Movies like Vasiliki

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Vasiliki (1997)
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Vasiliki (1997)
Original name: Βασιλική
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is based on a true story, where a young soldier and the wife of a revolutionary guy falls in love while in the background we witness political turmoils of Greece at that time.
Plot: rape, violence, civil war, death, gendarme, pursuit, communist, debt, murder, explosion, countryside, decapitation, head cut off
Time: 1940s
Place: greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out based on true events, tense, thought provoking and surreal films with plots about murder, death, violence, rape, countryside, prison and village mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Documentary genres. Some movies like Vasiliki: 37 (2016), Recommendation for Mercy (1975), Boy on the Bridge (2016), Butterfly in Grey (2002), The Law and the Fist (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: murder, rape, loss of innocence, racism, indifference, apathy, female director, witness
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Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, court, teenager, murder, rape accusation
Place: canada
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88%
Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, explosive, murder, police, funeral, violence, death
Place: cyprus
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84%
Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: death, son, prison, violence, prison guard, funeral, murder, women's prison, flashback, female nudity, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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82%
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up ...
Plot: world war two, death by gunshot, ghost town, murder, violence, drinking, train, shooting, post war, death, gun
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: poland
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76%
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
Plot: verdict, countryside, death, prosecutor, jealousy, rape, betrayal, revenge, escape, guilt, envy, convict ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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69%
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Transit (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After a graffiti artist loses his brother and fellow partner-in-crime to the hands of a vigilante killer he vows to give up graffiti forever. That lasts until he hooks up with his best friend, a tag-banger out to make a name for himself.
Plot: death of protagonist, murder, graffiti, gangster, violence, death, gangsters, latin
Place: los angeles
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68%
 7.6
 15
Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, violence, dice, death, cultural difference, taiwanese, prostitute, family relations, countryside, seaside, father son relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: taiwan
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67%
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Caravan Serai (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set during the Greek civil war. A villager is forced to leave his house and property and go to Thessaloniki with his daughter and son. They find refuge in an old building with hundreds of other people. They live a miserable life as the daughter ...
Plot: imperialism, communism, father daughter relationship, villager, carriage, bar, civil war, handicapped, family relations, bare breasts, farmer, politics ...
Place: greece
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66%
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Last Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One morning, residents of a rural village are horrified when the sun rises in the West. According to Islamic belief, this phenomenon signals the Apocalypse. As village folk react differently to the situation, a tragedy strikes when one of the ...
Plot: islam, village, apocalypse, murder, villager, rape, devil, countryside
Place: the philippines
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62%
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Family Nest (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, violence, large family, apartment, hungarian
Place: hungary
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62%
The Blue Hour (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: THE BLUE HOUR tells the story of Tanya, a young woman with a mysterious past who finds herself trapped in a sexual hell in Los Angeles. Punctuated by striking visuals and avant-garde editing, THE BLUE HOUR is a lost masterpiece of late period ...
Style: surreal
Plot: murder, insanity, biker, lust, dream, priest, rape, sexploitation, model, belly dancer, statue, nightclub ...
Place: greece
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In the Shadow of the Sun (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two thieves wander in the chilean desert and finally get to a small town near Bolivia. There, they try to include themselves with the townspeople but their instincts betray them and tragedy ensues. Based on a true story, this film opened one year ...
Plot: desert, rape, indigenous people, thief, escaped convict, prison escape
Time: 1940s
Place: chile
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57%
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And So It Is (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge.
Plot: revenge, rape, businessman, native american, countryside, community
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Los invitados (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A murder is committed in a small village of Andalusia.
Style: based on true events
Plot: murder, plantation, mafia, marijuana, drugs, drug
Place: andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cold Days (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Andras Kovacs' film, considered one of the most important Hungarian films of the 1960's, centers around four men who await trial for their involvement in the massacre of several thousand Jewish and Serbian people of Novi Sad in 1942. Each ...
Style: cult film, epic, cult movie cast
Plot: prison, winter, railway station, war crime, train, bloodbath, jealous woman, raped woman, cold the temperature, wife, male female relationship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: central europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media ...
Plot: rape, falsely accused, false accusation, police investigation, mistaken identity, courtroom, police interrogation, police station, imprisonment
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Rendezvous with Dishonor (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the wake of terrorist bombings, senseless assassinations and widespread destruction in Cyprus, the attempts of local government officials to negotiate peace is thwarted by renegade guerrilla leaders. The World Council steps in and decides that ...
Plot: terrorist bombing, religious conflict, british officer, ethnic conflict, explosion, spy, blackmail, civil war, shooting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
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Place: africa
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48%
Riot on 42nd St. (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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43%
Adults in the Room (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are utterly disregarded. A claustrophobic ...
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Time: year 2015
Place: greece, london, paris france, frankfurt germany
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40%
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If Looks Could Kill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The true story of John Hawkins as featured on America's Most Wanted.
Plot: con artists, murder, insurance fraud, true crime, male homosexuality, scam, bisexual, insurance, homosexual, homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Return (2013)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 107 min.
Story: El Regreso is a venezuelan movie written and directed by Patricia Ortega, which tells the story of a Wayuu girl that survived the slaughter of his people, in Bahía Portete from the Colombian Guajira, and therefore, she is forced to grow in a ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: death, massacre, little girl, violence, murder, rape, friendship, female director, street kid, street child, menstruation, beach ...
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Für den unbekannten Hund (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
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38%
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: murder, psychopath, evil man
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37%
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Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: squad, car, countryside, kidnapping, village, arranged marriage, robbery, death, highwayman, peasant, tradition, murder ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: turkey
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36%
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Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, violence, suffering, strike, dispute, job
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Eduart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Republic of North Macedonia, Albania
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on true story. Albanian man leaves oppressive family situation to a better life in Athens. Then kills someone and has to face his guilt.
Plot: female director, lgbt, prison rape, border crossing, snow, train, father son relationship, albanian, surrender, hate, jail, border patrol ...
Place: greece
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36%