Movies like The Woman Inside

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The Woman Inside (1981)
 5.9
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The Woman Inside (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet decides to undergo a sex change operation in the 1970's. Canadian / American production.
Plot: transsexual, vietnam veteran, surgery, gender bending, sexual identity, vietnam war veteran, shower, new identity
Place: vietnam

Most similar movies to The Woman Inside

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and contemplative films with plots about vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, transsexual, family relations, father son relationship, gender bending and friendship mostly in Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Woman Inside: Cease Fire (1985), Drunktown's Finest (2014), The Lady from Yesterday (1985), In a Year with 13 Moons (1978), Captain Milkshake (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cease Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. Only after joining a veterans' therapy group does Tim ...
Plot: nightmare, vietnam veteran, support group, house, combat, post traumatic stress disorder, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Drunktown's Finest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a desolate Navajo reservation in New Mexico, three young people – a college-bound, devout Christian; a rebellious and angry father-to-be; and a promiscuous but gorgeous transsexual - search for love and acceptance.
Plot: transsexual, native american reservation, female director, native american, navajo
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Lady from Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man (Rogers) with a wife (Bedelia) and two daughters and a flourishing career is visited by a woman (Chen) whom he had an affair with when he was in Vietnam. Who reveals to him that they have a son and that she wants him to take him (their son).
Plot: vietnam veteran, illegitimate son, marriage, father son relationship, secret, past, family relations, male female relationship, affair
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he replied. Erwin took Anton at his word. Trying to ...
Style: emotional, contemplative, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, slaughterhouse, self discovery, unfulfilled love, hopes, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples, obsession, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Captain Milkshake (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Marine on leave from Vietnam becomes involved with hippies, communes and drug-running.
Style: psychedelic, psychotronic
Plot: marine, hippie, vietnam veteran, morality, english, vietnam war veteran, vietnam war, army captain, cigar, cigar smoking, drugs, beer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Coach of the Year (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An ex-football star, paralyzed from the waist down during Vietnam, accepts the challenge of coaching football in a juvenile reform school.
Plot: vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, juvenile detention, wheelchair, coach, american football, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The No Mercy Man (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A decorated Vietnam Vet returns to his father's ranch in Arizona just as criminally minded carnies begin to cause trouble.
Plot: vietnam veteran, motorcyclist, murder, violence, small town, vietnam war veteran, soldier, teenager, biker, torment, gang, rage
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
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Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, gender, family problems, parents and children, society, unfulfillment, family drama, sexuality, lgbt, depression, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.1
 293
So Pretty (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four young queers in New York City struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world as their lives curiously merge with the 1980s German novel "So schön" by Ronald M. Schernikau.
Plot: transsexual, sexuality, male nudity, female nudity, electronic music, nudity (full frontal - brief), identity, polyamory, communist, shower, politics, trance ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 297
Golden Years (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The plot revolves around newlyweds Paul and Louise, as World War I breaks out. After two years on the frontline, Paul maims himself and deserts his post. But how can he hide when he is condemned to death in war-torn Paris? Louise dresses him up as a ...
Plot: world war one, sexual identity, talking after sex, sex scene, trance, transsexual, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 9
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Audience: student film
Plot: sexism, wrestling, dysfunctional family, best friend, coming of age, loneliness, identity, homosexual, high school, asian woman, lesbianism, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Just Be There (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mitchell, a Vietnam veteran, returns home to Minneapolis with his girlfriend Kathy and intends to write a novel about his war experiences, but is pushed by his overbearing father into a job selling pork bellies at a commodities firm. Quickly ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, marriage proposal, father son relationship, confrontation, vietnam war veteran, broker, debutante, police, laundromat, apartment, aspiring writer, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge.
Plot: brother, murder of brother, soldier, death of brother, african american, police, murder, vietnam veteran, ghetto, vietnam war veteran, investigation, racism
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 1K
Close-Knit (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After being neglected by her mother, a little girl is taken in by her uncle and his transgender girlfriend, who create a loving home for her.
Plot: transsexual, knitting, mother daughter relationship, gay slur, lgbt, child protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, retirement home, uncle niece relationship, student, flashback, school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Night-Flowers (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Two Vietnam vets, Tom and Nordi, live sad lives in a crumbling New Jersey town. Sharing a one room apartment, they talk about their inability to hold down real work, struggle to get noticed at the VA and fail to connect with women. This changes for ...
Plot: rape, murder, police, fishing, supermarket, dumpster, vietnam war veteran, psychiatric patient, vietnam veteran, bus, gym, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pretty/Handsome (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A married father of two tells his wife and teenage sons that he is transsexual.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: transsexual, transsexuality, trans woman, lgbt, seduction, halloween, club, surgery, pregnancy, ultrasound, family relations, lingerie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I Want to Be a Woman (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: José Maria is a seventeen year old boy; his father is a successful restaurant owner in a town some distance from Barcelona, in Spain. The boy is intelligent and sensitive, but his mannerisms and habits, and lack of masculine drive, lead him to get ...
Plot: gender bending, female nudity, male female relationship, cabaret, hairdresser, cult, nightclub, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), singing, entertainer, premarital sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 43
Runaway (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: After witnessing the accidental death of a friend who was attempting to rescue him from bullies, an African-American boy blames himself and, stricken with guilt, hides out among underground street people in New York.
Plot: bully, african american, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, street fight, handicapped, accidental death, waitress, hiding, hit by a truck, runaway, guilt ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Clayton & Claudia (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Claudia Noon is a struggling booker for a local talent agency in Dallas. While working hard to find her actors work, an old crush from her high school years, Kent Bergman, shows-up at the agency looking for representation. It is obvious that Kent ...
Plot: lesbian, transsexual, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beyond the Call (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Russell Gates (David Strahairn) is a Vietnam vet on death row for killing a policeman. His childhood sweetheart, Pam O'Brien (Sissy Spacek), is stunned to learn this and does not believe he could commit such a crime. She writes to him much to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, clever, serious ...
Plot: death row, friendship, prison, prison life, lovers reunited, family life, haunted by the past, love and romance, crumbling marriage, war veteran, red car, kiss on the lips ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1989
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Distant Thunder (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, homelessness, suicide, starting over, human nature, soldier, military, friends, in the woods, family relations, reunion, homecoming ...
Time: 80s, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, asia, washington state, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ride in a Pink Car (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man, thought to be dead, returns to his hometown in Florida. He finds his wife re-married and the town now ruled by corrupt forces.
Plot: vietnam veteran, awol, wife, return, corruption, stolen car, accidental killing, vietnam war veteran, native american
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 18K
Tomboy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Mickaël.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, sexual identity, friendship, gender bending, family relations, youth, child protagonist, dishonesty, self discovery, society, cross dressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.1
 16
The Shepherd (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A father chooses between his enemy and the life of his own son. Bursting with “Top Gun” action, THE SHEPHERD explodes into the lives and conflicts of the men who push the edge of supersonic danger while defending our skies. The resulting ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, christian, death of husband, fighter pilot, fighter jet, colonel, religious conversion, vietnam war veteran, pilot, grief, canoe, prayer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 303
Welcome Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An Air Force officer (Kris Kristofferson) returns to his father (Brian Keith), son and remarried wife (JoBeth Williams) in Vermont after 17 years in Vietnam.
Style: bleak, emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: chaos and mayhem, military, soldier, society, anti war, captivity, vietnam war, family relations, power relations, hospital, homecoming, confined ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 5K
Jacknife (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister he lives with when she becomes involved romantically with the army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, siblings relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, homecoming, human nature, loneliness, alcohol abuse, prom, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 431
Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: train, soldier, friendship, homecoming, friends, battles, vietnam war, buddies, psychopath, war, military, mental illness ...
Place: vietnam, california, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 86
Bike Boy (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Joe Spencer, a member of a motorcycle gang, is taking a shower. After his bout with personal hygiene, Joe encounters Andy Warhol's "superstars," who engage him in conversation. The superstars crack jokes he doesn't understand and ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: male underwear, motorcycle, fashion, male female relationship, flagellation, gay interest, hook up, briefs, satire, veteran, man in swimsuit, vietnam war veteran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 1K
Tiresia (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the legend of Tiresias, it tells of a transsexual who is kidnapped by a man and left to die in the woods. She is then saved by a family and receives the gift of telling the future.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, captivity, society, hostage, obsession, hostages, confined, crimes, kidnapping, illegal immigration, transsexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 524
Hard Pill (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A despondent gay man throws his life and relationships into turmoil when he volunteers for a controversial pharmaceutical study for a drug designed to make gay men straight.
Style: sexy, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, love affair, midlife crisis, couple relations, gender bending, transsexual, estrangement, couples, gender, medical experiment, homosexual, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%