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Next Stop Paradise (1998)
Original name: Terminus paradis
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Romania, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The level of disinterest in personal affairs has become so cynical in Bucharest that people cheer even an inept army and police manhunt. Meanwhile, Mitu and Elena get to know each other in the course of a vodka drinking contest and discover that they are both dissatisfied with the status quo. Mitu is about to begin military service and Elena is to be married to a man she does not love. They decide they are meant for each other and plan on a different future, one that is on a collision course with the authorities, and start a mad affair.
Plot: army, manhunt, helicopter, waitress, male nudity, pubic hair, police, love, drinking, chase, father son relationship
Place: bucharest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and enigmatic films with plots about love, police, female nudity, murder, crimes, betrayal and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Next Stop Paradise: Verso sud (1992), Those Who Pay with Their Lives (1989), The Wonderful Crook (1975), Frameup (1993), Line of Life (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Verso sud (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Pasquale Pozzessere's debut, a woman just out of prison falls in love with a man who saw steaing form a collection box in a church. Some critics saw a dry style next to Pasolini's as the director shows the two desperate individuals ...
Plot: church, alcoholic, thief, abandoned factory, on the road, drifter, release from prison, child custody, theft, wanderer, love, drunkenness ...
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
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Those Who Pay with Their Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An uncompromising journalist obsessed with the idea of absolute justice ends up committing suicide after reading his father's biography.
Plot: unrequited love, poet, publisher, intrigue, ex soldier, newspaper, love, wealth, expose, politician, journalist
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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The Wonderful Crook (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bank robbery, male nudity, money problems, post office, red hair, criminal, death of father, pubic hair, female nudity, adultery, love triangle
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
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Frameup (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ricky, a dim-witted ex-con, meets Beth, a dim-witted waitress, in an Idaho diner. They take off in his car to Washington and begin an affair. Beth, a lonely romance-novel addict, is hopelessly enamored; Ricky is just in it for the (constant) sex. ...
Style: road movie
Plot: waitress, robbery, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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Line of Life (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Philippe meets the beautiful Oksana during a long layover in Moscow. Unfortunately, Oksana is the granddaughter of a murderous mafia don looking to trap a French speaking man to pull off a massive con.
Plot: mafioso, rave party, composer, healing, femme fatale, russian mafia, love, drinking, drink, death, father daughter relationship, kidnapping ...
Place: moscow russia, paris france
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In Motion (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Modern Russian take on Felinni's "La Dolce Vita" focuses on a few days from one popular Moscow journalist's life and the essential attributes of his life: Sex, betrayal, love, friendship, murders, etc.
Plot: father son relationship, male nudity, boy, reporter, shower, towel, capitalism
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Poliziotti (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Plot: carabinieri, police, police officer, suicide, female nudity, drugs, police officer killed, male nudity, explicit sex, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious
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An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1925 Romania, young Marie-Therese Von Debretsy refuses the flirtatious advances of her husband's commanding officer. As a result, the cosmopolitan family is reassigned to a brutally bleak and dangerous outpost on the Bulgarian/Romanian ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, road movie, talky ...
Plot: soldier, politics, military, war, redemption, anti war, basic training, military life, political unrest, wartime life, injustice, battles ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: bucharest, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on Russian author Vsevolod Garshin's short story "Proisshestvie" ("An Incident") (1878), this is an ironic tale of love, hope, and redemption. Ivan Nikitin is a successful, young executive. Ambitious and driven, he is ...
Plot: love, irony, alcohol, boss, redemption, drug addict, alcoholic, prostitute
Place: russia
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The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Henri is a lonely, isolated young man who lets no one get close to him. He meets a street hustler and comes out of his shell, going 180 degrees into gay obsession. Though he has yet to physically approach the object of his affection, Henri builds up ...
Style: sexual, serious, disturbing, erotic, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, frankfurt germany, africa
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51%
 4.7
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Storyteller (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, gang, drug dealing, assassination, crime, love affair, vengeance, teenage life, urban, fall in love, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
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 7.7
 24K
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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41%
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Country: Australia
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