Movies like Die Chance

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Die Chance (1979)
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Die Chance (1979)
Original name: Szansa
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jerzy Stuhr plays a high school teacher with a sensitive outlook on life and a soft spot for students who like art and literature as passionately as he does. His adversary is a possessed sports instructor, gaining growing control over the students and authorities. His methods are questionable and his influence dangerous, but the handball team's prospects look good and the school needs success...
Plot: coach, suicide attempt, power, team, bullying, tournament, resistance, blackmail, handball, band, director, tyranny, high school, school teacher, training, new teacher

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Most similar movies to Die Chance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and suspense films with plots about high school, teenager, bullying, teacher, youth, suicide attempt and society mostly in Drama and History genres. Some movies like Die Chance: Miss Nobody (1996), The First Day of Winter (2008), Marcowe migdaly (1990), The Scar (1976), The Calm (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miss Nobody (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A devout Catholic peasant girl is corrupted by two new friends when her family moves to the city. An allegory of traditional Polish values under threat from materialism and decadence in the post-Communist era.
Plot: teacher, disciple, school teacher, loneliness, church, high school, faith, country girl
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The First Day of Winter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Valerio is a lonely young boy who can't get on with the others of the same age. He just observes without been seen and tries to compare himself to them, especially with two tough guys from his swimming course. One day Valerio sees something ...
Plot: swimming pool, voyeur, blackmail, high school, gay, closeted homosexual, suicide, homosexual, brother sister relationship, bullying, swimming, motorcycle ...
Place: italy
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Marcowe migdaly (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama directed by Radoslaw Piwowarski.
Plot: communism, anti semitism, emigration, party, suicide attempt, high school, classmate, teenager, youth, exile
Time: 60s, 1960s
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The Scar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After discussions and dishonest negotiations, a decision is taken as to where a large new chemical factory is to be built and Bednarz, an honest Party man, is put in charge of the construction. He used to live in the small town where the factory is ...
Style: sincere, emotional, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, factory, human nature, social relations, state affairs, politics, society, introspection, small town life, working class, innocence lost, moral dilemma ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
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The Calm (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence. He wants to start a new life in a place where he is not known and dreams only of a job, a wife and a family. He succeeds partially in fulfilling these dreams, but then runs into ...
Plot: bigger dreams, twenty something, labor union, construction worker, ex convict, worker, strike, politics, shipyard, corruption
Time: year 1979, year 1977, year 1976, year 1978, year 1980
Place: poland
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78%
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Spare the Rod (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
Plot: school, school teacher, school class, letter, slut, beating, inspiration, teacher, riot, dinner, black eye, drinking ...
Place: london, east end london
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Cyberbully (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman tries to help her teenage daughter when she becomes the victim of online bullying.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: bullying, bully, betrayal, computers and web, teenage life, rumor, high school, suicide attempt, social awkwardness, intrigue, social misfits, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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66%
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Circle of Lies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Once the most popular girl at Short Beach High, Denise Dixon finds her life turned upside-down after one night of terror. Rumours and violent backstabbing run rife. Life in Short Beach will never be the same.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, surfboard, high school, blonde, teenager, bullying
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Up the Down Staircase (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher at New York's inner-city Calvin Coolidge High: her lit classes are overcrowded, a window is broken, there's no chalk, books arrive late. The administration is concerned mainly with forms and rules ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: high school, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, culture clash, teacher, school teacher, dedicated educator, power relations, idealism, innocence lost, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Threatened by creditors, a newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, psychological, sincere
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: debt collector, society, life is a bitch, money, redemption, adaptation, violence, escapades, life philosophy, rivalry, netflix
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
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61%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: female director, suburbs, post traumatic stress disorder, teenager, high school, suicide attempt, anorexia, closeted gay
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Inspection of the Crime Scene 1901 (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: More documentary in its approach than dramatized history, this is a compelling story about a 1901 children's strike in Wrzesnia near the Polish border with Prussia. Poland was partitioned at this time, and a rigidly patriotic Prussian teacher ...
Plot: school, classroom, arrest, oppression, suffering, blackmail, school teacher, protest, prayer, beating, lesson, trial ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: prussia
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58%
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, suicide, death, teenager, depression, bullying, high school, shooting, student
Place: virginia
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Spieltrieb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tangled drama of cruelty and manipulation, attraction and love.
Style: psychological, suspense, twists and turns, disturbing
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, adultery, high school student, blackmail, humiliation, teacher, high school, teacher student relationship, blackmailer, teacher student sex ...
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Debating Robert Lee (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of jaded high school students sign up for a debate class taught by a tough, combative teacher from the Georgia Military Academy who teaches them that life is debate and DEBATE IS WAR.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, serious
Plot: high school, debate, high school student, racial tension, teacher, homosexual, father son relationship, competition, dysfunctional family, neglect, abuse, suicide attempt ...
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Teacher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unflinching portrayal of trauma as a contagion passed between people and generations, set within the prism of modern suburbia. The film follows the downward spiral of a high school English teacher as he goes to disturbing lengths to protect his ...
Plot: social satire, revenge, high school principal, vigilantism, bullying, teacher student relationship, high school, high school teacher, school bully, boss, athlete
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55%
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Upside (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a devastating lacrosse hit turns Solomon White's world upside down, he's challenged to find a new perspective on life in more ways than one. Inspiration arrives in the form of Wren, a blind girl with a strong faith in God who captures ...
Style: christian film, suspense, unusual plot structure, thought provoking
Plot: cheating, mentor, support group, training, church, single parent, temper, high school, medication, writing, essay, washing a car ...
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Behind The Wall (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Jan is a young assistant professor in chemistry and a workaholic, Anna is an unsuccessful science writer who turns to Jan for advice and human compassion, but Jan, absorbed with his career, remains immune to Anna's clumsy efforts to pierce his ...
Plot: writers, suicide attempt, chemistry, professor, workaholic, biologist, male female relationship, studying, research, career, loneliness, stranger ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: neighbor, death, husband, wife, discovery, experiment, brother, director, militia, laboratory, scientist, investigator ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
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The Cherry Orchard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all girl school, a group of girls annually stages a play. This year they pick Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard." After vigorous rehearsals the play faces cancellation because one student gets caught smoking after school.
Plot: high school, theatre play, japanese schoolgirl, lesbian, girl, teenager, friendship between girls
Place: japan
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46%
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: blackmail, murder, deception, infidelity, trial, marriage, court
Place: malaysia
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Straight Right (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kalib is ready for one of the fights of his life, he's going up for boxings Lightweight Championship Title of the world, but when trouble erupts-his life takes an awkward turn.
Plot: gunshot wound, psychologist, masked vigilante, domestic violence, man crying, school teacher, abused child, manslaughter, lawyer, training, rage, crying man ...
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43%
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Wielki bieg (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in 1952, the story follows events around the "Peace Run", a propaganda 3-day marathon for peace. The winner is to be presented with a new motorcycle by the country's president. Chief organizer is a ruthless manipulator who will ...
Plot: stalinism, communist propaganda, letter, male nudity, race, shower, political activist, communism, president
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: poland
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42%
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: teenager, school teacher, bullying, teacher, school, mistrust, parents, friendship, crisis, doubt, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Inferno (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 61 min.
Story: "Inferno" is a story about classmates from school: Anka, Inga and Xena. During the prom, two girls murder a third - considered the most beautiful of them. The film is based on real events. The creators are trying to find answers to the ...
Plot: high school student, betrayal, party, murder, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, high school, teacher, hopes, bigger dreams
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41%
Everything for Sale (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wajda's homage to Zbigniew Cybulski, the "Polish James Dean" who starred in the director's ASHES AND DIAMONDS and died young. The movie follows the tribulations of a director attempting to make a movie with a Cybulski-like star ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: respect, death, replacement, railway, film set, film within a film, filmmaking, actor, director, filmmaker
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41%
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After Lucia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: bullying, high school life, society, teenage life, social decay, parents and children, estrangement, social relations, family problems, high school, humiliation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Politics (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Portraying the events that have taken place in Polish politics in recent years.
Plot: politics, government, power, gay romance, media manipulation, church, priest, gay, corruption, political corruption, politician, government corruption
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39%
Student Confidential (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four high school students are led into the world of adult vices by their guidance counselor, a shadowy, suicidal millionaire.
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, erotic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide attempt, satire, school, teenage life, self discovery, siblings relations, high school life, college, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
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