Movies like The Heartbreakers

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The Heartbreakers (1983)
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The Heartbreakers (1983)
Original name: Die Heartbreakers
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four teenagers in the German Ruhr region try to succeed as a rock band in 1966. A girl tries to join them as a singer but is rejected by them.
Plot: rock, rock band, singer, car theft, fall in love, mechanic, hairdresser, dance school, organist, money problems, falling in love
Time: 60s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to The Heartbreakers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, society, singer and romance mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Heartbreakers: Son of India (1962), Tin Man (1983), The Dance of Death (1969), Kites Over Helsinki (2001), Dubbel-8 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Son of India (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Film starring Kamaljit Singh, Simi Garewal and Jayant
Plot: song, marriage for money, singer, homelessness, newspaper, wealth, boy, criminal, child protagonist
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: mumbai india
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95%
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Tin Man (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man, born deaf, invents a computer so he can hear and speak with others.
Plot: computer, sex scene, watching television, deaf, red wine, banjo, falling in love, african american man, african american, wine, deafness, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
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70%
The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An egocentric artillery captain and his venomous wife engage in savage unremitting battles in their isolated island fortress of the coast of Sweden at the turn of the century. Alice, a former actress who sacrificed her career for secluded military ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: island, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, couples, quarantine, love and romance, rivalry, romance, marriage as hell, husband wife relationship, marriage, battle of wits ...
Time: 60s
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68%
Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Epic tale about two generations of men in a wealthy Finnish family, spanning from the 1960s all the way through the early 1990s. The father has achieved his position as director of the family business through marrying the heiress. Their eldest son ...
Plot: father son relationship, drugs, wealth, businessman, family relations, business ethics, yuppie, family business, wealthy family, business, rock, brother brother relationship
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, helsinki finland
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63%
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Dubbel-8 (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The arrival of a beautiful new stranger in town prompts two boys to spend their summer holidays enticing the young woman to act in a short-film. However their motivation is purely that of seeing her naked.
Plot: foster child, small town, filmmaking, blonde, cinema
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe
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59%
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, hairdresser, crying, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), barbershop, family relations, father son relationship, singing, female nudity, premarital sex, singer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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King Lear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
Plot: singer
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57%
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So What (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small town, high school students in their final year try to balance their studies while also playing together in a rock band.
Plot: rock band, concert, high school, friends, young, countryside, teenager, youth, cow
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Rage to Live (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace Caldwell, a young Pennsylvania newspaper heiress living with her widowed mother, has trouble restraining herself when it comes to the amorous attentions of young men. As word starts to spread about her behavior, Grace becomes a major source of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: dishonesty, fall in love, looking for sex, infidelity, singleness, couples, journalism, love and romance, love, marriage, heiress, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A photographer (Laurence Harvey) based in Tokyo, who's in love with local beauty Tamiko (France Nuyen), begins to court an embassy official (Martha Hyer) so she can help him gain entry into the United States. Drama.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: writer's life, true love, society, down on your luck, social differences, immigrants, moral dilemma, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, france, east asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Not Fade Away (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: rivalry, lifestyle, desire for fame, ambition, follow your dream, music band, rebelliousness, friendship, social relations, hopes, ego clash, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's.
Plot: band, rock band, suburbs, elvis, elvis presley, rock and roll, rock star, guitarist
Time: 1950s, 50s
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49%
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
Plot: radio, pirate
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new zealand
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48%
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Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, death, murder, taxi driver, father, construction site, student, worker, leadership
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Monkey Grip (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A frank portrayal of a year in the life of a divorced mother living in Melbourne, trying to cope with her daughter and her own relationship with a drug addict while trying to get into the music business.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere
Plot: couples, rock, addiction, fall in love, human nature, love affair, introspection, drug abuse, family relations, love and romance, single parent, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Rapture (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Agnes, a lonely teenage girl, and her father befriend an escaped convict, named Joseph, who arrives at their farm in Brittany, France. When Joseph develops an attraction to Agnes, her father threatens to break up the union.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, fall in love, parents and children, tragic love, adolescence vs adulthood, farm, opposites attract, fugitives, crimes, love and romance, youth, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, wedding, parents and children, family in crisis, couple relations, redemption, love affair, fall in love, midlife crisis, bittersweet, golf, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.
Style: sincere, sexual, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, college life, dull life, lottery, couples, friends, graphic violence, college, fall in love, twentysomething life, student life, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Letter (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A well-bred, lovely, spiritual, sad young woman marries an attentive physician who loves her. She feels affection but no love. Soon after, without design, she falls in love with Pedro Abrunhosa, a poet and performance artist. He also loves her. She ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, nun, letter, concert, singer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Patriarch (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a ...
Plot: countryside, farm, grudge, teenage boy, grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Syndromes and a Century (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, France, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story about director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's parents who were both doctors, and director's memories about growing up in the hospital environment.
Style: atmospheric, touching, emotional, art house, controversial ...
Plot: hospital, fall in love, human nature, doctors and patients, dentist, looking for love, buddhism, symbolism, life philosophy, lifestyle, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 60s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sanctuary (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Summer 1968. 14-year-old Wolfgang is deported from his family in the secluded Church Welfare Institution sanctuary. One thing is clear for Wolfgang: His yearning for freedom, he will not soon buried in the bog.
Style: based on true events
Plot: incest overtones, stepfather, parent child relationship, coming of age, escape, violence, betrayal, death, boy, rebel, troublemaker, bullying ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shakespeare-Wallah (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a family troupe of English actors who travel around the towns and villages in India giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face of India as the old is replaced by the new, Maharajas become ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: theatrical troupe, social differences, interracial relations, family business, on the road, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, society, performer's life, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Lenin in Paris (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 1910 lernen sich Lenin und Inès Armand in Paris kennen. Inès Armand war dorthin aus der Verbannung (Archangelsk) geflohen und gründete mit Lenin die Parteischule von Longjumeau. In Jutkevitchs Film bildet die fiktive Liebesgeschichte zwischen ...
Plot: russian revolution, fall in love, extramarital affair, falling in love, russian abroad, lenin, french revolution
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cha-Cha-Cha (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gruber is a normal 16-year-old growing up in Budapest in 1962, but he has a problem -- how does he get to know the opposite sex? At the Sunday afternoon dance classes the young "ladies and gentlemen" hold each other while dancing, and that ...
Plot: dance school, pianist, teenage love, music, teenager
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Artist in the Circus Dome: Clueless (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young circus director ends up going into television after her father, a trapeze performer, dies in a circus accident.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: circus, showbiz, artists and showbiz, human spirit, animal training, hopes, performer's life, down on your luck, workplace situations, workplace, female nudity, dressing ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cyprus, greece, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Palermo or Wolfsburg (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Palermo or Wolfsburg (German: Palermo oder Wolfsburg) is a 1980 film by Werner Schroeter. It tells the story of an Italian immigrant who comes to West Germany in search of work.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: courtroom, immigrants, society, social misfits, love and romance, life is a bitch, injustice, disorder, misfit, rivalry, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Twenty-Five Five (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allison Morgan, a hairdresser in a small Washington town learns she's won millions playing the lottery. Distracted by her precocious three year old while buying her mother's weekly lottery tickets Allison buys an extra ticket for herself ...
Plot: lottery ticket, journal, laptop, mechanic, aspiring writer
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34%
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Lovelorn (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, village, woman in danger, stalking, idealism, homecoming, village life, single parent, love and romance, hopes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%