Movies like Pororoca

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Pororoca (2017)
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Pororoca (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Cristina and Tudor have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria and Ilie. They are in their thirties and live an ordinary life in a nice apartment in a Romanian town, but one Sunday morning when Tudor takes his kids to the park, Maria disappears. Their lives abruptly change forever.
Plot: child abduction, police, missing child, children, missing person, bicycle, insanity, disappearance, little girl, swimming pool, murder, cigarette smoking, missing girl, 5 year old, beard, husband wife relationship, park, suspicion, missing daughter, telephone call, hit on the head, barefoot, shaving, following someone, shaving head ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, realistic, serious and psychological films with plots about husband wife relationship, police, child abduction, murder, missing person, family relations and missing child mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Pororoca: Child's Pose (2013), Love Me Strangely (1971), Big Man, Little Love (2001), Les Cowboys (2015), The Child in Time (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luz Cuevas baby daughter Delimar disappeared in 1997 after their house caught fire during a party, The police reported that she was killed in the fire. However, Cuevas suspects that she was kidnapped and that the fire was staged by an outsider. Six ...
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: child abduction, missing child, missing daughter, mother daughter reunion, husband wife relationship, loss of child, reunion, ex convict, house fire, mother daughter relationship, baby, father son relationship ...
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95%
 7.4
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Child's Pose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Child's Pose is a contemporary drama focusing on the relationship between a mother and her 32-year-old son. After the accidental killing of a boy in a car crash, the mother tries to prevent her son being charged for the death, and she refuses ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: car accident, family relations, architect, parents and children, crumbling relationship, life turned upside down, grownups, family problems, family in crisis, love, obsession, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: sexual relations, murder, driven mad, french giallo, husband wife relationship, prostitute, police, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Big Man, Little Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hejar, meaning "Dispossessed", a little Kurdish orphan war victim, educates a Turkish judge!
Style: banned film, sincere, sentimental, suspense
Plot: orphan, injustice, old man, nationalism, racism, neighbor, political oppression, children, cultural difference, poverty, murder, prejudice ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Les Cowboys (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about a father and son who set out to find their missing daughter/sister with the help of an American headhunter.
Plot: missing daughter, car accident, gun, horse, grave digging, gypsy, car fire, terrorism, missing girl, bus, murder, terrorist attack ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, year 1994
Place: pakistan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Child in Time (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have ...
Plot: missing child, marital separation, british prime minister, missing daughter, marriage crisis, estranged couple, lost child, death of friend, church, suicide by hanging, eulogy, hospital ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Chimney No. 4 (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Drama of an unmarried mother who regrets having had her child fostered and fights its foster parents to have it restored to her.
Plot: adoptive father, mother son reunion, swimming pool, stalker, missing child, ultimatum, husband wife conflict, motherhood, husband wife relationship, racist comment, pursuit, settlement ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, missing person, police officer, crimes, couple relations, murder suspect, deadly, disappearance, husband wife relationship, funeral, couples, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, female nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the town in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: missing child, reunion, kidnapping, missing person, family relations, family life, parents and children, family problems, police detective, crimes, child abduction, mother son reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, clever, exciting ...
Plot: obsession, kindergarten, dedicated educator, teaching the ways of the world, female teacher, single parent, teachers and students, family relations, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, prodigy, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, boston, madrid, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Three Heists and a Hamster (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mathilde is nine years old. Her parents have separated. She lives with her mother, a fragile person who hovers at the edge of madness. It is a story of a unique love between a daughter and her mother.
Plot: insanity, skeleton, little girl, choir, mother daughter relationship, video call, rainstorm, key, laptop, full moon, bathroom, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, violence, missing child, money, child, mother child relationship, child abduction, kidnapped child, transvestite, theft, stolen money ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 101
Kick-Off (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of students with varying family backgrounds begin to question their lives and the hypocritical values of their corrupt socialist society. Their decision to follow their own ideals brings them in disrepute with those closest to them. Their ...
Plot: basketball, bicycle, teacher, children, sex, doctor, chase, car, city, criminal, crazy, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 32K
Loveless (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: melancholic, bleak, psychological, heartbreaking, rough ...
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, husband wife relationship, search, dispute, anger, missing son, selfishness, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s, year 2012
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: murder, killer, police, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A director with two weeks left on his latest production fakes an ulcer to pursue a romance with his lead actress.
Style: clever, sincere, contemplative, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: postmodernism, dishonesty, sexual relations, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), screenwriter, female nudity, manipulations, manipulation, artists and showbiz, under the surface, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Gardens of the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: child prostitution, beating, child abduction, hiding place, pedophile, sexual abuse, kidnapping, confined, haunted by the past, pimp, kidnapper, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california, pennsylvania
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Keys (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A one-time investigator gets back in the game when a family suffers a trauma similar to her own.
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, black american, african american, disappearance, investigation, helicopter pilot, female protagonist, missing person, police, child abduction, interracial relations ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 982
Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, sea, seaside, female director, ice cream, diving, cigarette smoking, little girl, supermarket, bathtub, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
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Dad (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Daddy is the story of a divorced father fighting for the right to raise his 7-year-old daughter. When his marriage falls apart, he decides to kidnap his daughter rather than let the court award custody to his mentally ill wife, whom he deems unfit ...
Plot: child abduction, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, divorce, falling from height, falling to death, stabbed with a knife, trial, battle of the sexes, filmmaker, beaten up, divorced parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 427
Centaur (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Germany, France, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Centaur lives a modest life with his family in rural Kyrgyzstan until he abruptly becomes the center of attention when he is caught stealing a racehorse at night. A story inspired by the myth when horses became the wings of men.
Plot: racehorse, countryside, shot in the back, video surveillance, tradition, rope bridge, female doctor, horse, haircut, widow, bridge, mute woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 208
Stop Me Here (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Samson Cazalet, Taxi driver in his thirties, picks up a client at the airport. The same evening, the daughter of the woman disappears and the overwhelming evidence points to Samson. How can he prove his innocence when he is the ideal suspect?
Plot: innocent man, child abduction, court, convict, beach, innocence, lawyer, neighbor, police, telephone call, prison, courtroom ...
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Children of Iron (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Rikutaro and Mariko are in the same grade at an elementary school. They become brother and sister after Rikutaro's mother and Mariko’s father marry. After their marriage, the children become upset because they are teased by their classmates, ...
Plot: police, school, husband wife relationship, bridge, classroom, tunnel, children, mathematics, child, dispute, schoolboy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 67
Dog Days (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Endless dog days of summer weigh heavily on the impoverished suburb of Changsha where a young mother, Lulu, works as a dancer in a cheap nightclub. Coming home late one night, she discovers that her boyfriend Bai Long has disappeared with their ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: missing person, baby, family relations, husband wife relationship, abduction, dishonesty, search, parents and children, escapades, child abduction, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Long Live the Bride (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a despairing, fatalistic Rome, Nicola finds himself flirting with the city’s dark side. Drinking too much and living among drifters, petty criminals and anxious immigrants, Nicola becomes entwined in an insurance scam that leads him further ...
Plot: murder suspect, murder, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 344
Noura's Dream (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad — but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
Plot: prison visit, adultery, interrogation, assault, hospital, police, male rape, prison, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, female director, labor ...
Place: north africa, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 514
Hunting Season (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father and son tale
Plot: father son reunion, father son relationship, father son conflict, female director, airport, student, kiss, campfire, cigarette smoking, lake, snow, fight ...
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Girl in the Park (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mother, enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her three-year old daughter 15 years ago, has cut herself off from her ex-husband and son. However, when a troubled young woman with a checkered past enters her life, old psychic wounds ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, family relations, social misfits, isolation, misfit, loss of child, female protagonist, memory loss, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 2K
Harmonium (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toshio hires Yasaka to work in his workshop. But then this old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio’s family life…
Plot: sex with friend's wife, overalls, tripod, mobile phone, accomplice, apprentice, japanese man, slap, pigtails, machinery, stuffed toy, couch ...
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%