Movies like Across the Lake

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Across the Lake (1997)
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Across the Lake (1997)
Original name: Преку eзерото
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A true story about tragic love of the couple who found themselves at the different sides of the border in 1948.
Plot: prison, spy, police officer, police, corruption, communist, getting home, lake, albanian, resistance, inspector, false accusation, raft, stalinism, hard labor, paranoia, marriage, reunion, return home
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: albania, macedonia

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Most similar movies to Across the Lake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and emotional films with plots about police, police officer, marriage, husband wife relationship, love, love and romance and false accusation mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Across the Lake: Master Spy (1963), Five Evenings (1979), Lost in Siberia (1991), Stalin's Funeral (1990), Women in Prison (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 155
Master Spy (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Boris Turganev (Murray) is a Russian scientist who has absconded from a Communist prison in an attempt to achieve a better life working for the British. As Boris struggles to make his superiors believe he is there to work and not to spy for the ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, police, doctor, spy hero, police inspector, captain, police officer, inspector
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Five Evenings (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.
Plot: communist, old love, male female relationship, train station, middle aged, restaurant, television, neighbor, ex lover, vacation, lie, memory ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: moscow russia, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: kgb, cold war, survival, escape, false accusation, gulag, injustice, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, secret agents, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century
Place: iran, russia, siberia, moscow russia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Stalin's Funeral (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1953 year. Moscow says goodbye to the leader. In the funeral crowd, Eugene met with Elya. During the long hours spent in the funeral procession, they managed to learn a lot about each other ... But Elia absurdly dies. So Zhenya begins another, adult ...
Plot: tragedy, cold war, cold war era, funeral, uncertainty, stalinism, kremlin, mass hysteria, trampled to death
Time: 50s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Women in Prison (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After graduation, a young woman gets his first job in the women's prison in the province. The story follows her struggle to survive in a small town with her small child, alcohol addiction, and the battle with the prisoners and prison brutality ...
Plot: women's prison, police officer, junkie, city, drugs, husband wife relationship, dog, police, airplane, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Style: inspirational, captivating, realistic, touching, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex scene, racism, prison, love, police, african american, love story, black american, dating, injustice, wrongful conviction, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s
Place: puerto rico, harlem, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Free World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Following his release from a brutal stretch in prison for crimes he didn't commit, Mo is struggling to adapt to life on the outside. When his world collides with Doris, a mysterious woman with a violent past, he decides to risk his newfound ...
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative
Plot: unhappy marriage, ex convict, domestic violence, husband wife relationship, freedom, false accusation, twists and turns, prison, police brutality, prison life, life philosophy, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Back to You and Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Syd has a good practice in the big city but a bad day when her terminal patient finally passes away. Her surgeon boyfriend, who has been sarcastically nick named "Mr. Personality" and "Settle For" by Syd's best friend ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Plot: high school reunion, starting over, doctor, romance, couples, estrangement, fall in love, couple relations, homecoming, ex-lover, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.3
 38
Distance (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: ’Distance’ is an award-winning, independent feature film exploring the distance between men and women through the intertwined stories of two couples. Made by the filmmaker while he was still in his 20s, ‘Distance’ features Oscar-nominee ...
Plot: army, marriage, interracial marriage, friend, love, u.s. army, soldier, friendship, dysfunctional marriage, betrayal, frustration, african american ...
Time: 50s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Now and Forever (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple's seemingly "perfect" marriage is shaken when the husband is charged with rape.
Plot: love, horse riding, husband wife relationship, squash, falsely accused, novelist, arrested, arrest, court, prison, false accusation, swimming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Pete on the Way to Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the small town of Kandalaksha, Petya lives out a fantasy life as a traffic cop. He has a holster, a wooden gun, and the locals humor him by following his "orders." When a convict escapes from a nearby prison, Petya joins the manhunt as ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: society, police, social relations, police officer, social problems, escaped prisoner, fighting crime, runaway, psychiatry, winter, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: 50s
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: school teacher, countryside, love, love triangle, rain, mountain, fight, young woman, village, library, teacher, marriage ...
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mara Clara The Movie (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Almira and Susan give birth at the same time in the same hospital. Gary steals the Almira’s newborn child and switches the infant to one of his newborn twins; in revenge to Almira’s decision of rejecting his love for Amanthe’s Gary concocts ...
Plot: mistress, birthday party, kidnapping, ex convict, hospital, rescue, adopted son, twins, birthday, diary, flashback, nurse ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 319
Red Kiss (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1952, Paris. Nadia, a Red Diaper baby, has a sister, Polish parents, and at 15 is an active Communist. When cops beat her during an anti-American demonstration, she's rescued by a "Match" photographer. As the friendship becomes a love ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: age difference, family relations, friends, revolution, photojournalist, rebellion, love and romance, coming of age, society, romance, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, year 1953, year 1937
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 468
Dogtown (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, small town, homecoming, hollywood, dysfunctional family, cheerleader, social relations, family problems, human nature, celebrity culture, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, missouri, latin america, cuba, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 55K
The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: feel good, inspirational, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, amnesia, memory loss, mistaken identity, hollywood, romance, writer's life, happy ending, life philosophy, justice, parents and children, lovers reunited ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Stranger to Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this Hallmark story, Allan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. When Alan is suddenly attacked one night, he loses his memory, leading his family to believe that he is dead.
Plot: car theft, chef, homecoming, presumed dead, missing person, memory loss, heist, missing husband, father son reunion, family business, homeless man, middle aged man ...
Place: dallas texas, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Seventh Target (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bastien Grimaldy, a man driven to heightened anxiety as the plot against him begins to take effect. Bastien's personal relationships give him enough cause for anxiety -- between his new lover Laura and a feisty mother, life provides its own ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crimes, on the run, life is a bitch, mind game, journalism, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, false accusation, extortion, threat, antique dealer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 835
The Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his first novel. All that changes when one of Michael's ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: gay teacher, gay, false accusation, gay slur, life turned upside down, couples, society, couple relations, gay couple, gay relationship, lgbt, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 594
Cairo 30 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Mahgoub Abdel Dayem a young nihilistic college student, having his father crippled with no other source of income, he finds himself in an urgent need of a job after graduation to support himself and his parents. Having a hard time getting a job, he ...
Style: social
Plot: poverty, protest, handicapped, jealousy, poor family, promotion, job, corruption, hate, marriage for money, lust, university student ...
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 191
Above & Beyond (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, love affair, couples, dishonesty, romance, disability, best friends, infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, art house
Plot: racism, prison, coming of age, on the road, family relations, couples, young heroes, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, indigenous people, aborigine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Memory Book (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Budding photographer Chloe (Ory) comes from a family of failed romances. At a local flea market, she stumbles upon an old photo album from the 1970s, chronicling the ideal romance of a happy couple (Hindle and Barbeau). Unable to find her own ...
Style: feel good, sweet, romantic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, love letter, road trip, art critic, dating, love and romance, romance, destiny, happy ending, looking for love, old love, love affair ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Downstream from the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young teacher first experience in their profession acquired in a remote mountain village, which has no school building. Life of a farmer, a clash between two warring race, then the conflict between the government and farmers for cutting the national ...
Plot: school, mountain, remote village, education, tree, police officer, father, generation gap, fight, village, children, police ...
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Romance in the Air (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After learning her job is on the line, Eden returns to Lake Tahoe where she used to spend her summers growing up. There she’s reunited with her childhood friend Riley and finds that the draw of her past might direct her future to a happiness ...
Style: romantic, feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, old friend, second chance, beautiful scenery, moral dilemma, lake, love story, small town life, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
Focus (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the waning months of World War II, a man and his wife are mistakenly identified as Jews by their anti-Semitic Brooklyn neighbors. Suddenly the victims of religious and racial persecution, they find themselves aligned with a local Jewish immigrant ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, sincere, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: racism, world war two, anti semitism, jewish, prejudice, mistaken identity, false accusation, injustice, discrimination, job seeking, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: new york, israel, usa, brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Childish Questions (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story of an architectural student asking questions on problems during a housing project development. Arrested for parading with a sign asking for a difficult and responsible job, he tells his story to a cellmate.
Plot: compromise, student, police, love, flashback, socialism, arrest, architecture, politics, cell mate, demonstration, protest ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 8K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: melancholic, light, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, couples, adultery, love, dysfunctional marriage, character study, secrets, couple relations, family problems, romance, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: alabama, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 517
The Wedding (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is engaged to marry talented white jazz musician Meade Howell, but the pair face opposition from both Meade's family, who object to an inter-racial marriage, and Shelby's parents, who want her to marry a ...
Plot: interracial relations, mother daughter relationship, racial issues, interracial romance, class differences, white male black female relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, relationships, marriage, engagement, family, musician ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sleepless Nights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to Ali, Amr to Farah , and Sameh is having an affair ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, adultery, infidelity, psychotherapy, party, sex, drugs, prostitute, arab, alcohol
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%