Movies like Drylongso

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Drylongso (1998)
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Drylongso (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Toby Smith) in a photography class begins taking pictures of black men out of fear they will soon be extinct.
Plot: dancing, serial killer, violence, death, illness, black cast, african american, missing child, mother daughter relationship, journalism, tarot card, piano, pain, college student, coming of age, sculpture, cross dressing, physical abuse, drag, photograph, guitar, camera, handheld camera, poster, convulsion ...
Place: oakland california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about mother daughter relationship, coming of age, death, photograph, dancing, african american and violence mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Drylongso: God Made Man (2020), The Journey Is the Destination (2016), Eve's Bayou (1997), Madeline's Madeline (2018), Boy on the Bridge (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God Made Man (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Leading double lives and seeking redemption, a transgender man, a drag queen and a corrupt lawyer collide in this urban purgatory.
Style: neo noir, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, transsexual, sex addict, dancing, oral sex, female impersonator, lgbtq, crooked lawyer, homelessness, drag, homosexual, gay ...
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95%
The Journey Is the Destination (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The inspiring life story of the late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the struggle, heartbreak and hope of a war-torn and famine-ridden region of Africa.
Plot: murder, journalist, angry mob, swimming, military, boy, airplane, map, dancing, girl, photographer, hitchhiking ...
Place: africa, somalia, south africa
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87%
 7.2
 10K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: sexy, affectionate, unusual plot structure, harsh, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: curse, coming of age, women, dysfunctional family, infidelity, redemption, youth, superstition, magic realism, girl, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
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80%
Madeline's Madeline (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Madeline has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop's ambitious director pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother into their collective art, the lines ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, theatre group, depression, husband wife relationship, theatre director, underage drinking, brother sister relationship, african american, public speaking, job ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, death, violence, murder, police, funeral, explosive
Place: cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.3
 112K
Precious (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, ...
Style: rough, bleak, emotional, depressing, sad ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, poverty, illiteracy, social misfits, teacher, aids, life is a bitch, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 303
Our Time (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama about students at a girls' school, their boyfriends, and an unexpected pregnancy.
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, death of friend, boarding school, pregnant teenager, friendship between girls, christmas party, young love, pregnancy, abortion, unrequited love, girls' school ...
Time: 50s, year 1955
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An AIDS-stricken woman becomes a leader in the struggle to educate people about the disease and its prevention.
Plot: aids, artist, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, cafe, rain, flowers, mother daughter relationship, guilt, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1988
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Two of a Kind (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nolie has just turned 21 but is retarded and acts more like 8. While claiming that she only wants to help him, his "smother" actually likes things that way. One day Nolie visits his beloved grandfather in a rest home and is horrified at ...
Plot: golf, mental retardation, patient, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather, death of wife, grandson, widower, old age, death, friendship, self confidence ...
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66%
 7.2
 7K
Pariah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt teen, coming out, lesbian teen, teenage sexuality, lgbtq, introspection, african american, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Holiday Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.
Style: captivating, entertaining, queer cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female impersonator, lgbtq, gay father, mother daughter relationship, fatherhood, drug addiction, christmas, gay parent, lgbt, family relations, life, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 457
Black Girl (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: black history, family relations, redemption, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, youth, hopes, family problems, couples, injustice, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 1K
My Zoe (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle, a geneticist recovering from a toxic marriage, is raising her only daughter, Zoe, with her contentious ex-husband. Zoe means everything to her mother and so when tragedy strikes the fractured family, Isabelle travels to Russia in seeking ...
Style: scary, sincere, touching, suspenseful, feminist film
Plot: mother daughter relationship, little girl, loss of daughter, pregnant woman, death of daughter, father daughter relationship, hospital, ex husband ex wife relationship, illness, woman, zoo, paramedic ...
Place: berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
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Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: political, thought provoking, cynical, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: journalism, politics, photographer, nudity (full frontal - brief), hippie, culture clash, vietnam war, counterculture, female nudity, sex, male nudity, violence ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, washington d.c., tokyo, usa, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Night Comes On (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Angel LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, she embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister that could destroy their future.
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: sister sister relationship, foster home, released from prison, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, estranged father, haunted by the past, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, african american, birthday, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
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Standing Up (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sad
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Sleepy Time Gal (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman learns of her adoption and eventually quits her law firm job and goes on a journey to find her birth mother.
Plot: empire, mortality, remorse, selfishness, radio dj, adoption, one night stand, african american, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, birth mother, memory, regret ...
Time: year 1982
Place: new york, san francisco, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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52%
 4.2
 182
Born Wild (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being released from prison for the murder of a fellow biker; CJ returns to his hometown to confront his former gang. However; he arrives to find that the past is not forgotten easily; and now they are out for blood.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.2
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: woman, child, girl, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, dysfunctional marriage, bullying, trailer park, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crying for Love (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, emotional, heartbreaking, sad ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, coming of age, rape, domestic violence, family relations, dysfunctional family, pedophile, parents and children, life is a bitch, sexual assault, family in crisis, parenthood ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean (Parker) in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, racism, society, journalism, fighting the system, investigation, rebellion, discrimination, african american, teacher, college life, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Children's Rebellion (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 19th century, children -- particularly the children of the poor -- were considered to be an exploitable resource of docile and cheap labor. Anyone who had the effrontery to steal so much as a portion of a loaf of bread for any reason would ...
Plot: coming of age, child abuse, convict, child, boy, violence, teenage boy, children, french, teenager, teenage girl, journalist ...
Time: 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 5K
Blackbird (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terminally ill mother invites her family to their country house for one final gathering, but tensions quickly boil over between her two daughters.
Style: sentimental, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paper Spiders (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bittersweet story about coming of age in the shadow of mental illness.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: paranoid schizophrenia, mother and daughter, mental illness, mental health, coming of age, paranoia, grownups, moral dilemma, paranoid, dysfunctional family, psychology, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 21
Transit (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After a graffiti artist loses his brother and fellow partner-in-crime to the hands of a vigilante killer he vows to give up graffiti forever. That lasts until he hooks up with his best friend, a tag-banger out to make a name for himself.
Plot: death, latin, gangsters, death of protagonist, graffiti, violence, murder
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Exploding Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On a summer break from college, Ivy, a young epileptic woman, struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, mumblecore
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers apart, disability, looking for love, romance, introspection, young lovers, youth, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, coming of age, loneliness, awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Better Off Dead. (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer fights a losing battle against the courts to overturn the death sentence for a convicted female robber/murderer despite demands from the woman that her death sentence be carried out.
Plot: death row, baby, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, death, execution, female bonding, murder, robbery, birth, baby girl, pregnant woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Echo Park, L.A. (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As Magdalena's 15th birthday approaches, her simple, blissful life is complicated by the discovery that she's pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin.
Style: touching, melancholic, sentimental, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, gay, culture clash, unwanted pregnancy, religion, virginity, lgbt, character study, life turned upside down, starting over, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, spain, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%