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Shippu Rondo (2016)
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Shippu Rondo (2016)
Original name: 疾風ロンド
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An illegal biological weapon K-55 is stolen from a university lab. The university lab can't even call the police because the secret nature of the weapon. The school lab then receives a message stating that the entire country is now being held hostage and they must pay a ransom of 300 million yen.
Plot: father, laboratory, ski, father and son, bio weapon, japanese man, father son relationship, son, japanese teenager, crutches, based on a novel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, captivating and semi serious films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, father, death, japanese woman, husband wife relationship and teenager mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Shippu Rondo: The Many Faces of Ito (2018), Pink and Gray (2015), Below the Belt (1980), 64: Part 2 (2016), The Mohican Comes Home (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Many Faces of Ito (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Seijiro Ito possesses good looks, but also has an overinflated ego. He gets involved with five different women. Rio Yazaki is one of the women involved with Seijiro Ito. She wants to revive her career as a screenwriter, by using other people's ...
Plot: auditorium, womanizer, evil woman, cell phone, mobile phone, japanese man, hotel room, based on a novel, japanese woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 206
Pink and Gray (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Popular actor Rengo Shiraki dies suddenly. Due to his sudden death, unpopular actor Daiki Kawata attracts the spotlight due to his close friendship with Rengo. Did Rengo Shiraki commit suicide or was he murdered?
Plot: japanese man, best friends, based on a novel, actor, best friend, corpse, last words
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 198
Below the Belt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A close-up look at the turbulent world of women's professional wrestling as a New York City waitress decides to become a professional wrestler.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: wrestling, ambition, sport, rivalry, wrestler, travelogue, women's wrestling
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 280
64: Part 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years ...
Plot: japanese police, police officer, pig, public relations, kidnapping, kidnap, based on a novel, japanese girl, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Mohican Comes Home (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Eikichi left his hometown in Hiroshima for Tokyo. He tried to find success with his music band, but failed. Several years later, Eikichi goes home to tell his father, Osamu, that his girlfriend is pregnant. His father curses him out, but he is also ...
Plot: father, cancer, illness, island, punk band, girlfriend, singer, mohawk, father son relationship, rock band, marriage, girlfriend boyfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
After the Storm (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, melancholic, touching, sincere
Plot: divorce, private detective, lottery ticket, slice of life, storm, gambling, father son relationship, lie, divorced father, bet, trust, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Crimes That Bind (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michiko Oshitani, who lived in Shiga Prefecture, is found dead at an apartment in Tokyo. She was strangled to death. Mutsuo Koshikawa is the owner of the apartment and he goes missing. Detectives including Yuhei Matsumiya who is a cousin of ...
Style: captivating, tense, contemplative, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police officer, japanese police, clue, japanese woman, police, dead, murder investigation, who done it, investigator, track down, revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 3K
Kill! (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this pitch-black action comedy by Kihachi Okamoto, a pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute. One, previously a farmer, longs to become a noble samurai. The other, ...
Style: serious, realistic, jidai geki, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, ronin, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, anti heroes, master warrior, rivalry, lone wolves, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1830s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: in laws, fire, male bonding, male friendship, fatherhood, campfire, father son relationship, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ah, Wilderness: Part 1 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Set in the near future around Shinjuku, Tokyo. Shinji got out from a youth detention center. Barikan suffers from stuttering and extreme shyness. These two men meet in a boxing gym. Shinji and Barikan become friends and pursue boxing under a ...
Plot: boxing, friendship, speech impediment, criminal, red dress, japanese man, based on a novel
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hollywood Mom's Mystery (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lucy Freers has a long-standing marriage, a nine-year old daughter, and a great family life in the suburbs of Hollywood. Great, that is, until the Hollywood set decides that motherhood is the newest way to go. When local neighbor Julia Prentice, the ...
Plot: amateur detective, child, woman strangled to death, hollywood, assistant, filmmaking, male female relationship, movie star, celebrity, actor, off screen murder, kissing ...
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46%
Fighting Elegy (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: High schooler Kiroku Nanbu yearns for the prim, Catholic Michiko, but her only desire is to reform Kiroku’s sinful tendencies. Hormones raging, Kiroku channels his unsatisfied lust into the only outlet available: savage, crazed violence.
Style: realistic, serious, witty
Plot: satire, gang, japanese new wave, coming of age, politics, small town life, social differences, social decay, teenage life, innocence lost, obsession, bittersweet ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 144
Bootleg Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ian discovers that André, a former soap opera star and current alcoholic is his real father. Ian decides to go work at his ruined mascot business where he finds a place populated by extravagant people and discovers the meaning of fatherhood.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere
Plot: parenthood, parents and children, fatherhood, humour, absent father, teenager, relationship problems, paternity revealed, lifestyle, father and son, social problems, search for father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 3K
Godfather (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Shiva, the ageing business tycoon, bound to his wheelchair, sharing a strong bonding with his son Vishnu. Indulgent, while Vishnu whiles away his time with his cronies taking life easy. But then suddenly Vishnu starts behaving out of character, his ...
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, wheelchair bound, family relations, father and son, relationship problems, family problems, man in a wheelchair, death of mother, village, illegitimate child, dancer, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 76
The Key (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after ...
Style: erotic
Plot: cuckold, drunken woman, reading someone else's diary, diary, female full frontal nudity, cuckolded husband, female nudity, older man younger woman marriage, marriage crisis, midlife crisis
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.6
 50K
Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: samurai, suicide, revenge, poverty, vengeance, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, hara kiri, sword fight, japanese culture, standoff ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Son of Satyamurthy (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The son of a rich businessman struggles to save his father's wealth after his demise. However, he faces many challenges when he becomes the sole breadwinner of his family.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, light
Plot: father, son, heir, debt, humour, young man, misadventure, heir heiress, hindu, father and son, broken family, poverty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
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Dr. Akagi (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: At the end of WWII, Japanese doctor Akagi searches for the cure for hepatitis in the prisoner-of-war camp.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, village life, village, pow, cure, dark humor, social relations, power relations, doctors and patients, world war two, love and romance, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.5
 285
Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: female director, child, family relations, husband wife relationship, divorce, affair, school, father, mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Wings of the Kirin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A man's body is found under the statue of a winged kirin in the Nihombashi area of Tokyo. A suspect named Yashima has a car accident and falls unconscious while he is attempting to run away. Yashima's lover Kaori comes from Fukushima and ...
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, disturbing, visually appealing
Plot: japanese teenager, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, japanese girl, family problems, foreigner in japan, teenage murderer, sibling relationship, flashback, waitress ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All the Right Noises (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A married man with two small children begins an affair with a beautiful young actress which quickly blossoms into a full blown romance, until she tells him that she is only 15 years old…
Plot: relationships, girl man relationship, older man younger woman, older man younger woman relationship, older man younger woman romance, infidelity, train, 15 year old, wife, actress, father, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Steptoe and Son Ride Again (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. Always on the lookout for ways to improve his lot, Harold invests his father's life ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: business, working class, money, horse, dog, scam, father, son, funeral, debt, family, racetrack ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The blue wolves (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This time Pelle's father joins an activist group and Pelle has to face up to his father.
Style: cult film
Plot: friendship between boys, broken arm, misunderstanding, search, fur, long haired male, art gallery, snake, stalking, half sister, hiding, fox ...
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.5
 744
Cheerdance (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Female students, including Hikari Tomonaga, from a high school cheerdance club follow strict instructions from their teacher Kaoruko Saotome. They compete at the USA Cheerdance Championship.
Plot: performance, school, coach, competition, cheerleader, japanese schoolgirl, teenage girl, teacher, rehearsal, girl, criticism, schoolgirl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 297
It's Only Talk (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Based on an award winning novel, It's Only Talk is about the life of Yuko, a 35 year old woman. She is single and unemployed, and suffers from manic depression. The movie begins with Yuko moving to Kamata Town.
Plot: urban setting, horse race, pervert, vibrator, karaoke, depression, one night stand, internet, gangsters, loneliness, female masturbation, car accident ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Man Walking on Snow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mashike, a city on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Nobuo Honma is a 63-year-old sake producer. He has lived with Yasuo since his wife died two years ago. Yasuo is his youngest son to whom he has entrusted his trade. Every day Nobuo goes for a walk ...
Plot: father son relationship, old man, loneliness, death of wife, anniversary, mountain, loss of wife, death of mother, sake, family relations, family reunited, snow ...
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 2K
Rebel (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Rebel is a romantic action revenge drama, which revolves around the story of a happy-go-lucky guy. The hero (Prabhas) is the son of a good-natured mafia don (Krishnam Raju). The hero becomes Rebel after his father is killed. How he takes revenge ...
Plot: tough guy, kidnapping, fight, murder of father, father son relationship, violence, blood, bare midriff, flashback, attempted murder, mirror does not reflect reality, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A star of hunting videos strives to bond with his 12-year-old son on a wilderness trip but learns familial connections can't be forced.
Style: sincere, light, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: son, cameraman, hunter, father son relationship, hunting, friendship, nature, adventure, family relations, deer, outdoor, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 258
40-Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jérôme, a senior executive, has just left his company. Determined to never work for nobody else ever again, he attempts to set up his own company, come what may, even ignoring the reluctance of his wife Laura. Ugo, their 11-year-old son, is a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, thought provoking, sincere, talky
Plot: father son relationship, competition, tennis, pressure, ambition, deception, marital problem, job seeking, friendship between boys, manager, 12 year old, boy
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Being Two Isn't Easy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts of the child. They initially live in an apartment building, ...
Plot: parenthood, dog, zoo, crying baby, playground, only child, demotion, mischievous children, argument, apartment, family relations, grandmother ...
Place: osaka japan, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%