Movies like Night or Day

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Night or Day (1962)
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Night or Day (1962)
Original name: Yö vai päivä
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Plot: summer, tradition, irony, village, nature, research, explorer, village life, professor, sauna, culture, foreigner, secretary, assistant, wilderness, countryside, midsummer
Place: finland

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Most similar movies to Night or Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and bleak films with plots about countryside, summer, drinking alcohol, male female relationship, drinking, village and city country contrast mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Night or Day: The Howling Miller (1982), Akaton mies (1983), The Year of the Hare (1977), Searching for You (2016), Backwood Philosopher (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Howling Miller (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The main character is a miller, who sometimes acts strangely but is otherwise a goodhearted hardworking honest man. He sometimes keeps the villagers up all night by howling. Finally the villagers decide that the miller has to be committed into a ...
Plot: runaway, countryside, forest, howling, robbery, secret love, police chase, drug use, individualism, search party, nature, posse ...
Place: finland
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95%
 6.0
 138
Akaton mies (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Farmer wants a wife.
Plot: farmer, fire, drinking alcohol, dating, drunk, dairy farm, bank teller, suicidal thoughts, sauna, midsummer, funeral, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
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94%
The Year of the Hare (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young advertising executive Vatanen suddenly quits his job and his whole life in Helsinki, and decides to spend a while in the Finnish wilderness. A wounded hare hit by a car becomes his travel companion. Together they find reclusion in the Finnish ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: wilderness, misfit, in the woods, friends, animal life, introspection, midlife crisis, stress, forest, escape, rabbit, advertising ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Searching for You (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Etsinnässä (Searching for You) is a story about Joni, a young man in his twenties, who returns to his hometown for summer vacation from university. While on his vacation, Joni tries to find himself and happiness.
Plot: love, summer, depression, friend, literature, summer vacation, young people, writing, happiness, romantic relationship, coming of age, sarcasm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Backwood Philosopher (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Self-taught philosopher Konsta Pylkkänen guides a group of researchers through Finland's Kainuu wilderness in the hopes of having a "sinistä ajatusta", idea out of the blue. While firing upon a hybrid of the hazel grouse and the ...
Plot: past, fishing, loner, post war, mysterious past, forest, lake, alcohol, secret past, wilderness, nature, boat ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
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Onnenpeli (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Film by Risto Jarva.
Plot: female nudity, male female relationship, bare breasts, journalist, shower scene, reporter, interview, stewardess, model, jealousy, photographer, roommate ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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77%
Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, social relations, couples, village, village life, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, myth, middle aged man, stone ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
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72%
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The Miracle (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1960s Turkey countryside. A newly assigned teacher finds out that the solitary village is missing a school. He gets fond of the village people and especially a disabled man. The teacher helps the village to build a new school and educate the ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, suspenseful, sentimental, light ...
Plot: saving a life, tradition, handicapped, countryside, husband wife relationship, teacher, classroom, village, children, school teacher, thunderstorm, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Summertime (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 25-year-old Iiris and Karoliina have been best friends since childhood. Karoliina has been travelling and living abroad for some years now, but is coming back home for the summer as Karoliina has gotten them a job as waitresses in Hanko, the best ...
Style: light, humorous, bleak
Audience: chick flick
Plot: summer, romance, adultery, student, friendship, love, infidelity, fall in love, unfaithful husband, beach, love and romance, female director ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
This Summer at Five (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This Finnish romance tells of a young couple who vacation by the ocean. While there, the unsatisfied man decides he wants to end their relationship. Upon their return home, he has an overnight fling with another woman while his recently dumped ...
Plot: lake, summer vacation, hospital, accident, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, summer, city country contrast, break up, beach, breakup, advertising, young couple ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
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Rautatie (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matti and Liisa are two farmers who become curious to see the first railroads in Lapinlahti, Finland.
Plot: train, countryside, change, city country contrast, progress, railway station, railway, country, marriage, class differences, fainting, based on a novel ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lampaansyöjät (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Valtteri and Sepe, two ordinary white-collar guys from southern Finland drive up north to implement a plan they've been hatching for months. Because they simply love the taste of lamb, baked "robber-style" in a hole dug under a ...
Plot: nature, lake, landscape, alcohol, hungry, summer vacation, hung over, drinking alcohol, male bonding, hunting, poacher, based on a novel ...
Time: 70s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 184
The Count (1971)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pertti Ylermi Lindgren (b. 1936) was engaged to 76 women, married none, but took the money of all. Lindgren is the real thing, as far as swindlers go. Peter von Bagh asked him to play himself in a film that would reconstruct some of his greatest ...
Style: semi documentary
Plot: marriage, wedding, male nudity, prison, prisoner, housewife, money, farce, jail cell, dancing, womanizer, sauna ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 778
Master Cheng (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Cheng, 45, a restaurant owner from China, has travelled with his young son halfway around the world to a remote village in Finland. His wife died recently in an accident, and Cheng wanted to have a break from everything by traveling with his son to ...
Plot: chef, chinese immigrant, falling in love, chinese, landscape, cooking, summer, mountain, chinese man, skinny dipping, hiking, fall in love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Village of Simpletons (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A vignette of stories from the small town of Pölhölä, known as the Village of Simpletons.
Plot: assumed dead, search party, old age, presumed dead, misunderstanding, summer, meeting, cow, countryside, family relations, storyteller, weirdo ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 2K
Juha (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.
Style: silent film, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: countryside, love triangle, couples, bittersweet, orchestral, romance, dishonesty, innocence lost, dangerous attraction, couple relations, infidelity, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
American Desi (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a fun-loving romantic comedy reminiscent of the great teen films of the 80's.From Kris, an All-American boy from India, to Ajay, an Afro-Centric Hindu homeboy, to Farah, a devoutly religious but modern Muslim girl, 'American ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, college, friendship, tradition, roommate, love and romance, buddies, college life, youth, society, culture, indian american ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Poet and Muse (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Semi-fictitious biopic of Finnish poet Eino Leino, made with a large budget to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. The film concentrates on his relationships with first wife Freya Schoultz and later muse, poetess L. Onerva. His friends ...
Plot: artist, muse, poet, alcohol, love triangle, husband wife relationship, drinking, historical event, venereal disease, jealousy, syphilis, inspiration ...
Time: 1920s, 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, intense, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, ultimatum, on the road, obsessive quest, youth, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, escapades, taxi driver, tourist, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Meeting in July (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A romantic story about Jakub, a student in the summer camp, and his teacher Klara.
Plot: female in swimsuit, man in swimsuit, wet clothes, boy, summer, teacher student relationship, countryside, summer vacation, sunbathing, single mother, teacher, strong female character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 893
Last Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Luke and Jonah, two high school sweethearts, spend their final days together over the course of a long, quiet summer in the rural American South, contemplating their uncertain future and the uncertain future of America.
Plot: gay, summer, small town, leaving home, countryside, gay interest, adoption, gay relationship, coming of age, baseball, church, teenage boy ...
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: unemployment, restaurant, society, layoff, waitress, loss of child, job seeking, family problems, loss of son, couples, supportive coworker, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shadows in Paradise (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a co-worker, an affair and much more.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: friendship, hopes, love affair, couple relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, dark humor, dull life, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: finland, europe, estonia, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Land of Happiness (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nostalgic comedy set in the early 1960s, when the tango was all the rage. The "prodigal son" Tenho returns from his unlucky adventures in the city back to his parents' farm. Tenho becomes the laughing stock of local men until he ...
Plot: bully, generation, countryside, death, farmer, city country contrast, drinking, dying, barn, death of father, farm, laziness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 336
X-paroni (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Baron Wilhelm von Tandem, CEO of the Tandem Corporation, gets mixed up with a spitting image of himself, an innocent country boy Kalle. Both characters conveniently amnesiac, they start living each other's lives and dating each other's ...
Plot: archery, city country contrast, aristocrat, noble, millionaire, dual role, butler, gadget, doppelganger, body swapping, musical performance, car chase ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Of Horses and Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with terrible consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.
Style: sincere, bleak, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: horse, countryside, love and romance, human nature, village life, love affair, dark humor, social relations, romance, strong female character, father son relationship, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Portraits of Women (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Finnish porn movie producer Pertsa returns from America to his home country to continue his profession with hopelessly small budgets and incompetent casts and crews. A self-ironic satire about director Donner's scandalous fame in late 1960s ...
Style: parody, sex comedy
Plot: porn director, erection, women, censorship, filmmaking, male female relationship, criticism, film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, social criticism, film producer ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 515
Baikonur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: “Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, romance, spacecraft, space station, astronaut, social relations, village, village life, love and romance, space shuttle, seal, pipe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Nostalgia for the Countryside (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in a small village in North Vietnam, a tale of awakening which traces a growing love triangle between Nham, an earnest and responsible 17-year-old country boy; the charming Ngu, his lonely and naive sister-in-law with whom he works closely in ...
Plot: countryside, tradition, neighbor, culture clash, drinking, truck, death of father, return home, brother brother relationship, drink, teenage boy, vietnamese ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, working class, loneliness, murder, pregnancy, parent child relationship, factory, young woman, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%