Movies like The Boy Cried Murder

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The Boy Cried Murder (1966)
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The Boy Cried Murder (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young lad (Fraser MacIntosh) with a penchant for spinning elaborate yarns gets himself in deep trouble when he tries to tell people that he really did witness a terrible murder. Unfortunately no one believes him--except the killer. This multi-national drama/thriller, set within a resort community on the Adriatic Sea is a remake of the 1949 film The Window. A screen adaptation of a Cornell Woolrich story of the same name.
Plot: boy, sea, beach

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Most similar movies to The Boy Cried Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and captivating films with plots about beach, boy, sea, female nudity, crimes, male nudity and friendship mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like The Boy Cried Murder: Interlude (2016), Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997), Hubertus Castle (1973), The Absent (2014), Mordkommission K?nigswinkel (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sea, beach, separation
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95%
Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: homeless man, obsession, child abuse, lynch mob, child murder investigation, serial killer, child murder, false accusation, single mother, con artists, child murderess
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87%
Hubertus Castle (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Harald Reindl, based on the novel by Ludwig Ganghofer.
Plot: hunting, animal, falling to death, son, father son relationship, boy, hill, girl, hillside, narrow mindedness, countryside, animals ...
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The Absent (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old man lives alone in a shabby cabin in a remote mountainous area of Mexico. His house is set to be demolished in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the area. He doesn't know how to protect his house. Time goes by and one day a young ...
Plot: cooking, sea, beach, male nudity, cow, very little dialogue
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73%
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Mordkommission K?nigswinkel (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police commissioner Thomas Stark, released from jail after three years after the trial for the murder of his former partner was quashed, is picked up and housed not by his wife, who disowned him and hesitates whether to reestablish contact with ...
Plot: kidnapping, bully, father son relationship, gagged, smuggling, urination, sabotage, teenager, dinner, boy, in laws, vomiting
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68%
The Defiant Ones (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monroe and 'Joker' Johnson are two prisoners who despise each other. But after their prison transport crashes, they manage to escapechained to each other.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, escape, on the run, racism, interracial relations, crimes, partners, friendship, friends, in the woods, fugitives, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Inn on the River (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: harpoon, murder, smuggler, scuba diver, smuggling, river
Place: scotland yard, london
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63%
The Genesis Children (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A charismatic leader and a high-spirited student group are on holiday in Italy. The surreal adventures of these friends are a free-flowing, four-part "multi-sensual symphony," bereft of traditional story line. One national critic described ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), camping, beach, boy, art, teenage boy, surrealism, skinny dipping, nudism
Place: italy
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57%
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Rivals in Love (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A maid at a seaside hotel nurses to health a man she found on the beach who has lost his memory.
Plot: lesbian rape, hotel, lesbian sex, sea, rape, memory loss, love triangle, orgasm, shooting, lesbian kiss, chase, female nudity ...
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Sanctuary: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the popular Manga/Animated Film Series, Sanctuary: The Movie is the live action version of Sanctuary telling the story of two boys who survived the Khmer genocide in Cambodia and now try to create their own sanctuary in Japan. Asami is ...
Plot: pistol, bullet, gun, violence, yakuza, politics, blood
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55%
Island of 1000 Delights (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bea Fiedler and Olivia Pascal star in this erotic tale set against the backdrop of the sun soaked Seychelles, and detailing the situation that arises when an incurable gambling addict loses his wife in a wager with a casino owner who runs a secret ...
Plot: female voyeur, sex on the beach, beach, island, torture, rape, stripper, sexploitation, pool party, female masturbation, human trafficking, scheme ...
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54%
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The Soldier (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a boy, forced to grow mature before his time and to die too early because of the cruel war circumstances. This film is dedicated to all the children who have died during the National Liberation War.
Plot: soldier, bridge, nazi, darkness, river, machine gun, truck, explosive, partisan, death of child, village, boy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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53%
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Three Days (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Lithuania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Kaliningrad two Lithuanian boys meet two Russian girls. They have difficulties in finding places where they can sleep together. But this is the only problem they do solve. All four justly feel miserable because their lives are meaningless (the ...
Plot: meaning of life, isolation, sex, female nudity, beach, sea, smoking, teenager
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52%
The Little Kidnappers (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on a '50's movie of the same name, it tells the story of two young orphan boys who travel by themselves from the Old country to join their father's family in Canada. There they encounter their stern disciplinarian ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, family relations, missing child, kidnapping, beach, baby, family problems, countryside, innocence lost, adoption, crime, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: canada, nova scotia
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52%
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The Reject (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man whose life is on the verge of collapse looks for new inspiration in this drama from Serbian filmmaker Milos Radivojevic. On was once a reporter, but now makes his living working as a public relations man for a banking firm. On is in his ...
Plot: beach, cunnilingus, blood, father daughter relationship, friendship, sea, lesbian couple, female nudity, dog, bandit, oral sex, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Teenagers (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former athlete runs a camp dedicated to reforming juvenile criminals, a tough job with no quick payoffs.
Plot: female director, male nudity, swimming, bare breasts, boy, attempted rape, teacher, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked, female nudity, youth, bully ...
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51%
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Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: frenchman, revolver, car, beach, organized crime, courtroom, world war two, gang member, pantyhose, police, female stockinged legs, horse carriage ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
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The Gypsy (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hugo Sennart is a French Gypsy, wanted by the police for theft. The same inspector who's searching for him is also looking for a jewel thief, Yan Kuq, whose wife has died under suspicious circumstance just after a major burglary. The Gypsy ...
Plot: car accident, fishing, gunfight, hold up, caravan, eiffel tower paris, police raid, beach, binoculars, gypsy
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49%
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Little Criminals (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Des is an eleven year old kid who has had a really bad deal in life. Crime and mischief are the main staples of his life and he and his friends cruise around the city and do things like vandalize, steal, light fires, and mug people. He thinks that ...
Plot: child driving car, juvenile delinquent, fire, underage drinking, criminal, car theft, terror, child suicide, boy, child swearing, child uses gun, children's home ...
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49%
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Guardian Angel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A journalist investigates the smuggling of gypsy children on the black market and tries to save a young boy.
Plot: gypsy, child prostitute, white slavery, village, girl, runaway, celebration, racketeer, child abuse, beggar, social worker, investigation ...
Place: italy, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, venice
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47%
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Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, tense, cult film ...
Plot: rebellion, prison, juvenile delinquency, youth, kids in trouble, violence, riot, racism, revenge, corruption, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Shell Collector (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The latest discovery by a blind shell collector puts the relationship between man and nature on edge: a rare mollusc that is extremely poisonous, but has a healing and hallucinogenic effect on some people. Can people resist the creature’s ...
Plot: remote island, blind man, shell, beach, female nudity, sea
Place: okinawa japan, okinawa
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45%
Baby Face Nelson (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde were no match for Depression Era gangster George "Babyface" Nelson and his moll Helen Womack. Constantly on the lam from the law and from Chicago's biggest crime lord Al Capone, Babyface and his female accomplice ...
Plot: gangster, gangsters
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44%
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Toxic Love (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The alienating and repetitive life of a group of heroin junkies in the 1980s Rome.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, gloomy
Plot: addiction, heroin, teenage life, alcohol abuse, rebelliousness, drug abuse, prostitute, rebellion, deadly, youth, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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43%
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Holiday (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.
Style: melancholic, captivating, serious, disturbing, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: female nudity, erection, beach, forced sex, older man young girl relationship, drug lord, physical abuse, murder, wealth, love triangle, explicit sex, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
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42%
When the Whales Came (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life ...
Plot: whale, island, recluse, beach, girl, boy, world war one, redemption, anti war, weirdo, family relations, deafness ...
Time: 1910s
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, family problems, escapades, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Oliver Twist (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The classic Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.
Plot: orphan, pickpocket, mourning, murderer, little boy, jail, children, gun shot, battered woman, locket, boy, murder ...
Time: victorian era, 1830s, 80s, victorian
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Unscrupulous Ones (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film captures the criminal behavior of two young Copacabana thugs (the "cafajestes"). The two plan a blackmail coup against a rich old man, using nude pictures of a lady on a deserted beach. But things don't always happen as ...
Style: sexy, tense, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: convertible, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, disorder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crime, rich and poor, cons and scams, society, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 2K
LUV (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Over the course of one day, a shy 13-year-old forms a bond with his troubled uncle.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, rough, realistic
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, friendship, odd couple, orphan, danger, life is a bitch, manhood, boy, kids in trouble, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%