Movies like Karz Chukana Hai

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Karz Chukana Hai (1991)
 5.6
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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, illness, hospital, alcohol abuse, family relations, loss of job, redemption, remorse, hypocrisy, employer employee relationship, death of son, dark hero, tragic event, hypocrite, song, speech

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about family relations, death, hospital, redemption, father son relationship, parents and children and hopes mostly in Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Karz Chukana Hai: Land (2018), I'm Not Here (2017), Crying for Love (2008), Woh Chokri (1994), The Bench (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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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: suspenseful, depressing, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Plot: native american reservation, death, u.s. army, indian reservation, death of brother, death of son, army, dog, farm, loss of son, alcoholic, hospital ...
Time: 20th century
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95%
 5.5
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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: sentimental, touching, rough, sincere, melancholic
Plot: father son relationship, redemption, fall in love, death, life is a bitch, life philosophy, loneliness, life & death, family relations, destiny, betrayal, friendship ...
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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: alcohol abuse, hunting, grave, family relations, self help, american, beer, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death, cabin
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Crying for Love (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three girls meet by chance in a hospital. Struggling to come to terms with their fate, they all look back on a decisive moment in their life: Sara, a professional swimmer relentlessly urged on by her ambitious father, was deprived of her only real ...
Plot: illness, female friendship, wine, hospital, camera, picture, wine bottle, photograph
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 7.9
 92
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: family relations, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, death, husband wife relationship, school, mother daughter relationship, prostitute mother, alcohol abuse, school expulsion, affection, illegitimacy ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak
Plot: alcohol abuse, parents and children, starting over, alienation, working class, family problems, family reunited, elderly, life is a bitch, class differences, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: surreal, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, self destructing, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, addiction, parents and children, redemption, alcoholic father, father son relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Thappu Thalangal (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
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, criminal, prostitute, rape, redemption, abortion, swashbuckler, remorse, male female relationship, recovering alcoholic, coughing
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, aging, terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death, bittersweet, wedding, friends, couples, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 12K
A Family Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dane Jensen is a driven, Chicago-based headhunter, working at a cut-throat job placement firm. When Dane's boss announces his retirement, he pits Dane against Lynn Vogel, Dane's equally driven but polar-opposite rival at the firm, in a ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, disturbing, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: bounty hunter, parent child relationship, family relations, choice, illness, fighting illness, relationships, child illness, job, businessman, customer, family problems ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.8
 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: revelation, arrest, wrongful arrest, murder, misogyny, gang rape, fire, blackmail, drunkard, remorse, dark hero, mistress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: redemption, friendship, older man younger man relationship, factory, small town, starting over, human spirit, family relations, hopes, society, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.2
 274
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, self destructing, disfigured face, murder, suicide, courtroom, tragic love, tragic event, village, redemption
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: father son relationship, death, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Necessities of Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to speak French and faced with a completely alien world, he becomes ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, inter cultural
Plot: tuberculosis, isolation, hospital, illness, friends, hopes, friendship, human spirit, family relations, against the rules, family life, doctors and patients ...
Time: 50s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: hospital, redemption, terminal illness, prison, haunted by the past, estrangement, life sentence, family relations, one more chance, life is a bitch, hopes, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Hindu Friend (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diego is a film director very close to death, surrounded by people who are having trouble dealing with his current tempestuous mood. Chances are he won't survive, but if he does, that means he needs to relearn how to live. live.
Style: captivating, entertaining
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Heal the Living (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: touching, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.5
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Dariya Dil (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
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Plot: revenge, father son relationship, fake death, secret, superhero, dysfunctional family, brawl, false identity, rain, badminton, miser, post office ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 83
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
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Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
With the Girl of Black Soil (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small village in the Kanwondo region, a 9 year old girl, her brother Tong-gu - who is mentally handicapped - and their father Hyegon. Hyegon has an accident in the mines, loses his job and receives no compensation. It becomes increasingly ...
Plot: handicapped, brother sister relationship, illness, poison, hospital, child as adult, pneumonia, father daughter relationship, car accident, bus, school, miner ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 9K
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, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, human nature, rich and poor, parents and children, buddies, best friends, life is a bitch, family relations, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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.
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⇓ 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: gang rape, attraction, rat, police brutality, false accusation, prostitution, remorse, prostitute, theft, seduction, see through clothes, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 15K
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, panic attack, exotic dancer, redemption, life is a bitch, self discovery, haunted by the past, hopes, family problems, human nature, lap dance, bus trip ...
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Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: hopes, family relations, swimming, society, athlete's life, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, against the odds, hiv positive, social outcast, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, year 1989, year 1994
Place: india, goa india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 214
Slipaway (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a homeless young musician moves into a sailboat with a feisty elderly widow, the two must overcome their differences and haunting pasts to unlock each other's dreams.
Style: spiritual, exciting, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, family secret, elderly woman, mother daughter relationship, afterlife, rescue, hopes, hugging, redemption, alzheimer's disease, music teacher, spirituality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, redemption, lifestyle, actor's life, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, family gatherings, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, bus, on the road, van, archaeologist, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 6K
The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that ...
Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, medical school, doctor, surgery, coldhearted, doctors and patients, redemption, intern, family relations, power relations, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%