Movies like Paper Covers Rock

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Paper Covers Rock (2008)
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Paper Covers Rock (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samantha is recovering from a suicide attempt and ready for a fresh start in life. She has to fight for the custody of her daughter.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, mental illness, starting over, hopes, family problems, custody, depression, psychologist, sister sister relationship, swimming pool, mother daughter relationship, rock paper scissors, woman in underwear
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Paper Covers Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, estrangement and family in crisis mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Paper Covers Rock: Like Dandelion Dust (2009), Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013), Things Behind the Sun (2006), Applause (2009), Stay (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family life, hopes, social worker, custody, family problems, legal, legal action, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, family problems, human spirit, family relations, hopes, strong female presence, stand up comedian, funeral, debate, psychiatry, family dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: touching, serious, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: estrangement, dysfunctional family, family problems, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, youth, family life, female nudity, coma, marijuana, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: rehabilitation, estrangement, alcohol abuse, starting over, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, strong female presence, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, homecoming, unsupportive spouse, single parent, family relations, love, family problems, fear of commitment, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, last wish, hopes, death in the family, family problems, family relations, introspection, brother brother relationship, nature, coffin, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, self discovery, ambition, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, relationship vs career, eccentric family, family problems, family life, breakup, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 979
Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sailor, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, estrangement, alcohol abuse, hopes, unfulfillment, homecoming, sick mother, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 300
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: emotional, sincere, captivating, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, working class, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, urban, moral dilemma, society, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 793
Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: human nature, job seeking, society, estrangement, haunted by the past, unemployment, redemption, dysfunctional family, starting over, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 159
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: custody, courtroom drama, adoption, single parent, youth, rivalry, family problems, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, righting the wronged, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, misfit, family problems, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, couple relations, family relations, mentally unstable, love and romance, love affair, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 2K
Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family life, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family gatherings, couple relations, couples, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 232
Hidden Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist tries to help a suicidal woman who despises her grown daughter.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, parent child relationship, clinic, mental institution, family relations, doctors and patients, power relations, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat. ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: redemption, aging, single parent, elderly, bittersweet, family relations, friends, father son relationship, pneumonia, domestic violence, father figure, hustler
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family life, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, unfulfillment, death in the family, dishonesty, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, woman, profanity, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: homecoming, best friends, tragic love, family problems, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, starting over, orphan, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, domestic disturbance, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 960
Ismael (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An 8-year-old boy tracks down his father.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, introspection, haunted by the past, father and son, bittersweet, family relations, family drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 646
Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, family gatherings, homecoming, estrangement, strong female presence, siblings relations, family relations, under the surface, family life, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 7K
Krisha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.
Style: tragicomedy, serious, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, haunted by the past, family problems, thanksgiving, addiction, friendship, family gatherings, family relations, dysfunctional family, family, mental illness, estranged son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: death, self discovery, family problems, parents and children, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: emotional, sincere, contemplative, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, coping, family problems, hopes, estrangement, terminal illness, redemption, dealing with death, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, self discovery, hopes, estrangement, elderly, parents and children, family relations, countryside, family problems, aging, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Skinny Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. The disease slowly tears the family apart. A story about jealousy, love and betrayal told with warmth, depth ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: anorexia, mental illness, child illness, family relations, siblings relations, sisterhood, youth, kids in trouble, family problems, parents and children, strong female character, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mainline (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The uneasy relationship between a mother and daughter is made all the more turbulent by drug abuse in this downbeat drama from Iranian filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahab
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: drug abuse, family relations, lovers apart, parents and children, addiction, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, strong female presence, redemption, hopes, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 902
Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: society, starting over, love and romance, life is a bitch, death in the family, family problems, unfulfillment, sexual abuse, destiny, sexual content, dull life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: suburbs, family life, terminal illness, dealing with death, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, cancer, sickness, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 2K
Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, touching ...
Plot: celebrity culture, family relations, friendship, social worker, family problems, family in crisis, obsession, prostitute, female nudity, man boy relationship, godparent, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: single father, single parent, family problems, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, babies and infants, death in the family, parent child relationship, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%