Movies like Donovan Slacks

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Donovan Slacks (2007)
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Donovan Slacks (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1928 and Donovan Slacks, a man with a fragile head, is sent to an English Sea Bathing Hospital. But when he falls in love with a local fishergirl, he discovers the bitter truth about his past and life goes into freefall. In the eye of the storm he takes a decision - determined to break free, he leads the local fishermen in an uprising against the government. But as things spiral out of control, can Donovan Slacks really become the leader everyone desperately needs?
Plot: love, sex, sea, army, police, revolution, violence, family relations, battles, hospital, injustice, fisherman, psychiatry, rebellion, psychoanalysis, memory, childhood, legal, taxes, government, working class, middle class, coast, revolt, class struggle ...
Time: 1920s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about love, family relations, society, love and romance, couples, father daughter relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Donovan Slacks: Germinal (1993), The American Standards (2008), Fools of Fortune (1990), The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008), Chemmeen (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, sincere, epic ...
Plot: working class, hopes, politics, family relations, injustice, labor union, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, power relations, righting the wronged, workplace situations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
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The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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Fools of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, rebellion, family relations, estate, revolution, couples, vengeance, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: ireland, europe
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69%
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis d├ębutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, plantation, forbidden love, family relations, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, power relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, rebellion, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: memphis, usa
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69%
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Chemmeen (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Karutthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, falls in love with a Muslim fish trader. However, social prejudices seem to ruin their love life and invite the wrath of their communities.
Style: cult film
Plot: fisherman, hindu, arranged marriage, gossip, betrayal, beach, father daughter relationship, rumor, fishing, sea, ambition, loan ...
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66%
The Winslow Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, justice, life is a bitch, campaign, family relations, couples, injustice, family problems, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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63%
The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950's, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent nightclub owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the Marxist government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, rebellion, love and romance, idealism, family problems, dictatorship, chaos, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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61%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, couples, optimism, couple relations, death in the family, family relations, family problems, wartime life, parents and children, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
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57%
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Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: estate, aristocracy, servant, butler, husband wife relationship, british royal family, class differences, family relations, inheritance, lie, mother daughter relationship, intrigue ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: family saga, emotional, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: revolution, family relations, dictatorship, generation gap, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, political unrest, family life, farm, justice ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
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56%
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Naya Zamana (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hopeful writer, poor but educated Anoop attacks the ruthless exploitation of the lower classes by the rich with his fiery speeches. But his uncompromising principles could stand in the way of the connections he'll need if he hopes to reach a ...
Plot: jail, injustice, lynch mob, fire, arson, hospital, novel, angry mob, death of mother, writers, slum, song ...
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En el paraiso no existe el dolor (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a gay man's cathartic one-night immersion in Monterrey's sexual underworld after his lover dies of AIDS.
Plot: homosexual, sex, gay bar, maid, gun, stripper, hustler, wealth, ex convict, gay, death, violence ...
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55%
The Princess & the Marine (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on a true story, American Marine Jason Johnson (Goselaar) is sent on assignment to the Emirate of Bahrain. While there, he meets and falls in love with a spirited, lovely young woman, Meriam (Nichols), without realizing she is really a member ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere
Plot: friendship, marine, military, family relations, parents and children, social differences, couple relations, society, class differences, sailor, couples, hopes ...
Place: middle east
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53%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, love, school, life is a bitch, opposites attract, friendship ...
Time: 80s
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Promises (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Latchkey kids lose touch when one of them moves away, only to reconnect years later without realizing it, having changed their names to escape their pasts. Once they realize who each other are; they are able heal the wounds of their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, affectionate
Plot: love, past, loyalty, friend, promise, lovers, fight, devotion, secret, fan, dating show, convention ...
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Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Style: grotesque
Plot: perversion, s&m, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), pets, pet, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, kiss, blonde, husband wife relationship, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
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Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, uplifting, compassionate, serious ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: sexy, touching, captivating, melancholic, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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49%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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48%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sincere
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48%
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: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
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Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: iran, russia, siberia, moscow russia, persia
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47%
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, death, gender, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, hospital, husband and wife, brain tumor, rooftop ...
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46%
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The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: virgin, gypsy, couples, injustice, family relations, repression, social relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, innocence lost, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: contemplative, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
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43%
Ordinary Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, clever, sincere ...
Plot: discrimination, family relations, pursuit, interracial relations, unfulfillment, society, misfit, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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43%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: When is an enemy not an enemy, when is an ally not an ally? The answer to these questions determines the fate of a man. Simons struggle is played out against the rugged landscape of northern Norway. Raised in a close-knit community, he bears the ...
Plot: fishing, nazi, norwegian, german occupation, nato, coast, erotica, communism, love, partisan, spy, male vomiting ...
Time: 1940s
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40%
Temptress Moon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, family relations, opium, blackmail, addiction, couples, power relations, rise and fall, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
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39%
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Cruise (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, disturbing, sentimental, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
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