Movies like Gold Fever in Lapland

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Gold Fever in Lapland (1999)
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Gold Fever in Lapland (1999)
Original name: Lapin kullan kimallus
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 116 min.
Plot: gold rush, lapland, nature, friendship, violence, gold, happiness, greed, friend, gold digger, river rapids
Time: 19th century, 1860s

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Most similar movies to Gold Fever in Lapland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and harsh films with plots about friendship, family relations, violence, fight, countryside, lapland and runaway mostly in Drama, History and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gold Fever in Lapland: Jon (1983), 125 Years Memory (2015), The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973), The Winter War (1989), Linnan juhlat (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 68
Jon (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Film by Jaakko Pyhälä.
Plot: fishing, outsider, ship, soldier, sea, drinking alcohol, humanity, lapland, village, friendship, gas station, alcoholic ...
Place: norway
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95%
125 Years Memory (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan, Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this Japanese-Turkish blockbuster: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, psychological
Plot: shipwreck, turk, historical event, tragedy, typhoon, sinking ship, sea disaster, survival, drowning, danger, turkish, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, japan, constantinople, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is ...
Plot: lapland, exploring sexuality, reindeer, falling in love, vagina, teenage boy, sexuality, coming of age, village, suicide, labia, nature ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, tense, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, battle zone, soldier, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.0
 154
Linnan juhlat (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 2017 Finland celebrates 100 years of independence. The famous philosopher Bruno is curing his writers' block in Lapland, when he gets an invitation to the President's Grand Ball in Helsinki. The railway systems are frozen and he misses ...
Style: road movie
Plot: runaway bride, philosopher, road trip, lapland, independence day, class differences, writer's block, shotgun, taxi driver, car trouble, winter, philosophy
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Wedding Waltz (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Viltteri, a balding guy in his thirties living in rural northern Finland, is hopelessly clueless about his new role as a married man and the father of a newborn son. A perfect escape from family responsibilities is having to get his old Hillman Minx ...
Style: cult film, road movie, humorous, affectionate, talky ...
Plot: birth, road trip, alcoholic drink, wedding party, car breakdown, friendship, newsstand, countryside, middle aged, lapland, male female relationship, fatherhood ...
Place: sweden, finland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Recounts the 40-year history of building the Salt Lake Temple, shown as if recounted by Wilford Woodruff to a young reporter. It portrays the pioneers' dedication to temple worship.
Plot: architect, prayer, diary, temple, construction, building, mormon, interview, reporter, religion, latter day saints, mormonism
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 19th century, 1850s, 1860s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Trail of the Falcon (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the latter half of the 19th century, gold is discovered in the Black Hills, an area which has already been allocated to the Dakota Indians as a winter reservation in a treaty. Nevertheless, gold diggers, profiteers and adventurers flock to the ...
Plot: gold, native american, fight, gold rush, buffalo, businessman, eastern, sioux indian, attempted rape, forced kiss
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story set in 19th century China and centered on the lifelong friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid cultural norms imposed on women.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: friendship, relationship vs career, family relations, couples, female friendship, based on a novel, fan, tradition, best friends, friends, strong female presence
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, execution, prison
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Seven Songs from the Tundra (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Finland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000
Style: based on true events
Plot: nomad, female director, reindeer, fishing, oppression, indigenous people, soldier, nature, socialism, parent child relationship, marriage, folk song ...
Time: 20th century
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Once Upon a Time in the North (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 19th century drama set on the plains of Ostrobothnia, western Finland, which are controlled by groups of knife-wielding thugs, the toughs. Traditionally, the first-born son inherits everything, so when Esko – a bum and a gang leader – learns ...
Plot: knife, alcohol, horse, death, farmer, blindness, runaway, field, brother brother relationship, inheritance, stabbed to death, stabbed with a knife ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: segregation, racism, friendship, bus, master and servant, civil rights, bittersweet, hopes, life is a bitch, society, human spirit, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, prince, family relations, politics, opportunist, civil war, officer, nobility, aging, state affairs, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Come and Take It Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Action movie starring Jacob Bargas
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: friendship, greed, betrayal, intrigue, lost treasure, jealousy, legend, mexican american, latin
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 216
Snow Pirates (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the shadow of the military coup in 1980, these children aged 12-13, playing their childish games soon arrive at an understanding of life's responsibilities and are hastily introduced into the world of the grownups.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: self discovery, friendship, life is a bitch, youth, society, small town, coming of age, friends, distopia, children
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 137
Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: assassin, father son relationship, speech, political activist, publishing, secret police, russian history, czar, forced suicide, suicide, jail, informant ...
Place: russia, siberia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 6K
Sami Blood (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ...
Style: harsh
Plot: corporal punishment, racism, coming of age, identity, boarding school, teacher, teenage girl, book, runaway, school, undressing, punishment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.1
 142
Fox: Hunter (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the period prior to the revolt in Timisoara in December 1989 and mirroring the events that led to the downfall of the dictator Ceausescu. -- BFI
Plot: dictatorship, surveillance, secret police, fear, friendship, trust, totalitarian state
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Solar Eclipse: Depth of Darkness (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, India, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Solar Eclipse is a conspiracy theory period movie based on true events, that led to the eventual assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The movie demonstrates a violent India, at the backdrop of a non-violent Gandhi, and hard-line fanatic mindsets ...
Plot: democracy, independence, conspiracy, violence, freedom
Time: year 1947
Place: usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 2K
Public Works (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1888: a luthier, Vedder, has to step aside when his home, opposite the recently completed Central Station in Amsterdam, must yield for the planned Victoria Hotel. His cousin Anijs, pharmacist in the Northern provinces of the Netherlands, has gotten ...
Plot: father son relationship, hotel, rape, rain, funeral, hospital, letter, beehive, bee, pregnant, violin, pregnant woman ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 2K
Effi Briest (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A German-made film based on one of the most famous German novels by Theodor Fontane. Effi Briest (Hanna Schygulla) is a socially ambitious, 17-year-old German girl who accepts a proposal of marriage from Baron Geert Von Instetten, a much older ...
Style: gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, age difference, adultery, duel, fall in love, human nature, introspection, love triangle, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: europe, germany, northern germany, berlin germany, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 303
Garibaldi (1961)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film shows how Italy's historic national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi (embodied by Renzo Ricci) leads a military campaign known as Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 and conquers Sicily and Naples. When the Bourbon monarchy has left Southern ...
Plot: war for independence, nationalist, italian history, volunteer, republican, civil war, invasion, revolution
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a novel by the late Finnish writer Timo Mukka, this simple story focuses on what happens when Milka (Irma Huntus), a girl barely out of childhood, gets pregnant by Ojanen (Matti Turunen) a rustic fieldhand. Her own mother had been hoping to ...
Plot: coming of age, male nudity, carpenter, child abuse, youth, motherhood, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, village, nature, female nudity, lapland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, american history, espionage, arrest, informant, escape, return home, socialist, arrested, beating, summary execution ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Skierri: Land of the Dwarf Birches (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about herder Niila and Sami environment in the time of change and plight. First partly Saami language fiction film in Finland.
Plot: hunter, husband wife relationship, summer, interrogation, animal cruelty, hunting, jail cell, nature, indigenous people, dog, winter, tourist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Friendship in Vienna (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inge Dournenvald and Lise Mueller are best friends in pre-WW2 Austria, despite the fact that Inge is Jewish and Lise is the daughter of a Nazi sympathizer. When they are forbidden to see each other, they meet secretly. After the Germans invade ...
Plot: nazi occupation, priest, domineering father, roller coaster, broken leg, childhood memory, memory, prejudice, protest march, friendship between girls, baptism, train station ...
Time: year 1938, 1930s
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 4K
Il Primo Re (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, exciting, tense
Plot: king, mythology, roman, twin brother, fratricide, flood, religion, journey, friendship, historical event, sacrifice, rivalry ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 1.9
 128
O.B.A.M. Nude (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At Occidental College in 1981, a loner snorts cocaine and smokes marijuana, secretly hoping to one day become someone important. His dream - and much more - comes true when Satan appears, promising the world. There is one caveat, though, as a deal ...
Plot: abortion, angel, stock footage, greed, political satire, devil, lust, soul selling, cocaine, bikini girl, deception
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, serious, contemplative
Plot: school, countryside, farm, peasant, village, life is a bitch, clergy, family life, parents and children, family problems, master and servant, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1890s ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%