Movies like Colorum

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Colorum (2009)
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Colorum (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: a film by Jobin Ballesteros.
Plot: ship, pregnancy, police, writers, surfing, death, hostage, telephone, beach, suicide attempt, tourist, accident, taxi, male nudity, surfer, taxi driver, beer, trip, beggar, abortion, guitar, father son relationship, american, cell phone, television ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and captivating films with plots about death, father son relationship, cigarette smoking, hospital, photograph, cell phone and mother son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Colorum: A Journey Home (2009), Of Skies and Earth (2011), Susan Slade (1961), Larger Than Life (2001), The Game of Juan's Life (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Journey Home (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dante, a middle-aged man, believes he has lost everything: estranged from his family for twenty years, he losses his job and finds out that his wife is dead. He goes to her wake and sees his two children Raffy and Kristine again. While Dante is ...
Plot: father, taxi, guitar, funeral, death, car accident, bus trip, time, bus, attorney, coffin, piano ...
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95%
Of Skies and Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Welcome to the hometown of Yoyong, Poklat, Boying and Uding. Here, there are no big shopping malls, no tall buildings. There are only huge mountains and vast fields as far as the eye can see, and clouds that seem to be always embracing the ...
Plot: candy, burial, text message, sky, pig, tied up, sickness, banana, volleyball, slaughterhouse, hunger, job seeking ...
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85%
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Susan Slade (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.
Plot: pregnant teenager, nurse, cigarette lighter, party, record player, horse, horse riding, kiss, song, singer, typewriter, dancing ...
Place: chile, guatemala, san francisco, santiago chile
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77%
Larger Than Life (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter—who are both victims of incest-rape perpetrated by the same man now languishing in jail—are approached by a couple of filmmakers with an offer to produce a movie based on the two women’s true story. They hesitate on ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: rape, film within a film, exploitation, teenager, escape, mother daughter relationship, cinema, producer, interview, police, incest, grandfather ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Game of Juan's Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Game of Juan’s Life explores two hours in the life of Juan Reyes, a live-sex performer at an underground gay bar, who has decided to leave Manila and go back to his home province. On the day of his departure, he will take us with him as he ...
Plot: radio, reality, cell phone, candle, male nudity, dancer, loan, live performance, candy, beggar, butt naked, queue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
59%
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Born Wild (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being released from prison for the murder of a fellow biker; CJ returns to his hometown to confront his former gang. However; he arrives to find that the past is not forgotten easily; and now they are out for blood.
Plot: corruption, death, bar, father son relationship, drinking, handcuffed, prison, estranged father, motorcycle, escape, kidnapping, trafficking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Kambyo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Great story and a really touching one. It talks about a group of 4 friends going on a road trip, in search for goals and inner-self To "Macky" he's going because he's searching for his long lost best friend from college, whom he ...
Plot: sex, marijuana, anal sex, pot smoking, aids, fellatio, hiv positive, beach, poem, resort, road trip, old love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Seduction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: RAM (Richard Gutierrez) is a struggling fireman down on his luck. He gets suspended from his job pending investigation into their operations. This happens while moving heaven and earth to find money for his fathers kidney transplant where he himself ...
Plot: waterfall, revenge, fire, rain, stabbed in the chest, firefighter, swimming pool, video camera, heroes, depression, insanity, playing piano ...
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54%
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Fallen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, Matiss Zelcs, an employee of the Latvian national archive in Riga, notices a woman on a bridge. After passing by her without preventing her suicidal fall into the depths, a sensation of failure and guilt changes his life. He cannot forget ...
Plot: suicide, bridge, phone booth, cigarette smoking, letter, suicide attempt, private investigation
Place: latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 2K
The Intruder (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years before in Tahiti. Told elliptically, with few words, we see ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, heart transplant, estrangement, family problems, family relations, redemption, parents and children, going straight, terminal illness, transplant, black market ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, geneva switzerland, tahiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
47%
Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, France, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, depression, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of son, tragic event, hit by a car, child murder, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: infidelity, release from prison, prison, going straight, redemption, life is a bitch, love affair, family problems, prison life, confined, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 12K
Tetro (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their ...
Style: psychological, serious, talky, enigmatic, intense ...
Plot: writers, family relations, haunted by the past, family secret, musician, confession, family life, brother, generation gap, society, love, writing ...
Time: future
Place: argentina, new york, usa, south america, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 5K
Parched (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a rural Indian village, four ordinary women begin to throw off the traditions that hold them in servitude in this inspirational drama.
Plot: fire, female protagonist, cave, fight, teenage girl, countryside, campfire, motorcycle, tradition, sheep, fireworks, prostitution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Baby Angelo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Genevieve Homes boasts of a 24-hour security system (you may have seen him napping every so often), and is conveniently located near the neighborhood “sari-sari” store and outdoor café. Those with athletic inclinations will certainly enjoy a ...
Plot: police, prostitute, cigarette smoking, neighbor, apartment complex, guitar, makeover, ensemble, teenager, meeting, karaoke, stranger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: beer, father son relationship, hunting, alcohol abuse, family relations, cabin, american, brother brother relationship, death, grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Traveling Cat Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nana is the cutest girl. She is also smart and aware of her talents. She has paws and purrs. Her father Satoru cannot take of her anymore and must give her up. He searches for someone to take care of Nana and begins visiting people who may be good ...
Plot: cat, schoolgirl, parent, salute, falling into water, hiking, basketball court, chopsticks, aunt nephew relationship, estrangement, text message, dead mother ...
Place: mount fuji, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Shipping News (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: adultery, redemption, small town, starting over, single parent, haunted by the past, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, romance, family relations, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, atlantic ocean, new jersey, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
The Blood Trail (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Laya (Che Ramos) is a young professional photographer who has drifted away from her family. Her father has fallen ill, but she hasn’t once come to visit him at the hospital. Her mother, who left their family when Laya was a child, returns to urge ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: forgiveness, dying father, freedom, tribe, culture, photographer, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, ritual, escape, cell phone, photograph ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Scent of Gardenias (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Driver who was left by his wife, who wanted to try a career in the movies, has to deal with their son's revolt when the latter finds his mother, whom he thought dead, singing in a nightclub.
Plot: murderer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fame, filmmaking, marital separation, tv star, taxi, taxi driver, actress, revenge, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, tour guide, village, family relations, redemption, father son relationship, aging, parents and children, understanding, unfulfillment, estrangement ...
Place: tokyo, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Belgica (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who, even though they have absolutely nothing in common, open a bar together that quickly becomes a regular hangout for nighthawks. Despite the success, they must soon face up to the difficulties inherent in running a ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, beer, cafe, pregnant woman, abortion, pregnant, cocaine, nudity (full frontal - brief), concert, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Black Stone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While his parents are toiling away in a food processing plant in Seoul, Shon Sun is drafted in the army. But being prey to abuse, he deserts. Back in Seoul he finds out his parents have disappeared. Intent on finding them, he embarks on a journey ...
Style: surreal
Plot: gay, korean army, suicide, vomiting, corpse, employer employee relationship, death, murder, razor, cigarette smoking, rape, singing ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Hundred Streets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, melancholic
Plot: actor, depression, husband wife relationship, marital problem, drug dealer, multiple storylines, criminal, taxi driver, taxi, life, interracial sex, interracial marriage ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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River Made to Drown In (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Allen, a struggling young artist who once survived by working in the streets, is now involved with Eva, a wealthy Los Angeles gallery owner. Quite by surprise Allen receives a visit from an old john, Thaddeus, who is dying from aids and has come to ...
Plot: death, hustler, sex, cafe, underwear, police, drug use, love, suitcase, artist, wig, cigarette smoking ...
Place: santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Relative Stranger (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the death of his father, a former football star reunites with the family that he abandoned years earlier.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, rivalry, death in the family, redemption, sport team, athlete's life, estrangement, father son relationship, last will and testament, reunion, getting home, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: accident, death, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, teenager, jealousy, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
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