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Stress Is Three (1968)
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Stress Is Three (1968)
Original name: Stress-es tres-tres
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in one-day, three people embark together on a car trip from Madrid to Almeria. Antonio (Cebrián) is a successful industrialist, however he is dismayed that his personal life does not reflect his glittering career. He is insecure about his faltering marriage to Teresa (Chaplin), whom he believes is having an affair with his best friend, Antonio (Galiardo).
Plot: espionage, road trip, sea, motorcycle, on the road, love triangle, insect, beach, beetle, whiskey, swimming pool, bat, married couple, jealous husband, stress, road accident, fire extinguisher, dysfunctional couple, bickering couple, talking to mirror, harpoon, blood stain, seaside, blonde wig, real estate development ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, beach, unfulfillment, love and romance, female nudity, love triangle and couples mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stress Is Three: Elisa, My Life (1977), Anna and the Wolves (1973), Peppermint Frapp? (1967), The Garden of Delights (1970), Raise Ravens (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elisa, My Life (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: haunted by the past, introspection, siblings relations, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, oedipus complex, telegram ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Anna and the Wolves (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: biting, suspense, serious, realistic, tragic ending
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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86%
Peppermint Frapp? (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Garden of Delights (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 60s, 1930s, 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Raise Ravens (1976)
Genre: Drama
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Style: touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cousin Angelica (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, biting, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: youth, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, coming of age, bittersweet, reunion, haunted by the past, forbidden love, family gatherings, homecoming ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 84 min.
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43%
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The Hunt (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Holy Innocents (1984)
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Intruder (1993)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The City of No Limits (2002)
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27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Duration: 87 min.
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26%