Movies like The Nothing Factory

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The Nothing Factory (2017)
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The Nothing Factory (2017)
Original name: A Fábrica de Nada
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Portugal
Duration: 177 min.
Story: One night, a group of workers realises that the administration is stealing machines and raw materials from their own factory. As they organize to survey the equipment and block the relocation of production, they are forced to stand at their posts with no work to do, as a form of retaliation, while negotiations over general lay-offs take place. The pressure leads to a breakdown of the workers along with the world around them.
Plot: lawyer, police, sex scene, politics, ecology, chambermaid, crisis, capitalism, card playing, worker, factory, aquarium, loss of job, checkers, shopping mall, environment, campfire, dead rabbit, ringing telephone, phone ringing

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Most similar movies to The Nothing Factory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about politics, dancing, police, worker, sex scene, factory and society mostly in Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like The Nothing Factory: At War (2018), Check It Out, Yo! (2006), Short Working Day (1995), Life Is Beautiful (1979), Karnak Cafe (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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At War (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: labor union, strike, working class, business manager, class struggle, hard labor, mayor, factory, worker, demonstration, layoff, struggle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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95%
Check It Out, Yo! (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tomboy Yui (Mao Inoue) brings her 3 male friends along with her to see a live performance of local Okinawan rap group, “Workaholic”. Upon witnessing the crowd reaction, the boys decide to start a rap group of their own to impress chicks—while ...
Plot: hip hop, infatuation, island, concert, aquarium, drowning, boy girl relationship, high school student, rap, teenager in love
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan
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88%
Short Working Day (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kieślowski’s study of a political strike, controversially told from the viewpoint of a Communist functionary trying to keep order.
Style: political drama
Plot: window, political party, clerk, aquarium, government, communist, committee, job, megaphone, solidarity, demonstration, politics ...
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86%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: police, murder, killer, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, prison, communism, interrogation, police, torture, accusation, youth, police brutality
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Occasional Work of a Female Slave (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roswitha runs an illegal abortion clinic in Frankfurt to support her student husband and children. When she is forced to close her practice she delves into political and social activism.
Plot: police, abortion, student, immigration, factory, female nudity, vagina, social injustice, poverty, arrest, politics, fired from the job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Confrontation (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Paralleling the dramatic student protests and riots that were exploding across the world in the 1960s at the time the film was made, The Confrontation is a story of protest and rebellion in 1947 Hungary when the Communist Party have just taken ...
Plot: college, confrontation, student, protest, rebellion, hungarian, debate, song, priest, communist, jewish, power ...
Time: year 1947
Place: hungary
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77%
Fun and Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carol Hefferman is an ambitious factory worker looking for promotion to an office job, but when she turns down her boss's lecherous advances he stands in her way. Could a chance meeting with a company lawyer help her out?
Plot: office, lawyer, promotion, sexual harassment, factory, sexism, waitress
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74%
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The Man That Was Turned Into Juice (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Deraldo, a popular poet from Northeast Brazil, arrives in the capital of São Paulo, making a living only from his poetry and pamphlets. All is well until he is mistaken for a multinational worker who killed the boss at a party where he received the ...
Plot: poet, mistaken identity, immigration, resistance, police, oppression, migration, worker, city, pursuit, fight, poetry ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Black Tights (1961)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Live scenes of Paris and a continuity Narrator link together four dramatic choreographies, all by Roland Petit: Carmen (1949), La croqueuse de diamants (1950), Deuil en 24 heures (1953), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1959).
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: artists and showbiz, music, gangsters, unfulfillment, dealing with death, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love triangle, theater, woman undressing, sofa, pocket watch ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france
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67%
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The Vows (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The gritty lives of Portuguese villagers are shown in this action drama which shows the interaction between a married couple who have taken an unusual vow of celibacy and a gang of gypsies who are terrorizing their village. The film highlights many ...
Plot: gypsy, fight, dancing, love, rape, money, sex scene, priest, blind man, oath, couples, campfire ...
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67%
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The Rat Pack (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, sentimental
Plot: racism, interracial relations, nightclub, showbiz, friendship, presidential candidate, kennedy family, wiretap, sailboat, friends, musician's life, politics ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sarafina! (1992)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: South Africa, UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot centers on students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to the implementation of Afrikaans as the language of instruction in schools. The stage version presents a school uprising similar to the Soweto uprising on June 16, 1976. A ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: apartheid, dedicated educator, racism, high school, show tunes, political unrest, life is a bitch, fighting the system, injustice, interracial relations, arson, discrimination ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 144
Babymother (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the odds are obviously against her. Emotionally she ...
Plot: manager, british, poverty, boxing gloves, friendship, singer, singing, family secret, mother daughter relationship, three friends, stage performance, babysitting ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Tango (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous love affair inspires a director to create the most spectacular and bodly seductive dance film ever made. 1998 Oscar Nominee Best Foreign Language Film.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: rehearsal, love, dancer, tango, love and romance, gangsters, dancer's life, music, love triangle, fall in love, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Feuten: Het Feestje (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Freshmen, seniors and alumni clash with each other, themselves, and the police during an Amsterdam fraternity's epic opening party.
Plot: police, party, student, abuse, lawyer, confrontation, kissing, mockery, fraternity, prank, ritual, swat team
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Rose King (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: West Germany, Portugal, France, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A mentally unstable woman and her son move to a sprawling mansion in Portugal to grow roses.
Plot: mother son relationship, mental instability, rose, mental disorder, opera, farm, male nudity, art, homosexual, love, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blue Valley Songbird (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Country singer Leana Taylor (Dolly Parton) struggles to escape from her controlling manager/boyfriend Hank (John Terry) as well as her troubled past. After turning to her guitarist (Billy Dean), Leanna finally faces her past, including her estranged ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: country, country music, showbiz, small town, on the road, relationship vs career, addiction, small town life, couples, rising to stardom, desire for fame, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, estate, social differences, fall in love, couple relations, bollywood, urban, love affair, parents and children, infidelity, crumbling marriage, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Zoot Suit (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles. Henry Reyna is the leader of a group of ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: murder, interracial relations, racism, mexican american, uncover truth, law enforcement, hopes, hotshot lawyer, rebellion, crimes, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 470
Johanna (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued ...
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: hospital, old man, prostitute, life is a bitch, medical, rehabilitation, healing power, doctors and patients, addiction, drug abuse, coma, opera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wild in the Country (1961)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: false accusation, oath, garage, doctor, doctors and patients, small town, small town life, family business, college, power relations, social worker, family relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Out of Tune (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 'Slightly Out Of Tune' is about a group of friends who come of age during the political turmoil that plagued Brazil in the 1960's and 70's. Together, these musicians form a band called "Os Desafinados" and become a part ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, love triangle, rise to the top, ambition, fall in love, rivalry, desire for fame, society, rising to stardom, love and romance, youth, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: thought provoking, talky, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: factory, revolution, politics, strike, reporter, labor union, working class, state affairs, rebellion, workplace, journalism, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1968 ...
Place: france, paris france, vietnam, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Secrets of a Married Man (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man (Shatner) going through a mid-life crisis, starts patronizing prostitutes. Eventually, he meets a very expensive one (Shepherd) and he thinks he has it all. That is until her pimp starts hounding him.
Plot: prostitute, pimp, lingerie, police, crisis, pursuit, unfaithful husband, adultery, architect, blackmail, family man, cheating ...
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51%
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Natarang (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Guna is a village labourer in the hinterlands of Maharashtra. Holding a passion for the 'tamasha' theatre shows, he decides to start his own troupe. Instead of the prestigious role of the king he always dreamed of, he ends up having to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: politics, husband wife relationship, dancing, theater, theatrical troupe, sabotage, dancer, death of father, village, father son relationship, loss of job, effeminacy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Signorina Effe (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emma was born and raised in a working-class family, but she's long had bourgeois ambitions and has risen through the ranks to become a white-collar employee with the Fiat automobile company.
Plot: factory worker, blue collar, working class, labor strike, female director, years of lead, politics, syndicate, italian history, factory, worker, strike ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, turin italy
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48%
 6.0
 233
Amin (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amin has come from Senegal to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïcha, and their three children. He leads a solitary life in France, where the only space he occupies is his home and the building sites on which he works. Most of his earnings ...
Style: melancholic, touching, psychological, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: interracial love, interracial sex, infidelity, worker, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), father daughter relationship, female nudity, money, sex scene, interracial romance, interracial relations ...
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 22
The Pad (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Two former classmates (one an honest working man with a wife and children, the other a conman) meet at a train station. The conman comes to stay with his old friend and slowly begins to assume the role of master of the house, taking the place of ...
Plot: affair, card playing, old friend, apartment, bribe, honesty, poverty, loss of job, con artists
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Where the Rainbow Ends (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mikael Persson is about to realize his dream, a great musical with some of Sweden's foremost artists and with himself in the lead role. But just weeks before the premiere the Swedish Enforcement Authority knocks on the door and throws Michael ...
Plot: subterfuge, seven deadly sins, singing, caravan, nightmare, surrealism, clothing store, psychiatric ward, gluttony, bankruptcy, prostitution, time warp ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%