Movies like Cool Change

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Cool Change (1986)
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Cool Change (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Park ranger Steve Mitchell is torn between Lee, a beautiful sly political aide from Melbourne who supports the government's decision to turn the local grazing areas into a national park, and his old flame Joanna, a rancher who opposes it.
Plot: politics, male female relationship, love triangle, aborigine, father son relationship, environmentalism, cattleman, park ranger, national park, environmental issue, skinny dipping, cowgirl, land rights
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films with plots about male female relationship, father son relationship, horse, nudity (full frontal - brief), gunfight, romance and adventure mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Cool Change: The Man from Snowy River (1982), Return to Snowy River (1988), Archer (1985), The Legend of Ben Hall (2017), Quigley Down Under (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ranch, chase, horse, coming of age, heroes, beautiful scenery, river, wild horse, romance, adventure, wilderness, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Return to Snowy River (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison (Sigrid Thornton), Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.
Style: semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, friends, rivalry, love triangle, adventure, fall in love, horse riding, chase, rope ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: australia, san francisco
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78%
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Archer (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: horse, rivalry, wilderness, survival, on the road, friends, race against time, chases and races, adventure, escapades, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.
Plot: revisionist history, australian
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, australian, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, crimes, old west, against the odds, partners, dishonesty, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, pacific ocean, wyoming, texas, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 159
Outback (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Underrated leading man Jeff Fahey carries most of the dramatic weight of the Australian Wrangler. Fahey plays a handsome, athletic businessman who vies for the hand of rancher's daughter Tushika Bergen. Our hero must not only contend with his ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, saga
Plot: love triangle, danger, adventure, love and romance, romance, farm, rivalry, friends, rescue, wilderness, wooing, ferry ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 317
Yolngu Boy (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After committing a crime for which he is likely to be jailed, a Yolngu teenager convinces two of his childhood friends to join him on a journey from North East Arnhem Land to Darwin to seek help from a tribal leader.
Plot: father son relationship, absent father, canoe, tribe, arson, hunter, forest, thief, teenage girl, robbery, teenage boy, student ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Metal Skin (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Psycho Joe babysits his brain-damaged father without a friend in the world, living in squalor in the suburbs of Melbourne. Joe loves one thing: Fast cars! When he gets a job at a local supermarket, Joe meets fellow "petrol head" Dazey, who ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, cult film
Plot: obsession, teen angst, chase, working class, estrangement, store, society, misfit, youth, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 464
Shame (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes involved in ...
Plot: rape, australian outback, motorcycle, stalker, sergeant, gang, australian
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Thambikku Entha Ooru (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: spoiled brat, woman in danger, love triangle, kidnapping, village, father son relationship, kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Run Chrissie Run! (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action moves along quickly, jumping over holes in the script, in this made-for-television drama about Eve, an ex-terrorist from Germany who is forced to escape to Australia with her teenage daughter Chrissie when she is sought by Riley, a lover ...
Style: road movie, suspense
Plot: biker, lovers, lover, stolen money, escape, teenager, teenage girl, pursuit, on the run, teenage boy, held at gunpoint, teenage daughter ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Over the Hill (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, self discovery, opposites attract, culture clash, midlife crisis, fish out of water, transvestism, elderly, family relations, road not taken, mental illness, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Everlasting Secret Family (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful, if ambitious and amoral, youth is tapped to become the lover of a powerful senator. The young man quickly realizes that he can hold this place, with all its perks, only as long as he is young. He has no other function than being young. ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, gloomy, sexy, serious ...
Plot: politics, manipulation, couples, political corruption, mind game, transsexual, campaign, society, gender, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, woman in danger, danger, ransom, missing person, daring rescue ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 224
Burke & Wills (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
Style: stylized, bleak, captivating, realistic, epic ...
Plot: desert, journalist, tragedy, maze, sandstorm, outback, aborigine, journey, rescue attempt, countdown, forces of nature, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era, 1850s
Place: australia, england, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hellbenders (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but not for Jonas, a ruthless Confederate officer who wants to continue the fight by reorganizing Confederate troops in the Southwest with the support of a large sum of stolen money. He devises an elaborate ruse to allow his ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: old west, bar fight, military, soldier, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, siblings relations, deadly, murder, on the run, heist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, adventure, heroes, rescue, teenager, escapades, youth, young heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 272
Itihaas (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Devgan's village simpleton agrees to escort to the city Khanna's charming village belle unaware that he is delivering her only to be exploited by a corrupt landowner.
Plot: dirty old man, lust, love, cruelty, evil landowner, master servant relationship, love triangle, desire, loyalty, damsel in distress, beating, servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Devil in the Flesh (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: She was a married woman, tone apart from her husband. He was an innocent schoolboy on the verge of manhood. While the world was at war, they found comfort in each others arms and shared an impossible love that couldn't possibly continue... and ...
Plot: lust, male female relationship, coming of age, world war one, teen angst, teenager, male nudity, love triangle, teenage boy, sexual awakening
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
She Came To The Valley (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the book by Cleo Dawson, this film follows the struggle of a female settler as she becomes involved in a political conflict during the Spanish-American War.
Plot: street shootout, cowboy hat, horse, kiss, combat, male female relationship, war violence, camp, surprise attack, fire, african american, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 74
Freedom (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.
Plot: unemployment, car chase, manhunt, dreaming, sports car, fast car, vehicle, trick, car theft, car, stuntman, porsche ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dust Off the Wings (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In his world sex is everything (if you don't count surfing, drugs and his mates). She's not so keen on his mates, but... she hasn't tried them all yet.
Plot: pubic hair, marriage, male nudity, beach, male female relationship, lifestyle, surfboard, double standard, hedonism, bachelor party, surfer, surfing
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 201
Cactus (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman who injured her eyes in car accident and a young blind man fall for each other.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, unfulfillment, love affair, mysterious character, crumbling marriage, hopes, dealing with death, suburbs, love and romance, family relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, rescue, good versus evil, vengeance, partners, americana, adventure, criminal heroes, heroes, society, brutality, gang of outlaws ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Forest Woman (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Busuioc (Victor Rebengiuc), un taran bogat din Curtici isi trimite fiul Iorgovan (Adrian Pintea), impreuna cu servitorul Sofron (Serban Ionescu) in satul vecin pentru a gasi oameni la munca campului. Iorgovan este indragostit de Simina (Manuela ...
Plot: nightmare, peasant, farm, falling in love, bird, landowner, forest, epidemic, corpse, horse riding, fall in love, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 1K
Dragon Flies (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Country: Australia, Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Australian authorities arrest a man believed to be connected to the Sydney criminal underworld and send for Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) from Hong Kong to question him. After the alleged criminal is assassinated, Inspector Leng and the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, car chase, corruption, police, law enforcement, fighting crime, heroes, adventure, track down, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 556
The Crossing (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single day. To challenge the past. To accept the present. To decide the future. Sam arrives in his home town after 18 months away, hopeful that Meg, the girlfriend he abandoned, will go back with him to the city. His return brings the outside ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friends, small town, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, dancing, train, car accident, vengeance, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
In a Savage Land (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II. Eventually the war breaks out and many lives are disrupted and complicated.
Plot: world war two, newlyweds, old woman, suicide, scientist, book, flashback, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, machismo, sexism, scot ...
Time: 1930s
Place: papua new guinea, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Rainbow Warrior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Peter Wilcox (Voight), as skipper of the 'Rainbow Warrior', a Greenpeace ship, docks in Auckland, July 1985, preparing for a protest against French nuclear testing in the south pacific. When a bomb rips open the vessel, killing a crew ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: environmental issue, terrorist attack, rebellion, environmentalism, terrorism, rivalry, conspiracy, ship, society, escapades, heroes, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 32
Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: contemplative, serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, romance, politics, society, misfit, taxi, immigrants, forbidden love, journalism, couples, political prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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