Movies like Son of India

If you like "Son of India" you are looking for movies about / with criminal, song, wealth, singer, boy, child protagonist and newspaper themes of Drama genre shot in India.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Son of India (1962)
 5.8
 49
Son of India (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Film starring Kamaljit Singh, Simi Garewal and Jayant
Plot: criminal, song, wealth, singer, boy, child protagonist, newspaper, homelessness, marriage for money
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mumbai india

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Son of India

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, based on true events, captivating and sincere films with plots about boy, death, homelessness, children, family relations, father son relationship and wealth mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Son of India: Strings of Passion (2014), In His Steps (2013), The Heartbreakers (1983), Thanmathra (2005), Sanctuary (2015). 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: band, male rape
Place: mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 82
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: homeless man, christianity, christian, faith based, wealth, faith, singing, girl, singer, minister, preacher, homelessness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: falling in love, mechanic, hairdresser, singer, money problems, rock band, organist, fall in love, dance school, rock, car theft
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.3
 4K
Thanmathra (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A man leading a happy life with his loving wife and two children suddenly starts getting forgetful and lost. Then, he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease leaving his family devastated.
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family, song, student, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 1K
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.
Style: based on true events
Plot: stepfather, incest overtones, coming of age, parent child relationship, buried alive, boarding school, violence, betrayal, death, escape, boy, power ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 344
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: jail, medical examination, falling, suicide attempt, drug trade, theft, smuggling, chore, wealth, handcuffs, drinking, homelessness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 288
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.
Plot: orphan, brother, boy, teacher, writers, relative, children, childhood, bread, sister, orphanage, post world war two ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Chile, during the 60´s, the son of a poor single teenage girl turns out to be a gifted painter. The man to discover his talent is the owner of the drugstore that lies in the outskirts of the small rural town, next to the railroad. He himself is ...
Plot: painting, countryside, single mother, coup d'etat, pharmacist, military coup, coup, boy
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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: female director, child as main character, no cell phone signal, swimming, little girl, boy, fog, cliff, ocean, child protagonist, girl, swimming underwater ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: little boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), child as main character, male nudity, boy in peril, 11 year old, children, boxing, child smoking, schoolboy, fistfight, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 228
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: homelessness, violence, drug traffic, police corruption, police brutality, domestic violence, street life, slum, misery, class system, hunger, injustice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 172
Summer of '62 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Algerian paperboy with friends and associates of all ages on both sides of the conflict experiences history leading up to the March 1962 independence of Algeria, witnesses ruthless violence perpetrated by French and Arabs, sees his French ...
Plot: corpse, father, railway, soldier, boy, friendship, children, childhood, soccer, arab, french soldier, railway station ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: homelessness, female full frontal nudity, teenage boy, pregnancy, injection, police, singing, shower, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), stranded, age difference
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, single father, fat man, escape, dentures, bare breasts, small town, unemployment, boy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: wealth, drugs, brother brother relationship, family relations, wealthy family, yuppie, family business, father son relationship, businessman, business, business ethics, rock
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thappu Thalangal (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
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: ex prostitute, male female relationship, redemption, swashbuckler, prostitute, rape, criminal, coughing, remorse, abortion, recovering alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 132
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: musician, violinist, playing violin, musical instrument, recluse, minimal dialogue, old man, violin, mexican, child protagonist, boy, death ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 604
Dubbel-8 (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The arrival of a beautiful new stranger in town prompts two boys to spend their summer holidays enticing the young woman to act in a short-film. However their motivation is purely that of seeing her naked.
Plot: foster child, filmmaking, small town, blonde, cinema
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: inner city, downtown, street, homelessness, street life, drugs, drug
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 478
King Lear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
Plot: singer
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 105
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: female director, buried alive, music box, parasol, loneliness, optimism, wallet, looking at self in mirror, toothbrush, brushing teeth, hat, umbrella ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 55
Godaan (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1963 Indian Film
Plot: pregnancy, village, poison, estranged brother, murderer, obsession, jealousy, wealth, farmer, tragic event, milkman, cow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: loss of job, dark hero, alcohol abuse, remorse, hypocrite, tragic event, hypocrisy, employer employee relationship, death, family relations, death of son, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, father son relationship, rivalry, missing child, muslim, rival, boy, priest, rivals, religion, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 186
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, social differences, party, boy, waking up, big city, drunk, prostitution, delinquent, newborn, river, death of child ...
Place: chile, santiago de chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 832
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, prostitution, death of sister, elopement, hopes, widow, suicide, grief, prostitute, river, brothel, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ...
Plot: old man, coming of age, boy, childhood, heist, family relations, schoolboy, child protagonist, grandson, child driving a car, child as main character, old woman ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: children, orphan, homelessness, hardship, family, foster home, 19 year old, needing money, black eye, blonde girl, facial bruise, determination ...
Time: 50s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1959, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 9
Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, murder, death, leadership, student, father, taxi driver, worker
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
Plot: radio, pirate
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Related movie lists