Movies like Aram

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Aram (2002)
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Aram (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek revenge for the drama that has marked his family and his life.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, crimes, vengeance, politics, disability, terrorism, arms dealing, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, assassination, godparent, tough heroes, genocide, diplomat, mass murder, assassin, armenian, armenian genocide
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1915
Place: france, turkey, ottoman empire, armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, crime, criminal heroes and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Aram: Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015), May 18 (2007), Fate (2008), In Your Wake (2007), Grand Pardon (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles, a young cyclist who was passing at that precise moment, is seriously injured. Aram's mother feels guilty and feels the need to ...
Plot: bomb, dancing, mass murder, embassy, ambassador, explosion, vengeance, hospital, shot in the head, execution, wheelchair, human ashes ...
Time: year 1915
Place: berlin germany, france, turkey, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 880
May 18 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The citizens of Gwangju lead a relatively peaceful life, until one day the military takes over the city, accusing the residents of conspiracy and claiming that they are communist sympathisers preparing a revolution against the current government. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: deadly, political unrest, heroes, redemption, assassination, vigilantism, revolution, vampire, danger, wooing, rivalry, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.0
 213
Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, heist, casino, crime gone awry, vengeance, battles, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, rivalry, haunted by the past, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 81
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, disturbing
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, parents and children, human nature, vengeance, subway, boxing, bar, cigarette smoking, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 513
Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Le clan Bettoun : Raymond (le patriarche), Maurice (le fils), Jacky (le neveu), Roland (le neveu), Albert (le cousin de Raymond), Pépé (l'ami de Raymond), Samy (le garde du corps) sont un clan familial de caïds pieds-Noirs juifs du crime ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: interracial relations, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, family business, law enforcement, family life, gangsters, rivalry, police detective, crime, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The War Within (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, hopes, life is a bitch, danger, government agency, couples, injustice, politics, introspection, society, radical, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, new york, france, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, tough heroes, law enforcement, terrorism, infidelity, vengeance, legal, small town, wrongfully committed, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One day, someone puts a bomb on Carlos car and kill his wife and leaves his daughter of 10 years old without legs. Eleven years later, he lives in Barcelona with his daughter but he never forgot the past, the hate, the suffering of that accident. ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: parents and children, family relations, vengeance, obsessive quest, rivalry, haunted by the past, small village, eta, terrorist group, isolated house, terrorist attack, traumatic experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, europe, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 371
Viktor (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending seven years in jail for an art heist, Frenchman Victor Lambert returns to Moscow to uncover the circumstances behind his son Jeremy's brutal murder. He is backed by his lover Alexandra, and by his ex-partner-in-crime, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, woman in danger, vengeance, track down, deadly, gangsters, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, neo noir
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 39
Sous X (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Jacques spent 9 years in prison for robbery. When he comes out, he finds the neighborhood where he grew up but things have changed ... The country is in crisis, the young people are holding the business and his old friends are urging him to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, going straight, urban ghetto, starting over, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Another Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie is a Toronto police officer. One evening, her husband Joshua and their son Nicky are brutally murdered in their car. Marie quickly links Pablo Molina, an Argentinian drug trafficker who she'd arrested a few months earlier, with the crime. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: tragic hero, manhunt, vengeance, track down, heroes, deadly, rivalry, murder, crimes, chases and races, self discovery, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, bolivia, canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, investigation, political conspiracy, society, americana, murder, dishonesty, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, usa, texas, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Warrior Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's beautiful but drug-addicted wife - also his key witness - Alec ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: courtroom, hitman, drug abuse, danger, rivalry, fall in love, criminal's revenge, deadly, gangsters, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, mafia, teenager, crimes, tough heroes, vengeance, crime, unlikely criminals, obsession, rivalry, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 733
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, contests and competitions, crimes, murder, vengeance, psychopath, assassination, hitman, serial killer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Knife in the Head (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center - Hoffmann runs into the building and ends up being shot in the head. He awakens with ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, deadly, self discovery, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, terrorism, vengeance, memory loss, infidelity, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: moral dilemma, family in crisis, parents and children, deadly, family problems, gun, shot in the chest, death of father, contract killing, train, prostitute, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 348
Baby Sellers (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, the Lifetime Original Movie, Baby Sellers, exposes the shocking international criminal enterprise of infant trafficking. Stars Emmy winner Jennifer Finnigan and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, legal action, babies and infants, tough heroes, society, sexual abuse, rivalry, heroes, immigrants, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 4K
1915 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.
Plot: armenian genocide, international, genocide, soldier, theatre production, armenian, stage play, theater
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 430
Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, friends, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, ethics, bakery, role playing, business ethics, politics, french politics, money, prime minister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 259
Silent Voice (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman wants to meet her son’s murderer. A sixteen-year-old girl who has crossed paths with a young hoodlum needs an adult to accompany her to the prison visiting room. A young medical supplies delivery man is offered a deal to take the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, prison life, redemption, criminal heroes, love and romance, confined, romancing a criminal, switching roles, crimes, hopes, teenage love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
House in Brittany (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young woman inherits her family's historic home on the coast of Brittany, a house she has not been to since her father died there when she was age 12.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, landscape, house, heiress, childhood memory
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, cornwall, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 2K
Red Dust (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, apartheid, missing person, crimes, state affairs, life is a bitch, babies and infants, injustice, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 864
In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: serial killer, couples, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, deadly, dishonesty, infidelity, danger, scalpel, female nudity, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, hopes, gangsters, dishonesty, starting over, rivalry, gang, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, riviera, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Wife's Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Paul dies, he leaves his wife Eve with a mountain of debt. As the police begin their investigation into Paul’s death, Eve is supported by a lawyer named Chollet, a friend of her husband who generously helps her to clear the debts she has ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, gloomy, realistic
Plot: protagonist as suspect, manipulations, friends, crimes, power relations, law enforcement, couples, dishonesty, crime, femme fatale, missing person, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 341
Lamb of God (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The kidnapping 77-year-old man in Argentina forces his daughter to return to Buenos Aires after years of exile abroad.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, politics, missing person, confined, state affairs, crimes, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, dictatorship, exile
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 10
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, gloomy, realistic
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, looking for love, obsessive quest, on the run, on the road, life is a bitch, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Baby Doll Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Story: Hossam returns home to Cairo for New Year's Eve after a year's separation from his wife. At the airport, his plans for a romantic night (and to conceive a child) are thwarted by several events, including a terrorist plot.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Plot: terrorism, deadly, disorder, mistaken identity, vengeance, rivalry, danger, airport, couple relations, nothing goes right, nazi, holocaust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Traffic Signal (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Silsila is the "manager" of one traffic signal, that is he collects the "hafta" (protection tax) from each signal squatter plying his trade. There's Tsunami, a little scavenger boy, there's Rani - a Gujrati girl selling ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, gays and lesbians, drug abuse, bollywood, disability, society, misfit, gangsters, addiction, politics, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%