Movies like The Vows

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The Vows (1973)
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The Vows (1973)
Original name: A Promessa
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The gritty lives of Portuguese villagers are shown in this action drama which shows the interaction between a married couple who have taken an unusual vow of celibacy and a gang of gypsies who are terrorizing their village. The film highlights many ancient religious traditions still current in these regions, as the villagers, devout Catholics, support the gypsy con-men by buying religious relics from them.
Plot: gypsy, love, dancing, rape, fight, money, sex scene, couples, priest, oath, campfire, blind man, traumatized man

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about love, couples, dancing, sex scene, female nudity, family relations and fight mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Vows: Barbara (1997), Northern Light (2006), Yuniol (2007), Forgotten Light (1996), Counterparts (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
Plot: love, widow, priest
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Northern Light (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A drama based around a boxing school owner and his son.
Plot: sex scene, dancing, competition, father son relationship, swimming pool, fight, medical examination, male bonding, teenager, male friendship, nosebleed, friendship between men
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Yuniol (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Yuniol" Perez and Alberto "Junior" Rios come from opposite sides of the tracks in the Dominican Republic. Aloof and detached, Alberto comes from a wealthy family. Driven and focused, Juan is reared by a devoted mother whose ...
Plot: government, wealth, engagement, love, poverty, hospital, jail, violence, dancing, fight, corruption, university ...
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Forgotten Light (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Holy, a village priest, battles against the state and religious bureaucracies of 1980s Czechoslovakia in his fight to raise money for a new church roof. Permeated by his love for the villagers, his encounters are marked by his good humor. In ...
Plot: communist, fund raising, statue, spirituality, love, politics, dying, priest, faith, corruption, death, secret love ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
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Counterparts (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Teacher Anne and policeman Georg are thought of as the perfect couple. However, appearances are deceptive: one of them is covered with scars and bruises. But which one is the abuser?
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, marriage, couples, family, unsupportive spouse, police officer, conflict, cheating wife, sex scene, love, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: couples, reunion, friendship, marriage, crumbling marriage, love, conversation, couple relations, resentment, success, happiness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Love Letters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: United States Senator, Andrew Ladd, revisits his life after a woman he loved, but only wrote letters to, dies. Having met as children the two grow apart as he enters politics and she aspires to be an artist. While success follows him, she has a more ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love, senator, best friends, politics, performer's life, friends, couples, friendship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, tragic love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
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Baal (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Volker Schlöndorff transposes Bertolt Brecht’s late-expressionist work to latter-day 1969. Poet and anarchist Baal lives in an attic and reads his poems to cab drivers. At first feted and later rejected by bourgeois society, Baal roams through ...
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Maine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Backpacking alone on the Appalachian trail, a married woman meets a younger hiker and the two strangers become inexplicably drawn to one another.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: hiking, camping, loneliness, dysfunctional relationship, love, sexual attraction, infidelity, sex scene, seduction, couples, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
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Vanaja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in rural South India, a place where social barriers are built stronger than fort walls, VANAJA explores the chasm that divides classes as a young girl struggles to come of age.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: student film
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, couples, village, teenage life, society, youth, family relations, injustice, dancing, rape, caste system ...
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The Maiden Danced to Death (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Canada, Slovenia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, emotional, family saga
Plot: love triangle, family relations, love, husband wife relationship, dancing, jealousy, homecoming, rivalry, brother brother relationship, society, couples, friendship ...
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We Are Never Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the Czech provinces, a handful of people come together: a paranoid prison guard, his hypochondriac neighbour and the latter’s silent, despairing wife, a lovesick nightclub manager and a stripper who is a ...
Style: captivating, complex, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: teenager, paranoid, gypsy, money, boy, prison, female protagonist, neighbor neighbor relationship, hypochondriac, corpse, dysfunctional family, stolen money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Wild Seed (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
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The Weather Inside (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A luxury hotel in a conflict zone. Development aid worker Dorothea begins an affair with a young drifter, Alec, but what starts as sweet distraction brings her dangerously close to losing control.
Plot: hotel, refugee, cocaine, love, war, refugee camp, female director, vomiting, drinking, dinner, vandalism, loyalty ...
Place: middle east
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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, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, realism, family problems, social misfits, society, down on your luck ...
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Place: europe
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Skin, Skin (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mikko Niskanen's famous new wave film about the '60s urban intellectuals who get faced in the Finnish countryside with loads of beer.
Audience: teens
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Place: england
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Duration: 116 min.
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Flame in the Streets (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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38%
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Khibula (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: blind man, death, white horse, anal sex, president, sex scene, campfire, civil war, gun, bridge, radio, shaving ...
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Place: georgia (former ussr)
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The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
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Lover for a Day (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of a father, his 23-year-old daughter who goes back home one day because she has just been dumped, and his new girlfriend, who is also 23 and lives with him.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: chick flick
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: domestic violence, feminism, family problems, society, love, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, hopes, woman, female protagonist, abortion, poem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Gin Game (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This powerfully bittersweet comedy follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia (Mary Tyler Moore) and Weller (Dick Van Dyke) during a series of gin games in which their ailments, misfortunes and losses are exposed in ...
Plot: retirement home, genie, friendship, card playing, deception, male female relationship, estranged family member, filmed play, sad ending, divorced divorcee, anger, money ...
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34%
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Be.Angeled (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%