Movies like Which Way Home

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Which Way Home (1991)
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Which Way Home (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An American nurse is determined to smuggle a group of orphans out of Cambodia in the late 1970s, assisted by an Australian boat operator.
Plot: shot to death, sea, children, orphan, boat, jeep, death of child, child murder, nurse, temple, mass grave, dead children, bloody body of a child
Time: 70s
Place: australia, cambodia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and touching films with plots about family relations, children, shot to death, teenager, female nudity, death and sea mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Which Way Home: Leave Us Alone (1975), The Children Nobody Wanted (1981), Turtle Beach (1992), Vargens tid (1988), A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Leave Us Alone (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: For children it was an exciting adventure. But for adults it became a shocking revelation...
Plot: children, bow and arrow, guitar, grave, fishing, knife, boat, child murder, train, murder, violence, tent ...
Place: denmark
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95%
The Children Nobody Wanted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to become a legal foster parent in the state of Missouri.
Plot: homelessness, orphan, children, hardship, family, foster child, dancing couple, voting, blonde girl, christmas season, bachelor, carnival ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1959, 1960s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Turtle Beach (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reporter Judith Wilkes leaves her husband and two sons in Sydney and goes to Malaysia to cover the story of the Vietnamese boat people. She becomes romantically involved with Kanan, and strikes up a friendship with Lady Minou Hobday, who keeps a ...
Plot: beach, massacre, widower, female nudity, sex scene, ambassador, self sacrifice, dead children, journalism, sea, children, throat slitting ...
Place: australia
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56%
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Vargens tid (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Det är 1500-tal, och den unge adelsmannen Inge rider genom Sverige sökandes efter sin tvillingbror Arild. Han träffar en grupp zigenare som välkomnar honom, i tron att han är Arild. Snart blir Inge förälskad i den mystiska flickan Isis.
Plot: twin brother, child execution, patricide, impalement, bloody body of a child, medieval, mercenary, identical twins, dead children, murder, massacre, forest ...
Time: 1500s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andrew Angus Dalrymple's realistic portrait of a British soldier, his Irish lover and her twin sister amidst the strife of Northern Ireland.
Plot: kidnapping, mistaken identity, bomb, dead children, mass child killing, catholic, children, religion, sniper, terrorism, protestant, pistol ...
Place: ireland, northern ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 79
The Curse (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old man who works for a landlord brings a young worker to paint the house for him. The old landlord is alcoholic and has a young wife and together they manage a ranch. Little by little ...
Plot: iranian, group sex, oil lamp, abused woman, jealous husband, marital rape, domestic violence, persian, agony, oil industry, island, orgy ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran
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48%
The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an Aboriginal family's attempts to forge a new life for themselves within the segregated society. At the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways relocate from their family camp, to a house in the main town.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, pregnancy, fish out of water, culture clash, interracial relations, family life, racism, social differences, youth, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: marital abuse, spouse abuse, power, police corruption, police, brutality, kitchen, crossword puzzle, woman smoking cigarette, furniture, police station, beer drinking ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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43%
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The Caterpillar Wish (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl's view on belonging and loss.
Plot: secret love, ocean, police, gun, family feud, hotel, coastal town, caterpillar, book, religion, cloud, bicycle ...
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, couple relations, family in crisis, vegetarian, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Texasville (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, americana, lovers reunited, pregnancy, reunion, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, friendship, introspection, small town life, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
There Was a Little Boy (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julie and Gregg are about to become parents again, but they feel conflicted since their first child was kidnapped and never seen again. But the couple soon faces an even bigger shock. Julie's new bad-boy (really bad-boy) student may actually be ...
Plot: female director, apartment, mechanic, high school, pregnancy, necklace, teenager, teacher, baby, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, looking for someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Why me? (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Air Force nurse about to leave the service is badly disfigured about her face in a car accident in which she also loses her baby.
Plot: nurse, disfigurement, car accident, plastic surgery, miscarriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Littlest Victims (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tim Matheson play a doctor that treats children with AIDS. He tries to convince his colleagues that the children got the disease from their parents. Based on a true story.
Plot: aids, syringe, caucasian, white coat, eyeglasses, needle, injection, child, doctor, medical, african american, nurse ...
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40%
On the Old Roman Road (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In Holland, a group of Armenian terrorists have swung into action, murdering a Turkish intelligence agent and holding his son for ransom. As the battle of wits between the terrorists and the Dutch police plays itself out, an author from Armenia ...
Plot: armenian, breast feeding, dog, shot to death, exile, beach, sex, kite, childhood, terrorist, symbolism, orgy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dusty (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Plot The eponymous Dusty is an appropriately named dingo, or wild dog. Roaming the fertile fields of Australia, Dusty is captured as a puppy. Though dingoes are normally averse to human companionship, Dusty attaches himself to an old, worn-out ...
Plot: dog, dog movie, rancher, fence, animal, horse, horse riding, animals
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Shame (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes involved in ...
Plot: societal hypocrisy, rape, australian outback, gang, australian, stalker, motorcycle, sergeant
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lullaby of the Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of an orphan girl, brought up in naive, rustic innocence by an elderly relative, who is suddenly exposed to the brutality, greed and deceptiveness of the outside world when her grandmother dies. Notwithstanding her healthy distrust of all ...
Plot: pilgrimage, man hits a woman, girl, teenager, female protagonist, caning, torture, earth, sea, venereal disease, temple, flashback ...
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36%
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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: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, storm, lying on bed, rain, lighting a cigarette, sister sister relationship, opening a door, crying woman, man with glasses, redheaded woman, visit ...
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dogs in Space (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The place is Melbourne, Australia 1978. The punk phenomenon is sweeping the country and Dogs In Space, a punk group, are part of it. In a squat, in a dodgy suburb, live a ragtag collection of outcasts and don't-wanna-be's who survive on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: punk, drug abuse, lifestyle, youth, gang, music, drug dealing, rock, addiction, celebrity culture, alcohol abuse, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of the South-West Africa People's Organisation and the first ...
Plot: massacre, politician, prison, woman, police brutality, violence, tied to a tree, racism, automatic weapon, helicopter, weapons, air raid ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Palunku (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Monichan shifts to the city from his village to provide better education to his children. But will things go as planned?
Plot: children, village, lottery, money lender, child abuse, school, literacy, city, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Youth on the March (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A teenage boy stoner lives with his single mother.
Style: avant garde
Plot: surrealism, marijuana, mother, counterculture, skateboard, suburbs, drugs, australian, lifestyle, drug, youth, teenager ...
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Last Frontier (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His widow is left with a debt-ridden ranch during one of the worst ...
Plot: widow, teenager, farming, outback, wedding, marriage, cattle, australian outback, single parent, teenage boy, wooing, family relations ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Shadow Behind the Moon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The armed conflict between the Philippine military and the communist resistance at the beginning of the 1990s forms the backdrop to this study of three individuals who, for different reasons, are trying to resolve an untenable situation.
Plot: man slaps a woman, sex scene, shot to death, male nudity, lie, female nudity, explicit sex, shooting
Time: year 1993
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: gloomy, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: custody, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, orphan, aunt nephew relationship, society, eccentric family, parents and children, working class, chaos and mayhem, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Thirst (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four people, isolated in their different ways are trapped in the desert and changed forever. Against impossible odds, can they find meaning - life, laughter and love before it is too late?
Plot: desert, isolation, outback, digging, shooting, television, hut, foster home, excavation, hole, trapped, tv
Time: year 2017
Place: australia
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31%
In the Land of Wonders (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Still today, years after the war, some regions are contaminated with broken families, poverty, crime and low-grade uranium. In the middle of nowhere in Western Herzegovina, at a NATO military training range, a nine-year-old girl called Alica, ...
Plot: child abandonment, post war, shot to death, prostitution, death of friend, saxophone, friendship, radiation, cancer, adult child friendship, van
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29%
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The 14 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in London’s East End, The 14 (aka The Wild Little Bunch aka Existence) is based on the true story of fourteen children who struggle against overwhelming pressures to stay together after the death of their single mother.
Plot: family values, poverty, convent, catholic, underage smoking, orphan, shoplifting, nun, rebellious, social services
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Irupatham Noottandu (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Aishwarya (Ambika) is a reporter for a newsmagazine looking to investigate the connection between politics and crime in Kerala. She is drawn to the life of Sagar alias Jacky (Mohanlal) who runs a clandestine gold smuggling business for Shekharan ...
Plot: smuggler, police, shot in the chest, rooftop, female reporter, alias, sunglasses, airport, men's toilet, shot to death, foot chase, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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