Movies like The Wolves

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The Wolves (2019)
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The Wolves (2019)
Original name: Los lobos
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max and Leo are 8 and 5 years old and have just immigrated to the US with their mother. Their days pass inside a tiny apartment, while they wait for their mother to come back, as they hold on to the hope of traveling to Disney.
Style: sincere, sentimental, unusual plot structure, controversial, disturbing
Plot: immigration, mexican, grownups, brother brother relationship, secret, mother son relationship, illegal immigration, bigger dreams, motive, immigrant family

Most similar movies to The Wolves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, sentimental, touching and psychological films with plots about family relations, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, parents and children, friendship, teenager and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Wolves: Fighting for Freedom (2013), 1985 (2018), Run the Tide (2016), Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015), Finding Grace (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fighting for Freedom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two intertwined families, one American, one Mexican, and their fight to save three year old illegal Angelina from deportation.
Plot: illegal immigration, immigration, farmer, american dream, amnesty, patriotism, mexican, american, latin, national security, politics, border patrol
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1985 (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hiv, gay slur, lgbt, christmas, father son relationship, mother son relationship, stand up comedian, christmas season, brother brother relationship, childhood friend ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: texas, dallas texas
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Run the Tide (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When their drug abusing mother is released from prison determined to rebuild their family, Rey kidnaps his younger brother Oliver and escapes their desert home for the California coast.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, responsibility, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, escapades, life is a bitch, parents and children, transformation, child custody, child care, runaway, self discovery ...
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69%
Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles, a young cyclist who was passing at that precise moment, is seriously injured. Aram's mother feels guilty and feels the need to ...
Style: sincere, rough, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: assassination, ambassador, bomb, forgiveness, armenian, mother son relationship, murder, cyclist, human ashes, man in a wheelchair, injury, autobiography ...
Time: 80s, year 1915
Place: france, berlin germany, armenia, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Finding Grace (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling family, already on the verge of disintegration, faces new challenges that will test their faith in God and each other.
Style: touching, sentimental, disturbing, sincere
Plot: friendship, guilt, father daughter relationship, antisocial behavior, transformation, parents and children, loneliness, rebellious daughter, troubled youth, teenage life, church, family drama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Good Son (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his mother takes a shine to a man at a party, a young man begins to lose his grip on reality. Initial release: March 25, 2011 (Finland) Director: Zaida Bergroth Editor: Jan Forsström Music composed by: Mi and L'au Awards: Jussi Award for ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: narcissism, dysfunctional family, family relations, narcissist, violent behavior, countryside, writers, brother brother relationship, single mother, teenage son, young man, young adult ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, family relations, husband wife relationship, death of mother, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, lake, wheelchair, donkey
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sugar Kisses (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nacho, a 13 year old boy, crosses the threshold of adolescence trying to find his place in life in all the wrong places: a dysfunctional family and a social setting that is corrupt and violent. Can the purity of first love survive the darkest ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: teenage love, mother daughter relationship, first love, bullying, forbidden love, mother son relationship, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, coping, gang, brother brother relationship, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Morgen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: NELU, a man in his forties, works as a security guard in the local supermarket in Salonta, a small town on the Romanian-Hungarian border. This is the place where many illegal emigrants try to cross, by any means posible, to Hungary and then further ...
Style: sincere, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: hopes, on the road, human spirit, self discovery, dull life, family relations, unlikely partners, immigrants, countryside, unfulfillment, farm, immigration officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, germany, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in the Vietnamese countryside during the late 1980s, as told through the eyes of a 12 year old boy named Thieu. Thieu and his younger brother Tuong share and do everything together. Their days unfold like a whimsical and ...
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: boy, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, childhood, girl, innocence, 12 year old, coming of age, falling in love, 7 year old
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 14K
Kodachrome (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, parents and children, destiny, society, rivalry, adventure, hopes, family, obsession, friends ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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X Quinientos (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: X Quinientos tells the story of Alex, David and Aurora, three people who live in opposite ends of the American continent, but who are connected due to their incapacity to accept mourning and to their need of changing in order to move on with their ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: mexican, brother brother relationship, gangsters, gang leader, deportation, teenage protagonist, homecoming, killer child, teenage girl, death of father, criminal gang, teenage boy ...
Place: canada, mexico city, mexico, the philippines, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 860
Rock My Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jana has a congenital heart defect. To defy fate, Jana seeks every challenge, plunges into every wild and dangerous adventure. Her parents does not like that and are even more in constant fear of their daughter.
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heart disease, strong female character, horse race, strong female lead, parents and children, girl horse relationship, parents, illness, rider horse relationship, horse, female protagonist, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
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Angel at Sea (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Louis is a twelve year old boy who lives with his parents and older brother in southern Morocco. Louis is very happy until the day his father shares a secret with him.
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: secret, mental illness, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, father son relationship, innocence lost, family relations, suicide, sex with friend's wife, depression, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Forever and a Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eugene arrives in Bukidnon with only one intention: to forget his problems at work. But when he meets Raffy and as they travel and go on ridiculous and death-defying activities together, they start to form a friendship that goes beyond Euge’s ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sentimental, contemplative, sincere
Plot: father son relationship, illness, doctor, cancer patient, dying, cancer, female director, birthday present, shoes, cable car, track and field, store ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dominick and Eugene (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical school. Their relationship becomes strained when Eugene must ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, misfit, family problems, family relations, intern, family life, brother brother relationship, twins, mental retardation, garbage collector, medical school, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
How to Win at Checkers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, USA, Indonesia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The poor outlying districts of Bangkok are a world where you grow up very quickly. After both their parents die, 11-year-old Oat, his little sister and his older brother Ek move in with their aunt. Ek works in a bar for male prostitutes and ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, sibling relationship, child protagonist, coming of age, betrayal, siblings, lottery, orphan, youth, gay, older brother, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 648
The Honor List (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four girls sink a time capsule in a lake with a list of things they want to do before graduation, but they all go separate ways before graduating. When a tragedy strikes, they reunite to find the capsule and complete the bucket list.
Style: captivating, disturbing, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: friendship, friendship between teens, life turned upside down, friendship between girls, plan, meaning of life, teenagers, tragedy, loss of girlfriend, promise, teenager, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
Style: ironic, thought provoking, touching, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: guilt, pen pal, middle aged man, peasant, redemption, village, alienation, couple relations, family relations, mother son relationship, criminal, male female relationship ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Domyoji holds an extravagant press conference to announce his wedding to Makino the following spring. The press is playing her up like a modern-day Cinderella and everything seems to be going well. Later, the families offer congratulations to the ...
Style: dorama, sentimental, touching, disturbing, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich kid, first love, teen romance, friendship between men, love and romance, rich man poor woman, romantic rivalry, elite, wedding, jealousy, temper, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 976
Lemonade (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Canada, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While working in the US on a temporary visa as a caretaker, Mara, a 30 year-old single mother from Romania, marries Daniel, an American. After the arrival of her son Dragos, everything seems to have fallen perfectly into place. When the process of ...
Style: rough, suspense, sentimental, psychological, tense
Plot: mother son relationship, green card, abuse of power, marriage, culture clash, society, life is a bitch, family relations, escapades, dishonesty, love and romance, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With 1970s Germany in the background, this film depicts the story of a family from the “R.A.F. Terrorist” group and their search for a normal life and their inner self.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, family problems, family relations, youth, love and romance, grownups, becoming an adult, eccentric family, fall in love, family in crisis, puberty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, portugal, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Red Bracelets: The Beginning (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this prequel to the TV series, the individual fates of the members of the later "Red Bracelets" and how they came together are told.
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, teenage boy, brother sister relationship, wedding ceremony, hospital, death of loved one, death of mother, cancer patient, death of friend, bulimia, best man, soccer match ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage boy, first love, brother brother relationship, farm, coming of age, caravan, teenager, learning disability, couples, friendship, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 13
Taj (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A charismatic, self-absorbed Indian writer, who discovers he may not have long to live, tries to mend a neglected relationship with his young daughter from a broken previous marriage, while his life slowly falls apart around him. When they discover ...
Style: sincere, psychological, unusual plot structure, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, writers, education, compromise, love, selflessness, asian indian, obsession, school, terminal illness, lego ...
Place: india, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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Princesses (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in Spain, the story is about friendship and love in the world of prostitution.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, friendship, lifestyle, self discovery, hopes, society, social differences, depression, racism, rape, female friendship, immigration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Beautiful Beast (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: La Belle Bête is a powerful study of the conflict between beauty and ugliness, hate and love. The story revolves around three main characters. At the center, Patrice, a beautiful but mindless youth stands gazing at his image in the water. Around ...
Style: sentimental, suspense, rough, touching
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, horse, mother daughter relationship, grandmother, forbidden love, eccentric family, depravity, brother sister incest, male nudity, deep cleavage, male full rear nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Feed Me with Your Words (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In order to perfect his research, Robert travels to Italy, where he meets an unusual homeless man. Overwhelmed and confused by the unexpected encounter with that mysterious man, Robert begins to follow him and disappears without a trace...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: disappearance, family relations, parent child relationship, estranged family member, missing son, missing person, brother brother relationship, research, father son relationship, homeless man, pubic hair, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 271
Heartbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Encounter". Seven stories of women. Occasionally intersecting with each other in everyday situations. Parallel episodes of hope and abandonment, addiction and infidelity, but also friendship and trust.
Style: touching, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: marital problem, family relations, immigrants, adultery, junkie, racism, cheating, mother daughter relationship, discrimination, husband wife relationship, secret, everyday life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 276
Shameless (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the summer of 1951 in Oslo. Lillian and Amund Wang are blessed with their first and only child. Adrian Wang - a boy or a girl?
Style: suspense, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: bullying, family relations, shame, secret, bully, oedipus complex, transsexual, teenage boy, parents and children, human nature, estrangement, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1951
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%