Movies like Dusty

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Dusty (1983)
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Dusty (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Plot The eponymous Dusty is an appropriately named dingo, or wild dog. Roaming the fertile fields of Australia, Dusty is captured as a puppy. Though dingoes are normally averse to human companionship, Dusty attaches himself to an old, worn-out shepherd, played by Bill Kerr. The dog gives Kerr a reason for living, and vice versa. Be sure to have plenty of Kleenex handy for some of the mistier passages of Dusty.
Plot: dog, dog movie, rancher, animals, horse, horse riding, fence, animal
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Dusty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, weird and twists and turns films with plots about dog, horse, horse riding, husband wife relationship, family relations, prison and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dusty: Strikebound (1984), The River Kings (1991), The Right Hand Man (1987), The Removalists (1975), Farewell, Kuro (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Strikebound (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "...reconstructs the true story of a coal miners' strike in the small town of Korumburra in the mid-30's... based on the real-life story of two remarkable characters, Wattie Doig, a miner who became a militant ...
Plot: mine, bicycle, husband wife relationship, scot, strike, riding a bicycle, cemetery, communist, funeral, coal mining
Time: 1930s
Place: australia
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95%
The River Kings (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on South Australia's glorious River Murray, this television mini-series is set during the 1920s and tells of the story of a runaway who escapes to the river to work on a paddle-boat steamer and his friendship with an old salt captain ...
Plot: riverboat, young man, steam, australian, water, ship, captain, television, runaway, river boat, river, tv ...
Time: 1920s
Place: australia, south australia
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The Right Hand Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Drama directed by Di Drew.
Plot: stagecoach, doctor, diabetes, urine, lord, lady, widow, accident, ranch, horse, amputation
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: australia
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76%
The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: marital abuse, spouse abuse, police, brutality, police corruption, dog, married couple, beer drinking, kitchen, typewriter, police station, woman smoking cigarette ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Farewell, Kuro (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in Matsumoto city, Nagano, during 1960s. A stray dog wanders into a high school's grounds. The dog, named Kuro, stays at the school and becomes a special friend to everyone.
Plot: loyalty, dog
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67%
Journey Among Women (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nine women convicts escape from a prison hell-hole and dare to create a savage world free of man.
Plot: revenge, escape, escaped convict, power struggle, body paint, friendship, wilderness, horse riding, corset, sexual repression, misogyny, feminism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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65%
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Mull (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Australian film about a teenage girl who takes responsibility for keeping her "family" together.
Plot: gay brother, coming of age, cancer, loss of mother, precocious child, love triangle, gay interest
Place: australia
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61%
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Thirst (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four people, isolated in their different ways are trapped in the desert and changed forever. Against impossible odds, can they find meaning - life, laughter and love before it is too late?
Plot: desert, isolation, outback, shooting, hut, hole, trapped, excavation, foster home, tv, digging, television
Time: year 2017
Place: australia
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Lilian's Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For forty years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a 'loony bin' by her father. Her release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother, John. Lilian starts to carve out a place for herself. As she explores Sydney ...
Plot: tragedy, daughter, choice, father, insane, weirdo, mental illness, hiding place
Place: australia
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53%
Legend of the Spirit Dog (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young boy in Alaska becomes involved with the legendary battle between a raven and a wolf.
Plot: dog, toxic waste, eskimo indian, spirit, environmental, hunting, raven, wolf, environment, poison, helicopter, dog actor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fighting Back is a 1982 Australian film about troubled teenagers.
Plot: teaching, teenager, student, terror, slum, police officer, school, journalism, cross cultural relations, rage, violence, revenge ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an Aboriginal family's attempts to forge a new life for themselves within the segregated society. At the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways relocate from their family camp, to a house in the main town.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, fish out of water, pregnancy, interracial relations, social differences, parents and children, family life, culture clash, family relations, couples, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Well (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much work. Hester, however, gets attracted to Katherine and ...
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: small town life, friendship, woman in danger, small town, murder, countryside, heist, couple relations, strong female presence, crimes, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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45%
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Days Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vaccuum salesman Evert makes the rounds in a suburban Stockholm apartment building, getting brief glimpses of the various tenants' lives. During the course of the day, he meets an arguing married couple, a lonely older woman and a younger ...
Plot: helicopter, ice cream truck, cancer, bowling, dog, squirrel, multiple storylines, door to door salesman
Place: eastern europe
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Adam's Woman (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Adam is a young American wrongly accused of being an accomplice to murder while on shore leave in Liverpool. He is sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence is commuted to twenty years in a convict settlement in Australia.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: penal colony, crimes, hotshot lawyer, pardon, beach, injustice, destructive relationship, murder, confined, crime, legal action, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, england, europe
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42%
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Healing (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Viktor Kahdem is a man who has almost given up on life, sentenced to a low-security prison farm, a completely non-threatening environment where it is still felt that some individuals can be reformed. At Won Wron, Case Worker Matt Perry has ...
Style: spiritual
Plot: bird, rebirth, hopes, prisoner, australian, friend, criminal, friendship, philosophical conversation, animals, family relations, parole ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lad: A Dog (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of the rough collie hero, Sunnybank Lad. Based on the book by Albert Payson Terhune.
Plot: girl dog relationship, boy and dog, barking, dog movie, husband wife relationship, dog actor, dog, father daughter relationship, rescue, owner dog relationship, family relations
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Tom White (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tom White is an architect who chooses to become homeless despite an seemingly otherwise successful life. However, it soon becomes clear that not everything is as it appears at work. Tom chooses a different path and cuts ties with his normal life.
Plot: mental breakdown, drug addict, gay club, drug addiction, crying man, trailer park, covered in blood, security guard, sunglasses, robbery, merry go round, mental instability ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Child of the Steppe (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As the unforgiving forces of nature take their toll on humans and animals, the unexpected return of snow devastates the nomad family’s livestock. 11-year old Sukbhat is forced to leave his childhood behind. Now the hopes of the family rely on the ...
Plot: horse, horse riding, goat, horse race, sheep, washing someone, snake, dead animal
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Dalkeith (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the true story of the residents at Dalkeith Residential Home who sit around every day just waiting to die until staff buy them a greyhound. Naming the dog Dalkeith after the home, they discover she is a phenomenal runner and she is soon ...
Plot: gambling, old woman, elderly, retirement home, old man, bet, australian, dog, lawsuit, male female relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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Fran (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fran, a single mother, is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life, and that something is the love of a man her own age. Her efforts to juggle a love life with her home life are largely unsuccessful.
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, child molestation, brunette, single mother, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Riders (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Arrogant aristocrat Rupert Campbell-Black has a high social position, woman at his feet, money and fame in the world of show jumping. But Rupert has a rival - the brooding gypsy Jake Lovell, whose loathing for the Pin Up of Penscombe has driven him ...
Plot: horse riding, competition, lovers, rivalry, female director, horse, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Getting of Wisdom (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Getting of Wisdom is based on the 1910 novel by Henry Handel Richardson (born Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson). Her novel is thought to be an account of her own schooldays at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Melbourne. The film is about a ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, school, boarding school life, friendship, society, lifestyle, misfit, love and romance, youth, prodigy, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Return to Snowy River (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison (Sigrid Thornton), Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.
Style: semi serious, cult film, unusual plot structure, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, rancher, love and romance, horse riding, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, friends, adventure, rivalry, love triangle, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1890s
Place: australia, san francisco
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37%
Crime of the Decade (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man in a depressed satellite city, meets a woman who offers him love and hope.
Plot: suburbs, motor scooter, murder, youth, accidental death, dead boy, social criticism, physical abuse
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Underdogs (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Brunnenberg prison for men, the new warden introduces a revolutionary convict re-socializing project: training guide dogs for the blind. The perks make all convicts volunteer for only seven slots. Except burly macho Moskowitch 'Mosk', ...
Plot: prisoner, prison, dog, relationships, instructor, education, puppy, jail, gym, medical examination, prison life, blindness and impaired vision ...
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35%
 6.6
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Night God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two workers are having a leisurely conversation. More and more often people see in the sky red tails of comets, wonder creatures appear from nowhere and a roar is said to be coming from the underground. What is the meaning of it all? – asks one of ...
Plot: prison, dog, rifle, corruption, mother daughter relationship, fight, selfie, murder, horse, shot in the heart, book, lawyer ...
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35%
 6.3
 237
Kangaroo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mild-mannered English conscientious objector moves to what he feels will be the relative calm of Australia after World War I, but gets caught in the middle of violent battles between the rising trade unions and fascist groups.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: writers, state affairs, injustice, labor union, moral dilemma, racism, introspection, idealism, workplace situations, conspiracy, world war one, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Young Lady Chatterley II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cynthia, new lady of Chatterly, feels neglected by her husband. During his absences she tries to amuse herself with gardener Thomas, but always gets interrupted by new visitors. While she's busy her staff amuses itself. One of her guests is a ...
Style: erotic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cuckold, lesbian sex, lesbianism, seduction, lesbian, erotica, female nudity, sex, horse, horse riding, infidelity ...
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34%