Movies like Downhill City

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Downhill City (1999)
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Downhill City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A handful of disparate people in Berlin are drawn to the same residential hotel in the drama Downhill City. Finnish musician Artsi heads to Berlin in hopes of hitting the big time; needing a place to stay, he takes a room at the Downhill City Hotel and ties to find a market for his music. Meanwhile, another Downhill Hotel resident, aspiring author Fabien, meets a former convict named Sascha who has nowhere to stay and offers to take him in. Peggy, who works at a fast-food restaurant, is unhappy with her boyfriend Hans and finally kicks him out. Peggy meets Artsi when he stops by the burger stand one day, while Hans (who ends up crashing with Sascha and Fabien) starts a new relationship of his own with Doris.
Plot: musician, male female relationship, kickboxing, coach, parent child relationship, pop music, demonstration, recycling
Place: berlin germany

Most similar movies to Downhill City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, touching and psychological films with plots about male female relationship, parent child relationship, relationships, relationship problems, female director, family relations and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Downhill City: 1st of May: All Belongs to You (2008), Bokser (2011), Saturn Returns (2009), The Wall - The Final Days (2008), Sugar Daddy (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
1st of May: All Belongs to You (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eleven-year-old Turkish boy, two young men from a small town, and a cuckolded policeman from the sticks all find their way to Berlin on May Day, where, in the district of Kreuzberg, emotions come to the boil every year.
Plot: demonstration, murder, adolescence, extramarital affair, lovesick, punk rock, illegal prostitution, police operation, grandparent grandchild relationship, riot, weapons, punk ...
Place: berlin germany
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95%
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Bokser (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The films was inspired by true events. Przemyslaw Saleta, World's Kickboxing Champion and European Champion in professional boxing gave a kidney to his seriously ill daughter. There were unexpected complications during the surgery and Saleta ...
Style: touching, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, parent child relationship, world champion, fight, illness, boxer, kickboxing, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, athlete, operation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Saturn Returns (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy, a privileged North American in contemporary Berlin, living a life of post Punk hedonism, roams the streets with her best friend, Derek. Together they use the city like a playground, a stage, and a never ending party. Into their lives enters ...
Plot: return, friend, punk rock, drugs, friendship, underground, party, urban setting, male female relationship
Place: berlin germany, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Wall - The Final Days (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The Berlin wall separated families and friends for 28 years. Some accepted it, and some worked hard to make it fall.
Plot: stasi, automatic rifle, german, berlin wall, german reunification, screaming, border crossing, intercourse, male female relationship, police, kitsch, soldier ...
Time: year 1989
Place: west germany, berlin germany, germany, gdr, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Secret Life of Happy People (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Élevé par des parents parfaits dans une banlieue proprette, frère cadet d'une fille à qui tout réussit et flanqué d'un ami tombeur, le pauvre Thomas se sent bien ordinaire. Alors qu'il tente désespérément de terminer ses ...
Style: captivating
Plot: waitress, parent child relationship, father son relationship, swimming pool, kite, architect, relationships, family problems, male female relationship, changing lives, family, lifestyle change ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sugar Daddy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a struggling musician can't afford her rent, she signs up for a website where rich older men pay to date younger women. Her new money-making venture sends her down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: money problems, musician, financial problem, life is a bitch, musician's life, one night stand, relationship problems, connection, social issues, male female relationship, music, society ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Good Riddance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small rural town in the Quebec Laurentians, Michelle lives in an isolated house with her mentally-challenged brother Guy and her 13 year old daughter Manon. Together the three of them survive by running a small firewood business and ...
Plot: parent child relationship, accidental death, pregnancy, autumn, runaway, epileptic, police officer, getting home, family relations, desperation, brother sister relationship, coming of age ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, young couple, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip, indecision, relationships, love affair, relationship problems, family problems, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, german culture, german politics
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Silvester Countdown (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young Berlin couple travel to a friend's place for the celebration of Silvester and New Year's Eve. During that period, we witness today's juvenile sub-culture, especially the ways of keeping a partnership - or breaking it up in ...
Plot: red light district, sex shop, striptease, cunnilingus, male nudity, pubic hair
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, family problems, relationship problems, life is a bitch, family relations, family life, estrangement, father and son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Heart Is a Dark Forest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This drama deals with a woman, whose life is destroyed when she discovers that her husband has another family. Marie and Thomas, both musicians before their marriage, are an apparently happy couple, living together with their two children. One day, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, married couple, family life, second wife, family relations, couple relations, relationships, love triangle, marital problem, double life, musician's life, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Untogether (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Once considered a teen prodigy, a recovering addict sobers up and tries to get her writing career back on track. She begins a relationship with a rising author known for his wartime memoirs.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationship problems, older man younger woman relationship, musician, rock star, writers, relationship vs career, couple relations, writer's life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, male female relationship, lingerie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
HeartLand Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story Follows Reid Morrison, a down and out musician who tries to escape his hometown mistakes and start over in New Orleans. Thinking the mistakes he has made will never be forgiven, he attempts to seclude himself from anything worth while. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: blues, musician's life, confronting the past, dark past, dealing with the past, music, love affair, changing lives, new life, secret past, male female relationship, troubled past ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Angel Express (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Angel Express is a film about people restlessly seeking for the ultimate experience. Set in late nineties Berlin, it shows images of radical change: Young urban heroes in the glare of flashlights; an environment in which coldness and affection or ...
Plot: gun, prostitute, sex, male nudity, female nudity, love, drugs, male objectification
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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V.D. (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high school track star's wedding plans are capsized by venereal disease and a bad, beautiful new girl in town. His coach and a physician steer him into the light again.
Plot: competition, parent child relationship, jealousy, driving, dating, student, syphilis, curfew, swimming, venereal disease, marriage, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Balloon Vendor (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy tries to make living out of a puppet show when his mother abandons him and his father.
Plot: circus, parent child relationship, blond boy, hospital, balloon, death, loss of son, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Good Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his mother's death, 17-year-old Sven moves in with his dad Achim, a taxi driver, who had divorced his mother several years earlier. It is not easy for Achim to get used to an adolescent around the house, especially since Sven hardly ...
Plot: pedophilia, taxi driver, parent child relationship, father son relationship, embarrassment, male nudity, camera, masturbation, shower, smoking in bed, sex scene, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Welts (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother in '80s Poland, 12-year-old Wojciech has taken the brunt of his stressed father's frustrations with him; the boy frequently gets punished via belt. Wojciech's father occasionally tries to, instead, ...
Plot: journalist, anger issues, single father, attraction, belt, widower, fear, love, punishment, parent child relationship, female director, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Requiem for Dominic (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Requiem for Dominic powerfully portrayed the upheaval in that liminal space between revolution and order. This drama is captured partly on film, partly on video adding to the gritty reality of the time, place and events as they were unfolding in ...
Plot: politics, dictatorship, revolution, demonstration, exile, communism, totalitarian state
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Voice (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Boses (Voices) is the story of a musician named Ariel who offers violin lessons to a child of the slums. Through the violin, the abused child Onyok is able to get back his voice from a mute, desensitized existence. A violin teacher and his student, ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, psychological
Plot: mute, musician, child abuse, violin, apprentice, prodigy, intergenerational friendship, abused child, child
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 353
Empty Cradle (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jane Morgan gives birth to her baby at the hospital. When she wakes up the next morning, the hospital tells her, that her son died at birth. However from ultrasound reading she had before, she knew she was having a girl. Now the hospital is ...
Plot: midwife, parent child relationship, murder of a pregnant woman, murder, pregnancy, stethoscope, pregnant woman murdered, faked pregnancy, hospital, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Neandertal (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 17-year-old Guido suffers since his early childhood from neurodermatitis. After being taken to the hospital due to a heavy attack, he starts to question his personal and familiar environment and discovers that his parents’ relationship – which ...
Plot: debt, illness, girlfriend, school life, psychology, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, relationship problems, extramarital affair, roommate, guilty conscience, high school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ghosts (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nina, an end-of-teenage orphan with mental problems, starts a new job as a garden cleaner when she meets Toni. They fell in love with each other, but soon Toni starts betraying Nina. In the meantime, Francoise is picked up at a psychic department of ...
Plot: casting, identity, hopes, desperation, unsociability, children's home, diary, lgbt, friendship, lesbian kiss, security camera, french ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Love Life (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A married young academic falls under the sexual thrall of a much older man whose air of jaded ennui conceals a secret desire for vengeance.
Style: emotional, witty, sentimental, romantic, captivating
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, age difference, love, midlife crisis, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, older man young girl relationship, relationships, dysfunctional marriage, friendship between men, seduction, love affair ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
One Night in Berlin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Berlin. Night. An old, homeless drunk stumbles down the street. Ignored by everyone - almost everyone. A woman suddenly appears in front of him - mid-thirties, thin, a drug addict. She stands face-to-face for the first time in years with the man she ...
Style: road movie
Plot: nazi, inheritance, berlin wall, separation, past, stasi
Place: east germany, germany, berlin germany, gdr, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Big Girls Don't Cry (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kati and Steffi have been best friends since they were six. Now they're both 17 and enjoying the ups and downs of becoming adults together. While Kati's parents are religious and conservative, but argue constantly, Steffi comes from what ...
Style: disturbing, touching, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: virgin, best friend, female friendship, moral dilemma, teenage life, vengeance, rivalry, youth, parent child relationship, envy, teenage crush, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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At Any Cost (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two brothers and their best friend start a rock band and try to make it big in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychological ...
Plot: music industry, rock band, musician, price of fame, deception, drug overdose, heroin addict, husband wife relationship, record producer, rock music, shot by the police, manager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
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Be.Angeled (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A movie about some people one the love parade 2000.
Plot: techno, techno music, car accident, dance club, rickshaw, angel, drugs, pregnancy, hospital, drinking water, blind man, dancing ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love in a Fish Bowl (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waitress Saara meets handsome journalist Joni, and soon moves in to live with him. Joni tries his best to satisfy Saara sexually but, disturbed by violent lesbian fantasies, she is unable to experience orgasm. Trying to cope with the situation, ...
Plot: waitress, love, frigidity, sexual identity, journalist, young adult, wedding, restaurant, female friendship, community, parent child relationship, sexual attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%