Movies like On the Line 1984

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On the Line (1984)
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On the Line (1984)
Original name: On the line
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Border Patrol agent is determined to catch his old nemesis, an American criminal who successfully smuggles illegal aliens across the border from Mexico.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, crimes, politics, love triangle, crime, interracial relations, graphic violence, love and romance, fall in love, society, immigrants, idealism, alien encounter, reluctant partners, lovers on the run, love, police, female nudity, border, smuggling, immigration, illegal alien, illegal immigrant ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and touching films with plots about society, crimes, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, prostitute and female nudity mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like On the Line: Tropical Snow (1988), The Moon in the Gutter (1983), Drama/Mex (2006), The God of Wood (2010), The Night (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tropical Snow (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New York is the dream city of Tavo and Marina, where the lovers hope to start a better life; at home in Bogota they have to work as pocket pickers at the airport to support their families. Dealer Oskar can persuade them to smuggle drugs in their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, crimes, society, life is a bitch, lovers on the run, love and romance, graphic violence, young lovers, drug dealing, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, latin america
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95%
The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A dockworker seeking revenge on the killer of his sister finds himself the object of desire for two women.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, rape, obsession, investigation, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, mystery, love and romance, crime, alcohol abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: marseille
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66%
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Drama/Mex (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two interlaced stories unfold over the course of the same long, hot day in the once lush and now decadent resort town of Acapulco. The first involves the beautiful and cool Fernanda, who is forced to deal with the sudden emergence of her ex-lover, ...
Style: serious, sexy, captivating, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, resort, love and romance, slice of life, beach, teenager, rivalry, suicide attempt, multiple storylines, youth, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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59%
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, love and romance, gender, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, society, sexuality, misfit, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense
Plot: gays and lesbians, society, prostitute, social misfits, unlikely couple, love and romance, gender, love triangle, fall in love, sexual relations, one night stand, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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56%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, family life, family business, crime, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Walk Proud (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: gang, gang member, redemption, mexican american, latin, graphic violence, forbidden love, against the odds, reunion, fall in love, estrangement, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 306
Northless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Andres reaches the Mexican border to cross into the United Sates. There between each attempt, he discovers that Tijuana is a troubled city. As he waits there, Andres is not only confronted with his feelings and what he left behind, but also with ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, human spirit, social decay, friendship, follow your dream, society, hopes, bittersweet, mexican immigrant, u.s. mexico border, workplace, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Gypsy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Andres is a flamenco singer who has just gotten out of prison after being falsely convicted of the murder of Romero, a member of his band. As Andres tries to re-acclimate himself to freedom, he discovers things have not been going his way while he ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo noir, musician's life, world, latin, cons and scams, neo-noir ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Hussy (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beaty, a prostitute, and Emory, a lighting/sound technician, fall in love while working at the same London cabaret, but their relationship isn't easy.
Style: rough, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, gangsters, society, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), heist, countryside, love and romance, crime, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
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Lana's Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This powerful, hard-edged crime drama explores the dark side of the American immigrant experience and dares to ask, "How far would you go to survive?" Lana’s only chance to escape the war-torn Balkans is her long-lost brother, Darko, a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: starting over, survival, prostitute, crimes, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, immigrants, criminal heroes, gangsters, society, sexual content, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, impossible love, hopes, immigrants, couples, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, society, love and romance, romance, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
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Hip Moves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, nightshift, crimes, unfulfillment, prostitute, hospital, love, couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gay cinema, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gay, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 410
South of Pico (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "South of Pico" is an emotionally charged drama in which four strangers witness an unimaginable tragedy and are catapulted into the defining moment of their lives. Set in present day Los Angeles, a chauffeur, a waitress, a doctor and a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: interracial relations, society, graphic violence, physician, driver, winning, wedding dress, cigarette smoking, sex, waitress, boy, chauffeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
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Summer Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: deadly, murderous pair, romance, crimes, dishonesty, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
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Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological
Plot: family relations, parents and children, immigrants, hopes, society, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, worker, countryside, poverty, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Five Hours from Paris (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Only 5 flight hours from Paris, in a working-class suburb of Tel Aviv, two people meet. He is a bred-and-born Israeli and she is a Russian immigrant. He is a taxi driver and she is a music teacher. He has no aspirations. She gave up hers long ago. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, single parent, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, immigrants, love, airplane, piano playing, divorced parents, music teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Porcelain Horse (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paco Chavez's life is careless and charming. It's a life of illicit drugs and a forbidden love affair he carries with Lucia, his former high school sweetheart, now married to another man. One night, Paco and his younger brother Luis, enter ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: forbidden love, addiction, love affair, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, crimes, drug abuse, parents and children, drug dealing, nudity (full frontal - brief), brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, tragic hero, couples, friends, unfulfilled love, friendship, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ghost of a Chance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the casino there is only one queen, the small ball that spins on the roulette table. None of the players pays the slightest attention to the female dealers. But Takis, a «perennial» med student, doesn't go to the casino to win millions but ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: casino, gambling, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, lovers on the run, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, gangsters, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Little Death (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An erotic thriller from the director of Psychopathia Sexualis, THE LITTLE DEATH offers a peek into the seedy boudoirs of a Victorian-era brothel, where a strong-willed reformer (Courtney Patterson) and a corrupter of innocence battle over the fate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: culture clash, rivalry, society, prostitute, mind game, nihilism, brothel, sexuality, seduction, repression, fall in love, forbidden love ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, crimes, life is a bitch, drug abuse, disability, politics, society, misfit, social misfits, bollywood, addiction, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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My Little Assassin (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1981: Marita Lorenz checks into an Havana hotel and, in a flashback, remembers 22 years' before. At 19, visiting Cuba from New York, she comes to the attention of Fidel Castro, the country's rebel president. He invites her to be his ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: special agents, crimes, assassination, politics, translator, inventions and discoveries, deadly, state affairs, love and romance, fall in love, political unrest, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: false accusation, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, society, love and romance, family relations, destructive relationship, youth, interracial relations, teenage boy, skateboard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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33%
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Cry (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On November 30th (the date when King Karl XII died) there will usually be demonstrations by hyper-national and neo-Nazi groups, and also democratic counter demonstrations. The plot of "West Side Story" is transferred to the Stockholmian ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional
Plot: immigrants, gang, racism, racist, love affair, love and romance, society, crimes, gunshot, murder, riot, stuttering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Love Has Many Faces (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman (Lana Turner) lives in Acapulco with moochers and a husband (Cliff Robertson) who married her for her money.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: beach, bounty hunter, deadly, ocean, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, americana, wooing, murder, prostitute, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Tear This Heart Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young girl recounts her girlhood and eventual marriage to a general of the Mexican revolution. by one of the most outstanding writers of the new feminist Mexican literature, it is at once a haunting novel of one woman's life and a powerful ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic, epic
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, family problems, rise to the top, love and romance, politics, breakup, crumbling relationship, state affairs, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: friendship, heroin addiction, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), overdose, youth, juvenile delinquency, graphic violence, buddies, crimes, parents and children, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Have You Seen My Son (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman fears for her son's health when her ex-husband kidnaps him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, family relations, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, missing child, crime, obsessive quest, confined, ex husband ex wife relationship, child custody ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%