Movies like Viper in the Fist

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Viper in the Fist (2004)
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Viper in the Fist (2004)
Original name: Vipère au poing
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1920. Jean Rezeau and his elder brother were living happily in their family estate in Brittany, until the death of their grandmother. The return of their mother, a worthy descendant of fairytales' witches, brings an all new atmosphere to their home.
Plot: brother brother relationship, bad mother, bourgeoisie, death of grandmother, mother son relationship, hunting, family relations, power, mother, motherhood, electricity, flying, hate, catholic priest, punishment, nanny, humiliation, neglected child, telescope, dying mother, abusive mother, christmas eve, blasphemy, bossy wife, mother son conflict ...
Time: 1920s
Place: france, brittany

Most similar movies to Viper in the Fist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and psychological films with plots about family relations, brother brother relationship, parents and children, mother son relationship, siblings relations, family problems and youth mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Viper in the Fist: Tomorrow at Dawn (2009), Therese (2012), Run the Tide (2016), Mark of an Angel (2008), The Other Son (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tomorrow at Dawn (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mathieu, a piano virtuoso, goes home to help his brother Paul to take care of their sick mother. Paul is into reenacting old battles, dressing up and getting into character, even dueling if necessary. Mathieu gets involved in this world and play ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: obsession, family relations, role playing, duel, brother brother relationship, revenge, honor, pianist, reconstruction, stage play, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Therese (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures and her boring suburban setting.
Style: serious, realistic, sad, melancholic, gloomy
Plot: poisoning, marriage of convenience, dull life, suburban life, unfulfillment, husband wife relationship, unhappy marriage, bourgeoisie, women in society, female protagonist, dysfunctional marriage, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe
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93%
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Run the Tide (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When their drug abusing mother is released from prison determined to rebuild their family, Rey kidnaps his younger brother Oliver and escapes their desert home for the California coast.
Style: disturbing, touching, sincere, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, responsibility, brother brother relationship, lifestyle, child care, life is a bitch, parents and children, escapades, transformation, family relations, runaway, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Mark of an Angel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elsa, a woman with a long history of depression in the midst of a divorce from her husband of 12 years develops an obsession with a seven year old girl she sees at a birthday party when she comes to pick up her son Thomas. Determined to find out ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, parents and children, danger, stalking, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, family problems, mother daughter relationship, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Other Son (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two men discover they were accidentally switched at birth.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: family relations, teenage boy, society, introspection, family problems, disorder, life turned upside down, parents and children, occupation, identity crisis, adolescence vs adulthood, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.0
 547
My Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, growing up in 1970s Korea, who each take two completely different paths. One goes to school to become a doctor, the other becomes a gangster. Their story is told through flashbacks after one of them is murdered.
Plot: brother brother relationship, family, mother, widow, death of brother, debt collector, two brothers, single mother, brother vs brother, debt, mother love, mother son relationship
Time: 70s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, tense, emotional ...
Plot: foster child, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, disorder, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, youth, siblings relations, mischievous children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Aliyah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paris 2011. Alex is 27. He's lives off dealing and pays the debts of his brother, Isaac, who after being his support has now become dead weight. When his cousin announces he's going to open a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Alex imagines he can ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, immigrants, society, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, drug dealer, breakup, debt, starting over, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.4
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I Wish (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents in Hirokazu Koreeda's benign and superbly acted picture of family life.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: brother brother relationship, parents and children, family relations, desire, family problems, youth, hopes, broken family, train, father son relationship, separated parents, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Almost a Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jacques Perrin was awarded Best Actor at the 1966 Venice Film Festival for his gripping portrayal of a young writer's descent into madness. Alienated, neurotic, and plagued by guilt, Perrin retreats from reality, loses interest in work, and ...
Plot: world war two, flashback, hunting, house, neurosis, psychoanalysis, brother brother relationship, hiding place, mother son relationship
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Life Kills Me (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paul (Sami Bouajila of The Adventures of Felix and The Siege) is a smart, well-educated Frenchman of Arab ancestry. He's a smooth talker, but he can't seem to get a job worthy of his skills. He ends up living in a single room, struggling ...
Plot: french arab, gay interest, french, sex club, gay, bodybuilder, interracial relations, muslim, brother brother relationship, gay brother, gay lead character
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 527
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, bleak
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, self discovery, youth, family relations, parents and children, gay teenager, secret life, father son relationship, domestic violence, gay interest, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: morocco, switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
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Black Irish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In South Boston, where Irish roots run deep and Catholic tradition reigns, two brothers face similar hardships but lead far different lives. While older brother Terry descends into drugs and crime, 16-year-old Cole vies to make the state baseball ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: baseball, family relations, confession, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, family life, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, tense, gloomy
Plot: incestuous desire, family relations, teenage boy, psychological abuse, suburban life, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, mentally unstable, youth, overprotective mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 311
Without Family (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Young Remi, a foundling, lives on the farm run by his impoverished foster parents. When their money runs out, unbeknown to his foster-mother, Rémi is sold by his hard-hearted foster father to an old street performer named Vitalis. Vitalis was once ...
Plot: monkey, gold, fondling, dog, inheritance, killer, veterinarian
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fire-Eater (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The twin sisters Helena and Irene are born in Helsinki during World War II. A few months later their mother, Sirkka, leaves the girls in the care of their grandmother, an old communist, and runs away with a German soldier. Their life under the ...
Plot: female director, orphanage, coming of age, multiple time frames, past, post war, child abandonment, motherhood, trapeze, communist, acrobat, absent mother ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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1985 (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Plot: aids, family relations, gay, advertising executive, hiv, in the closet, christmas, gay slur, lgbt, brother brother relationship, childhood friend, conservative ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, countryside, siblings relations, family relations, forceful separation, life turned upside down, coming of age, rebelliousness, brother, summer, teenage boy, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Forty-eight-year-old Alain Evrard is obliged to return home to live with his mother. This situation causes all the violence of their past relationship to rise to the surface. Alain then discovers that his mother has a fatal illness. In the last ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, family relations, last wish, life is a bitch, estrangement, deadend life, elderly, parents and children, disease, mercy killing, mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
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Wreckers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: siblings relations, newlyweds, family relations, couples, village, countryside, couple relations, infidelity, female protagonist, brother brother relationship, abusive father, incest overtones ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Aloft (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As we follow a mother and her son, we delve into a past marred by an accident that tears them apart. She will become a renowned artist and healer, and he will grow into his own and a peculiar falconer who bears the marks of a double absence. In the ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, introspection, family problems, healer, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, estrangement, grief, new age, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Some Dogs Bite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halliday (19), Casey (14) and baby Severino have been split up after their mothers death. Casey is in care; Severino has been fostered with a view to adoption, and no one really cares what Halliday does; even his mum thought he was a waste of space.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: on the run, family relations, youth, on the road, parents and children, teenage life, estrangement, adoption, abduction, brother brother relationship, soldier, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
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Mother (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Henri Verneuil was born Achod Malakian of Armenian parentage on October 15, 1920, in Rodosto, Turkey, and his family fled to France and settled in Marseilles when he was a young child. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel Mayrig, ...
Style: saga
Plot: armenian genocide, diaspora, exile, mass murder, provence, armenian, immigrants, genocide, family relations, harbor, refugee, mother
Place: france, marseille, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hold Back (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Paris, today. Dorcy, a young black Christian, wants to marry Sabrina, a young North African. It what would be a simple matter if it weren't for the fact that Sabrina has 40 brothers and that this easygoing wedding has crystallized a taboo ...
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, immigrants, unfulfillment, interracial relations, family in crisis, religions or cults, human nature, society, forbidden love, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 859
Lemonade (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Canada, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While working in the US on a temporary visa as a caretaker, Mara, a 30 year-old single mother from Romania, marries Daniel, an American. After the arrival of her son Dragos, everything seems to have fallen perfectly into place. When the process of ...
Style: tense, suspense, sentimental, psychological, rough
Plot: mother son relationship, green card, abuse of power, marriage, culture clash, society, dishonesty, escapades, life is a bitch, family relations, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 310
To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: factory, vengeance, parents and children, boss and employee, rivalry, dishonesty, misled, workplace situations, family relations, righting the wronged, workplace intrigue, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, normandy, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 450
Therese (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Thérèse is living in a provincial town, unhappily married to Bernard, a dull, pompous man whose only interest is preserving his family name and property. They live in an isolated country mansion surrounded by servants. Early in her marriage her ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, tragic hero, crime and punishment, crimes, unlikely criminals, society, family problems, couples, suburban life, dull life, disgraced, couple relations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: beer, father son relationship, hunting, alcohol abuse, family relations, cabin, american, brother brother relationship, death, grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Little Princess (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Violetta and her mother Hannah are a peculiar couple. Ten-year-old Violetta lives a quiet life with her grandmother, while her mother Hannah is an unpredictable photographer who lives off of the generosity of others. When Hannah forces her ...
Style: serious, sad, social, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, eccentric family, innocence lost, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, family relations, female photographer, bad mother, erotic photography, exploitation, art, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous
Plot: teenage life, youth, kids in trouble, family relations, family in crisis, family problems, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%