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Bokser (2011)
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Bokser (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The films was inspired by true events. Przemyslaw Saleta, World's Kickboxing Champion and European Champion in professional boxing gave a kidney to his seriously ill daughter. There were unexpected complications during the surgery and Saleta almost died. The movie starts when Saleta learns about the birth of his daughter Nicole and ends several years later when Saleta decided to give Nicole his own kidney. The story does not follow one linear, chronological path. The audience watches the boxer in the surgery room and join the protagonist in the recollection of past events;
Style: touching, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, fight, boxer, illness, kickboxing, parent child relationship, world champion, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, operation, athlete, husband wife relationship, hospital, ring, transplant, kidney, hospital room, pregnancy, wife husband relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, touching, suspense and tense films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship, hospital, love and father son relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bokser: The Killing of Two Lovers (2020), Close-Up (2011), Buried Cain (2014), Umbrella (2016), 75 Degrees in July (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife’s new relationship.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric
Plot: husband wife relationship, male female relationship, moral ambiguity, crumbling marriage, family problems, society, open marriage, up and down relationship, marriage, dysfunctional marriage, obsession, betrayal ...
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Close-Up (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately tries to regain everything he has lost in his life; ...
Style: social realism, ambiguous ending, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: addiction, husband wife relationship, fired from the job, divorce, drugs, violence, father daughter relationship, father daughter estrangement, fame, washed up star, male female relationship, vomiting ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, philadelphia, los angeles
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Buried Cain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buried Cain is a steamy southern gothic drama about two brothers, Christian and Cain, who have only two things in common - their love for their small town southern home and their love for the same woman - the girl they call 'Georgia'. ...
Style: sexy, suspense, touching, tense, psychological
Plot: love triangle, friendship, group of friends, seduction, infidelity, jealousy, brother brother relationship, threesome, fight, sex scene, cheating girlfriend, female nudity ...
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: injury, marriage, school, family relations, husband wife relationship, teacher, father son relationship, cancer, doctor, father daughter relationship, violence, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, psychological
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, manipulation, homecoming, sibling rivalry, rancher, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, family reunited ...
Place: texas
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Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, loneliness, australian, therapy, marital infidelity, assistant, recording studio, sister in law, birthday, marital problem, archive ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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47%
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Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, illness, marriage, husband wife conflict, hiv, german abroad, couple relations, love and romance, male female relationship, family relations, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Three Days of Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, mother daughter relationship, marital discord, desperation, false accusation, drug use, rain, restaurant, coworker relationship, disability, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Past Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the fascinating new film from director Avi Nesher (The Wonders), two Israeli sisters delve into the dark mystery of their father’s former life in Poland during World War II.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, touching ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, sibling rivalry, scandal, classical music, father daughter relationship, choir, singer, hospital, jewish, diary, magazine, nazi ...
Time: year 1977
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany
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42%
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Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Like Normal People (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged man and woman meet, fall in love and are determined to get married, despite the initial objections of their families and friends. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, romantic, twists and turns
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Notes for My Son (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Battling terminal cancer, a woman writes a one of a kind notebook about life, death and love for her son to remember her by. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, suspense, sad, compassionate, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Just Like Our Parents (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rosa is in her late 30s, a child of the 1970s with divorced parents. She lives with her own family in São Paulo. Overwhelmed by an eruption of individual passions, lies and the expectations of three generations, she tries to discover who she really ...
Style: touching, disturbing, psychological, suspense, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Companion (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Panama, France, Colombia, Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
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34%
 5.0
 10
LUMA (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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34%
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, touching, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 31K
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32%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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32%
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Promises (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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31%
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Stuff (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
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31%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
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30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, psychological, serious
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