Movies like Yakiniku Dragon

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Yakiniku Dragon (2018)
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Yakiniku Dragon (2018)
Original name: 焼肉ドラゴン
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in the 1970's in the Kansai region of Japan.. Yong-Gil is Korean, but he moved to Japan and settled down. He runs a small restaurant named Yakiniku Dragon. He is married and has three daughters: oldest daughter Jung-Hwa, middle daughter Yi-Hwa and youngest daughter Mi-Hwa. Oldest daughter Jung-Hwa is dating Tetsuo, but they break up. Middle daughter Yi-Hwa loves Tetsuo and marries him, but Tetsuo still loves her older sister and they divorce. Youngest daughter Mi-Hwa wants to become a singer, but she is in love with a married man.
Plot: restaurant, wife, immigrants, barbecue, small business, husband wife relationship

Most similar movies to Yakiniku Dragon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, mother daughter relationship, restaurant and funeral mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Yakiniku Dragon: Hassan (2018), The Long Good-Bye (2019), Tokyo Park (2011), Remittance (2015), Bear Cub (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hassan (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Afghanistan, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The owner of a failing charity moves abroad to forget his troubles but still feels the call of his homeland.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: community, suffering, husband wife relationship, racism, grief, patriotism, poverty, loneliness, alienation, love, immigrants, affection ...
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95%
The Long Good-Bye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A seventy-year-old retired school headmaster informs his wife and daughters that he has Alzheimer's disease. They are all concerned, but react differently due to their individual situations. The family watches as the husband and father ...
Style: emotional
Plot: cooking, cheerleader, husband, family relations, alzheimer's disease, bridge, mini skirt, man wearing glasses, gps, cookie, surgery, mobile phone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Tokyo Park (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Miura Haruma takes on the role of Koji, a college student aiming to become a professional photographer. One day, he receives an unusual request to shadow the client's girlfriend and take pictures of her; this assignment leads to subtle changes ...
Plot: dentist, zoo, ghost, photographer, student, japanese wife, espionage, flashback, brother sister relationship, stalker, stalking, japanese woman ...
Place: tokyo
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80%
 7.9
 45
Remittance (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Singapore, USA, Philippines
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Marie takes a job as a maid in Singapore to support her family in the Philippines, she trades one set of hardships for another. Betrayed by her husband, she begins to build a new life for herself. As she gets caught up in the new life she is ...
Style: neorealism
Plot: neo realism, domestic servant, migrant, filipino, migrant worker, immigrants
Place: the philippines, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Bear Cub (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: bear cub, artist, russian empire, colonel, wife, husband
Time: 1910s
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, entertaining
Plot: family, family relations, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, responsibility, mother daughter relationship, nurse, restaurant, small town, food, death, half sister ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Tokyo Train Girls 4: Young Wife's Desires (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Akiko is the heiress of a lumber business family that spans many generations. She married Hiroshi, a company man, and was leading a plain and happy life. But dark clouds overcast Akiko’s happy life when Hiroshi starts an affair with Michiyo, an ...
Plot: wife, infidelity, molestation, cheating wife, masturbation, erotica, female nudity, adultery, shower, groping, rape, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Midnight Diner 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When people finish their day and hurry home, his day starts. His diner is open from midnight to seven in the morning. Pork, miso soup combo, beer, sake and shochu is all that he has on his menu. Nevertheless, he makes whatever his customers request ...
Style: psychological, anthology, sincere, melancholic
Plot: cooking, chef, small business, restaurant, japanese food, diner, homelessness, unrequited love, business manager, haunted by the past, storytelling, japanese police ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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blank 13 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Thirteen years after abandoning his wife and two sons by stepping out for a pack of cigarettes and never returning, deadbeat gambler Masato dies of stomach cancer. At his funeral, a motley crew of fellow mahjong players, pachinko parlor employees ...
Plot: father son reunion, employee, debt collector, hospital visit, divorce, cigarette smoking, brother brother relationship, bicycle accident, vehicle, nurse, mobile phone, poor family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Escape (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ordinary woman makes an extraordinary decision which will change her life forever.
Plot: book, female protagonist, breakfast, kiss, couples, extramarital affair, depression, child's bedroom, sex scene, happiness, restaurant, airport ...
Place: paris france
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62%
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 18
A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: animal, surrogate family, death of mother, death of father, friend, husband wife relationship, orphan, search, girl, animals, family relations, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lightning, the White Stallion (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a stolen white stallion escapes his captors, young Stephanie Ward gives him a new home and a new name: Lightning. As she grooms the horse for show-jumping competition, the pair forms an unbreakable bond. But when Stephanie finds herself in need ...
Plot: horse riding, horse, girl horse relationship, horse trainer, escapades, boy horse relationship, boy, horse jumping, teenage girl, equestrian, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Girl on the Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A powerful true story about the journey of a troubled teenage girl who finds healing in the most unlikely of places, and who must choose to either invest in her own recovery or succumb to the trauma of her past.
Style: suspense, psychological, sincere, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: injury, female protagonist, interracial friendship, teenage girl, girl horse relationship, support group, teenager, family home, self mutilation, husband wife relationship, rape, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: "You have to think about whether they're really your friends," Johnny's dad says when Johnny talks to him about the grief his pals have been giving him lately. The other boys haven't exactly tried to understand why Dad ...
Plot: atomic bomb, surgery, fbi, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, disfigurement, friend, disfigured face, prejudice, family relations, reenactment, japanese girl ...
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sweet 15 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nothing is more important to Mexican-American Marta Delacruz than her quinceanera -- the traditional 15th birthday celebration that symbolically ushers a young girl into adulthood. Marta is understandably angry and resentful when her father cancels ...
Plot: boss, waltz, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, celebration, dancing, teenage girl, illegal immigration, mexican american, birthday, illegal immigrant, father daughter relationship ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Winky's Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Sinterklaas; Winky just asks Sinterklaas for a horse. Than everything will work out alright. Or will it?
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: shopping mall, family, family life, fish out of water, family relations, holiday, misfit, youth, friends, disorder, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Death of a Salesman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.
Plot: melancholy, dream, american dream, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, businessman, salesman, husband wife relationship, family relations, mishap
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Child's Christmas in Wales (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Wales. A young boy named Thomas is excited about the holiday, but he's also disappointed because it's raining instead of snowing. His grandfather gives him an old snow globe as an early Christmas present and ...
Plot: memory, santa claus, christmas, male protagonist, snow, husband wife relationship, aunt nephew relationship, christmas eve, grandfather grandson relationship, uncle nephew relationship, friendship, toys ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Black Tulip (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Afghanistan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, family business, human spirit, family in danger, danger, life is a bitch, society, hopes, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Gypo (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gypo is the story of a working class family in Margate, Kent, a town where immigrants have become the focus of most of the public's discontent. The film tells the story of the a couple of weeks in this family's life, beginning when a ...
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, working class, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, interracial relations, couples, society, love and romance, crumbling marriage, immigrants, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 434
Elementary (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Florence is a school teacher devoted to her students. When she encounters young Sacha, a child with problems, she will do everything she can to help him, even to the point of neglecting her own children, her own life, and of questioning her ...
Plot: teacher, school, inspiration, delivery man, restaurant, elementary school, dog, saleswoman, female protagonist, rabbit, kiss, restaurant kitchen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 982
Opal Dream (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pobby & Dingan are invisible. They live in an opal town in Australia and are friends with Kellyanne, the 9 year-old daughter of an opal miner. The film tells the story of the bizarre and inexplicable disappearance of Pobby & Dingan, ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, friendship, terminal illness, siblings relations, culture clash, self discovery, imaginary character, hopes, mischievous children, best friends, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: homeless, teacher, changing lives, hopes, society, youth, teachers and students, idealism, power relations, reach out, dedication, school ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: usa, new mexico, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Freshman Father (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When high school sweethearts John (Seeley) and Kathy (Irvin) find out Kathy is pregnant, they decide to get married and move to Cambridge so John can fulfill his scholarship to Harvard. But faced with the harsh reality of their situation, Kathy ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, teenage mother, father son relationship, family relations, workaholic, husband wife relationship, teacher, single parent, family life, honest, family drama, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The inspiring true-life drama of 17-year-old Niki Janus. After fleeing persecution in Greece, Niki and her family immigrate to West Virginia and begin living the American Dream. Among their friends is Big John Creed, a wise and helpful handyman. But ...
Plot: racism, immigration, world war one, greek, teenage girl, influenza, african american, racial prejudice, friendship, 16 year old, ku klux klan, death of title character ...
Time: year 1916
Place: west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: 12-year-old Jessica Jones world is torn apart when she is taken out of her abusive home and placed in to Foster care. Jessica will grapple with her past, present, and future, and meet numerous struggles along the way. Her story is the reality of so ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: custody, foster parent, family life, haunted by the past, starting over, kids in trouble, family problems, youth, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, americana, family in crisis, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, hawaii, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A 13-year-old brainiac invents an ingenious listening device, which he uses to bring a crooked city official and his pals to justice
Plot: walkie talkie, classroom, small town, brother sister relationship, schoolboy, town hall, kidnapping, paperboy, child in peril, teacher, listening device, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mamas & Papas (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Interconnected stories revolving around children; a fertility doctor loses her only child; a couple tries desperately to conceive; an unmarried woman gets pregnant and wants to abort, but her boyfriend wants to keep the baby; a poor woman who can ...
Plot: infertility, parent child relationship, female director, parenthood, abortion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, childless couple, death of child, traumatic experience, mother daughter relationship, bureaucracy, adoption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Our First Christmas (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cindy and Tom Baer-Neil have been married for nearly a year, each having lost their first spouse. With the holidays just around the corner, Cindy and Tom are determined to make the new family’s first Christmas perfect. But their respective ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, conflict, brother brother relationship, party, mischievous children, adaptation, family tradition, family relations, life philosophy, parenthood, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%