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Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
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Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small Southern town in the autumn of 1941, Sophie’s lonely life is transformed when an Asian man arrives under mysterious circumstances. Their love affair becomes the lightning rod for long-buried conflicts that erupt in bigotry and violence with the outbreak of World War ll.
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, female director, painter, female nudity, sex scene, soldier, male female relationship, racism, interracial love, artist, housekeeper, racist, gardener, painting, stranger, autumn, widow, foreigner, interracial romance, december, fictional city, interracial friendship, interracial sex, fishing village ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: south carolina

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Most similar movies to Sophie and the Rising Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sincere films with plots about world war two, interracial relations, friendship, racism, family relations, society and african american mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sophie and the Rising Sun: The Wizard of Loneliness (1988), My Sweet Charlie (1970), Amin (2018), Sudie and Simpson (1990), Paris Trout (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, female director, aunt nephew relationship, coming of age, secret, loneliness, family relations, runaway, war veteran, grandmother, family secret, teenager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
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95%
My Sweet Charlie (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to survive.
Style: suspense
Plot: interracial romance, unwed pregnancy, friendship, escape, pregnant woman, miscarriage of justice, lighthouse, interracial friendship, southerner, false accusation, lawyer, pregnant ...
Place: texas
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83%
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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 ⇓
77%
Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, racism, false accusation, small town, injustice, bittersweet, coming of age, society, life is a bitch, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Paris Trout (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, racism, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, marital rape, murder, crimes, injustice, legal, society, courtroom drama, small town life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, world war two, writers, jealousy, extramarital affair, soldier, secret, romance, bdsm, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, womanizer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, europe, france, england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pressure Point (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An African-American prison psychiatrist (Sidney Poitier) finds the boundaries of his professionalism sorely tested when he must counsel a disturbed inmate (Bobby Darin) with bigoted Nazi tendencies.
Style: contemplative, psychological, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison, psychopath, world war two, interracial relations, nightmare, psychiatrist, mental illness, idealism, rebelliousness, doctors and patients, prison life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: harlem, new york, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Rising Place (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, fall in love, human nature, social differences, parents and children, feminism, society, pregnancy, working class, soldier, injustice, interracial relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: virginia, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This drama is based on the childhood memories of Hans Jürgen Massaquoi, who was one of the few black native Germans in Nazi Germany. In 1935 at the age of nine, he lives with his German mother in a small flat in Hamburg's working class ...
Style: emotional, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: prosecution, xenophobia, gestapo, black boy, racism, world war two, boy, german, single mother, ethnic conflict, violence, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film has nothing to do with Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story, but rather a naval base of the same name located in San Francisco Bay. Set amid WWII, TREASURE ISLAND follows two American code specialists that are hard at work trying to ...
Style: experimental, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, wartime life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, against the rules, code breaking, ocean or sea, ocean, island, church ...
Time: 1940s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Raggedy Man (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor on leave causes tongues to wag in town.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: small town, world war two, friendship, family relations, couples, parents and children, woman in danger, single parent, social relations, prejudice, sailor, telephone operator ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hurry Sundown (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: farm, family relations, racism, small town, interracial relations, parents and children, obsession, culture clash, small town life, family business, society, master and servant ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Style: inspirational
Plot: female director, interracial relations, civil rights movement, supreme court, civil rights, segregation, racism, neighbor, african american
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
An American Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, politics, soldier, political corruption, homecoming, cons and scams, innocence lost, friendship, battles, friends, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Kill-Off (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is set in a small coastal community in New Jersey where the only action in town is a nightclub called The Pavilion. The owner, Pete (played by Jackson Sims), can barely make the payroll so in an effort to bring in more business, he hires a ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: gossip, bartender, female director, neo-noir, janitor, stripper, murder
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Plenty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, homecoming, haunted by the past, wartime life, introspection, innocence lost, society, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Man (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Simon is the king of the Danish art scene - eccentric, successful, wealthy, with a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Life is beautiful, until the day his unknown son Casper turns up and attracts all the attention. It turns out that Casper is the ...
Plot: street art, painting, parent child relationship, female director, sex scene, pubic hair, father son relationship, female nudity, male nudity, estranged son, painter, man in pajamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, cerebral, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, skinhead, prison, juvenile delinquency, nazism, gang, racial slur, prison rape, male rape, hate, crimes, racial prejudice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: female director, world war two, class struggle, post war, italian history, myth, greek mythology, resistance, mythology
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: world war two, college, coming of age, autobiography, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: civil rights, racism, friendship, teenage life, interracial relations, haunted by the past, family relations, african american, teaching the ways of the world, social differences, blacks and whites, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Brush with Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.
Plot: merchant, hanging, miscarriage, flood, windmill, farmer, artist, german occupation, nazi, woman with glasses, dutch, painter ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, 1880s, 1700s, 1940s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Siren's Kiss (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A painter has serious creative block. He decides that two nude models living in his house might help. His wife objects, or does she?
Plot: female nudity, erotica, artist, lesbian, deep cleavage, painter, one female two males threesome, lesbian sex, large breasts, female full frontal nudity, breasts, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Conrack (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young, white teacher is assigned to an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina populated mostly by poor black families. He finds that the basically illiterate, neglected children there know so little of the world outside their island.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, touching, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: school, island, interracial relations, family relations, teacher, racism, teachers and students, high school life, college life, human spirit, idealism, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 250
Cora Unashamed (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the short story by Langston Hughes.
Plot: loss of daughter, jealousy, black american, death of child, servant, african american, housekeeper, small town, interracial relations, single mother, grief, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, isolation, village, greek, dull life, military base, losing-it hero, military, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Sergeant (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: THE SERGEANT is the story of the dark inner struggle of Master Sergeant Albert Callan to overcome the overwhelming attraction he feels for one of his charges. In the staid and stifling environment of a post-World War II army post in France, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing
Plot: world war two, friendship, alcohol abuse, military, soldier, officers and cadets, showbiz, power relations, solitude, rescue, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, year 1952, post world war two ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
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Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
Style: inter cultural
Plot: female director, tragic event, prejudice, jewish, racism, canadian, servant, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, tradition, uncle nephew relationship ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
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Last Man Club (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
Plot: honor, friendship, young woman, retirement home, veteran, world war two
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, intense, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, elderly, master and servant, civil rights, interracial relations, racial slur, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, prejudice, african american, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%