Movies like Black Snake Moan

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Black Snake Moan (2006)
 7.0
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Black Snake Moan
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious, rough, realistic, road movie, sexy, intense, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, small town, blues, sexual abuse, drugs, friendship, drugs/alcohol, drinking, isolation, strong sexual content, race issues, nudity (topless - notable), confined, hopes, happy ending, brutality, pornography, stereotypes, relationships, dialogue, violence, addiction, going straight, loneliness, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, tennessee
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25th Hour
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USA
135 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Black Snake Moan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and dramatic films with plots about mentor, drinking, storytelling, redemption, brutality, runaway and dialogue mostly in Drama, Music and Crime genres. Some movies like Black Snake Moan: Hustle & Flow (2005), 54 (1998), Laurel Canyon (2002), Sherrybaby (2006), Saturday Night Fever (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 36K
Hustle & Flow
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, serious, rough ...
Plot: midlife crisis, hip hop, music, redemption, dreams, drug abuse, drinking, friendship, crime, human spirit, violence, music business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, los angeles, mount everest ...
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54
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: drug abuse, disco, addiction, sex, nightclub, drugs, gay, drugs/alcohol, rise and fall, nightlife, drinking, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, bahamas
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    User:   56%
 
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Laurel Canyon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up ...
Style: realistic, sexual, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, music business, drinking, hospital, psychiatry, drugs/alcohol, human nature, rock, mental illness, relationships, rock and roll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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    User:   57%
 
 6.6
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Sherrybaby
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, father daughter relationship, heroin, drug addiction, prison, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, drinking, drugs, hopes, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, delaware, usa
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System:   53%
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Saturday Night Fever
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: music, disco, dancing, dance, friendship, dancer's life, social misfits, urban, working class, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
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Joe
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The rough-hewn boss of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member of his team from an abusive father.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, coming of age, child abuse, small town, homeless, friendship, violence, father son relationship, drugs/alcohol, violent, mentor, drinking ...
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Place: mississippi, usa, texas, new jersey, california
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    User:   53%
 
 7.1
 216K
8 Mile
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, lyrical, tense, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, music, rags to riches, music business, follow your dream, white rapper, musician's life, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, stereotypes, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
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 6.8
 74K
Thirteen
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, addiction, dysfunctional family, adolescence, marijuana, drug abuse, drinking, drug addiction, makeover, domestic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, venice beach california
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    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 78K
Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, drugs, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, drinking, basketball, dedicated educator, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
Don't Come Knocking
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, stylized, touching, serious ...
Plot: small town, redemption, father son relationship, human nature, rock, loneliness, existentialism, storytelling, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, depression, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, nevada, usa, texas, california ...
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 7.1
 13K
A Late Quartet
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, dramatic, intense ...
Plot: classical music, music, aging, music band, relationships, mentor, artists and showbiz, drinking, tragedy, betrayal, obsession, wine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.7
 159K
25th Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: crime, friendship, redemption, betrayal, prison, guilt, freedom, drugs, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 3K
Georgia
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
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Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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 123K
Winter's Bone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: small town, poverty, mental illness, death, violence, neo noir, drinking, track down, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck, realism, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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    User:   35%
 
 6.3
 16K
Country Strong
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, love, addiction, country, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, hip hop, rock and roll, fall in love, ambition, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, las vegas, austin texas, tennessee ...
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 6.5
 4K
Groove
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: drugs, gay, city life, music, dance, drug abuse, nightlife, life philosophy, twentysomething life, drinking, dialogue, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
Midnight Cowboy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexual, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, dreams, loneliness, prostitution, sexuality, prostitute, drinking, fish out of water, hotel, small town, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 7.2
 30K
The Woodsman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, intense ...
Plot: friendship, sexual abuse, redemption, prison, child abuse, father daughter relationship, loneliness, police, male nudity, drinking, sex, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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Tender Mercies
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: redemption, music, self discovery, country, divorce, small town, musician's life, religion, character study, drinking, starting over, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 6.2
 38K
Rock Star
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: serious, realistic, road movie, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, rock, music band, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, rising to stardom, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, new jersey, seattle washington
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 7.3
 76K
Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, music, loneliness, aging, drinking, country, music business, musician's life, singer, musician, journalist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, phoenix arizona, houston texas, new mexico ...
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System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
 6.2
 24K
Palo Alto
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: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, small town, drugs, teenagers, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, adolescence, coming-of-age, drinking, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 7.7
 206K
21 Grams
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, clever, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, guilt, death, vengeance, tragedy, loneliness, hospital, revenge, drug addiction, drug abuse, betrayal, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
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 7.0
 11K
Towelhead
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sexual abuse, racism, sexuality, child abuse, gulf war, virginity, small town, sex, strong sexual content, adolescence, coming-of-age ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1991, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california, houston texas
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
 43K
The Runaways
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, coming of age, addiction, drugs, music business, rebellion, drinking, teenager, rock and roll, drugs/alcohol, rock, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
Liberty Heights
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, segregation, prejudice, dysfunctional family, friendship, interracial romance, race issues, opposites attract, jews, jewish, love ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
'Round Midnight
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, addiction, solitude, drugs/alcohol, drinking, artists and showbiz, obsession, life is a bitch, artist, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, usa, paris france
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System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
Little Children
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: psychological, realistic, sexual, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, small town, parenthood, dysfunctional family, sexuality, marriage, pornography, child abuse, drinking, strong sexual content, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 

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Harsh Times
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging ...
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Plot: drinking, corruption, violence, unemployment, friendship, drugs/alcohol, crime, haunted by the past, drugs, crimes, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa, new jersey ...
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System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
Clean and Sober
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, touching, talky, sincere, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drinking, drug addiction, downfall, drugs, redemption, human nature, tragedy, depression, introspection, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
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System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
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