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North Curve (1992)
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North Curve (1992)
Original name: Nordkurve
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: soccer, obsession, contests and competitions, society, urban, buddies, rivalry, social relations, sex, female nudity, coach, jealousy, advertising, teenage girl, corruption, unfaithful wife, beer, manager, television, slacker, idiot, cuckold, drunk, fan, riot ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating and serious films with plots about society, female nudity, couples, love and romance, couple relations, family relations and rivalry mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like North Curve: Football Rules Ok (2000), Night Shapes (1999), Gigantics (1999), Life is All You Get (1997), Am I Beautiful? (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Football Rules Ok (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, realistic
Plot: obsession, athlete's life, lifestyle, unlikely partners, idol, athlete and trainer, family problems, abduction, fan, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
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Night Shapes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Pope is in town and the night of his stay is anything but heavenly for some of Berlin′s inhabitants. Rich and poor, down-and-outs and policemen, street kids and taxi drivers - in their search for a little bit of happiness, they all end up on ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Gigantics (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a ...
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, best friends, romance, buddies, city life, urban, working class, disco, farewell, intensive care ...
Time: 90s
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...
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Plot: police, slaughterhouse, couple relations, human nature, terminal illness, social differences, down on your luck, political unrest, fall in love, romance, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Am I Beautiful? (1998)
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Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous
Plot: sexual content, infidelity, love affair, human nature, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, germany, europe, munich germany
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America (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia, Brazil, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lisa, a beautiful young Russian woman, is married to Victor, a Portuguese. Fernanda, the Spanish ex-wife of Victor, taking advantage of the coming wave of illegal immigrants in Portugal, wants to do business with false passports. Since then, and to ...
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Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: vigilantism, idealism, society, social decay, ambition, fighting crime, misfit, life is a bitch, crimes, buddies, farce, arrogance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, rome italy
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Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
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Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011)
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Gone with the Bullets (2014)
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Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
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Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Manta, Manta (1991)
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Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A not so clever guy called Berti with a Opel Manta (a low budget European sports-coupe from the '80s) gets competition in a street race from a guy with a fast Mercedes, and another slick guy with a Ferrari tries to get his hands on Bertis ...
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The Man Cave (2014)
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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The Art of Crying (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Runaway Horse (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Free Rainer (2007)
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Duration: 130 min.
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Style: feel good, serious, realistic, controversial, melancholic ...
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Style: cynical, semi serious, melancholic, bleak, atmospheric ...
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42%
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Superegos (2014)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama
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