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Norte, the End of History (2013)
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Norte, the End of History (2013)
Original name: Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 250 min.
Story: A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual frustrated with his country’s never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man who finds life in prison more tolerable, when something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.
Style: realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, philosophical, intellectual, no music
Plot: double murder, social problems, village life, society, working class, immigrants, social relations, punishment, government corruption, revenge, incest rape, murder, jail, husband wife relationship, village, crime spree, wrongful conviction, christmas, prison, rape, money, police, magician, death, excavation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and atmospheric films with plots about society, crimes, murder, social relations, life is a bitch, crime and village life mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Norte, the End of History: From What Is Before (2014), Melancholia (2008), Metro Manila (2013), Amsterdam (2009), Found Memories (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
From What Is Before (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 338 min.
Story: The Philippines, 1972. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding to death at the crossroad and houses are burned. Ferdinand E. Marcos announces Proclamation ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: mystery, village life, forces of nature, isolation, clergy, society, confined, chaos, village, danger, martial law, suicide ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1972, year 1970
Place: the philippines
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95%
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Melancholia (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 450 min.
Story: A story about victims of summary executions. Three people start a strange therapy to escape their agonies.
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, friends, life is a bitch, danger, wilderness, survival, haunted by the past, sex show, therapy, pimp, prostitute, political unrest ...
Time: future
Place: asia
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Metro Manila (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling intensity quickly overwhelms them, and they fall prey ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: heist, armored truck, security guard, crimes, society, life is a bitch, rookie, gain trust, against the rules, corrupt law enforcer, mistrust, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, manila philippines, asia
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53%
The White Nights of Postman Aleksey Tryapitsyn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became the only connection with the outside world. A reserved community has been set up here. Despite the modern ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, neorealism, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: village life, realism, isolated place, isolation, village, social relations, social decay, loneliness, landscape, society, looking at self in mirror, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Amsterdam (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rich American couple, a family of Dutch criminals, a French gay couple, a working class family from Germany and an illegal Moroccan youth and his kid brother, are all in Amsterdam, each with their own story. Different reasons make their paths ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: adultery, police, money, car accident, family relations, family life, lifestyle, society, working class, immigrants, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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47%
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Found Memories (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Argentina, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Each citizen of Jotuomba plays an integral role in village life. Madalena is responsible for baking bread; each morning she stacks her rolls as Antonio prepares the coffee. The two share a morning ritual of arguments and insults, followed by an ...
Style: stylized, touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aging, elderly, golden years, social relations, village life, haunted by the past, old woman, priest, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, small town, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil
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42%
Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, single parent, fish out of water, workplace situations, village, social relations, misfit, life is a bitch, workplace, society, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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41%
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Black Bread (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to be made responsible of the deaths, but Andreu tries to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: hate, post war, countryside, spanish civil war, revenge, coming of age, crimes, human nature, society, village, moral dilemma, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Halla Bol (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur) who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, actor's life, dishonesty, deadly, bollywood, crimes, mentor, infidelity, corrupt politician, politician, witness, security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, society, social relations, village life, village, justice, police, violence, smuggler, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iraq, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, danger, murder, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, deadly, urban, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 994
Mystery (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car full of irresponsible youths hit a woman on a rainy freeway and think she is trying an insurance scam.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, car accident, double life, sex scene, uncover truth, mystery, murder, crimes, danger, couples, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 166
The Repentant (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Algeria region of the high flatlands. As Islamist groups continue to spread terror, Rashid, a young Jihadist, leaves the mountains to return to his village. In keeping with the law « of pardon and national harmony », he has to surrender to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: starting over, terrorism, social relations, society, homecoming, family relations, hopes, parents and children, haunted by the past, tragic past, village, village life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: algeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 452
West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, lawyer, ambition, crimes, mafia, fish out of water, murder, korean american, danger, rivalry, crime, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, youth, vengeance, working class, life is a bitch, deadly, society, small town, homecoming, murder, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
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Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Steel Toes (2007)
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Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Country: Ireland
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Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Haven (2004)
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Country: UK, Germany, USA, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
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30%
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Desert Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 921
Hanezu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese novel written by Masako Bando, the story revolves around Kayoko who lives with one man (Tetsuya) but is in love with another (Takumi).
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
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Blind Mountain (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Blind Mountain follows a young woman, Bai Xuemei, in the early 1990s who recently graduated from college and attempts to find work to help pay for her brother's education. In the process, she is drugged, kidnapped and sold as a bride to a ...
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Place: china, asia
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 2.2
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Down Time (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slim Williams, a small-time dealer, is poised to make his big score with his partner Paulie. But the easy deal becomes a nightmare when Slim is caught in deadly police sting and ends up in a maximum-security penitentiary. Sold out by his partner, ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, cult film
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Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: legal, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, courtroom, injustice, family relations, false accusation, parents and children, life is a bitch, crime, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 201
Scared Silent (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the newlywed wife of a Minnesota police chief accuses a new officer on his force of raping her several years earlier, it sets the stage for a tense confrontation in this riveting story. Penelope Ann Miller and Reed Diamond star as Kathy and ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: rape, injustice, sexual abuse, law enforcement, crimes, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence, violence against women, husband wife relationship, justice, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 170
Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, homecoming, haunted by the past, crimes, urban ghetto, gang, society, family problems, war veteran, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, social relations, murder, family relations, family life, mental illness, deadly, crimes, store, small town, gory, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, barcelona, spain
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28%
West Side Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 315 min.
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Style: suspense, complex, exciting, tense, bleak ...
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Place: new jersey, usa, the philippines
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28%