Movies like Son of India

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Son of India (1962)
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Son of India (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Film starring Kamaljit Singh, Simi Garewal and Jayant
Plot: criminal, singer, boy, wealth, child protagonist, newspaper, homelessness, marriage for money, song
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mumbai india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, political, unusual plot structure and touching films with plots about boy, homelessness, little boy, death, father son relationship, children and poverty mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Son of India: Strings of Passion (2014), In His Steps (2013), The Heartbreakers (1983), Guru (2007), Our House (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strings of Passion (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Strings Of Passion is an urban commercial flick which tells the story of three men, Neel, Aman and Amit. They are young and dynamic guys who run the band "Strings of Passion" but are shadowed by the influence of drugs, broken love and bad ...
Plot: male rape, band
Place: mumbai india, kolkata, bombay india
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In His Steps (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a homeless man interrupts the comfortable routine of First Church of Raymond, life will never be the same for the apathetic congregation. Convicted by the vagrant's words, Pastor Henry Maxwell, Rachel Winslow, Virginia Page, Alex Powers, ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, faith based, rich girl, homeless man, christian, preacher, christianity, minister, homelessness, wealth, girl, singer ...
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The Heartbreakers (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four teenagers in the German Ruhr region try to succeed as a rock band in 1966. A girl tries to join them as a singer but is rejected by them.
Plot: money problems, rock, hairdresser, rock band, car theft, dance school, organist, mechanic, fall in love, singer
Time: 60s
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Guru (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Gurukant Desai hails from Idhar, a small village in Gujarat, but dreams of setting up his own business in Mumbai. After he returns from Turkey, he marries Sujatha for getting the dowry and arrives in Mumbai to start his business. This film ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: society, family relations, couples, research, ambition, industrialist, idealism, rise to power, newspaper, success, rise to the top, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Our House (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lonely socialite (Roberts) opens up her mansion to homeless people after a young woman (Reyes) saves her life.
Plot: drug trade, chore, theft, wealth, kindness, medical examination, homelessness, jail, suicide attempt, smuggling, drinking alcohol, handcuffs ...
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Glue Sniffer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oliver flees from abuse of his family and seeks refuge in the violent streets of Caracas, where survival is only possible in an environment of corruption, crime and sniffing glue to escape hunger, like other children in the same situation. Soon, the ...
Plot: children, survival, poverty, brutality, street life, misery, desperation, street kid, child in peril, homelessness, police brutality, domestic violence ...
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The Last Island (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a selfish brat who is crazy about video games. As her parents work and nobody cares about her, her mother decides to send her to an island where old Aunt Belinda lives. No running water or electricity, by the sea and at the foot of ...
Plot: youth, boy girl friendship, child protagonist, isolation, aunt, little girl, swimming, fog, boy, girl, ocean, no cell phone signal ...
Place: canary islands
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46%
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The Orphans (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about a group of Russian boys who have lost their fathers in the World War II.
Audience: kids
Plot: traumatic childhood, criminal, boy, teacher, brother, childhood, orphanage, children, orphan, street kid, writers, relatives ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ussr
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Northern Borders (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 'Northern Borders' tells the story of ten year-old Austen Kittredge who is sent by his father to live on his grandparents' Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers long-festering family secrets. It's 1956 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: boy, childhood, child protagonist, family relations, bereavement, old man, coming of age, child with gun, heist, marital strife, youth, bank robber ...
Time: 50s
Place: vermont
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Voyage of the Yes (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two teenagers set out on a 2000-mile sailboat journey from California to Hawaii and en route combat the natural challenges and their inner shortcomings.
Plot: spy, accident, survival, boat, guitarist, singer, interracial relations, hospital, sailboat, singing, song, guitar ...
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Downtown: A Street Tale (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of street kids find that the only way to make it through the day is to hold onto their dreams while their reality is eating out of dumpsters, turning tricks and squatting in abandoned buildings.
Plot: homelessness, street life, drugs, downtown, inner city, street
Place: new york
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Sanctuary (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1968. 14-year-old Wolfgang is deported from his family in the secluded Church Welfare Institution sanctuary. One thing is clear for Wolfgang: His yearning for freedom, he will not soon buried in the bog.
Plot: stepfather, violence, gay, coming of age, lgbt, boy, childhood, traumatic childhood, lgbt teen, little boy, parent child relationship, bullying ...
Time: 60s, year 1968
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What the Sun Has Seen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three strangers living in Silesia - a 12-year-old half-orphan, a musically talented girl and a middle-aged unemployed ex-miner - are all desperate to get money to make their small dreams come true.
Plot: poverty, street vendor, singer, boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, single father, escape, small town, unemployment, fat man, female nudity ...
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Happy Days (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Happy Days is an adaptation of Samuel Beckett's challenging absurdist drama, a play most would deem unfilmable. Faithfully adhering to Beckett's minimalist original, a black parody of love, marriage, and our search for meaning in an ...
Plot: buried alive, loneliness, optimism, mirror, newspaper, nostalgia, brushing teeth, comb, music box, gun, toothbrush, looking at self in mirror ...
Place: ireland
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Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Epic tale about two generations of men in a wealthy Finnish family, spanning from the 1960s all the way through the early 1990s. The father has achieved his position as director of the family business through marrying the heiress. Their eldest son ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, father son relationship, family business, yuppie, business, business ethics, wealthy family, businessman, wealth, rock, drugs, family relations
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe
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Under the Stars of Paris (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Christine’s life has not been easy lately. Her lonely routine is divided between free food banks distributions and wandering the streets. On a cold winter night she founds Suli, an 8-year-old Eritrean boy, sobbing in front of her shelter. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: homeless woman, homeless, refugee, search for mother, illegal immigrant, boy, life is a bitch, homelessness, social issues, urban setting, social problems, immigrants ...
Place: paris france
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Thappu Thalangal (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thappu Thalangal is a saga of emotional and selfish world of human feelings. Devu, a local thug whose weapon of choice is a bicycle chain he sports casually around the neck. On one of his nightly rounds, Devu is pursued by a cop and seeks refuge at ...
Plot: prostitute, ex prostitute, swashbuckler, remorse, male female relationship, criminal, rape, redemption, abortion, recovering alcoholic, coughing
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Yanco (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The engaging and sentimental tale begins when the little boy (Ricardo Ancona) starts manifesting a greater and greater talent at music and at the same time, a supersensitivity to sounds. His overly astute hearing drives him into the woods and away ...
Plot: children, death, mentor, boy, minimal dialogue, pawnshop, violin, old man, village, musician, violinist, child protagonist ...
Place: mexico
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40%
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Abel, Your Brother (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karol is a newcomer to the class and instantly called "sissy". He tries to make friends with class bully called Balon, and eventually succeeds. The group uses him to steal lollipops and later for an assault on a small child. The ...
Plot: coming of age, little boy, youth, traumatic childhood, schoolboy, boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), child in peril, friendship, male objectification, children, boxing ...
Place: eastern europe
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Taryanche Bait (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Shreedhar works as a clerk, lives a happy, content life with his family in a beautiful Konkan village. His troubles begin when he takes his wife, son and daughter with him on an official tour to Mumbai. Dazzled by the sights, Omkar, Sreedhar’s son ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: father son relationship, little boy, big city, money, poverty, stock market crash, stock broker, temple, village, studying, boat, countryside ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Greenhouse Effect (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rita is a naïve 18-year-old from the sticks who has come to Moscow to meet up with the man who impregnated her a few months earlier. Unfortunately, his name and address was written on a piece of paper in her luggage, which was promptly stolen upon ...
Plot: coming of age, homelessness, nudity (full frontal - brief), age difference, injection, stranded, teenage boy, police, death, pregnancy, female full frontal nudity, shower ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Godaan (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1963 Indian Film
Plot: estranged brother, obsession, murderer, milkman, village, farmer, poverty, honor, poison, cow, pregnancy, wealth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town near Varanasi, a clash happens between the offering of the routine morning prayers of the Muslim cleric and his neighboring Hindu priest. The Hindu priest tortures Muslim cleric, but the cleric is more bothered about his twelve year ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, father son relationship, rivalry, muslim, missing child, religion, boy, priest, rivals, punishment, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Long Journey (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A child from the slums of Santiago tours the city.
Style: neorealism
Plot: journey, waking up, death of child, criminal, drunk, poverty, newborn, river, big city, violence, prostitution, innocence ...
Place: chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Father (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The beginning shows Hungary devastated by the war and the postwar reconstruction with its communist government. Our hero (played first by Dániel Erdély and later, as a young man, by András Bálint) is clearly determined to find out what he can ...
Plot: little boy, boy, father, single mother, communism, partisan, elementary school, teenager, 12 year old
Time: post world war two
Place: hungary
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34%
Karz Chukana Hai (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Alcoholic, arrogant, and a slacker, Atmaram, though coming from a poor family, has visions of grandeur, and believes that everyone else is subordinate to his wishes and instructions. This lands him in hot water with his employer, Seth Usman, and as ...
Plot: family relations, loss of job, remorse, death of son, dark hero, hypocrite, tragic event, hospital, hypocrisy, redemption, illness, alcohol abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aclà's Decent Into Floristella (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in Sicily in the 1930's, Aurelio Grimaldi's feature debut chronicles the harsh story of twelve-year-old boy, Aclà, sold into slavery by his destitute parents to work in the underground Floristella sulfur mines. Overworked and ...
Style: political
Plot: pedophilia, boy, coming of age, gay, male nudity, male objectification, social injustice, traumatic childhood, little boy, youth, sex crime, childhood ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Subarnarekha (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Made in 1962 (but not released until 1965), Bengali director Ritwik Ghatak’s film starts soon after the 1947 partition of Bengal. At a socialist refugee colony, Ishwar and his younger sister, Sita, adopt a low-caste boy, Abhiram, who has been ...
Plot: teaching, elopement, death of sister, brother sister relationship, brothel, prostitute, widow, refugee, grief, mythology, hopes, symbol ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tweek City (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tweek City is a week in the life of Bill, a potentially closeted, half-Latino, small-time speed dealer in San Francisco's Mission District. Bill is stuck on an endless walk from one empty experience to the next. Only Bill's friend Jerm has ...
Plot: homelessness, male nudity, closeted homosexual, gay latino, drugs, gay, suicide, urban setting, methamphetamine
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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.
Style: political
Plot: ranch, hardship, orphan, homelessness, foster parent, bachelor, large family, children, house, family home, small town, teenager ...
Time: year 1959, 50s, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%