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
Audience: student film
Plot: airplane, winter, train, billiards, on the run, bar, ex convict, movie theatre, release from prison, very little dialogue, photo booth, pinball
Place: berlin germany, munich germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about train, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the road, female nudity, airplane, suicide and winter mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Summer in the City: Kings of the Road (1976), Alice in the Cities (1974), Doctor Faustus (1982), Palermo Shooting (2008), A Woman in Flames (1983). 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, realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, unfulfillment, friendship, dull life, friends, hitchhiker, mechanic, odd couple, partners, buddies, male friendship, suicide ...
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, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, airport, friendship, polaroid, culture clash, friends, disorder, social misfits, partners, adventure, society, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, amsterdam, europe, new york, west germany ...
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55%
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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, pact with the devil, satan, composer, balcony, power, butterfly collection, university, drowning, cigarette smoking, professor, nazi ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s
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44%
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, captivating, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: on the run, human nature, love affair, mysterious character, rivalry, life turned upside down, lifestyle, on the road, photographer, revenge, murder, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sicily, germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: gigolo, male prostitute, dominatrix, eroticism, sexual sadism, divorce, jealousy, longing, conflict, s&m, call girl, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: film within a film, filmmaking, nuclear holocaust, disorder, mystery, nothing goes right, workplace, chases and races, artists and showbiz, satire, hotel, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, portugal
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31%
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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: serious, psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: release from prison, child custody, murder, ex convict, mother daughter relationship, women's prison, island, small town, female nudity, flashback, sex, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: female director, frustration, coat, very little dialogue, winter, loneliness, seaside, beach, small town, ghost, voice
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, catastrophe, family relations, airplane accident, aviation, christmas
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Warszawa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On an ordinary winter's day, various people from outside Warsaw come to the Polish capital city for different reasons. They all have something to deal with, and their paths eventually intertwine.
Plot: flamenco, daughter, car accident, giraffe, winter, snow, false memory, resistance fighter, thief, big city, train, coincidence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: lumberjack, colleague, train, love, village, old lady, library, alcohol, bed, young woman, winter, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Friend (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the ...
Plot: vomiting, live music, train, student, male female relationship, bar, family relations, caught having sex, female nudity, love, breasts, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: crash, airplane accident, airplane, pilot, aviation, passenger, save the day, moral dilemma, danger, aircraft cockpit, garbage, cabin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: betrayal, hate, polish, female nudity, blood, friend, anti semitism, infidelity, evil, brutality, immorality, murder ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: bar, drunk, cigarette smoking, peep show, beer, sexuality, striptease, 40 year old
Place: west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: drink, neighbor, drunkenness, drinking, train, single mother, railway station, small town, drinking alcohol, alcoholic, democracy, loss of family ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Paris Prestige (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nasser, a 30-something Parisian with a troubled past, returns to Paris after some jail time. Margot, his probation officer, urges him to work at LE PRESTIGE, his brother's bar located right next to the Moulin Rouge, in the heart of Pigalle - ...
Plot: sneakers, bar, ex convict, striptease, brother brother conflict, brother brother relationship, street vendor, nightlife, stabbed with a fork, nightclub, french arab, con artists ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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.
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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: inner city, ex convict, drug dealer, police, dublin ireland, schizophrenic, prostitute, pimp, irish, release from prison, jamaican, gay bar ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Overnight (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One day of a Hungarian stock trader.
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Place: hungary, budapest hungary, india, budapest
⇓ 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: germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, fight, chase, friend, tank, love, jealousy, truck, rain, drunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Love Affair(s) (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vacations in the French countryside. Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her boyfriend François’ cousin. François had to leave in a hurry for Paris to cover for a sick colleague. For four days, while waiting ...
Plot: restaurant, cat, tourism, female nudity, pregnant, love, juggling, train, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnant woman, brushing teeth, flashback ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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25%
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Be.Angeled (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Variety (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: female director, inheritance, affair, restaurant, dance, argument, beach, police, travel, resentment, mother daughter relationship, unwed mother ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Soorarai Pottru (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Nedumaaran Rajangam "Maara" sets out to make the common man fly and in the process takes on the world's most capital intensive industry and several enemies who stand in his way.
Plot: sunglasses, destruction, struggle, plane crash, loan, male with long hair, anger, air disaster, one against many, scuffle, running, airplane ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Place: munich germany
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24%