Movies like The Keys to the House

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The Keys to the House (2004)
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The Keys to the House (2004)
Original name: Le chiavi di casa
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, emotional, sincere, bleak, gloomy, realistic, contemplative
Plot: human nature, hospital, disability, parents and children, self discovery, teenage life, single parent, estrangement, hopes, redemption, family relations, suffering, therapy, youth, misfit, dysfunctional family, family problems, society, haunted by the past, family reunited, family in crisis, reunion, love and romance, love, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, germany, europe, norway, berlin germany, milan italy

Most similar movies to The Keys to the House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, family problems, dysfunctional family, youth and father son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Keys to the House: Phantom Pain (2009), Libero (2006), Our Life (2010), Behind the Red Door (2003), A Long Way Home (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, life is a bitch, couple relations, disability, human spirit, misfit, human nature, redemption, parents and children, family relations, new love, operation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Libero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, lifestyle, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, single parent, youth, unfaithful wife, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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92%
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Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, society, wife husband relationship, desperation, brother brother relationship, social differences, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Behind the Red Door (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in New York and New England (but filmed in Newfoundland), Behind the Red Door stars Kyra Sedgwick as Manhattan-based photographer Natalie Haddad, who enjoys success with her strangely gloomy and foreboding camerawork. When her agent and best ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, self discovery, family life, haunted by the past, siblings relations, love and romance, terminal illness, estrangement, parents and children, homosexual, death of father, aids ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, sincere, emotional, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, redemption, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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69%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, estrangement, society, human nature, hopes, parents and children, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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67%
Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, gothic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dying, reconciliation, dysfunctional family, architect, house, human nature, hopes, parents and children, suffering, layoff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, sentimental, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, hopes, estrangement, self discovery, dysfunctional family, elderly, aging, countryside, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Stolen Children (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute. First the ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: orphanage, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, social differences, self discovery, on the road, society, family problems, gain trust, honest law enforcer, custody, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Eighteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pip, a street kid just turning 18, receives his grandfather's World War II-era memoirs and discovers parallels to his own life.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: street kid, survival, introspection, self discovery, homecoming, juvenile delinquency, youth, soldier, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Intruder (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years before in Tahiti. Told elliptically, with few words, we see ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, heart transplant, family relations, family problems, going straight, terminal illness, parents and children, redemption, estrangement, transplant, black market ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, tahiti, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Turn the River (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.
Style: psychological, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy
Plot: kidnapping, gambling, family relations, billiards, dysfunctional family, addiction, parents and children, hopes, family problems, estrangement, going straight, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, overcoming, hopes, family in crisis, redemption, marriage crisis, loss of child, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: death, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, siblings relations, estrangement, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Broken Wings (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, family life, human nature, midlife crisis, couple relations, single parent, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Our Father (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Chad, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two boys (Tamir & Amine) awake one morning to find that their father has abandoned their family. Shocked, they begin to misbehave. While surreptitiously watching a movie, they think they see their father speaking to them and steal the film to ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, missing person, against the odds, obsessive quest, young heroes, kids in trouble, dysfunctional family, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Father and Son (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A small family "a father and a son" lives on the top floor of an old house. The father retired from the military, when he was a student in flight school, he experienced the first and the only love of his life. This girl became his wife and ...
Style: touching, psychological, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: soldier, family relations, parents and children, single parent, youth, human nature, haunted by the past, human relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, secret, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, love and romance, friendship, human nature, single parent, culture clash, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Winter Solstice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A widower confronts his older son's decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, starting over, couple relations, love and romance, small town life, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family problems, teenage life, family in crisis, lifestyle, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, friendship, young lovers, introspection, lifestyle, womanizer, opposites attract, haunted by the past, parents and children, romance, youth, couples ...
Place: nebraska, europe, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: You is a love story. It spans 21 years, bouncing around in time, creating a kind of family quilt that wraps around a father as he struggles to overcome the grief of losing his beloved wife and raise their daughter alone. A coming-of-age journey for ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, single parent, redemption, haunted by the past, hopes, love, teenager, loss of mother, friendship, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: parents and children, family life, teenage life, youth, single parent, family relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, farm, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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50%
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I've Loved You So Long (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, release from prison, ex convict, job seeking, physician, family relations, loss of son, starting over, reunion, family reunited, loss of child, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, realistic, touching ...
Plot: mentally challenged, single parent, youth, misfit, mentally unstable, human nature, confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, haunted by the past, estrangement ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, belgium
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50%
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: couples, terminal illness, life is a bitch, redemption, working class, self discovery, youth, disorder, coming of age, human nature, culture clash, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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49%
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Pure (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, friendship, drug abuse, prostitute, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, human nature, teenage life, youth, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, haunted by the past, introspection, sexual abuse, estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, hopes, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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American Gun (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation of guns in American society.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage life, family problems, americana, on the road, working class, single parent, death in the family, dealing with death, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, virginia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, coming of age, family life, self discovery, parents and children, teenage love, youth, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family in crisis, unfulfillment, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982, 80s
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46%