in her head and her strange visions.
Plot: skinhead, water, male female relationship, beach, teenage girl, hallucination, neo nazi, dysfunctional family, boarding house, astrologer, mother daughter relationship, weirdo, coast, brother brother relationship, surrogate family, hiding
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and captivating films with plots about mother daughter relationship, family relations, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, beach and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Terra Nova: San Diego Surf (1968), Virgins (2018), Gracie's Choice (2004), Midnight Dancer (1987), April's Daughter (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
San Diego Surf (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr. Morrissey of La Jolla Realty. Their daughter, Ingrid Superstar, is pregnant and on the hunt for a husband. Mr. Mead, who is gay, tries ...
Plot: male female relationship, cruise, beach, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, coast, gay husband, cruising, gay father, gay parent, husband wife relationship
Place: california
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95%
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, sincere, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, sea, beach, mermaid, rumor, life is a bitch, teenage life, poker, 16 year old, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Gracie's Choice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For as long as she can remember, 16 year-old Gracie has been raising her four siblings, each of whom has a different, absent father and their mother is on the fast track to self-destruction. When these children's lives are about to be pulled ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: custody, custody battle, coming of age, teenage girl, family values, life is a bitch, youth, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, parents and children, single parent, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Midnight Dancer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 16 year old Australian girl Belinda (Deanne Jeffs) wants to become a ballerina. To makes ends meet, she takes a job as an exotic dancer in a Sydney cabaret. Eventually, she is able to reach her goal, but not before experiencing humanity at best and ...
Plot: dancing, husband wife relationship, dance, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, nightclub, blonde, teenage girl
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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April's Daughter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, melancholic
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, mother daughter conflict, infidelity, sister sister relationship, older woman younger man sex, sexually frustrated woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Caterpillar Wish (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl's view on belonging and loss.
Plot: friendship, book, family relations, gun, hotel, female nudity, priest, sea, pub, water, ocean, religion ...
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shouting Secrets (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shouting Secrets is a hopeful and heartwarming, universal story taking place in a present day Native American family. It's a story that is at once about the constancy and the fragility of love, as well as the importance of family.
Plot: dysfunctional family, getting home, female director, sibling relationship, writers, father son relationship, indian reservation, native american, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Spell (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny's boyfriend draws her into the world of witchcraft and black magic soon, taking her down a path which leads to the most horrific experience of her young life.
Style: rough, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: dysfunctional family, demonic possession, demon rape, book of magic, magic spell, teenage girl, male nudity, female nudity, teenager, statutory rape, mental institution, catholic priest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lives We Lead (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two sisters and their male counterparts struggle with the negative influences of their youths over a 50-year period.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: parenthood, mental illness, dysfunctional family, deception, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, betrayal, parents and children, courage, sex scene, police officer, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Starlight Hotel (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, Kate (Greer Robson) is a 13-year-old girl living on New Zealand's South Island. When her mother dies and her father is offered a job in Wellington on North Island, Kate is sent to live with an aunt. The girl runs ...
Plot: runaway, train, father daughter relationship, world war one veteran, beating, on the road, outlaw, death of mother, older man younger woman relationship, uncle niece relationship, hiding, search for father ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mesmerized (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An orphan weds an older man in circa-1900 New Zealand, then finds out he's a miser who spies on her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, investigation, love triangle, sexual abuse, murder, crumbling marriage, crimes, rich and poor, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, rivalry, courtroom drama ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Plot: separation, sea, beach, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hail, Hero! (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the ...
Plot: generation gap, dysfunctional family, coming of age, military enlistment, u.s. senator, male female relationship, ranch, college student, father son relationship, student, husband wife relationship, cook ...
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, catastrophe, christmas, family relations, aviation, airplane accident
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sugar Factory (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With his distinctive voice and unusual view of life, Harris takes us through his story: a harrowing journey of humour, grief, resolution and redemption. Harris, as a child of five, sits underneath his house amongst the cobwebs making ...
Plot: female nudity, psychiatrist, loner, hide and seek, large breasts, refrigerator, death of child, brother sister relationship, divorced divorcee, injury, sugar, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Frozen (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of hypothermia. He calls this protest against the coldness of ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: burial, peace, autumn, radio news, mental health, performance art, sex, obsession, love, summer, emergency room, craziness ...
Time: future
Place: haiti, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Birch Interval (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl is sent to live with Amish relatives in post-war Pennsylvania, where her life dramatically changes.
Plot: witch, uncle niece relationship, 11 year old, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, male female relationship, girl, family relations, post world war two, recluse, tied to a tree ...
Time: 1940s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Chubasco (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: port, homosexual subtext, domineering father, fisherman, fishing boat, forbidden love, young love, rebel, troubled teen, fishing, troubled youth, grandmother grandson relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Claire's Camera (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 69 min.
Story: On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Claire is like a person who ...
Plot: beach, korean, photographer, film festival, fired from the job, camera, frenchwoman, female photographer, photograph, love triangle, cafe, female friendship ...
Place: france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, family relations, deadly, family problems, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, siblings relations, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Wild Duck (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wild Duck is a 1983 Australian film adapted from the play by Ibsen
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, society, couples, family life, parents and children, love and romance, mental illness, mansion, bird, tragedy, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: theatre play, overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, anxiety, sibling relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Home Song Stories (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom, now in his 40s, begins to write the memoirs of his 1960s childhood, as the little boy whose mother Rose was a glamorous Shanghai nightclub singer. When Rose meets Aussie sailor Bill, they are quickly married, and she packs up Tom and his older ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, inter cultural ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial marriage, nightclub, childhood, cultural difference, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: australia, asia, china, melbourne australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friends, friendship, seagull, summer, love, violence, teenager, cruelty, betrayal, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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52 Tuesdays (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, rough ...
Plot: transsexual, coming of age, family relations, teenage girl, gender, parents and children, youth, disorder, family, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Chosen Ones (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sofia, 14 years old, is in love with Ulises. Because of him, in spite of him, she is forced into a prostitution network in Mexico. To set her free, Ulises will have to find another girl to replace her. Adapted from Jorge Volpi’s novel, set in the ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, walking on a beach, brother sister relationship, sex scene, family relations, undressing, cigarette smoking, riding a bicycle, pole dance, emotional blackmail, father son relationship ...
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Water Child (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 12-year-old girl finds herself stranded on a lonely Caribbean island with a 20-year old retarded man in this sensitively rendered Canadian drama from Quebec. Emile and Cedrine are first seen during their rescue in which both are nearly in a coma. ...
Plot: adoptive father adopted son relationship, caribbean sea, twenty something, male female relationship, sharing a bed, beach, girl man relationship, maturity, air disaster, sexual awakening, menarche, hospital ...
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Plot: employer employee relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, family reunited, family relations, dysfunctional family, ranch, stabbing, bitterness, male female relationship ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
To Be Fat Like Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pretty, popular, and slim high-schooler Aly Schimdt had plans of earning a sports scholarship to college but a knee injury ruins her chances. She decides to enter a documentary contest in the hopes of winning money for college. She believes that ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: teenage girl, overweight, summer school, working undercover, contests and competitions, doctors and patients, youth, high school, parents and children, teenage life, follow your dream, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Blessing (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on a Wisconsin dairy farm, Randi, the daughter, is trying to find a way to escape the farm, but her devotion to her family especially Clovis her younger brother is preventing her from doing that; until, that is, she met the local milk truck ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, neighbor, drunkenness, milkman, cow, countryside, abusive father, astrologer, twenty something, roadhouse, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%