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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in philadelphia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, intense, touching, suspenseful and sincere films and TV shows about / that have / with rivalry, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, destiny, friendship, violence, redemption and family plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as philadelphia: Rocky (1976), The Sixth Sense (1999), Philadelphia (1993), Rocky Balboa (2006), Cold Case (2003), 'Til Death (2006), American Dreams (2002), Hack (2002), Thirtysomething (1987), Amen (1986).
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The Sixth Sense
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
107 min.
 8.1
Philadelphia
Drama
USA
125 min.
 7.7
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
The Perfect Stalker
Thriller
Canada
90 min.
 5.6

List of movies set in philadelphia

 8.1
 440K
Rocky
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, inspirational, captivating, intense, earnest, uplifting, dramatic, reflective, sincere, interesting, emotional
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, friendship, training, athlete's life, violence, rags to riches, mentor, sport, courage, honest, fight scenes, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, redemption, destiny, love story, childhood, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, dialogue, dreams, character study, athlete and trainer, visceral, boxing match, boxer, romance, transformation, chase, life, storytelling, loneliness, life philosophy, drinking, shark, violent, runaway, fighting the system, gunfight, sacrifice, ambition, dark hero, world champion, fight, hopes, rivalry, society, power relations, life is a bitch
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, bad taste humour, situational comedy, gross out humor
Plot: sitcom, bar, buddies, slacker, drugs/alcohol, family problems, family relations, disorder, friends who hate each other, friends, social misfits, friendship, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, workplace situations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, misfit, partners, workplace, stupidity, unsuccessful, abortion, dimwit, self involved, businessman, irish, old friend, immature, machismo, lawyer, antisocial behavior, deception, confrontation, scheme, working class, loser, alcohol, vanity, divorced parents, childhood friend, arrogance, irish american, sex talk, best friend, apartment, brother sister relationship, alcoholic
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 8.1
 796K
The Sixth Sense
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, dramatic, twists and turns, bleak, tense, touching, stylized, twist ending, serious, frightening, scary, interesting, cerebral, intense, clever, gloomy, enigmatic, tricky, bad ending, entertaining, sentimental, talky, captivating, mind bending
Plot: psychology, psychiatrist, mystery, doctors and patients, afterlife, able to see the dead, supernatural, ghost, tragic event, redemption, supernatural ability, police investigation, life & death, destiny, understanding, untimely death, human relationship, talking to the dead, psychic power, precocious child, seeing dead people, investigation, plot twist, death, ghosts, twists & turns, storytelling, secrets, mentor, childhood, dialogue, catastrophe, manipulation, chase, runaway, single mother, power relations, misfit, school play, paranormal phenomena, psychic, cowardliness, confidence, marriage crisis, single, child, child abuse, patient, fear, secret
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 7.7
 197K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, sincere, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, gloomy, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, prejudice, court, dedicated lawyer, hospital, homosexuality, rock, lawsuit, gays and lesbians, justice, tragedy, death, stereotypes, underdog, relationships, honest, legal action, mentor, courage, world politics, love, judiciary, terminal illness, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, political, family, destiny, love story, human spirit, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, injustice, propaganda, pornography, righting the wronged, life philosophy, drinking, partner, dying
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.2
 179K
Rocky Balboa
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere, reflective, feel good, emotional, captivating, earnest, inspirational, melancholic, uplifting, intense, sad, light, gloomy
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, redemption, aging, cancer, athlete's life, father son relationship, comeback, training, sport, mentor, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, fight scenes, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, honest, destiny, storytelling, rags to riches, ambition, childhood, father-son relationship, dialogue, alter ego, hopes, transformation, life, brutality, death, restaurant owner, boxing match, boxer, fight, solitude, dark hero, follow your dream, catastrophe, human spirit, existentialism, friendship, betrayal, courage, chase, against the odds, vengeance, apocalypse, drinking, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.6
 21K
Cold Case
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, police detective, uncover truth, victim, murder, mystery, who done it, police investigation, female detective, crimes, cold case, murder investigation, police, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, track down, riddles and clues, homicide detective, life is a bitch, grudge, rage, policewoman, frustration, interrogation, loneliness, jealousy, arrest, evidence, squad, officer, investigator, mentor, talented, heroine, suspicion, boss, team, coworker, rivals, black woman, police protagonist, female protagonist, female police officer, strong female character, woman, unsolved crime, murder confession, mysterious past, dead boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s, 2000s, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.6
 5K
'Til Death
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, sitcom, couple relations, love and romance, romance, suburbs, society, couples, friendship, friends, young lovers, suburban life, workplace situations, relationship problems, marital problem, rage, job seeking, newlyweds, outside help, up and down relationship, newcomer, outsmarting, sofa, living room, couch, high school principal, tall man, laughter, married couple, newlywed, neighbor neighbor relationship, history teacher, high school teacher, insecurity, sex talk, embarrassment, joy, immaturity, sarcasm, neighborhood, high school, clumsiness, bed, colleague, classroom, irony, bedroom, television, joke
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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American Dreams
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: follow your dream, vietnam war, friendship, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, suburban life, teenage life, americana, hopes, society, coming of age, family relations, human spirit, retro, family, dancing, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, racism, politics, ambition, love and romance, youth, friends, generation gap, football, lifestyle, military hospital, polio, folk music, kennedy assassination, illegitimate child, catholic school, high school athlete, premarital sex, historical event, television, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.3
 768
Hack
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crimes, crime, taxi, law enforcement, vigilante, taxi driver, ex-cop, dirty cop, disgraced, ex law enforcer, protective male, ex cop, driver, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Thirtysomething
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, talky, sincere, realistic, clever, stylized, touching
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, thirtysomething life, suburbs, love and romance, couples, parenthood, friendship, family relations, friends, human nature, suburban life, family life, parenting, unfulfillment, social relations, yuppie, advertising, lifestyle, reconciliation, gay friend, best friend, business, gay, gay kiss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, divorce, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
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 6.9
 1K
Amen
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, church, clergy, society, workplace, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, religions or cults, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, religious, congregation, pastor, religion, christianity, christian, minister, african american, father daughter relationship
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 5.2
 106K
Rocky V
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic, inspirational, intense, melancholic, feel good, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, betrayal, boxing, sport, father son relationship, mentor, athlete's life, redemption, rock, revenge, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, training, fight scenes, athlete and trainer, urban, family, relationship vs career, brutality, rags to riches, tough heroes, boxing match, champion, boxer, ambition, family drama, dishonesty, destiny, heroes, catastrophe, first contact, rivalry, fantasy world, couples, transporter, bankrupt, world champion, challenge, career, parent child relationship, father figure, friendship, power relations, life philosophy, dialogue, vengeance, human spirit, transformation, chase, doctors
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa, russia, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 386
Fighting Back
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, crime, crimes, store, deadly, urban, society, terrorism, vigilantism, racism, vengeance, criminal heroes, city life, law enforcement, rebellion, rivalry, death wish, shop owner, racial, pimp, tv reporter, wedding ring, prostitution, killing a dog, vigilante, finger cut off, convenience store, dead dog, severed finger, italian american, tv news, death of friend, shot to death, robbery, african american, prostitute, murder, police
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 8.0
 519K
Twelve Monkeys
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, serious, cerebral, absurd, non-linear, bleak, twists and turns, dark, twist ending, interesting, tricky, enigmatic, clever, stylized, philosophical, intellectual, suspenseful, suspense, dark humor, mind bending, reflective, tense, remake of french film, surprise ending
Plot: time travel, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, virus, time loop, imagination, alternate reality, psychology, memory, mental illness, social misfits, mystery, postmodernism, dystopic future, end of the world, post apocalyptic, twists & turns, changing the past or future, psychiatry, storytelling, plot twist, plague, destiny, technology, distopia, race against time, existentialism, paranoid, save the world, philosophy, genius, first contact, parallel universe, greed, humanity, stockholm syndrome, catastrophe, alone in the world, alternate universe, creativity, dialogue, future dystopia, underground, psychiatrist, memory loss, chases and races, subterranean, monkey, deadly
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1917, year 1990, year 1996, 1910s
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth, friends, teachers and students, teenage love, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, power relations, dating, neighbor, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, supportive parent, eccentric family, family life, classmates, bully, geek, adolescence, teacher, girlfriend, suburbs, lifestyle, school principal, long brown hair, teenage protagonist, 14 year old, brunette, teenager, brother brother relationship, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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 7.4
 74K
Witness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, captivating, realistic, scenic, dramatic, interesting, touching, romantic, intense, thought provoking, exciting, clever, earnest, sexy, breathtaking
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, romance, corruption, police corruption, culture clash, chase, police, violence, undercover cop, mentor, runaway, investigation, book, love story, murder mystery, beautiful scenery, countryside, family bonds, fish out of water, gunfight, fall in love, nudity (topless - notable), childhood, adaptation, conspiracy, violent, character study, greed, assassination, justice, dialogue, secrets, crimes, catastrophe, storytelling, amish, unlikely friendships, brutality, dishonesty, twists & turns, idealism, vengeance, law enforcement, pornography, distopia, family, mystery, family drama
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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 7.2
 312
Philly
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom, courtroom drama, workplace situations, legal, partners, workplace, power relations, reluctant partners, single parent, rivalry, family relations, single mother, law firm, lawsuit, jury, workaholic, lawyers and clients, district attorney, female lawyer, irish american, lawyer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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The Shakiest Gun in the West
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, funny, sexy, light, earnest, road movie, comic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: gunfight, anti heroes, on the road, indians, crimes, old west, goofy hero, vengeance, mythology, chase, mentor, impossible love, weapons, kidnapping, redemption, heist, lone hero, cowgirl, covered wagon, stagecoach, native american, horse, criminal heroes, catastrophe, dialogue, family, escapades, stereotypes, heroes, partners, rivalry, revenge, undercover, fight scenes, disorder, life philosophy, destiny, classic car, holiday, natural disaster, culture clash, alter ego, first contact, runaway, transformation, brutality, creativity, doctors, life & death, dentist
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey, texas
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Law Abiding Citizen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, rough, bad ending, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twist ending, tense, intense, exciting, interesting, clever, idiotic, entertaining, brutal, ridiculous
Plot: vengeance, justice, vigilantism, crime, fighting the system, murder, prison, lawyer, torture, courtroom, death, vigilante, revenge, death penalty, investigation, assassination, deal, guilt, violence, district attorney, explosion, twists & turns, corruption, brutality, happy ending, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, secrets, moral ambiguity, catastrophe, violent, danger, mentor, plot twist, chase, conspiracy, deadly, morality, surveillance, betrayal, rivalry, sacrifice, technology, secret passage, tattoo, master criminal, gratuitous violence, mind game, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.2
 292K
Unbreakable
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, serious, cerebral, gloomy, enigmatic, interesting, clever, intense, bad ending, tense, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, melancholic, reflective, dark, intellectual, mind bending, tricky
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mystery, superhero, supernatural, plot twist, destiny, good versus evil, supernatural ability, storytelling, crumbling marriage, comics, twists & turns, secrets, mentor, mind game, psychology, dialogue, invulnerability, first contact, self discovery, moral ambiguity, catastrophe, existentialism, solitude, alter ego, redemption, life philosophy, greed, parents and children, philosophy, technology, creativity, heroic mission, chase, heroes, villain, rivalry, unfulfillment, family problems, marriage crisis, parent child relationship, family relations, marital problem, survivor, a vision, psychic, accident, conflict, train crash, child with gun, supernatural power
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.1
 58K
Invincible
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, inspirational, realistic, captivating, sincere, earnest, dramatic, entertaining, intense, touching, interesting, exciting, factual, football movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underdog, football, sport, rags to riches, teacher, athlete's life, friendship, mentor, courage, follow your dream, against the odds, human spirit, soccer, life philosophy, redemption, happy ending, transformation, destiny, ambition, american football, life & death, hopes, runaway, fight scenes, justice, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, unlikely friendships, rivalry, honest, power relations, college, contests and competitions, bad luck, athlete and trainer, adaptation, camp, brutality, violence, betrayal, basketball, vengeance, race, family, alter ego, corruption, dreams, golf, classic car
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
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Lady in the Water
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: fairy tale, serious, offbeat, atmospheric, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, idiotic, surprise ending, absurd, cerebral, bad ending, melancholic, suspense, psychological, awful, stylized, surreal, ridiculous, clever
Plot: redemption, dark fantasy, legends and myths, mystery, storytelling, fantasy world, death, magic, mythology, fish out of water, imagination, supernatural, destiny, alternate reality, imaginary, catastrophe, first contact, alone in the world, creativity, dialogue, friends, existentialism, getting home, good versus evil, swimming pool, twists & turns, human spirit, transformation, life philosophy, writers, life & death, mentor, parallel universe, friendship, happy ending, natural disaster, plot twist, family, religion and supernatural, hell, mythical creature, fortune teller, alien, adventure, runaway, alien invasion, stupidity, monsters, save the lady, swimming
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.2
 116K
Devil
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense, serious, twist ending, tense, bad ending, idiotic, psychological, light, tricky, melancholic, clever, intense, biblical, frightening, interesting
Plot: devil, mystery, supernatural, police investigation, religion, captivity, death, murder, elevator, investigation, blood, confined, plot twist, demons, danger, storytelling, twists & turns, deadly creature, first contact, mysterious character, catastrophe, isolation, christianity, paranoia, torture, trapped in an elevator, claustrophobia, dialogue, who done it, natural disaster, redemption, chase, surveillance, god, guilt, creativity, afterlife, deadly, secrets, mentor, law enforcement, serial killer, spiders, stranded, psychology, stereotypes, gory, violence, end of the world, life & death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.2
 159K
Rocky II
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, captivating, intense, inspirational, entertaining, exciting, sentimental, light, emotional, harsh, feel good, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, hospital, sport, brutality, revenge, athlete's life, working class, mentor, rags to riches, destiny, violence, urban ghetto, fight scenes, contests and competitions, chase, athlete and trainer, honest, urban, redemption, tough heroes, ambition, transformation, boxing match, boxer, training, coma, heroes, catastrophe, dialogue, vengeance, family, alter ego, courage, hopes, comeback, dark hero, happy ending, culture clash, rivalry, power relations, follow your dream, love of one's life, transporter, intensive care, wife husband relationship, world champion, publicity, victory, lone hero
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Strong Medicine
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, doctors and patients, clinic, hospital, social differences, workplace situations, gender, urban, partners, society, workplace, power relations, feminism, moral dilemma, boss and employee, social class, female doctor, parents and children, family relations, abortion, workaholic, lifesaver, surgery, lifestyle, woman, medical profession, latex gloves, medical, nurse, doctor, medicine
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, medical school
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 7.4
 4K
The Guardian
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, rough, realistic
Plot: hotshot lawyer, friendship, society, custody, legal, lawyer, rivalry, community service, parent child relationship, law firm, cocaine, social worker, drug abuse, adoptive mother, closeted homosexual, child in peril, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pittsburgh
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Brotherly Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, touching, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family business, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, sibling relationship, death of father, mechanic, step siblings, inheritance, trick, stranger, half brother half brother relationship, half brother, family home, garage, car, false accusation, shopping, three brothers, truck, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.4
 6K
10th & Wolf
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: crime, gangsters, crimes, desert, dishonesty, law enforcement, family relations, undercover, mafia, life is a bitch, soldier, special agents, siblings relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, crime family, marines, code, hummer, stabbed in the belly, federal bureau of investigation, revenge killing, mentally challenged person, prosthetic limb, sicilian, slaughterhouse, oil well, female bartender, gate, hitting a woman, u.s. marine, drug smuggling, rpg, clubhouse, wooden leg, severed foot, briefcase full of money, remorse, drug trafficking, aunt nephew relationship, topless dancing, armored vehicle, bar brawl, kicking, asthmatic, broken glass, loss of brother, sociopath, accomplice, shooting
Time: contemporary, year 1984, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa, iraq
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 6.8
 143K
Rocky III
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: sincere, serious, feel good, realistic, gloomy, entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, intense, inspirational, exciting, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, revenge, sport, brutality, death, redemption, athlete's life, comeback, mentor, fight scenes, violence, motorcycle, friendship, contests and competitions, urban, vengeance, athlete and trainer, chase, alter ego, tough heroes, family drama, ambition, transformation, rivalry, dark hero, destiny, lone hero, fame, boxing match, boxer, training, heroes, dialogue, honest, catastrophe, power relations, human spirit, transporter, world champion, defeat, victory, wealth, storytelling, immortality, childhood, weapons, unlikely friendships, culture clash, family
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, los angeles, russia, madison square garden manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, california
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Clean and Sober
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, gloomy, earnest, light, intense, melancholic, emotional, compassionate, harsh, interesting
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drinking, drug addiction, downfall, drugs, redemption, human nature, tragedy, depression, introspection, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, alcohol abuse, honest, wine, runaway, false accusation, hospital, character study, unlikely friendships, greed, cocaine, real estate agent, obsession, culture clash, catastrophe, life is a bitch, death, happy ending, going straight, life philosophy, relationships, brutality, rehabilitation, destiny, self discovery, gangsters, transformation, homeless, loneliness, dialogue, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
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