Movies like Oktoberfest

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Oktoberfest (1987)
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Oktoberfest (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Luka Banjanin is an unemployed young man living with his parents in Belgrade. He hangs out with few devoted friends who, like him, are yet to find place in a society that discarded young intellectuals. He plays saxophone and dreams about going to Oktoberfest, the annual beer festival in Munich, but he's being unable to get passport because of a smaller drug incident he had in the past. Totally careless about his long-term girlfriend, he suddenly falls for a mysterious woman who seems to appear in the same places as him, and then vanishes as quickly as possible. Believing that he's at the wrong place at the wrong time, Luka wanders from one misadventure to another, gradually losing the contact with reality and living out his own Oktoberfest in his mind.
Plot: running, drug dealer, beer, disco, streetcar, new year's eve, mysterious girl, young man, motorcycle gang, saxophone, rock and roll
Place: munich germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out road movie, cult film, underground film and epic films with plots about female nudity, beer, coming of age, friendship, disco, drug dealer and mother son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Oktoberfest: The Way South (1988), It Happened on This Very Day (1987), The Painting Sellers (2010), Erfolg (1991), The Drinker (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Way South (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK, Argentina
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thirty year old man returns from South America to his native village, in the mountains of Yugoslavia, to find his spouse and take her along. He chooses the youngest daughter of self-supporting Jewish woman. The deceit gets discovered on the way to ...
Plot: prostitution, immigration, tango, lesbian, revenge, immigrants
Time: 1920s
Place: yugoslavia, argentina, former yugoslavia
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It Happened on This Very Day (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Belgrade in 1963. In a yard surrounded by buildings, a group of young people of different backgrounds and social status, but of similar views about love and self-affirmation, spend their time together. Their friendship is dyed with various events ...
Plot: swashbuckler, high school, parade, stalinism, milkman, communism, youth, rock and roll
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade, yugoslavia
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The Painting Sellers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A film by Juho Kuosmanen.
Style: road movie
Plot: friend, outsider, new year's eve, winter, youth, drinking, painter, mother daughter relationship, bar, realism, van, military service ...
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Erfolg (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 265 min.
Story: For fans of history, this glimpse of Munich society in the 1920s will be a much-treasured event. The story revolves around an art-gallery manager who puts on a show featuring the scandalous works of a woman artist who committed suicide. He is ...
Plot: world war two, talking after sex, politics, smoking, intrigue, female nudity, barefoot woman, bourgeoisie, greed
Time: 1920s
Place: munich germany
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Ghettokids - Brüder ohne Heimat (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two trouble-causing brothers, who in the second generation after World War II Germany live, are in the center of this German made for TV movie. The movie makes a subject out of their everyday lives and the helpless attempt for them to build a normal ...
Plot: sibling relationship, teacher, social worker, adolescence, immigration, human, immigrants, death of child, youth, train station, brother brother relationship, loss of son
Place: munich germany
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The Drinker (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Hans Fallada.
Plot: alcohol abuse, alcoholic, toxic, fuel, self destruction, intoxication, beer, marriage, self destructing, drinking contest, couples, drug addiction ...
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No One in the City (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming of age story of three young friends during their student years in Amsterdam.
Plot: female nudity, party, father son relationship, coming of age, disco, sex scene, shower, city, male nudity, skinny dipping, death, pubic hair ...
Place: amsterdam
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The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.
Style: cult film, underground film
Plot: young man, columbia university, erotica, red pubic hair, party, body painting, masturbation, group sex, sex, film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), counterculture ...
Place: new york
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Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, running, escape, love, heroism, fear ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
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41%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: sex scene, female nudity, male objectification, fall in love, casino, gambler, widow, memory, young woman, falling in love, resort
Place: france
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The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, athlete, track and field, accident, car accident, husband wife relationship, race, high school athlete, recovery, coma, runner ...
Place: arizona
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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.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
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37%
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Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Country: Yugoslavia
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Genre: Drama
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