Movies like Karz Chukana Hai

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Karz Chukana Hai (1991)
 5.7
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Karz Chukana Hai (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Alcoholic, arrogant, and a slacker, Atmaram, though coming from a poor family, has visions of grandeur, and believes that everyone else is subordinate to his wishes and instructions. This lands him in hot water with his employer, Seth Usman, and as a result he loses his job. Unable to support his family, namely his wife, Laxmi, and two grown sons, Ravi and Vijay, he starts living at home, dependent on his sons' incomes. Then fate delivers a cruel blow to Atmaram, leaving him alone and desolate. He decides to atone for his mistakes, but will he able to convince others of his good intentions, who are weary of him, and fear that this may be another ploy on his part to fool them again.
Plot: death, family relations, hospital, song, alcohol abuse, death of son, speech, loss of job, redemption, hypocrisy, hypocrite, remorse, employer employee relationship, dark hero, tragic event

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, death, hospital, redemption, father son relationship, alcohol abuse and life is a bitch mostly in Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Karz Chukana Hai: Land (2018), Woh Chokri (1994), I'm Not Here (2017), Thappu Thalangal (1978), We're All Christs (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Land (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Yellow Eagle family are Native American and live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. News reaches them that Floyd, the youngest son of the family, has died during military service in Afghanistan. The waiting begins to get his body back to ...
Style: suspense, rough, brutal, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: death, native american reservation, army, indian reservation, death of son, death of brother, killing a dog, loss of son, loss of brother, dog, alcoholic, hospital ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: cabin, hunting, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death, beer, grave, self help, family relations, alcohol abuse, american
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.0
 78
Woh Chokri (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Woh Chokri (वह छोकरी) is a Hindi movie starring Pallavi Joshi, Neena Gupta, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and is directed by Subhankar Ghosh .
Plot: politician, death, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, abandonment, train station, murder, maid, grief, betrayal, poverty ...
Place: delhi
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80%
 5.5
 1K
I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, rough, touching
Plot: redemption, storytelling, fall in love, life is a bitch, death, life philosophy, life & death, loneliness, family relations, destiny, unfulfillment, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Thappu Thalangal (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Thappu Thalangal is a saga of emotional and selfish world of human feelings. Devu, a local thug whose weapon of choice is a bicycle chain he sports casually around the neck. On one of his nightly rounds, Devu is pursued by a cop and seeks refuge at ...
Plot: ex prostitute, abortion, prostitute, rape, criminal, redemption, male female relationship, remorse, coughing, swashbuckler, recovering alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
We're All Christs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaś Miauczyński, a Polish intelectual, has severe alcohol problems which affect his relationship with his son Sylwek.
Style: serious, surreal, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, self destructing, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, redemption, parents and children, addiction, alcoholic father, father son relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, terminal illness, aging, retirement home, friendship, death, village life, parents and children, retirement home life, wedding, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.7
 2K
A (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: "A" is a 1998 Indian Kannada language blockbuster psychological love story film written and directed by Upendra. It starred Upendra and Chandni as the lead couple. It was about an unusual love story between a film director and an actress ...
Style: cult film
Plot: alcoholic, drunkenness, drunkard, flashback, dark heroine, machismo, fire, death of father, house on fire, revelation, casting couch, movie actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: death, father son relationship, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Farewell to Harry (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A down-and-out writer, Nick Sennet, runs into Harry, a man that, legend has it, died long ago. Together they attempt to revitalize a defunct factory as well as their lives.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: redemption, friendship, small town, factory, human spirit, starting over, hopes, family relations, human nature, lifestyle, society, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.9
 214
Pinjra (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A respected village schoolteacher falls for a travelling dancer and faces a moral dilemma.
Plot: teacher, suicide, murder, village, redemption, tragic love, tragic event, courtroom, disfigured face, self destructing
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hospital, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, terminal illness, prison, estrangement, one more chance, life sentence, family relations, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 67
Neria (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Zimbabwe
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A classic African film that has struck a nerve that runs across the continent, with an original soundtrack and supporting performance by Zimbabwe's legendary World Music sensation, Oliver Mtukudzi.
Style: suspense
Plot: feminism, car accident, mother in law daughter in law relationship, lawsuit, women's rights, hospital, marriage, reconciliation, trial, bribery, tradition, village ...
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 4K
The Bench (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kaj is a stubborn man with a great deal of pride. The former chef lives in a council flat. He has wasted his life and is now on a council job training scheme for the long-term unemployed, where he refuses to let the foreman of the activation project ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, starting over, parents and children, alienation, family reunited, family problems, life is a bitch, elderly, working class, class differences, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 14K
Powder Blue (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: stripper, lap dance, panic attack, anxiety attack, exotic dancer, redemption, haunted by the past, self discovery, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Avalude Ravukal (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Raji is forced into prostitution to support her brother's education after their parents' death. She falls in love with Babu, who faces social ridicule after their affair becomes public.
Plot: attraction, prostitute, prostitution, love, death of brother, false accusation, seduction, bathroom, see through clothes, death, teacher, gang rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 8K
Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, buddies, life is a bitch, best friends, parents and children, human nature, rich and poor, family relations, twists & turns ...
Time: 1900s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 180
Slipaway (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, human nature, family life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 9K
The Brave (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, native american, life is a bitch, injustice, social decay, americana, misfit, gang, unemployment, society, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 5K
The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: old age, family, aging, retirement home, husband wife relationship, heart attack, dying, grandmother grandson relationship, family relations, deathbed, grandfather grandson relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 649
Garm Hava (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In post-Partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.
Style: cult film
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Time: year 1947, 1940s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, nothing goes right, medicine, doctor, doctor patient relationship, fear of death, parents and children, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 117
Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, desertion, cafe, nipples, boxing, truck, shooting, pregnancy, murder, friendship, male female relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Wake (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Over there, in his village at the foot of the mountains, he’s dead. His face radiant and his body at peace, he lies on the bed. Then they can gather around him. Three days long they talk, drink, weep, fight and remember… And they smile, too.
Plot: telephone call, bathtub, bare breasts, coffin, death, dead man, taking a photograph, family relations, two in a bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 23
Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: breast cancer, suicide, drug addict, journey, drug, dying, death, leukemia, family relations, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 481
Kalyug (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The film is tale of intrigue, plots and the inevitable war between the two families. Ramchand and Bhishamchand were two pioneering brothers in business. Bhishamchand, a lifelong bachelor brought up the two sons of Ramchand on his demise. He also ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Brother... Nikhil (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: hopes, family relations, swimming, athlete's life, society, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, against the odds, hiv positive, social outcast, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1987, year 1994
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 318
I Am a Soldier (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A social drama about a woman who is obligated to return to her parents’ home and agrees to work for her uncle in a doghouse.
Plot: birthday, female protagonist, singing, female nudity, barking dog, male nudity, song, undressing, dog attack, dinner, dog bite, card playing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%