Movies like Golden Kingdom

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Golden Kingdom (2015)
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Golden Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Myanmar
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Story of four young monks left alone in their remote monastery in Myanmar. Shot entirely in newly-opened Myanmar with non-actors, the film bridges spirit, cinema, and traditional Burmese storytelling to open a view onto an unseen world.
Style: touching, serious, tense, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: orphan, youth, imaginary, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, coming of age, child in peril, monk, buddhist monk, storytelling, in the woods, forest
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: burma

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and atmospheric films with plots about youth, coming of age, family relations, danger, teenage life, friendship and orphan mostly in Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Golden Kingdom: Kisses (2008), The Cold Lands (2013), The Future (2013), Jess + Moss (2011), Son of Babylon (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kisses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, domestic violence, friendship, innocence lost, danger, obsessive quest, youth, escapades, family problems, coming of age, pedophile, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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95%
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The Cold Lands (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After his mother’s sudden death, a young boy disappears into the deep woods of upstate New York and takes up with an unpredictable and mysterious drifter.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, isolation, off the grid, in the woods, youth, losing-it hero, escapades, runaway, coming of age, child in peril, single mother, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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79%
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The Future (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Chile, Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, juvenile delinquency, family problems, destructive relationship, strong sexual content, danger, youth, death in the family, moral dilemma, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 851
Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: farm, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, smoking, brunette, tape recorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Son of Babylon (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, UK, France, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Egypt
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
Style: captivating, touching, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: human spirit, hopes, youth, escapades, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, political unrest, desert, state affairs, obsessive quest, family in crisis, elderly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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70%
Boy Called Twist (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The harrowing tale of a South African street-kid's search for love, based on Dickens' classic story. Growing up neglected in a rural orphanage, Twist escapes to the unpredictable freedom of Cape Town, where he falls in with Fagin's ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: street kid, juvenile delinquency, young heroes, danger, orphan, society, youth, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, gang, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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68%
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170 Hz (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nick and Evy are in love. Knowing that Nick is deaf, Evy’s parents do not consent to their relationship. They run away and move into an abandoned submarine, hidden from judgmental eyes. Their runaway love brings them new opportunities and new ...
Style: serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized, realistic
Plot: mute or deaf, love and romance, youth, love affair, forbidden love, rebelliousness, coming of age, young lovers, bittersweet, rebellion, misfit, sign language ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
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The Cleaner (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A forensic cleaner, responsible for the removal of human corpses, has never been able to relate with people or life. Suddenly, he will become accountable for an 8-year-old orphan who has been left behind in the middle of a mysterious epidemic crisis ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, touching, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, friends, deadly, escapades, danger, survival, orphan, illness, boy, dead mother, gain trust, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.0
 228
Broken Roads (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Broken Roads is a contrasted portrait of life, dealing with loss, a journey of rediscovery & the hills climbed which forever change us.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, estrangement, youth, small town life, small town, family tragedy, grandmother grandson relationship, curses spells and rituals, loss, love, death, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nothing in Return (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One summer, Dario flees the hellish environment of his home. Luismi, unconditional friend, a poor devil with pretensions of winning, and Antonia, an old woman who collects abandoned his motorcar furniture, become his new family. Three generations ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, youth, old woman, society, friends, buddies, urban, adolescence, family drama, court ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 693
Abel's Field (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seth McArdle (Samuel Davis) is a high school senior with an especially full plate. Not only must he navigate the usual social and academic pitfalls of high school, but he has to contend with his young twin sisters, serving as de facto parent in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, christian film
Plot: orphan, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, school, belief in god, responsibility, absent father, fight, power relations, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Siberia, Monamour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia's best friend. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: in the woods, golden years, elderly, survival, orphan, isolation, wilderness, life is a bitch, danger, forest, dangerous animal, change of heart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, monk, self discovery, journey, introspection, urban, buddhist monk, no dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I Won't Come Back (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: orphan, friends, obsessive quest, friendship, teenage life, false accusation, escapades, odd couple, older man younger woman relationship, on the run, kids in trouble, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, kazakhstan, eastern europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 668
Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: family relations, youth, social relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Red Hook Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, life is a bitch, youth, society, clergy, religions or cults, family life, disorder, church, soul music, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 850
Amazing Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Teen friends, Steve, Carrie, Cooper, and Gameboy embark on a weekend camping trip lead by their church youth group leader Stuart (Sean Astin) and his wife Beth (Erin Bethea). Joining them is an outsider Ashley, a self-involved rich kid, whose ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: old testament, church, true love, prophet, bible story, camp, husband wife relationship, storytelling, religion, christian, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy and his older brother Eric live in the midst of vast remote forests. The death of their friend pushes them close to the edge. Eric doesn’t know how to channel his energy. All at once, nature’s vastness feels stifling.
Style: rough, touching, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, human nature, teenage life, dealing with death, family relations, tragic event, fear of death, forest, coming of age, life is a bitch, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, forceful separation, rebelliousness, family relations, life turned upside down, coming of age, countryside, brother brother relationship, summer, siblings relations, boy, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Nana (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Nana is 4 years old and lives in a stone house beyond the forest. Back from school, a late afternoon, all she finds is silence in the house. A journey into the darkness of her childhood. The world from her height.
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, fairy tale ...
Plot: solitude, countryside, babies and infants, coming of age, youth, loneliness, child, female director, massacre, pig
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 29K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, coming of age, teenage sexuality, adolescence, high school life, unfulfillment, youth, teenage girl, high school, loneliness, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 27
Refuge (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The lives of a Hollywood actress battling drug addiction, a teen with a violent past, a teacher fighting to keep a dream alive, and a cop caught in a love triangle are brought together by fate.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, touching, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, love triangle, addiction, youth, hopes, redemption, dedicated educator, high school life, love, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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White Shadow (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tanzania, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Since 2008, albinos in Tanzania have become human targets. Witch doctors offer huge sums of cash for their body parts to be used in magic potions. From 2008 to 2010, more than 200 witch-doctor inspired murders occurred. As a local saying goes: ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching, suspense ...
Plot: physical appearance, danger, social misfits, child in peril, youth, on the run, chases and races, misfit, black market, albino, blood, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, tanzania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Africa, Lesotho
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man reluctantly embarks on a journey to his ancestral land of Lesotho to bury his estranged father, and finds himself drawn to the mystical beauty and hardships of the people and the land he had forgotten.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, stylized
Plot: village, self discovery, homecoming, estrangement, orphan, love and romance, bittersweet, estranged father, hiv, funeral, death of father, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Where There Is Shade (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cambodia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Cambodia still haunted by the crimes of the Khmer Rouges, a 45 years old French crossdresser, Mirinda, lives as a prostitute in the backstreets of Phnom Penh. Meeting a young trafficked girl, he gradually discovers the feeling of fatherhood.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: danger, youth, gender, transvestism, child in peril, redemption, on the run, chases and races, hopes, transvestite, male nudity, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beneath the Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.
Style: captivating, light, tense, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: experiment gone awry, daring rescue, animal life, friends, ocean or sea, ocean, danger, escapades, adventure, dolphins, research, animal human communication ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 178
White Water (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: White Water is the story of a 7 year-old black kid in segregated 1963 Opelika, Alabama who becomes obsessed with the desire to taste the water from the "white's only" drinking fountain and sets out on a quest to do the unthinkable: ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: young heroes, missing child, youth, discrimination, obsession, parents and children, interracial relations, family problems, racism, danger, family relations, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 156
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, child as adult, youth, family problems, family relations, coming of age, teachers and students, power relations, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thursday Till Sunday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As she and her family embark on a short vacation, a Chilean teenager slowly comes to the realization that her parents might be splitting up.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, tense, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, bittersweet, parents and children, on the road, family problems, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, protecting from truth, family in crisis, innocence lost, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dog Days of Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious drifter lures two boys into uncovering the secrets of a sleepy southern town.
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, youth, social relations, small town life, accident, blindness, male female relationship, church, infidelity, redemption, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%