Movies like The Intruder 2017

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The Intruder (2017)
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The Intruder (2017)
Original name: L'intrusa
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naples. Present day. Giovanna, a combative 60-year-old social worker on the frontline of the daily war against pervasive criminality, is confronted, like a modern Antigone, with a moral dilemma that threatens to destroy her work and her life. Giovanna runs an after-school centre that takes care of underprivileged children; a grassroots alternative to the mafia dominance of the city. But one day, young Maria, wife of a ruthless Camorra criminal on the run, and her two children take refuge at the centre, and ask Giovanna for protection.
Plot: urban, coming of age, soccer, police, mafia, children, baby, female protagonist, helicopter, neighborhood, little girl, painting, mother daughter relationship, camorra, conflict, social worker, caterpillar, arrest, police arrest, non professional cast, spit, crimes, youth, violence, crime
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, naples italy, napoli italy

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Most similar movies to The Intruder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about coming of age, mother daughter relationship, police, female protagonist, youth, family relations and friendship mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like The Intruder: Lea (2015), Ultras (2020), The Dazzled (2019), Journey to a Mother's Room (2018), Orphan (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lea (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lea grew up in a crime family in Calabria. The father of her daughter Denise is also a member of the Mafia. Lea, however, wants a different life for her daughter, free of violence, fear and falsehood. She decides to cooperate with justice, to ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, disturbing
Plot: trial, husband wife relationship, court, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, police, female protagonist, murder, mafia, procession, gps, daughter ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy, milan italy
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95%
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Ultras (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aging soccer fanatic faces down the reality of his past while struggling to give himself and a young follower very different futures.
Plot: motorcycle, soccer, wristwatch, wedding dress, mobile phone, sunglasses, blue jeans, hoodlum, cigarette, large breasts, tattooed man, coming of age ...
Place: naples italy, napoli italy
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The Dazzled (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Camille, is the eldest of a large family. One day, her parents enter a religious community which gradually, regimentation becomes sectarian and Camille will have to fight to assert her freedom and save her brothers and sisters.
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: praying, birthday cake, 12 year old, skipping school, theft, family relations, father daughter relationship, locked in, community, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, meal, police arrest ...
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Journey to a Mother's Room (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie about a daughter, who leaves home for the first time. Her mother, left behind, doesn't know how to fill the empty place.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, loneliness, family relations, mother and daughter, relationships, lifestyle change, grownups, changing lives, life, text messaging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Orphan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young woman who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was safe from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Style: non-linear, no music
Plot: husband wife relationship, pregnant, police arrest, police raid, pregnancy, female protagonist, arrest, teenage girl, release from prison, classroom, hide and seek, baby ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lilet Never Happened (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lilet Never Happened is the rollercoaster story of how a young girl, struggling to survive in the streets of Manila, spirals down into child prostitution. She is a fighter. She is a dreamer. She is a rebel and she thinks she can handle the world ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: kids in trouble, life is a bitch, social decay, youth, sexual abuse, danger, prostitute, society, pedophilia, child prostitution, social worker, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manila philippines, asia, the philippines
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58%
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Libero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, parents and children, siblings relations, lifestyle, single parent, youth, family problems, father son relationship ...
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Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, birth mother, child, conflict, husband wife relationship, money problems, church, female objectification, family relations, little girl, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Paris Is Us (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dreams and reality collide as a young woman navigates a tumultuous relationship amid rising social tensions, protests and tragedies in Paris.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: fear, teenager, couples, struggle, non professional cast, youth, police, french, conflict, riot, terrorist attack, economic crisis ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: paris france
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Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: separated parents, parents and children, family problems, family relations, youth, family life, female protagonist, little girl, school, half sister half sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Piranhas (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Six boys race on their scooters through the narrow streets of their Sanità neighbourhood in Naples. They are fearless daredevils, desperate to make money like their role models, and wear designer clothes and the latest sneakers. These 15-year-olds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, criminal, fist fighting, coming of age, camorra, gang, rivalry, self discovery, hooliganism, fistfight, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Manuel (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An eighteen-year-old boy is released from an institute for minors with no family support, and for the first time tastes the bittersweet flavor of freedom; an imprisoned mother longs to go back and start all over again. These are the characters taken ...
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
49%
Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five young women, each with children, meet once a week for $2 margaritas and discuss life, love and change.
Plot: female director, single mother, female friendship, bohemian, rock music, female protagonist, downtown, illustrator, unwed mother, cocaine, mother daughter relationship, hipster ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: mother daughter relationship, motel, friendship, little girl, eviction, drug addiction, children, social services, mother child separation, female friendship, parent child relationship, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gli Invisibili (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
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Law of Courage (1994)
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Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Annalisa (2011)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Adam (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the best possible future. After the death of her husband, she starts a home-based business from her kitchen, which opens up on the street through a metal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wedding Doll (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Heat Wave (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: introspection, human nature, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, youth, elderly, coming of age, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, explosive, murder, death, funeral, police, violence
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Defending Our Kids: The Julie Posey Story (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a paedophile approaches her daughter in an on-line chat room, a homemaker (Annie Potts) poses as a lonely teenager to help expose sexual predators.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Nothing in Return (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One summer, Dario flees the hellish environment of his home. Luismi, unconditional friend, a poor devil with pretensions of winning, and Antonia, an old woman who collects abandoned his motorcar furniture, become his new family. Three generations ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, youth, old woman, society, urban, buddies, friends, adolescence, family drama, disco ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, adoption, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, family problems, family relations, social relations, babies and infants, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%