Movies like Gold In The Streets

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Gold In The Streets (1997)
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Gold In The Streets (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Irish illegal immigrant (Karl Geary) works for a bartender (James Belushi) while struggling to survive and adapt to life in the Bronx.
Plot: irish, illegal alien, immigrants, illegal immigrant, cousin cousin relationship, class distinction, italian immigrant, italian american, irish american
Place: new york, bronx new york city

Most similar movies to Gold In The Streets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about immigrants, society, illegal immigrant, husband wife relationship, family relations, hopes and racism mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Gold In The Streets: A View from the Bridge (1962), Mojo (1997), Liam (2000), Blind Flight (2003), Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A View from the Bridge (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two brothers, illegal immigrants, Marco and Rodolpho. Catherine ...
Plot: harbor, incest, taboo, passion, betrayal, suicide, woman, united states of america, illegal immigrant, italian american, duel, challenge ...
Place: usa, new york
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Mojo (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The sexual rivalries over a new, potentially great rock'n'roll singer between a nightclub owner and a local gangster cause unrest and eventually lead to murder.
Plot: gangsters, gay interest, rivalry, singer, rock music, gangster, nightclub
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: east end london
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94%
 6.9
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Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: touching, bleak, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, domestic violence, sin, anti semitism, life is a bitch, youth, society, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, liverpool, united kingdom ...
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64%
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Blind Flight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The true story of Irishman Brian Keenan and Englishman John McCarthy's extraordinary relationship as hostages of militias in Lebanon during the 1979-91 Civil War.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, hostage, captivity, prison life, introspection, hopes, confined, isolation, culture clash, prison, society, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play.
Plot: family relations, junkie, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, actor, drug addiction, terminal illness, irish american, tuberculosis, washed up star, writing, family tragedy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Nothing Personal (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend ...
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: ira, rebellion, heroes, society, deadly, gang, military, life is a bitch, tragic hero, fighting the system, legal, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Saturday, Sunday, Monday (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One Saturday evening Rosa Priore is preparing a magnificent Sunday lunch for her family and their friends. By Sunday afternoon her life and marriage are in ruins.
Plot: jealous husband, italian american, family crisis, husband wife relationship, generation gap, dialogue driven, apartment, nervous breakdown, housewife, old age, dispute, marital crisis ...
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56%
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In America (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States, a chance to get over the lost son. They have no money and the apartment is in bad condition.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: aids, artist, loss of son, redemption, dying, starting over, childhood, society, family life, parents and children, acceptance, overcoming ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Clockwork Mice (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When new teacher Steve Drake joins the faculty at a school for special-needs students, his unorthodox instruction methods raise eyebrows. But attitudes begin to change when he makes a connection with a particularly unruly student.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: school, idealism, teacher, running, hardcase students, romance, society, mentally unstable, teachers and students, power relations, dedicated educator, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Lost Generation (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The plot follows a group of women who struggle in Hong Kong, most of them illegal immigrants from mainland China.
Plot: immigrants, urban setting, infidelity, exploitation, survival, predator, poverty, integrity
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 159
Los jornaleros (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Jornaleros presents the interwoven stories of three young Hispanic men who come to this country to pursue te American dream and instead end up struggling as day-laborers.
Plot: gay, gay latino, gay wedding, interracial couple, immigrants, illegal immigrant, brother brother relationship, gay interest, gigolo, art dealer, mexican immigrant, mexican american
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 394
Dutchman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A young conservative black man, minding his own business, rides a nearly empty subway car. The only other passenger, a blonde vixen looking for trouble, sizes him up. Sexual tension, racial bigotry and righteous fury collide in a razor's edge ...
Style: neo noir, allegory, suspense
Plot: humiliation, murder, victim, seduction, racist, subway, middle class, racism, flirt, black man, black man white woman relationship, interracial relations ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Book of Stars (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tale of two sisters. Penny (Masterson) cares for her younger sister Mary (Malone), who suffers from cystic fibrosis. "Cares for" is a questionable term, as the hardened, edgy Penny secretly makes her living in the world's oldest ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, fairy tale ...
Plot: terminal illness, prostitute, bittersweet, society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family in crisis, drug abuse, addiction, city life, teenage life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Shakespeare's classic tragedy of ambition, witches and murder.
Plot: able to see the dead
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Foreign Body (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the turbulent aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, young Samia flees her homeland. She braves hostile seas in the crossing to France, but once there she finds that her struggles have only just begun. With no friends, no family, and — most ...
Plot: female director, illegal immigrant, telephone call, immigrants, job seeking, accusation, widow, drinking alcohol, restaurant, belly dancing, underwater scene, death of brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 85
As Feras (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paulo has a strange relationship with his cousin Sônia, whom he loves since childhood. But she despises him and, being in love with another woman, causes a lot of humiliating situations to him.
Plot: incest overtones, psychological torment, incestuous desire, lesbian couple, female nudity, topless woman, female full frontal nudity, lesbian, topless, incestuous overtones, rejection, lesbian kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, genocide, politics, crimes, hidden identity, confined, secret agents, society, kidnapping, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Place: usa, middle east, israel, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 351
The City (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: immigrants, working class, family relations, lottery, culture clash, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, social differences, racism, family in crisis, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Season in France (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An African high school teacher flees his war-torn country for France, where he falls in love with a Frenchwoman who offers a roof for him and his family.
Plot: dead mother, eviction, migrant, single father, interracial couple, funeral, goldfish, burning man, french teacher, interracial relations, missing mother, hospital room ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Citizen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S. Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11…and the events of the September ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, uplifting
Plot: starting over, american dream, lottery, society, immigrants, hopes, 9/11, rivalry, urban, city
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 279
Amexicano (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A look at the bond between an illegal immigrant and a blue-collar Italian-American from Queens.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, humorous
Plot: friendship, social differences, deportation, immigrants, society, working class, human nature, unemployment, culture clash, interracial friendship, unlikely hero, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 79
Ilegales (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tells the stories of a group of people in Ciudad de Juarez with one thing in common: they are all looking for a better life for them and their families. For many, that better life waits just a short walk away in the United States.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, exciting, contemplative
Plot: illegal immigrant, drug traffic, drug smuggling, investigation, mexican, mexican border, husband wife relationship, latin, multiple storylines, immigrants, child in peril, drugs ...
Place: mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Proprietor (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to confront many old issues dating back to her childhood and ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky
Plot: world war two, racism, parents and children, homecoming, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, family life, writer's life, society, immigrants, couples ...
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Master Builder (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: introspection, couples, aging, elderly, redemption, apology, architect, society, death, disorder, life turned upside down, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 192
Marie-Line (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman learns to care for others when she's forced to help people on the wrong side of the law in this drama. Marie-Line (Muriel Robin) is a single woman in her mid-forties who oversees the cleaning crew at a large office building. On the job, ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: illegal immigrant, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, psychological abuse, illegitimate child, deportation, refugee, cleaning lady, pursuit, pregnancy, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An egocentric artillery captain and his venomous wife engage in savage unremitting battles in their isolated island fortress of the coast of Sweden at the turn of the century. Alice, a former actress who sacrificed her career for secluded military ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: island, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, couples, quarantine, love and romance, romance, rivalry, marriage, husband wife relationship, marriage as hell, battle of wits ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
El jardín del Edén (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "gringa" writer fascinated with Mexico and her hermit ...
Plot: female director, mexican immigrant, mexican american border, illegal immigration, tourist, american tourist, immigrants, u.s. mexico border, peasant, american, mexican border, photographer ...
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 143
Nunzio (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged delivery boy indulges in fantasies that he is a superhero in the tough streets of Brooklyn. He lives a life marked with torments from the gang of deadbeats at the corner, overbearing concern from his mother and older brother, ...
Plot: widow, seduction, neighborhood, sex, grocery store, delivery man, family relations, mentally challenged person, paraplegic, rescue, urban setting, delivery boy ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 240
King Lear (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Plot: shakespeare's king lear, tragedy, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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Between Us (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Abruptly abandoned by her husband in a country completely foreign to her, Colombian native Mariana (Paola Mendoza) struggles to take care of herself and her two young children on the unforgiving streets of New York City. Sebastian Villada, Laura ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: homelessness, starting over, human spirit, working class, life is a bitch, family problems, society, american dream, single parent, hopes, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%