Movies like His Days Are Numbered

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His Days Are Numbered (1962)
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His Days Are Numbered (1962)
Original name: I giorni contati
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work.
Plot: prostitute, painter, lawyer, death, art, court, trial, wine, farmer, death of protagonist, con men, cinema, artist, night, painting, father son relationship, unhappy ending, quitting a job, streetcar, working class, aging, existentialism, ex lover, countryside, fired from the job ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and gloomy films with plots about death, prostitute, drinking alcohol, family relations, drinking, countryside and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like His Days Are Numbered: Landscape with a Woman (1989), Lulu the Tool (1971), The Thursday (1964), Never Again a Tomorrow (2017), Three Brothers (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Landscape with a Woman (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A ranger whose passion is nude painting comes to work in a remote Bosnian village. He asks the local women to pose naked for him. They are shy at first, but they eventually agree to do so. This makes their husbands furious, who think that the ranger ...
Plot: posing nude, painting, painter, mountain village, forest ranger, jealousy, male female relationship, countryside, tragic event, village, urination, artist ...
Place: bosnia
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95%
Lulu the Tool (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. The accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, contemplative
Plot: factory, working class, factory worker, labor union, rebellion, fighting the system, power relations, workplace situations, rebelliousness, boss and employee, social differences, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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81%
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The Thursday (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, invents a story about his past. At the end of the day ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: cadillac, family relations, seaside, priest, high society, diary, divorce, instructor, zoo, love, soccer, beach ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Never Again a Tomorrow (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The slightly self-indulgent artist Thorvald collapses during an interview made in celebration of his 80th birthday and dies shortly after. But in spite of his death Thorvald can still follow those left behind. From a distance, and for better or ...
Plot: danish, coffin, artist, funeral, hospital, father son relationship, angel, cemetery, female nudity, heart attack, journalist, older man younger woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Nostalgia (1983)
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Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, memory, couples, longing, poet, cliche, countryside ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
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The Scrounger (1961)
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Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, surreal, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, high society, artist, aging, writer's life, nun, introspection, stripper, old love, art, surrealism, party ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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