Movies like My Father Up the Tree

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My Father Up the Tree (1969)
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My Father Up the Tree (1969)
Original name: أبي فوق الشجرة
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A young man is shunned by his friends after he starts an affair with a dancer.
Plot: dancer, dancing, prostitute, family relations, mistress, train, courtesan, beach, singing, tourism, alcohol, singer, lie, summer vacation, nightclub, father son relationship, swimming pool, brother sister relationship, smoking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sunset, friend, rent, guilt, belly dancer ...
Place: lebanon

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Most similar movies to My Father Up the Tree

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and visually appealing films with plots about dancing, dancer, singer, dance, singing, love and song mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like My Father Up the Tree: The Sins (1962), Cinderella '80 (1984), The Ballroom (2007), Disco Dancer (1982), Star Without Sparkle (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sins (1962)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Hussein and Ahmad are brothers. Hussein falls in love with a colleague, but his father mysteriously decides that Ahmad should marry her instead.
Plot: father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, love, lawyer, betrayal, adoption, election, camping, father son relationship, marriage, flashback, factory ...
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95%
 6.8
 454
Cinderella '80 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic
Plot: dance, dancing, stepsister stepsister relationship, incognito, astrologer, sister sister relationship, fairy godmother, cinderella, teenage girl, male female relationship, pizzeria, rock and roll ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 443
The Ballroom (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An evening in an old time dance hall in Sao Paulo introduces us to local characters who reminisce about the past, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, of course, dance. Its earthy humour and eternal themes of ageing, loneliness and ...
Plot: dance, dancing, female director, salsa, samba, flirting, tango, dancer, betrayal, flirt
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 1K
Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: emotional, romantic, entertaining, sincere, cult film
Plot: singer, love, dancer, dancing, rise and fall, performer, death of mother, false accusation, fame, attempted murder, father daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Star Without Sparkle (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful ...
Plot: controversy, deception, liar, villain turns good, poverty, singing, piano, bourgeoisie, seduction, wine, performance, concert ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 38K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, family relations, self destructing, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 314
Khilona (1970)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Thakur Suraj Singh lives a wealthy lifestyle with his wife; three sons - Kishore, his wife Laxmi & two children Pappu and Laali; Vijaykamal, & Mohan; and an unmarried daughter, Radha. Kishore looks after the family business, while ...
Plot: pregnant from rape, prostitute, revelation, unrequited love, brother brother relationship, hypocrisy, grief, deception, lie, mental breakdown, rape, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Dance Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Radha (Smita Patil) and Ramu (Mithun Chakraborty) are siblings. Their parents Shyam and Sita are singers. Once, Shyam and Sita go to perform in Jalpaiguri where Sita catches the eye of a rich and powerful man called A.M. Singh (Amrish Puri). He ...
Plot: pregnancy, brother sister relationship, orphan, hallucination, loss of parent, murder of a pregnant woman, pregnant woman murdered, rapist, loss of sister, stage performance, mother son reunion, drummer ...
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44%
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 5.8
 42K
Nine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, clever, lyrical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, filmmaking, memory, lifestyle, femme fatale, self discovery, showbiz, love and romance, family relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 181
Tango Bar (1987)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Argentina, Puerto Rico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After many years, Ricardo and Antonio, two former partners, will reunite in their Tango Bar in Buenos Aires. Ricardo, the partner still owning the bar, reminiscences the days of their old show "Esto es Tango" while waiting for Antonio.
Style: realistic, serious, anthology
Plot: politics, reunion, love triangle, intrigue, state affairs, dancer's life, love and romance, folk hero, artists and showbiz, latin, friendship, political unrest ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sankarabharanam (1980)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story of a rare and exceptional bond between the master of classical music Sankara Sastry and his admirer Tulasi, a woman from a family of prostitutes.
Plot: prostitute, guru, defloration, lawyer, glass shard, acquittal, insult, court, dance, murder trial, heart attack, devotion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: terror, university, neighbor, politics, journalist, domestic violence, suicide, gambling, miscarriage, husband wife relationship, schoolgirl, cinema ...
Time: year 1975, year 1977
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 1K
Pure One (1972)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: This movie is about the tawaif Sahibjaan (Meena Kumari), who is born to a courtesan, Nargis (also Meena Kumari). After being spurned by her lover Shahabuddin's (Ashok Kumar) family, Nargis is driven to a graveyard where she gives birth to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, train, prostitute, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, alcohol abuse, rivalry, love and romance, romance, wedding, disintegration, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Outsiders (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the book written by author Pai Hsien-yung and first published in 1983 in Taiwan. A-Qing, a young student is discovered during sex by a night watchman, young A-Qing is beaten and expelled from home by his violent abusive father. In a public ...
Plot: night watchman, gay teenager, actress, yin and yang, gay son, abandoned by mother, pick up, male prostitute, waiter, scrapbook, knife, surrogate family ...
Place: manhattan new york city, taiwan, china, taipei, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 107
Lace (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Inas Al Degheidy.
Plot: police officer, husband wife relationship, singer, love, marriage, love triangle, friend, actress, marriage ceremony, migration, muslim, skiing ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Absolute Beginners (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion ...
Style: witty, sentimental, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: jazz, fashion, racism, photographer, society, ambition, love and romance, youth, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1958, 80s ...
Place: london, europe, england, mount everest, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Take Care of Zuzu (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a college professor falls for one of his students, his fiancée decides to expose the student's shameful secret to all.
Plot: wedding reception, dancer, jealousy, dance number, belly dancing, belly dancer, wedding, fiancee, musical performance, egyptian, musical number, dancing ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 884
Becks (2017)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a crushing breakup with her girlfriend, a Brooklyn musician moves back in with her Midwestern mother. As she navigates her hometown, playing for tip money in an old friend's bar, an unexpected relationship begins to take shape.
Plot: female director, family relations, breasts, lesbian kiss, bare breasts, lesbian, singer, prodigal son, lesbian romance, guitar, female singer, singing
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 280
Voices (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominee Amy Irving ("Crossing Delancy," "Carrie") stars as a deaf woman who falls in love with an aspiring rock singer, even though she is unable to hear him sing.
Plot: rock star, song, singer, truck driver, truck, courage, father son relationship, dancing, grandfather grandson relationship, mother daughter relationship, gambling, dancer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Day of My Life (1961)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: Egypt
Story: An unexpected love affair quickly blossoms between aspiring down-on-his-luck reporter Salah (Abdel Halim Hafez) and the subject of his first newspaper scoop, a pretty young heiress (Zubaida Tharwat)who's soon to be forced into an arranged ...
Plot: love affair, girl next door, airport, journalism, photographer, newspaper, journalist, hostess, water fountain, train, rich man, sleeping pill ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sagara Sangamam (1983)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young multi-talented dancer is poverty stricken and as a principled person he does not want to compromise on his ethics for commercial dancing. A wealthy woman recognizes this talent and provides him with an opportunity to showcase his art.
Plot: dance teacher, unrequited love, dancer, death, male female relationship, dance performance, dedication, dancing, dance, poverty, dance contest, death of mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 166
Twists of Fate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: beach, cheating, train, love triangle, reputation, remorse, university professor, liar, train ride, dentist, guilt, informant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Belly Dancer and the Politician (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dancer asks a politician with whom she once had an affair to use his influence on her behalf.
Plot: belly dancing, dance number, dance, belly dancer, dancer, dancing, egyptian
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.6
 732
Rhythm (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Rhythm is a 2000 Tamil film directed by Vasanth. The film stars Arjun, Meena and Manivannan in lead roles and Ramesh Aravind and Jyothika in cameo appearances. The music is by A. R. Rahman, while cinematography was handled by P.S. Vinod and Arthur ...
Plot: hospital, bomb squad, husband wife relationship, photographer, train, father son relationship, police officer, flashback, widow, widower, train wreck, suburbs ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Thousand Colours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, couples, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, fall in love, tragic love, father son relationship, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Manhattan Merengue (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A realistic look at the life of a young immigrant man who comes to America with the hope of dancing on Broadway.
Plot: dancing, american dream, consulate, tango, dream, shark, prostitute, sex, drug use, horse, rooftop, statue of liberty new york city ...
Place: manhattan new york city, puerto rico, manhattan, new york city, bronx new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 796
Soft Lad (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man involved in a love affair that will change his life forever, whilst his lover wrestles his demons on a journey that will force him to come to terms with his sexuality, leaving lives destroyed in the wake.
Plot: gay, affair, lgbt, sexuality, dancer, love affair, brother in law, brother in law brother in law relationship, cruising, hiv test, hiv, cruise ...
Place: liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 338
Honey Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Latvia, Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A road movie based on the Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice...
Style: road movie
Plot: falling in love, bear, winter, ballet, bee, motorcycle, prostitution, bride and groom, belly dancer, strongman, rave, tour ...
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 100
Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: dancer, dancing, mormon, dance, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mormonism
Place: utah, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 77K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, entertaining, lyrical, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, backstage, nightclub, desire for fame, performer's life, nightlife, stripper, ambition, dancing, love and romance, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%