Movies like Why is the Sky Blue?

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Why is the Sky Blue? (1981)
 8.5
 19
Why is the Sky Blue? (1981)
Original name: Bakit Bughaw ang Langit?
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Babette Gomez (Nora Aunor) and her family just moved to the city. Meeting the neighbors, a man instantly hooked her. She is insterested. Only then that she discovered that he's mentally ill. He is being chained by his family.
Plot: basketball, pregnancy, truck, sex maniac, neighbor, respect, rape victim, sleepwalking, mahjong, new neighbor, sister sister relationship, boyfriend, domineering mother, mental retardation, siblings, new house, chain, lollipop, cactus, apartment, spanking, courtyard, curtain, glass of water, taking a bath ...

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Most similar movies to Why is the Sky Blue?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and disturbing films with plots about pregnancy, female nudity, neighbor, sister sister relationship, family relations, apartment and sex mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Why is the Sky Blue?: Bona (1980), The Real Life of Pacita M. (1991), Trap (2015), Thy Womb (2012), Roxxxanne (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 91
Bona (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scorned teenager gets revenge on the aging gigolo who took advantage of her while pursuing other women.
Plot: movie actor, gigolo, fan, water, slum, obsessed fan, revenge, shooting, taking a bath, bathtub
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Real Life of Pacita M. (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother attempts to pull the plug of her comatose daughter and as a result, she is being sued by her aristocratic mother-in-law.
Plot: patricide, down syndrome, grandmother granddaughter relationship, jazz, monologue, death of daughter, priest, dignity, surgery, boyfriend, strip club, court ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 209
Trap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of the rebuilding of their lives by the survivors of the disaster caused by Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, particularly focusing on the struggles of a mother who lost their children.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: typhoon, survivor, catastrophe, society, life is a bitch, social issues, social problems, death, loss of child, crucifix, hospital, fire ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.0
 240
Thy Womb (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Bajau midwife copes with the irony of her own infertility amid the deprivations of her gypsy community in Tawi-Tawi. A saga of island life stuck between the devil of passion and the deep blue sea of tradition.
Style: touching
Plot: ocean, society, surrogate mother, midwife, indigenous people, childless couple
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.9
 40
Roxxxanne (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jay Aquitania stars as Marlon, a handsome but closeted gay student who collects cell-phone porn videos to impress his friends-especially tricycle driver, Jonas (Janvier Daily), to whom he's attracted. In his search for the ultimate sex video, ...
Plot: sex tape, friendship, neighbor, murder, birthday, celebrity, gay, scandal, tenant, nosy neighbor, viral video, apartment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Way Back Home (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jessica Santiago & Ana Bartolome are two sisters who have lived in separate lives for 12 long years. Jessie, though an excellent student, has grown to feel sorrow of Ana’s lost while Ana, not knowing that she’s an orphan, grew up in a ...
Style: suspense, touching, disturbing, psychological
Plot: missing person, siblings, sister sister relationship, long lost daughter, jealousy, fishing village, fisherman, missing sister, sibling rivalry, mother daughter relationship, dog, retreat ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Virgin People (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three sisters live in a paradise where men are metaphorically and literally serpents of temptation.
Plot: fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), animals, merchant, mourning, solitude, violent man, jungle, voyeurism, innocence, sister sister relationship, wild boar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 88
Mano Po (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, young Chinese copra trader named Fong-Huan marries Elisa, a young and pretty Filipina. The couples children, Daniel and Linda, were raised in a mixture of Chinese and Filipino-Hispanic tradition. These richly ...
Plot: chinese, flashback, kidnapping, biracial, interracial romance, patriarch, rebelliousness, sister sister relationship, pregnancy, funeral, birthday, rebellious daughter ...
Time: year 1949
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, teenage life, lifestyle, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
There Was a Little Boy (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julie and Gregg are about to become parents again, but they feel conflicted since their first child was kidnapped and never seen again. But the couple soon faces an even bigger shock. Julie's new bad-boy (really bad-boy) student may actually be ...
Plot: baby boy, pregnancy, abduction, mechanic, high school, theft, teenager, priest, artist, kidnapping, looking for someone, child abduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 75
X-Deal (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Photographer Billy and his girlfriend Sarah have just moved into a new apartment. They are no longer in love, but they content themselves with sex, often involving role play. Billy becomes enamored with their new neighbor Dana, who spends her days ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: sexual fantasy, sex with neighbor, role playing, neighbor, love triangle, lesbian, seduction, sexual relations, threesome, lesbian attraction, husband wife relationship, erotic fantasy ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 178
Autumn Born (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A rich young woman is kidnapped and taken to a school of "discipline."
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: rape, kidnapping, torture, prison, bondage, female homosexuality, kidnapped woman, sexploitation, lesbian, hostage, sex, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tatlo... Magkasalo (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Elsie has a mistress named Alice. Tito has a mistress named Susan. Tito and Elsie are married to each other and expecting a baby!
Plot: chase, lesbian lover, neighbor, baby, lesbian romance, lesbianism, funeral, construction, office, cancer, lesbian, pregnancy ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Under the Skin (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Although married and pregnant Rose has always been Mother's favorite, it is younger sister Iris whose life is shaken up by Mother's death. Suffocating, Iris spirals out of control and copes by losing herself in sexual oblivion. She leaves ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, feminist film
Plot: pregnancy, destructive relationship, sexual relations, innocence lost, siblings relations, love and romance, youth, family relations, couples, young woman, sex scene, sexual obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Passion Fever (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This and The Hot Month of August, both made in Greece, were acquired by DORIS WISHMAN for release in the United States. However, she somehow or other lost the dialogue sheets needed for dubbing the films into English. With the original dialogue a ...
Plot: seduction, female nudity, suicide, sex, desertion, pregnancy, exploitation, mistress, neighbor, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, abusive husband, mental illness, pregnancy, rape, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, infidelity, obsession, redemption ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 332
Scorpio Nights (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a crowded, multi-appartment house, a young student peeps on his neighbours making love and subsequently develops a steamy affair with the neighbour's wife. The affair slowly becomes an obsession and spins out of control.
Plot: voyeurism, peeping tom, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, radio, student, erotica, martial law, adultery, security guard, night ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Harry's Daughters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: About two sisters, Marie and Ninni, both are pregnant for the first time. After conducting a joint survey, Ninni's child is found dead.
Plot: father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, baby, miscarriage, pregnancy, breast feeding, insanity, childbirth
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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403
lollipop movies
149
cactus movies
150
apartment movies
1898
 6.9
 14
Ball (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lester, the star player of their community basketball team who dreams of playing at the country's premier league, but encounters a problem on the way to PBA (Philippine Basketball Association). He meets Pandy (Arnel Ignacio), a couturier who is ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: basketball, basketball team, manager, corruption, corporate corruption, sport, relationship problems, ambition, corporate crime, sport team, aspiration, bribery ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cohabitation (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Shaw production
Plot: coming of age, abortion, pregnancy, premarital sex, youth, rich girl, sexual harassment, love, faithfulness, aspiring writer, apartment
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 156
Latitude Zero (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lena owns a forgotten bar next to a highway where the trucks zip by but rarely stop. She is eight months pregnant and has been abandoned by her former lover, Colonel Mattos, of the São Paulo police. One day, she meets Vilela, a former policeman ...
Plot: money, rage, truck, business, pregnancy, devastation, bar, alcohol, rifle
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Playing in the Dark (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A revolutionary, fighting against dictatorship in Brazil, is wounded in a gun-fight with the police, and is isolated in another man's apartment, where he meets a young woman who will change his life.
Plot: revolutionary, cemetery, dictatorship, torture, neighbor, blindfold, gunshot wound, apartment
Time: 70s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, pregnancy, sister sister relationship, rape, unfulfillment, golden years, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.4
 428
Night and Day (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack and Julie live in a bare flat in Paris. At night, Jack drives a taxi while Julie wanders around the city, and in the day they make love. One day Julie meets Joseph, the daytime driver of the taxi, and soon Julie is spending her nights with ...
Plot: taxi driver, cat, taxi, love triangle, female nudity, male nudity, neighbor, job, apartment, taxi ride, flat, female director
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Secrets of Love: Three Rakish Tales (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three erotic stories from classic writers Marguerite de Navarre, Nicolas Restif de la Bretonne and Guy de Maupassant.
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, female nudity, voyeur, sex, revenge, spanking, cleavage, 69 sex position
Time: 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 233
Johnny Belinda (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While attempting to set up a communal garden in the poverty stricken rural community of Hatcher, Bill Richmond becomes aware of a silent, mute, disheveled girl by the name of Belinda. He soon learns that she is considered mentally handicapped by the ...
Style: slasher
Plot: rapist, deafness, deaf, sign language, rape victim, pregnant from rape, child born of rape, pregnancy, rape, sexploitation
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 229
Inner Life (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a grumpy 40-year-old man living with his wife in a high-rise block. Every day is like the other - quarrel over dinner, garbage, neighbours, elevators, lost socks. He hates everybody, especially his wife. Not even sexual fantasies are an ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, marriage crisis, aggression, frustration, argument, unhappy marriage, brawl, apartment building, television, elevator, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 3K
Hail Mary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's petrol station; Joseph is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel Gabriel must school Joseph to accept Mary's pregnancy, ...
Style: experimental, realistic, serious, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: virgin, pregnancy, basketball, politics, love and romance, couples, sexual relations, couple relations, christianity, taxi, breaking the fourth wall, little girl ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 3K
Trucker (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loner Diane Ford (Michelle Monaghan) is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter (Jimmy Bennett), whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len (Benjamin Bratt), falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: truck, americana, truck driver, working mom, strong female presence, family relations, family problems, single parent, lifestyle, small town life, parents and children, independent woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Weighed But Found Wanting (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, and he reaches out to the village outcasts.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: couples, social relations, family relations, village life, small town, couple relations, small town life, friendship, village, single parent, leper, idiot ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%