Movies like Midnight Dancer

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Midnight Dancer (1987)
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Midnight Dancer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 16 year old Australian girl Belinda (Deanne Jeffs) wants to become a ballerina. To makes ends meet, she takes a job as an exotic dancer in a Sydney cabaret. Eventually, she is able to reach her goal, but not before experiencing humanity at best and worst of times.
Plot: dancing, blonde, teenage girl, nightclub, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, dance
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: sydney australia

Most similar movies to Midnight Dancer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, family relations, father son relationship and mother son relationship mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Midnight Dancer: Too Far to Go (1979), San Diego Surf (1968), My Little Girl (1986), Touch the Sun: Princess Kate (1988), After Love (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, adultery, wedding, engagement, divorce, dancing, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 70s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
San Diego Surf (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr. Morrissey of La Jolla Realty. Their daughter, Ingrid Superstar, is pregnant and on the hunt for a husband. Mr. Mead, who is gay, tries ...
Plot: beach, coast, father daughter relationship, gay father, male female relationship, gay husband, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, gay parent, cruising, pregnant daughter, cruise
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, hiding place, skepticism, laundry, naivete, suicide attempt, 18 year old, homeless teenager, family relations, suburbs, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Touch the Sun: Princess Kate (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kate McLelland's life is a normal one of a girl her age in the eastern suburbs, until her discovery that she is adopted. This is the story of her search for her natural mother and the resulting relationship.
Plot: teenage girl, parent child relationship, search for mother, adoptive mother adopted daughter relationship, family relations, adoption, family secret, mother daughter relationship, curly hair, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, 14 year old ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
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 2K
After Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marie and Boris decide to get a divorce after 15 years of marriage. Tensions rise when cash-strapped Boris must continue to live with Marie and the two children while trying to figure out how to divide the assets.
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rich woman, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital argument, lack of money, family home, family argument, little girl, dancing, disorder, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Duet for Four (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A middle aged man, Ray Martin, faces a series of problems – his wife is cheating on him, his mistress wants to get married and Americans want to take over his toy business.
Plot: husband wife relationship, hostile takeover, middle aged man, midlife crisis, father daughter relationship, cheating wife, drug addiction, down on your luck, unfaithful husband
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Plot: female director, abroad, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, unemployment, daughter, little girl, fire, father daughter relationship, orphanage, husband wife relationship, social worker ...
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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My Last Love (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bong-yong Kim is one of a modest Korean dad who struggles to survive from the work place without any time to get along with his family. He has to work over than he had to, since the boss treat him like his servant – drink late every night, drive ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, relationship vs career, job, relationships, family, asian girl, pretty girl, legs, short skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 87
Beyond Honor (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A strikingly bold portrait of oppression and high tension in suburban America. It is the story of Sahira Abdel-Karim (Osuna), a young Egyptian-American woman in a California wedged between two distinct worlds, haunted by memory and bount by ...
Plot: drinking alcohol, slaughterhouse, husband wife relationship, drinking, female nudity, violence, father daughter relationship, sex scene, smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 216
The FJ Holden (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Suburban Australia in the late 70s. It was the era of the drive-in movie, the Chico Roll girl and the beloved FJ Holden. Boasting drunken fist fights, back seat sex, illegal drag racing, a classic Oz rock soundtrack (featuring Ol'55, Skyhooks ...
Style: road movie
Plot: teenage girl, shopping mall, father son relationship, opening a door, parking a car, living room, father daughter relationship, moustache, bus stop, belch, teenage son, bathroom ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hattie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hattie is a television film on the life of the British comic actress Hattie Jacques, played by Ruth Jones, her marriage to John Le Mesurier (Robert Bathurst) and her affair with their lodger John Schofield (Aidan Turner).
Plot: unfaithful wife, husband wife conflict, husband wife relationship, british, tv star, cheating wife
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Jeunesse perdue (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two Swedish girls fall in love with a Persian man in London. Beside this there is much dancing, much stripping and a lot of alcohol.
Plot: pregnancy, cellar, nightclub, dancing, christmas, basement
Place: iran, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, jealousy, grownups, coming of age, teenage girl, friends, teenager, sexual awakening, danish, disco, photo shoot, following someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, female protagonist, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, relationships, lifestyle change, changing lives, family life, confronting the past, teenage girl, dealing with the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dubbel-8 (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The arrival of a beautiful new stranger in town prompts two boys to spend their summer holidays enticing the young woman to act in a short-film. However their motivation is purely that of seeing her naked.
Plot: foster child, small town, filmmaking, blonde, cinema
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 1K
52 Tuesdays (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, coming of age, family relations, teenage girl, disorder, youth, parents and children, family, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Three Days of Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, mother daughter relationship, marital discord, desperation, false accusation, drug use, rain, restaurant, coworker relationship, disability, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
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Virgina (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the ...
Plot: patriarchy, superstition, religion, poverty, father daughter relationship, boy, rain, neighbor, liar, girl, lie, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Painful Secrets (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn isn't like other kids her age full of typical teenage angst about boys, school and parents. Her pain goes far deeper, and to deal with her emotional overload she physically cuts herself. The problem of adolescent girls committing ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mental illness, psychiatrist, teenage girl, self mutilation, physical abuse, therapy session, female friendship, therapist, high school, female director, loss of virginity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Octavio Is Dead (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The daughter of an overbearing mother enters the rich and strange world of her deceased father — a man she never knew.
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: gay, death of father, inheritance, father daughter relationship, tomboy, ghost, mother daughter relationship, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 306
Monologue (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Professor Sretenski is a scientist and director of a research center in Russia. He is separated from his wife and lives alone. His daughter, who lives with the mother, comes to his home and stays with him for a period, leaving her daughter with him. ...
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teenager, grandfather granddaughter relationship, loneliness, scientist
Time: 70s
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 1K
Suzaku (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Depicts the life of a family in a remote Japanese timber village. Family head Tahara Kozo lives with his mother Sachiko, wife Yasuyo, nephew Eisuke and young daughter Michiru. Economic recession and failed development plans cause tragedy in the ...
Plot: family relations, village, slice of life, female director, abandoned by mother, father daughter relationship, depression, aunt nephew relationship, old woman, nature, mountain, tunnel ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 293
Vacation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: All summer long, a group of people circumnavigate each other. A group of people who are so close and yet so alienated from one another. Their isolated holiday home is the site for a resurgence of smouldering conflicts and lifelong illusions that ...
Plot: forest, mother daughter relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship, family life, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, summer, mother son relationship
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 342
Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: injustice, against the odds, rebellion, society, fighting the system, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, visit, urban setting, american, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, psychological
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, manipulation, homecoming, sibling rivalry, rancher, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, family reunited ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Moment of Truth: Cradle of Conspiracy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kristin (Danica McKellar), daughter of upper middle class parents, can hardly stand the immense pressure to fulfill her mother's (Dee Wallace Stone) dream of success in sports and high school. In this tense situation she gets emotional support ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, runaway teen, teenage girl, runaway, pregnant teenager, mother daughter relationship
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 145
My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: breaking through a door, man crying, radio announcer, hotel, marital separation, marriage, bloody hand, crying man, bare breasts, extramarital affair, wedding, father daughter relationship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 16
Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sex, village, murder, gambling, death, seaside, prostitute, hotel manager, cultural difference, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 830
The Patriarch (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a ...
Plot: countryside, grudge, farm, teenage boy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, grandfather grandson relationship
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%