Movies like The Knife 1961

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The Knife (1961)
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The Knife (1961)
Original name: Het mes
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy is resentful of his mother's budding romance with the best friend of her late husband, and is torn and confused about his emerging feelings for Toni, a young girl in his neighborhood. His fascination with an antique Oriental knife leads him to steal it and he uses it to try to impress Toni while at the same time trying to break up his mother's relationhip.
Plot: puberty, teenager, horse, forest, gypsy, soldier, train, racial slur, nun, theft, jealousy, teenage girl, on the run, photograph, fortune teller, voyeur, knife, housekeeper, teenage boy, card playing, horse riding, christian, intrigue, child protagonist, voyeurism ...

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Most similar movies to The Knife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, captivating and realistic films with plots about teenager, teenage boy, teenage girl, family relations, barefoot male, crying and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Knife: Nachttocht (1982), The Summer I Turned 15 (1976), Tree of Knowledge (1981), Open Future (1983), Places (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nachttocht (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 63 min.
Story: 12 year old Thomas ( Abel Claassen) and his quest for friendship and love. He takes rowing lessons and grows rather fond of his teacher...who, according to his mother, is unlike the bully trainers in the other clubs...he really knows how to work ...
Plot: man boy relationship, roller skating, crying woman, betrayal, friendship, seductive woman, missing person, jealousy, selfish woman, punishment, teenage boy, storm ...
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95%
The Summer I Turned 15 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story Peter is telling the about a special summer, when he is invited over to summer holiday from bickering parents, to his aunt and uncle in the country. He's been there before, but this summer was quite one to remember.
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, puberty, teenager, cabin, farm, sexual awakening, coming of age, small community, infidelity, nude sunbathing, adolescent boy, summer ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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74%
Tree of Knowledge (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As a group of Danish children pass into adolescence, gradually the most popular girl becomes an outcast, for trivial reasons that she never understands.
Style: touching, sexual, emotional, sexy, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, family relations, society, misfit, love and romance, youth, teenage life, young girl, bossy woman, passive aggressive behavior ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, year 1958, 1950s
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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73%
 5.3
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Open Future (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: topless woman, art school, high school, sculpture, demonstration, female nudity, guitar playing, male in shower, voyeurism, beach, bad dream, acrobat ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Places (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age story about love, loss and revenge centers around two teenage friends, Adam (Vladimír Polívka) and Marek (Jan Cina), whose aimless lives in a small town are suddenly disrupted by the appearance of Anna (Johana Matousková), the ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, small town, loss, love, conscience, grandfather grandson relationship, broken glass, rebellion, beating, mayor, self pity, topless woman ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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69%
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We (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During a scorching summer in a Belgian-Dutch border village, eight teenagers play games of discovery to break the listless monotony. They challenge each other and themselves and pretty soon, their sexual curiosity starts to blur the lines between ...
Style: psychological, light, sexy, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: open relationship, nudism, orgy, group sex, explicit sex, sex orgy, gang rape, bare ass, nymphomaniac, exhibitionist, vulva, anal sex ...
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69%
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Jasper's Ghost (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 11-year-old Jasper may just be starting puberty, but so far he has experienced a lifetime of emotions. On the day his beloved grandfather dies, he is charged with taking care of the elder's pet cat. The local town bully, Mourids however, has ...
Plot: topless, voyeurism, bare breasts, full moon, fish, teenage girl, teenager, boy, spider, female nudity, hammock, ghost ...
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Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
Style: road movie, exciting, captivating, disturbing, light
Plot: horse, racehorse, teenage boy, father son relationship, loneliness, on the road, doctor, horse trainer, coming of age, money, drunk, runaway ...
Place: portland oregon
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65%
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Nudity (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young prisoner Jan, nicknamed Roughboy (Petr Cepek), tries to commit suicide. He was imprisoned for a fight in which he injured a functionary of the National Committee and for stealing material but actually by the blame for this crime was pinned on ...
Plot: female nudity, girl, biblical reference, hysterical woman, dead rabbit, doctor, horse, crying woman, pub, social outcast, cemetery, grandfather grandson relationship ...
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63%
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Eva Nova (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva would do anything to regain the love of the one she hurt the most - her son. She is a recovered alcoholic but decades ago she was a famous actress.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, estranged mother, alcoholic, drunkenness, estranged son, mother son conflict, elderly woman, addiction, regret, husband wife relationship, loneliness, rehabilitation ...
Place: vienna
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61%
Where the Sun Beats (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pinto’s sophomore feature patiently investigates the everyday life and psychosexual vacillations of Laura (Laura Morante), a woman caught in a web of verboten romance and incestuous desire. Pinto elliptically and delicately portrays the small ...
Style: gay cinema
Plot: field, male objectification, drunken man, shower, taking off shirt, map, cellar, farm, tractor, death of child, sheep, letter ...
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61%
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Nene (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the Catholic and traditionalist Italy, two teenagers covertly discover new prohibited games.
Plot: chastity belt, sing along, catholic, teenage boy, fire eater, controversy, crying woman, sexuality, teenage crush, puberty, cousin cousin relationship, teenage angst ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948
Place: italy
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59%
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Shameless (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In an incendiary story of love, desire, and betrayal between siblings, the rebellious young Tadek returns to sister Anka’s home in search of solace and affection. Bound together by a painful shared family history, brother and sister must find a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous sex, brother sister sex, teenage boy, brother sister relationship, incest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, jealousy, racism, fight, forbidden love ...
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56%
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The Hussy (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty-year old misfit François earns his living by gathering boxes and bottles to resell to local shopkeepers. He lives with his grossly insensitive mother and stepfather. Mado is a gawky 11-year old, who is neglected by her family because of the ...
Plot: child abduction, dysfunctional family, adult child friendship, lie, apology, cemetery, socially awkward, riding a bicycle, misfit, 11 year old, pointing a gun at someone, school ...
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55%
Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted suicide. The families of both teens are very close friends. ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: suicide, friendship, teenager, impossible love, angry man, anger, young love, crying boy, grieving mother, telephone, photograph, adultery ...
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52%
Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This complex portrait of modern-day life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation explores the bond between a brother and his younger sister, who find themselves on separate paths to rediscovering the meaning of home.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: society, youth, dysfunctional family, death in the family, social relations, family problems, teenager, girl, party, funeral, mother daughter relationship, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota, nebraska
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51%
Moritz, Dear Moritz (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 15-year-old Moritz lives in a posh area of Hamburg, but his parents did not care about it. The teenager suffers from ridicule of his classmates and finds refuge in his dreams and playing the saxophone. Only when he joins a band and began performing ...
Plot: keyhole, teenage girl, tank top, female nudity, voyeur, music band, voyeurism, 15 year old, teenager, taking off underwear, nightgown, lust ...
Place: hamburg germany, germany
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The Home of Dark Butterflies (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Haunted by his traumatic past and cautious about the prospects of an uncertain future, a fourteen year old boy named Juhani winds up in an isolated boys' home known as The Island. Juhani (Niilo Syvaoja) has been shuttled between foster homes ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: island, teenager, isolation, friendship, youth, family relations, family problems, haunted by the past, couple relations, school, murder, juvenile delinquent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Lakki... The Boy Who Could Fly (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Surreal tale of a 14 year-old boy who dreams of escaping the loneliness from an unhappy home & sexual abuse (from his mother's boyfriend who is also his school swimming coach). One day his back mysteriously sprouts feathers and he can ...
Style: social realism
Plot: chess, 14 year old, field, hammock, pedophile, underage smoking, hospital room, taking off shirt, feet on table, hallucination, wings, painter ...
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49%
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To Die of Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of his students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. Gerard's parents accuse Danièle of statutory rape and ...
Plot: rebel, lawyer, older woman younger man relationship, running away from home, snooker, juvenile delinquent, jealous woman, blind woman, therapist, halloween, wheelchair, letter ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1969, 60s, quarry
Place: normandy
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45%
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A Brother (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 15-year-old Tom (Simon Royer) is going to spend another calm summer with his parents and younger sister at their summer house. But by fate, another family comes to spend some time with them, with their 17-year-old son Félix (Marin Lafitte). In the ...
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, teenager, gay, male male kiss, love, lgbt, gay love, friends, childhood, sex from behind, homoeroticism ...
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45%
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Little Lips (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A writer returns home to his estate after service in World War I. He has developed a very bad case of depression due to a war wound concerning his genitalia. He contemplates suicide, but recovers after becoming interested in his caretaker's 12 ...
Style: disturbing, erotic, atmospheric, serious, melancholic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lolita, underage girl, puberty, sex with a minor, girl man relationship, older man young girl relationship, forbidden love, war veteran, depression, desire, seduction, sexual attraction ...
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Virgin People (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three sisters live in a paradise where men are metaphorically and literally serpents of temptation.
Plot: horse, carriage, miscarriage, snake, sex, seduction, peeping, sexuality, sister sister relationship, unrequited love, jealousy, jewelry ...
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40%
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Summer of 85 (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. ...
Style: non-linear, sincere, touching, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: gay, teenager, motorcycle, friendship, death, teenage boy, summer, friendship between men, loss of friend, fair, accidental death, gender disguise ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: normandy
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40%
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The UnMiracle (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suburban town is torn apart in the aftermath of an accidental teen drug overdose in this ensemble film exploring the mysteries of modern faith.
Plot: christian, faith, superstition, drug use, teenage girl, iraq veteran, man with glasses, police officer, drug overdose, talking to oneself in a mirror, fable, heroin ...
Place: xian
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37%
 6.3
 150
The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, couples, life is a bitch, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, realism, family problems, social misfits, society, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
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Blue Jeans (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 80 min.
Story: First love and the fickleness of adolescence is the theme in this charming drama. The story follows a pretty blonde French youth who is sent with his classmates to an English seaside resort for the summer to study English. It is there that he first ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trip, teacher, train station, teenage protagonist, underage smoking, teenage boy, teenager, train, school trip, gay interest, travel, overprotective mother ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Burning Snail (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this grim German drama, a troubled 14-year-old boy's pent-up rage and frustration leads him to involvement with a bad crowd and gets him caught up in an inescapable spiral of increasingly self-destructive and deadly violence.
Plot: teenager, parent child relationship, teenage gang, peer pressure, urination, masturbation, 14 year old, teenage protagonist, topless woman, urinating on someone, friend, tied up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Marcelo Zona Sul (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Rio de Janeiro, more specifically in Copacabana, the sixteen year-old rebel and reckless teenager Marcelo is a terrible student that plays hooky from school and a liar. He dreams on leaving his home and move to São Paulo to work hard, make money ...
Plot: coming of age, youth culture, barefoot male, party, beach, wrapped in a towel, role model, cigarette smoking, puberty, underage smoking, restaurant, bare chested boy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love Strange Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important political changes in Brazil, in 1937. In those hours, he ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mother son incest, incest, sex with a minor, undressing, girl, prostitute, puberty, female nudity, teenage girl, male nudity, party, teenage boy ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s, year 1982
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%