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, song, wealth, singer, boy, child protagonist, newspaper, homelessness, marriage for money
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mumbai india

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Strings of Passion (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
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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, ...
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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: fall in love, car theft, organist, falling in love, dance school, hairdresser, rock band, mechanic, money problems, rock, singer
Time: 60s, 1960s
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Guru (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 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 ...
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Place: asia, india, istanbul turkey, mumbai india, 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.
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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.
Style: based on true events
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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 ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
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Place: chile
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The Orphans (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
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Northern Borders (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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The Last Island (2012)
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Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
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What the Sun Has Seen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
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Summer of '62 (2007)
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Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
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Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe
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Genre: Drama
Country: India
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Genre: Drama
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Country: Poland
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Happy Days (2000)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
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A Long Journey (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina
Duration: 83 min.
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Subarnarekha (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
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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.
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Time: 1960s, year 1959, 1950s, 50s, 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
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Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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