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Lottery (2018)
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Lottery (2018)
Original name: لاتاری
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two Iranian teenagers in love want to get married, travel to the US to get a green card and live there, but their parents object. With not enough money saved, they pin their hopes on winning the state lottery to fund their trip, but tragedy derails their plans, leading to an international prostitution ring to being exposed.
Style: psychological, tense, sentimental, touching, suspense, disturbing
Plot: family relations, immigration, aspiration, green card, love, youth, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, american dream, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, troubled marriage, teenager, friends, dream, justice, marriage, society, coming of age, forced prostitution, death, human trafficking, corruption, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, unusual plot structure and contemplative films with plots about love, couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, youth and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Lottery: Don't Let Me Drown (2009), Keeper (2015), N.O.I.R. (2015), Face 2 Face (2016), Cafe Setareh (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, immigrants, family relations, society, youth, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, sexual content, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, captivating, tense, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: young love, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, baby, father son relationship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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N.O.I.R. (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: NOIR chronicles the lives of four people living in a neighborhood plagues by poverty and violence, aspiring to freedom and happiness. Kadhafi, a 26 year old aspiring rapper and ex-member of a street gang, just out of prison, wants to steer clear of ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, drug dealer, teenage boy, gang member, father son relationship, immigrants, mother daughter relationship, gang, released from prison, rapper, teen romance, romance ...
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
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Face 2 Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over a series of video chats, a teenage outcast reaches out to his childhood friend, but finds that behind the veneer of popularity and a seemingly perfect life, she hides a disturbing secret.
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, sincere, touching, light ...
Plot: bullying, coming of age, lgbt, childhood friend, friendship, love, romance, couples, youth, love and romance, teenage life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, unfulfilled love, society, human nature, family problems, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couples, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, fall in love, tragic love, father son relationship, loss of loved one, love, loss of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hopefuls (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Junior, as he’s known, since he’s essentially still a child, seems to be having a tough time getting on in life. He shares cheap lodgings with another fellow and earns money doing strenuous night shifts at a warehouse. It’s no surprise that he ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, teenager, teenage protagonist, football, football player, domineering mother, jealousy, pregnancy, pregnant woman, teenage boy, bossy woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Nevrland (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jakob wants nothing more than to feel alive. Uncontrollable anxiety attacks prevent him from doing so and force him to escape into virtual worlds. One night, he meets 26-year-old Kristjan in a cam chat. Their encounter marks the ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: gay love, gay, lgbt, father son relationship, boy, gay interest, internet dating, young adult, family relations, teenager, surrealism, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Surface (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Evan, an orphaned 22-year-old who grew up in the foster care system, buys a vintage 8mm camera in a yard sale from an elderly man, ends up with reels of the man's old home movies, and begins to live vicariously through these home movies.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sexy, touching, contemplative
Plot: gay relationship, relationships, gay, gay interest, gay couple, love and romance, love, older man younger woman relationship, romance, couples, fall in love, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
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Naz & Maalik (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two closeted Muslim teens hawk goods across Brooklyn and struggle to come clean about their sexuality, as their secretive behavior leads them unknowingly into the cross-hairs of the War on Terror.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: muslim, lgbt, teenager, african american, boy, gay couple, religion, gay, coming of age, gay teenager, closeted homosexual, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
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Labor Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, family relations, unlikely relationship, fall in love, love and romance, escapades, parents and children, dangerous attraction, crimes, on the run, fugitives, loner ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 345
Marmalade Boy (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two sets of parents divorce and marry each other, while their children Miki and Yuu are caught in the middle and start falling for each other.
Style: sexy, psychological, manga, touching, suspense ...
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, japanese schoolgirl, marriage, love, teenage boy, teenage girl, incest, japanese teenager, father daughter relationship, divorce, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, parents and children, family in crisis, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura) is a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.” People who have the disease show a faint ...
Style: touching, psychological, tense, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, teenage girl, bucket list, hospitalized person, hospitalization, high school friend, hospital, japanese teenager, teenager, classmate, girl, japanese schoolgirl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, sexy ...
Plot: starting over, love triangle, youth, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family relations, couples, family problems, teachers and students, couple relations, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Miriam Lies (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shy girl Miriam is waiting to celebrate her 15th birthday and she wants to invite her guy. So far they’ve only chatted online, and the anticipated blind date only complicates things.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: coming of age, lie, teenage girl, racism, racial prejudice, middle class, mother daughter relationship, teenager, couples, parents and children, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 511
Chicken (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: RICHARD, 15 with learning difficulties, longs to put down roots but his restless and destructive brother, POLLY, needs to keep moving. When the land they live on is bought by a new landowner, and the electricity supply to their caravan is cut, their ...
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
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Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the day before their holiday trip to Dubai, a wife who believes her husband is unfaithful enlists the help of Roohi, a young woman sent by an agency to clean the house. She asks Roohi to make an appointment and gather information at the salon of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, marital problem, maid, social differences, society, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, couple relations, housewife, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: sexy, melancholic, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbian, dream, love and romance, romance, love, couples, gay love, young lovers, love affair, lgbt, couple relations, youth ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Charmer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time runs out, he falls in love and his past catches up with him. The film deals with themes of race, class, and the struggle for a better life.
Style: psychological, sentimental, intense, captivating
Plot: immigration, racism, love, fall in love, sex scene, infidelity, party, breakup, romance, deception, lie, poverty ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, touching, tense ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boys Life 6 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, romantic, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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35%
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Purity Falls (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the tragic death of her husband, a mother moves her teenage son and daughter to the idyllic town of Purity Falls only to find the rift with her son deepen when he becomes entrapped in the neighborhood maven's nefarious home business.
Style: suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense, psychological, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
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Natasha (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natasha takes place over the course of one summer. It is the story of Mark Berman, 16, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants living in the suburbs north of Toronto. When his uncle enters into an arranged marriage with woman from Moscow, the woman ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, car accident, death of wife, grief, accidental death, love, society, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window (2021)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: psychological, touching, sexy, sentimental, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sexy, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%