Movies like Stella's oorlog

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Stella's oorlog (2009)
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Stella's oorlog (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dutch working mother, Stella, was supportive of international mission in Uruzgan, even if that meant missing her husband Jurre for months. After her brother is killed in action there, nothing can return life to normality, not even the return home of her military husband, Jurre. Flash-backs from a trial nine months later show the tragic developments
Plot: sex, dancing, hostage, suicide, soldier, court, secret, cemetery, baby, judge, rain, shooting, funeral, ritual, caravan, death of brother, bed, videotaping, drinking alcohol, drinking, male bonding, jogging, video, male friendship, forklift ...

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Most similar movies to Stella's oorlog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about funeral, suicide, dancing, sex, drinking alcohol, female nudity and drinking mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Stella's oorlog: The American (1998), Wild Mussels (2000), The Bus Is Coming (1971), Drinking Games (1998), Wuthering High (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The American (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After the horror of the Civil War, 'ignorant' Christopher Newman made his fortune. He travels to France is search of cultural treasures. He won't get past the Paris nightlife. After an affair with a haughty painter, he falls in love ...
Plot: loyalty, bed, abuse, duel, ritual, falling, brother brother relationship, dog, sex, drinking, drinking alcohol
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Wild Mussels (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of friends in their early twenties re-consider their boring lives in a sleepy fishing village in the Netherlands.
Plot: village life, rain, drowning, gun, funeral, friendship, rescue attempt, hare, shipyard, underwater scene, shot in the knee, stepfather ...
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70%
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge.
Plot: jukebox, cemetery, african american, brother, police, murder, vietnam veteran, soldier, murder of brother, racism, investigation, ghetto ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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56%
 5.8
 129
Drinking Games (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grab a six-pack, gather your closest friends and settle in for a night of solace and cheer-and of course, a few Drinking Games. Joseph Lawson's critically acclaimed debut film centers on six friends in Portland, Oregon, who come together ...
Plot: drugs, masturbation, insecurity, cannabis, secret love, friendship, sex, funeral, male female relationship, roommate, party, blood ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Wuthering High (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An updated 21st century version of the Emily Bronte novel set in modern day Malibu, California where the wealthy Earnshaw family adopts Heath, a troubled teenager. The Earnshaws teenage daughter, Cathy, falls madly in love with him, embittering her ...
Plot: drug addict, rain, culture clash, cemetery, rebellious teenager, funeral, violence, depressed man, beach, seduction, high school, prom
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Belle da morire (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bruno is a cynical but attractive business man, owner of a strip-club. He has to replace his best dancer, Katy, after her suicide. Applicants would do anything to get this job, but only Damy, gorgeous and mysterious girl, catches his attention. What ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, businessman, strip club, sex, erotica, drug snorting, sexploitation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, secret, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, funeral, african american, cat, sister sister relationship, forest, deep south, brother brother relationship
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46%
The Other War (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a middle of a war, three women fight for a normal life, but can never seem to agree on the actual meaning of normal. "The other war" tells the tale of Tel-Aviv during the second Lebanon war. It's a film about Israel, Militarism and ...
Plot: dancing, sister sister relationship, dildo, drinking alcohol, lesbianism, lesbian interest, wedding planning, fiancee, lesbian kiss, smoking, politics, videotaping ...
Place: tel aviv israel
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46%
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The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: judge, illness, marriage crisis, older woman teenage boy relationship, hospital, moral dilemma, female protagonist, crisis of faith, lawyer, dying, husband wife relationship, jehovah's witness ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Who's Child Am I? (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paul Freeman (of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK fame) and Kate O'Mara plays a couple who can't have a baby, so they go to the doctor to have an artificial insemination...blackmail, dark secrets and drama ensue.
Plot: female nudity, lesbian couple, knitting, doll, judge, grandmother, bare breasts, newborn baby, lesbianism, sex, birth, accidental incest ...
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44%
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After Jimmy (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: This is a story of Jimmy, a high school senior, who is struggling with his school life, family pressures, future choices. When it becomes too much, Jimmy kills himself.
Plot: mourning, pistol, high school, suicide, group therapy, grief, teenager, support group, cemetery, denial, hallucination, high school principal ...
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44%
In from the Night (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vicki Miller is a writer who has cut herself off from her dysfunctional family. Her life drastically changes when one night, her 16-year-old nephew Bobby shows up unannounced on her doorstep. He looks tired and depressed, and when Vicki realizes ...
Plot: bed, ritual, nephew, dinner, aunt, punishment, aunt nephew relationship, father figure, therapy, dream, trial, vandalism ...
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43%
The Eyes, the Mouth (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rich Italian's shocking suicide means different things to his twin brother (Lou Castel), mother (Emmanuelle Riva) and pregnant lover (Angela Molina).
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: twin brother, father daughter relationship, shower, shot in the head, actor, attempted murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, twin, suicide, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: year 1982
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43%
Father and Son (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A small family "a father and a son" lives on the top floor of an old house. The father retired from the military, when he was a student in flight school, he experienced the first and the only love of his life. This girl became his wife and ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, soldier, single parent, parents and children, human nature, haunted by the past, youth, human relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, father son relationship, secret, retirement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mrs. Harris (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, biting, witty ...
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, obsession, destructive relationship, vengeance, addiction, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1976, year 1980 ...
Place: virginia, new york, philadelphia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Fine Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The phone call from Sybille was usual. Her family didn't even know that this call just started their last fine day...
Plot: depressed woman, brother sister relationship, loss of wife, loss of mother, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, suicide, funeral, flashback
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The Corridor (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The atmosphere of a corridor between yesterday and tomorrow, where many doors open into the unknown ... A series of faces, gestures and images both real and imagined time. (A fragmentary narrative without dialogue and depicts several people in ...
Plot: smoking, dancing, party, arson, fire, female nudity, shotgun, drinking, drinking alcohol
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, stylized, talky ...
Plot: pornography, porn industry, drug abuse, rise and fall, sex, cocaine, drugs, addiction, strong sexual content, fame, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Frozen (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of hypothermia. He calls this protest against the coldness of ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: camera, blood, photographer, student, painting, mental illness, kiss, doctor, painter, mental institution, nurse, performance art ...
Time: future
Place: beijing china, haiti
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36%
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1945 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unsettling feeling overwhelms a small Hungarian town when two orthodox Jews arrive with a mysterious trunk. As residents begin to speculate on the purpose of the visit of these two strangers, order starts to crumble in town with some pursuing ...
Plot: holocaust, box, cemetery, marriage, guilt, horse, church, suicide, train, fire, orthodox jew, betrayal ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prince of the Himalayas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father's mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to ...
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, serious, tragic ending
Plot: inheritance, secret, young love, wealth, suspect, friendship, adultery, politics, chase, wedding, murder, pursuit ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, persia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Lover, My Son (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman deals with an unhappy marriage, the death of her lover, and her son's involvement in a crime.
Plot: pool table, bathrobe, undressing, breasts, running, fight, female nudity, incestuous desire, sex, taking a bath, bikini, staircase ...
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32%
Secrets of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, village, family relations, social relations, coming of age, love and romance, youth, dealing with death, ghost, parents and children, village life, family life ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, murder, surrealism, skateboard, skateboarding, pregnancy, death, sex, drug, drugs
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31%
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Soleil battant (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gabriel and Iris head back to their family holiday home in Portugal with their daughters Emma and Zoé, a couple of adorable six-year-old twins, for a vacation. In the heart of the sun-drenched countryside, as the little ones swim and laugh, the ...
Plot: secret, vacation, identical twins, female director, car accident, teddy bear, twin sisters, sister sister relationship, death, female nudity, grave, dancing ...
Place: portugal
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31%
How Harry Became a Tree (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: his drama is set in rural Ireland. Believing that "a man is measured by his enemies", Harry Maloney ('Colm Meany' ) sets out to ruin George O'Flaherty - the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, social relations, village life, husband wife relationship, revenge, feud, village, dark humor, christmas eve, childbirth ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 2K
Katie Tippel (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, prostitute, rich and poor, parents and children, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, society, rise to the top, lifestyle, strong sexual content ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks, Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying journey into the nether-regions of the late-’60s Tokyo underworld. In Toshio Matsumoto’s controversial debut feature, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: dancing, funeral, banana, japanese new wave, rose, mirror, suicide, birthday cake, death, cigarette smoking, cemetery, telephone call ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his ...
Plot: suicide, secret, husband wife relationship, private detective
Place: san francisco, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 2K
Safelight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.
Plot: coca cola, convertible, loss of parent, shooting, beer drinking, photo album, darkroom, barefoot male, handgun, tattoo, handicapped, mooning ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%