Movies like Summer in the City 1971

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Summer in the City (1971)
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Summer in the City (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Released from prison a man wanders through a new reality
Style: student film
Plot: airplane, winter, train, billiards, cinema, ex convict, on the run, movie theatre, very little dialogue, released from prison, bar, photo booth, film criticism, pinball, release from prison
Place: berlin germany, munich germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and atmospheric films with plots about train, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the road, male nudity, loneliness, sex and cinema mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Summer in the City: Kings of the Road (1976), Alice in the Cities (1974), Doctor Faustus (1982), A Woman in Flames (1983), Palermo Shooting (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kings of the Road (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Itinerant projection-equipment repairman Bruno Winter (Rüdiger Vogler) and depressed hitchhiker Robert Lander (Hanns Zischler)--a doctor who has just been through a break-up with his wife and a half-hearted suicide attempt--travel along the Western ...
Style: road movie, captivating, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: on the road, buddies, odd couple, unfulfillment, partners, friendship, mechanic, friends, hitchhiker, dull life, suicide, friendship between men ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, west germany
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95%
Alice in the Cities (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: German journalist Philip Winter has a case of writer’s block when trying to write an article about the United States. He decides to return to Germany, and while trying to book a flight, encounters a German woman and her nine year old daughter ...
Style: road movie, psychological, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: on the road, airport, friendship, adventure, partners, society, social misfits, escapades, human nature, culture clash, self discovery, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, amsterdam, europe, new york, west germany ...
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53%
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Doctor Faustus (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A musician beds down a prostitute he knows is diseased in order to gain inspiration, an act he later believes to have been a tacit pact with Satan
Style: psychotronic
Plot: prostitute, lucifer, satan, pact with the devil, composer, cheating wife, supernatural, puppet, supernatural power, solitude, hugging, theology ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Woman in Flames (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva, an upper-class housewife, frustratedly leaves her arrogant husband and decides to enter the call girl business. She lets Yvonne, a prostitute, teach her the basics and both set out for prey together, until Eva starts an affair with Chris, who ...
Plot: male prostitute, sexual sadism, dominatrix, gigolo, eroticism, bdsm, s&m, divorce, jealousy, longing, conflict, cuckold ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Palermo Shooting (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After the wild lifestyle of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman calm him down?
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, mysterious character, love affair, human nature, life turned upside down, lifestyle, on the road, photographer, revenge, murder, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sicily, germany, italy, europe
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35%
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Délivrez-Moi (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After spending a decade in prison, Annie returns to her hometown, and tries to reconnect with her now-adolescent daughter Sophie.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: child custody, released from prison, murder, women's prison, mother daughter relationship, ex convict, small town, island, female nudity, sex, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Woman of the Ganges (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man returns to the place he once lived a passionate love affair with a woman who is now dead. So powerful are the emotions that seize him that he imagines she is still alive, and begins to live as if this were the case...
Style: avant garde
Plot: small town, beach, ghost, seaside, frustration, winter, very little dialogue, loneliness, existential loneliness, voice, coat, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Splendor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. The theater is in decay and only generates debts and trouble, but Jordan gets aid in his almost quixotian quest from projectionist Luigi ...
Plot: television, respect, dancing, movie theatre, flashback, striptease, smoking, village, stripper, theater, cinema, business ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The State of Things (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's The Day the World Ended (1956) . The producer is nowhere to be found and director Munro attempts to find him in hopes of being able to finish ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, clever, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, satire, mystery, workplace, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, on the road, showbiz, hollywood, hotel, nuclear holocaust, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: portugal, los angeles, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lost somewhere over the Pacific in a single-engine Cessna with low fuel, a pilot (Scott Bakula) awaits rescue.
Plot: airplane, disaster, aviation, airplane accident, christmas, family relations, catastrophe
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Axiliad (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young, idealistic poet, turns his back on civilization and goes to small, backwood village, rents a bed in the house of an old woman, and decides to make his living as a lumberjack. Soon he realizes that the world around him is far from perfect.
Plot: library, love, lumberjack, winter, train, young woman, old lady, dream, village, colleague, male female relationship, tree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Future Is Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this improbable, ponderous story about a couple who do not want to have children of their own, and a pregnant, single woman who needs a home for awhile, the relationship between the three is strange, at the very least.
Style: grotesque
Plot: threesome, countryside, techno music, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, lesbian sex, sex, new family, menage a trois, erotica, lesbianism, male nudity ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Overnight (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One day of a Hungarian stock trader.
Plot: stock broker, broker, trafficking, money, yuppie, auction, laptop, abortion, stress, unwanted pregnancy, taxi, businessman ...
Place: hungary, budapest, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The supremely world-weary Lemmy Caution, last seen in Godard's "Alphaville" (France/1965), has several strange encounters while trying to make his way from the former East Germany to "the west."
Plot: german reunification, post cold war
Time: year 1990
Place: west germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Spider's Web (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Ulrich Mühe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently suitable candidate for success in the chaotic years after World War I. The shameless man's story is contrasted with that of his polar ...
Plot: revolution, male objectification, male nudity, decadence, homosexual, evil, bloodbath, brutality, polish, female nudity, mutiny, immorality ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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White Trash (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The precise portrait of people in the Berlin neighborhood, their longings, despairs and paltry consolations
Plot: 40 year old, striptease, drunk, beer, sexuality, cigarette smoking, bar
Place: west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
At the First Breath of Wind (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Using few words and gorgeous imagery, this is a poetic painting of a family, each in their own space on an August afternoon.
Plot: old man, nightmare, dream, moon, piano, summer, water, redhead, countryside, train, young girl, sleeping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Pigs (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Grim tale of marginalized souls in an apocalyptic Dublin inner city. Jimmy takes up residence in a derelict and once elegant house in a no-go inner area. He is soon joined by other squatters, George a business man trying to retain some dignity, ...
Plot: settler, gay, police, schizophrenic, released from prison, ex convict, abandoned house, homosexual, pimp, gay bar, prostitute, drug dealer ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Crash Point: Berlin (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a mid-air collision, an uncontrollable passenger plane with 90 souls on board speeds through the skies over Germany. The impact point for the inevitable plane crash is easily calculated: the center of Berlin. Now the race is on to prevent the ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: airplane accident, crash, airplane, pilot, passenger, aviation, save the day, moral dilemma, air traffic control, airport, disaster, air traffic controller ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dogs' Feast (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On a holiday eve, everyone, especially one tired and chilly, does so need at least one living soul at one's side: it is bad to meet a holiday alone with oneself. Thus, on a New Year's Eve, the main characters meet, — a meeting of two ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, loss of family, democracy, winter, alcoholic, new year's eve, single mother, drunkenness, neighbor, teenage girl, small town, train ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Sunrise (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A train driver has a rival in his godson for his wife. During a crisis on the train, he refuses to kill him or let him die in a crash.
Plot: train, runaway train, love affair, drunk, jealousy, engineer, truck, tank, fight, chase, rain, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Variety (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A repressed young woman develops a fascination for pornography and voyeurism while selling tickets to adult movies.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, sexual content, voyeurism, human nature, feminism, obsession, self discovery, sexual relations, loneliness, diner, female sexuality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Future of Emily (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily, a child, stays with her bourgeois grandparents during frequent periods when her mother makes films. Isabelle wraps a picture, flies to her childhood home to pick up Emily, and plans to leave for her place in France. Old wounds between ...
Plot: marital argument, surfing, flying, dancing, husband wife relationship, restaurant, anger, world war two, airplane, mother daughter relationship, police, resentment ...
Place: germany, normandy, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Wrong Move (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Six days in the life of Wilhelm: a detached man without qualities. He wants to write, so his mother gives him a ticket to Bonn, telling him to live. On the train he meets an older man, an athlete in the 1936 Olympics, and his mute teen companion, ...
Style: road movie, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: girl man relationship, suicide, hidden identity, athlete's life, contests and competitions, love and romance, romance, mute or deaf, politics, self discovery, memory loss, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Be.Angeled (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A movie about some people one the love parade 2000.
Plot: techno, rickshaw, aids, subway, pregnancy, driving, dance club, techno music, car accident, violence, drug trip, hospital ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Egomania: Island Without Hope (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: There will be no other end to the world: fierce battles full of hatred and love for incest and wealth.
Plot: father son relationship, party, pregnancy, jealousy, island, surrealism, forbidden love, boat, vampire, man dressed as woman, sex, train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Valparaiso My Love (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poor Valparaiso family faces a tough life after the father is sent to prison.
Style: slang
Plot: childhood, rich woman, police officer, wealth, criminal, theft, large family, brother sister relationship, poor family, death of boy, mother, prison ...
Place: chile
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23%
Ghettokids - Brüder ohne Heimat (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two trouble-causing brothers, who in the second generation after World War II Germany live, are in the center of this German made for TV movie. The movie makes a subject out of their everyday lives and the helpless attempt for them to build a normal ...
Plot: sibling relationship, teacher, immigrants, human, social worker, immigration, adolescence, brother brother relationship, train station, youth, death of child, loss of son
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Class Relations (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young man (Christian Heinisch), recently arrived in New York from Europe, becomes swept up in a series of events that are beyond his knowledge or control.
Plot: alienation, labor, train, class struggle, ship, female director
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Veronika Voss (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Munich 1955, German film star Veronika Voss becomes a drug addict at the mercy of corrupt Dr. Marianne Katz, who keeps her supplied with morphine. After meeting sports writer Robert Krohn, Veronika begins to dream of a return to stardom. As the ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: morphine, movie star, addiction, post war, battles, gem, love and romance, life is a bitch, journalism, actor's life, hopes, soldier ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: munich germany, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%