Movies like Children Metal Divers

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Children Metal Divers (2009)
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Children Metal Divers (2009)
Original name: Baseco Bakal Boys
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The heart-tugging story of children who scavenge for metal scraps in the murky waters of Manila Bay, often risking their lives in the process.
Plot: muslim, coming of age, metal, sea, ship, mermaid, missing child, missing person, beach, swimming, lighthouse, boat, search, boy, grandmother, settler, barge, coin, port, underwater scene, piggy bank, anchor
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, sincere and realistic films with plots about coming of age, beach, teenage boy, youth, boat, male nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Children Metal Divers: Virgins (2018), Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015), Thy Womb (2012), Agostino (1962), Way Back Home (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, beach, sea, mermaid, rumor, teenage life, life is a bitch, poker, urination, taking a photograph ...
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95%
Dozakh in Search of Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town near Varanasi, a clash happens between the offering of the routine morning prayers of the Muslim cleric and his neighboring Hindu priest. The Hindu priest tortures Muslim cleric, but the cleric is more bothered about his twelve year ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, sincere
Plot: religious fanatic, missing person, rivalry, priest, rivals, rival, religion, boy, missing child, father son relationship, muslim, torture ...
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78%
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Thy Womb (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Bajau midwife copes with the irony of her own infertility amid the deprivations of her gypsy community in Tawi-Tawi. A saga of island life stuck between the devil of passion and the deep blue sea of tradition.
Style: touching
Plot: society, ocean or sea, ocean, midwife, surrogate mother, indigenous people, childless couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
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58%
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Agostino (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Agostino is a 1962 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It was filmed in Rome and Venice. The film is based on a successful short novel of the same name by Alberto Moravia, who had collaborated with Bolognini on his previous film, From a ...
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: pedophile, boat, beach, oedipus complex, swing, sexual initiation, child protagonist, undressing, children, gay kiss, brothel, voyeurism ...
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Way Back Home (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jessica Santiago & Ana Bartolome are two sisters who have lived in separate lives for 12 long years. Jessie, though an excellent student, has grown to feel sorrow of Ana’s lost while Ana, not knowing that she’s an orphan, grew up in a ...
Style: touching, suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: missing person, siblings, sister sister relationship, fisherman, long lost daughter, mother daughter relationship, missing sister, jealousy, fishing village, sibling rivalry, reunion, dog ...
Place: the philippines
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53%
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Indivisible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daisy and Viola are siamese twin sisters on the verge of turning 18 living in the suburbs of Naples. They are blessed with beautiful voices and thanks to their performances at weddings, communions and baptisms, they get the livelihood for the whole ...
Plot: siamese twins, first communion, doctor, money, 18 year old, father daughter relationship, blood, cell phone, sister sister relationship, toilet, sea, coming of age ...
Place: southern italy
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52%
The Woman Who Left (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 226 min.
Story: After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As ...
Plot: church, island, applying lipstick, boat, telephone call, mother daughter reunion, lawyer, priest, beach, gun, vengeance, murder ...
Time: year 1997
Place: the philippines
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50%
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, summer, love, teenager, cruelty, seagull, teenage love, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, money, missing child, mother child relationship, child, violence, child abduction, kidnapped child, stolen money, transvestite, sex scene ...
Place: the philippines
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45%
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Salvation Army (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco, Switzerland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Growing up in a large family in a working-class neighborhood, Abdellah is caught between a distant father, an authoritarian mother, an older brother whom he ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, youth, gay, secret life, gay interest, domestic violence, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: morocco, switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Donsol (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: About two lonely people who met during the whaleshark watching season in Donsol, Sorsogon.
Plot: shark, underwater, cancer, whale, fishing village, ocean, tour guide, breast cancer, underwater scene
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sparrows (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Croatia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story follows a 16-year-old Icelandic boy, Ari, who lives with his mother in Reykjavík, She has to leave the country for a new job, sending him back to the small town of his youth. There he finds his old friend, suddenly a young woman with a ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, melancholic
Plot: coming of age, sex scene, small town, teenage boy, childhood friend, absent mother, father son relationship, financial crisis, kiss, female nudity, grandmother, punched in the face ...
Place: iceland
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43%
Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As Finn slips back into a groove of mindless parties, sunburn, and hangovers, he let's his life take a mind-numbing vacation. But when he's confronted with death first hand, he takes a new outlook on life, remembering his endless dreams ...
Style: mumblecore
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, american midwest, suburbs
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42%
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unusually hot summer. Fourteen year-old Wanda moves with her family from Berlin to Switzerland. Everything will be better here. The move is meant to heal the open wounds of the family. Anna, the mother, has lost her self-confidence due to an ...
Plot: relocation, coming of age, female director, sexual assault, marital argument, parents
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40%
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First Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The title "Binyag" translates to 'loss of innocence,' and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectively, the process in which one young person loses his own innocence. A boy living a quiet, picturesque life ...
Plot: countryside, gay interest, oral sex, village, male nudity, beach, homosexual, sex, gay, skinny dipping
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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39%
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1st Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Antoine, 13, spends the summer vacation with his parents in a rented cottage on an island in the middle of the Saint-Lawrence River. His neighbour, 17-year-old Anna, is an enigmatic and lively young woman. Antoine begins to experience the first ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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38%
Wailing in the Forest (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An indigenous family, one of the last forest people of old, copes with the unusual changes in their environment including the imposing lifestyle and customs of the more sociable tribes on the plains.
Style: fairy tale, mysterious
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Place: the philippines, asia
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38%
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, friendship between boys, childhood friend, youth, teenage boy, pubic hair, male nudity, house
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36%
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Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: journalist, coming of age, prostitute, childhood sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, sex scene, prostitution, police station, sex
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35%
Mario and the Magician (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: bathing, sea, vacation, fascism, nude bathing, holiday, girl, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, summer vacation, beach, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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34%
Children of the Salt (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old man, in the agony of death, asks his children to cremate his body and scatter the ashes in the sea. Willing to fulfill the last wish of the elderly, as a rite of passage the youngsters unknowingly transgress the traditions of their father. ...
Plot: incest, coming of age, death, salt, wheelbarrow, death of father, female nudity, cremation, brother sister relationship, kiss, fire, beach ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venezuela
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32%
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Magnifico (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With a daughter who suffers from cerebral palsy and a son who's lost his much-needed scholarship, an impoverished married couple begins to abandon their faith and courage in the face of such misfortune. But when a gifted young boy called ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: school, family relations, hopes, terminal illness, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, society, rich and poor, disability, prodigy, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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31%
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, family relations, social relations, couples, hopes, family in crisis, couple relations, missing person, search, flash forward, missing son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
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Mizhikal Sakshi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A mother finds it hard to believe that her son is convicted as a terrorist and is sent to gallows. Eventually, she loses her mental balance.
Plot: muslim, death sentence, temple, capital punishment, hindu, old lady, loss of son, false accusation, miscarriage of justice, injustice, wrongful conviction, death of son ...
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31%
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, filmmaking, rock band, teenager, high school student, youth, commune, media, independence
Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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30%
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Danmark (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 22-year-old Norge lives a careless life as a bachelor in the province. The slacker idyll meets a sudden end when 16-year-old Josephine turns up after a one-night-stand and tells him she’s pregnant
Plot: slacker, coming of age, teenage girl, pregnancy, sex scene, youth, female nudity, male nudity, abortion, rapper, nudity (full frontal - brief), rap ...
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30%
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Sandcastle (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 91 min.
Story: En is an 18-year-old who has lost his father to cancer. As his family is drawn together in a sudden tragedy, he has to decide what he believes in. But in a country where ideologies are forged on constantly shifting sands, he struggles to stay true ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, family relations, teenage life, youth, soldier, alzheimer's disease, missing person, hopes, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, asia
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29%
The Wall of Words (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother struggles to hold her family together after her son succumbs to a disease that leaves him disabled.
Plot: sea, beach, pubic hair, underwater, thunderstorm, bikini, woman in underwear, grandmother, hit by a car, smoking a joint, nudity (full frontal - brief), insanity ...
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28%
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Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: gay, college, male homosexuality, dressing room, gay slur, gay interest, male objectification, homosexuality, locker room, college student, gay lead character, gay relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Caregiver (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A grade school English teacher Sarah Gonzales joins the 150,000 Pinoy OFWs working in the United Kingdom to support her Husband, Teddy Gonzales in making a better living for their family. More than just a chronicle of the Filipinos experience ...
Plot: poncho, caregiver, insubordination, bonding, alzheimer's disease, shame, english teacher, husband wife relationship, diaspora, grandmother, patient, doctor ...
Place: the philippines, london
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28%