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The 15:17 to Paris
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.
Plot: train, terrorism, classroom, vacation, friendship, soldier, school, childhood friends, dance club, tourist, faith based, american abroad, wound, wounded, taking a selfie, selfie, colosseum, school principal, vatican, firearm, boat, single mother, bar, flashback, blood ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: paris france, portugal, france, berlin germany, afghanistan, rome italy

Most similar movies to The 15:17 to Paris

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about train, friendship, flashback, classroom, teacher, father son relationship and school mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like The 15:17 to Paris: Heritages (2013), Stevie (1978), Tropic of Cancer (1970), Cezanne and I (2016), Mirage (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Heritages
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When director Philippe Aractingi is forced to leave his motherland for the third time, the realisation dawns on him: his ancestors have been fleeing wars for five generations. Exploring his roots, Aractingi goes back to the fall of the Ottoman ...
Plot: photograph, beach, bomb, little girl, school, girl, little boy, train, boy, wall, refugee, boat ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, beirut lebanon, lebanon, ottoman empire, france
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 7.2
 364
Stevie
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Portrayal of British poet/author Stevie Smith and her life with her beloved aunt through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend. The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: fall in love, mentally challenged, single parent, social misfits, writer's life, friendship, forbidden love, coffin, drowning, loneliness, poet, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: moscow russia, yorkshire, england, paris france, buckingham palace
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    User:   88%
 
Tropic of Cancer
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, strong sexual content, mental institution, writer's life, romance, artists and showbiz, school, urban, city life, immigrants, infidelity, looking for sex ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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    User:   92%
 
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 664
Cezanne and I
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
Plot: friendship, art, boat, schoolyard, portrait, novelist, cow, nude painting, male friendship, seaside, end of friendship, painting ...
Time: 1890s, 1880s, 1870s, 19th century, 1860s
Place: paris france, south of france
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    User:   63%
 
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 967
Mirage
Genre: Drama
Country: Republic of Macedonia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As Macedonia faces its difficult transition, a boy escapes into a world of his own creation.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: coming of age, dedicated educator, single parent, rehabilitation, school, friendship, village, parents and children, urban ghetto, teachers and students, dysfunctional family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, france, macedonia, bosnia ...
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    User:   70%
 
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 372
Leonie
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, USA, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the lush tradition of the glorious films of Merchant and Ivory, comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, artists and showbiz, family relations, parents and children, culture clash, nameless character, poet, sculptor, newspaper article, period piece, fan, bigamy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1890s, year 1918, 1920s ...
Place: asia, japan, california, medical school, maine ...
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    User:   67%
 
The Color of Friendship
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, based on memoir
Plot: human spirit, friendship, family, interracial relations, culture clash, parents and children, discrimination, urban ghetto, racism, hopes, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968
Place: africa, california, south africa, usa, washington d.c.
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    User:   52%
 
The Great Debaters
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: college, racism, underdog, mentor, prejudice, politics, drinking, segregation, contests and competitions, college life, weapons, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, campus, california, oklahoma, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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    User:   41%
 
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Our Patriots
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the French defeat of summer 1940, Addi Ba, a young Senegalese rifleman escapes and hides in the Vosges. Aided by some villagers, he gets false documents that allow him to live openly.
Plot: resistance, black man, la marseillaise, french resistance, explosive, hiding, snowing, rifle, male nudity, school, teacher, camera ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
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    User:   53%
 
An Angel at My Table
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.
Style: touching, serious, reflective, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: insanity, book, mental illness, prodigy, childhood, storytelling, writer's life, schizophrenia, literature, mentor, writers, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, london, paris france
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Good Night, and Good Luck.
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, idealism, fighting the system, communism, paranoia, censorship, propaganda, television, freedom, cold war, investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: california, new york, usa, washington d.c., soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   51%
 
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, genius, prodigy, contests and competitions, child prodigy, mentor, parents and children, obsession, children, supportive parent, tournament, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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    User:   39%
 
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Truman
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, and subsequent election as the US' post-war ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, political drama
Plot: head of state, soldier, rise and fall, human spirit, idealism, political corruption, presidential election, political unrest, politics, injustice, campaign, fighting the system ...
Time: 1950s
Place: asia, missouri, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   37%
 
A Beautiful Mind
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he ...
Style: factual, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mathematics, paranoia, genius, paranoid schizophrenia, mathematician, mental illness, prodigy, insanity, obsession, fighting illness, fictional reality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, boston, campus, massachusetts, new jersey ...
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Lion
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking, scenic ...
Plot: adoption, australian, storytelling, family bonds, childhood, survival, poverty, indians, courage, mentor, loneliness, solitude ...
Time: year 1986, 2010s
Place: australia, india, melbourne
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    User:   32%
 
Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Yosemite Valley Railroad, which runs through the breathtaking scenery and stunning vistas of Yosemite National Park, is on the brink of failure. The grandson of a Chinese railroad laborer embarks on a romantic, but ultimately doomed, quest to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: obsessive quest, obsession, train, against the odds, ambition, racism, society, self discovery, americana, escapades, friends, kiss ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, washington d.c., paris france
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    User:   48%
 
The Fifth Estate
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: internet, journalism, politics, corruption, surveillance, betrayal, censorship, against the rules, hacking, justice, free speech, technology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2007, 2000s ...
Place: europe, germany, cairo egypt, paris france, washington d.c. ...
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    User:   40%
 
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: mentally challenged, self discovery, urban, parents and children, train, missing child, misfit, family relations, social misfits, teenage life, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   37%
 
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I Am Michael
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, gay, clergy, introspection, religions or cults, preacher, minister, church, media, society, classroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 2006, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, wyoming, colorado
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    User:   36%
 
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James Dean
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, tragic hero, rising to stardom, filmmaking, celebrity culture, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, prodigy, desire for fame, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: usa, malibu california, santa monica california, indiana
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    User:   37%
 
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Prozac Nation
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth is on the verge of losing her grip on life after she leaves her emotionally fraught home to start college. Quickly, her life takes a turn for the worse: She clashes with her roommate and decides her boyfriend, Rafe, is her sole salvation. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: depression, coming of age, college, mental illness, addiction, dysfunctional family, drug abuse, writing, suicide attempt, drugs/alcohol, psychiatrist, guilt ...
Time: 80s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
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    User:   36%
 
Heaven Will Wait
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually ...
Plot: propaganda, indoctrination, religion, telephone conversation, laptop, cemetery, old woman, classroom, doll, texting, 17 year old, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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    User:   30%
 
Corrections Class
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lena is a bright, disabled girl who, after years spent studying at home, is keen to get back to school. She is assigned to a special class for disabled pupils who have to present themselves before a school commission at the end of the year in order ...
Plot: railway, teenage rape, disabled person, rumor, classmate, maid, classroom, toilet, mother, handicapped, coming of age, classmate classmate relationship ...
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    User:   31%
 
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Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, prison, sacrifice, courtroom drama, freedom, guilt, court, dedicated lawyer, death ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
Tom of Finland
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, train, gay slur, criminal, newspaper headline, suitcase, girl, prostitute, violence, murder, ice ...
Time: year 1991
Place: california, germany, berlin germany, santa monica california, helsinki finland ...
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    User:   31%
 
Flash of Genius
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: serious, sincere, dramatic, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: underdog, lawyer, courtroom, business, justice, corruption, betrayal, money, storytelling, legal action, hospital, cars ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
The Miracle Worker
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: disability, teacher, blindness, dedicated educator, mute or deaf, mentor, childhood, censorship, runaway, young heroes, storytelling, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
The Ron Clark Story
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matthew Perry is real-life inspiration Ron Clark, a passionate and innovative teacher who leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Clark must use unconventional methods, ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: dedicated educator, hardcase students, school, human spirit, urban ghetto, idealism, teachers and students, hopes, society, youth, power relations, new job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1998, year 1994, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, north carolina, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
The Ryan White Story
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: best friends, hospital, dedicated educator, school, legal action, high school, child illness, coming out, terminal illness, family in crisis, high school life, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s
Place: indiana
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
Things That Hang from Trees
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops ...
Plot: cat, classroom, urination, climbing a tree, absent father, pigeon, model, bench, necklace, toilet, cemetery, death of wife ...
Time: 1960s
Place: florida
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    User:   37%
 
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