Movies like Baduk

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Baduk (1992)
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Baduk (1992)
Original name: بدوک
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy and his sister are abducted from the streets of Tehran and sold into slavery.
Plot: urban setting, drugs, ship, murderer, children, slavery, border guard, escape, desert, truck, kidnapping, running, boy, rescue, on the road, smuggling, smuggler, child abuse, chase, girl, brother sister relationship, pirate ship, slave trader, lecher, pakistani ...
Place: iran, saudi arabia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, children, boy, girl, brother sister relationship, father son relationship and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Baduk: The Color of Paradise (1999), The Father (1996), Children of Heaven (1997), The Song of Sparrows (2008), Heidi (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: poverty, orphan, blind character, blindness, shame, father son relationship, family relations, village, bittersweet, young heroes, heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tehran
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95%
 7.4
 2K
The Father (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: family relations, village, job seeking, coming of age, starting over, youth, young heroes, teenage life, parents and children, homecoming, siblings relations, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, school, childhood, family, siblings relations, life, unemployment, young heroes, financial problem, children, perseverance, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Song of Sparrows (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes into a world alien to him - incredibly hectic Tehran, ...
Style: serious, uplifting, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: farmer, family in crisis, family problems, family life, parents and children, human nature, unemployment, new job, dignity, human spirit, self discovery, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Heidi (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After her mother's death, the five year old orphan Heidi is brought by her aunt to her grumpy grandfather Alp, who leads a hermit life in the beautiful Swiss mountains. Heidi's natural cheerfulness quickly brings renewed joy in grandfather ...
Plot: mountain, child's point of view, governess, girl, aunt, rescue, slavery, grandfather, kidnapping, child abuse, orphan, family relations ...
Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: family relations, village life, village, power relations, social relations, obsessive quest, coming of age, young heroes, youth, society, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Home for the Holidays (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After their parents are killed in a terrible accident, the four McMurrin children live with their loving Aunt Martha. Martha wants to adopt the children but the town's bitter old banker stands in their way. However, the children's courage ...
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, captivating
Plot: adoption, aunt niece relationship, children, loss of father, accident, small town, loss of mother, christmas, family relations, aunt nephew relationship, orphan, bank ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Grandmothers and Grandchildren (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: school, village, fight, countryside, post war, single father, happiness, stepmother, grandmother grandson relationship, best friend, city, urban setting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The White Balloon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy, allegory ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish, family relations, new year, goldfish, celebration, money, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, young heroes, family, adventure ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 359
Boycott (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested by the SAVAK and sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his relationships with members of his political cell, and begins to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned. At ...
Plot: marxism, prison, arrest, faith, death sentence, iranian, marxist, childbirth, political activist, capture, muslim, political prisoner ...
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 105
Anton (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anton is 10 years old. Anton's father was a jet fighter pilot who died in an accident. Anton's mother told Anton that his father is flying angels around in heaven. Anton is obsessed with aeroplanes (his bedroom is full of models and ...
Plot: air force, fighter jet, father son relationship, death of father, school, airplane, death, boy, biplane, friend, child, bully ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bridge to Terabithia (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.
Plot: school, bereavement, drawing, first love, puppy, boy, family relations, student, friendship, little girl, father son relationship, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn ...
Style: serious, stylized, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, kidnapping, countryside, rivalry, good versus evil, family, escapades, child in peril, hostage, couple relations, royal family, pregnancy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
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Audrey's Rain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jean Smart and Richard Gilliland star in "Audrey's Rain" for Hallmark. Jean plays Aunt Audrey, who took in her sister's two kids after her sister's recent suicide.
Plot: second chance, butterfly, ex boyfriend, loss of mother, aunt, sister, mental retardation, nephew, lovers reunited, family relations, old love, con artists ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 75
Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night. In a single, 145-minute take, the film depicts the families and how their lives are interwoven with each other. Vacillating between dream and reality, each story builds ...
Plot: journey, train, family, society, iranian, life
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Back Home (TV Movie) (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, young Rusty was sent to America for safety. It's now five years later and the spunky redhead returns to her native England. From the family she hardly remembers to snobby classmates and rule-filled boarding schools, Rusty ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, independent woman, little brother, male female friendship, post war, boarding school, grandmother, redhead girl, evacuation, brother sister relationship, girl ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A 13-year-old brainiac invents an ingenious listening device, which he uses to bring a crooked city official and his pals to justice
Plot: paperboy, reward, child in peril, basement, female teacher, invention, small town, brother sister relationship, bicycle, listening device, inventor, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Little Big Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While out and about tending to his herd, young shepherd Larus meets a mysterious little girl named Tinke. Quickly realizing that the girl is alone, Larus brings Tinke some food and slowly builds a friendship with her. Tinke, whose parents died ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, hopes, friendship, friends, coming of age, destiny, human nature, grandmother granddaughter relationship, girl, children, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Beginning of a Story (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A story about one summer from the life of 7 years old Marin.
Plot: swimming, girl, children, female nudity, brother sister relationship, island, nude bathing, world war two, school, nudity (full frontal - brief), jumping into water, urination ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 8K
Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Kurdish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and ...
Style: touching, serious, compassionate, emotional, lyrical ...
Plot: love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, immigrants, human nature, youth, society, adventure, family relations, parents and children, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, japan, middle east, afghanistan, tehran iran ...
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32%
 5.2
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Wallah Be (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Life is not easy when you are a Danish kid called Aksel who loves meatballs. Especially when you would much rather want to be one of the cool Muslim boys who wear those golden necklaces and say cool stuff in Arabic. To worsen things, during the ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: children, boy, islam, ambition, relationships, teenage life, contest, rivalry, family relations, lifestyle, singing competition, social relations ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sally Marshall Is Not an Alien (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl obsessed with watching the heavens bets her telescope with the local bully that their oddly acting new neighbours are not aliens from outer space.
Plot: brother sister relationship, telescope, girl, bully, tolerance, stranger, alien, investigation, bet, suburbs, neighbor, boy ...
Place: adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Cave of the Yellow Dog (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The little nomad girl, Nansal, finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents. A story about a Mongolian family of nomads - their traditional way of life and the rising call of the City.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, fable
Plot: reincarnation, dog, nomad, family life, family relations, parents and children, rescue, human animal relationship, little girl, husband wife relationship, bonding, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Christmas Star (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblence to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: suburbs, holiday, christmas, when the parents are away, eccentric family, vengeance, suburban life, cons and scams, mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, orphan, friendship, circus, family relations, family, adventurer, youth, family life, gender bending, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
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School Bus (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A couple's life becomes complicated when people get involved with their troublesome son.
Audience: kids
Plot: missing person, family, forest, parents, escape, businessman, children, movie theatre, school bus, school uniform, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 463
Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: brother brother relationship, death of father, loss of father, loss of mother, death of mother, male male relationship, family relations, brother brother reunion, brothers, brother, relationships, friendship between men ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, boy, school, children, bully, loneliness, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Lost Birds (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1915 in an Armenian village in Anatolia. Bedo and Maryam return from their secret dovecote only to find an empty house and a ghost village. The children embark on a journey to search for their mother, along with their bird 'Bacik.'
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: children, deportation, genocide, armenian genocide, armenian, brother sister relationship, family relations, social issues, social problems, travel, life is a bitch, family ...
Time: year 1915
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
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Buud Yam (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Burkina Faso
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an early 19th century African village, Wend Kuuni - a young man, lives with his adopted family after his mother was killed as a witch. When Pughneere - his adopted sister - becomes ill, the villagers suspect Wend Kuuni. In order to save ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: illness, journey, brother sister relationship, dream, healer, horse, flashback, adoptive mother adopted son relationship, adopted son, desert, friend, witch ...
Time: 10th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%