Movies like The Children's Hour

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The Children's Hour (1961)
 7.8
 14K
The Children's Hour (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A troublemaking student at a girl's school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Style: controversial, talky, touching, realistic, psychological, clever, gloomy, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gay slur, school, teacher, family relations, brat, false accusation, rumor, gender, gays and lesbians, courtroom drama, manipulation, boarding school, best friends, youth, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, manipulations, social problems, legal, society, human nature, couples, vicious ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Children's Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and serious films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief) and relationships mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Children's Hour: Carol (2015), The Truth About Jane (2000), You Are Not Alone (1978), All Over Me (1997), Julie Johnson (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 109K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian love, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, age difference, gays and lesbians, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, impossible love, divorce ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, school, lesbian couple, coming out, fall in love, friendship, parents and children, high school life, high school, youth, teenage love, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, youth, teenage life, family relations, coming of age, love and romance, boarding school life, friends, couples, lifestyle, school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 3K
All Over Me (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is changed one night when a violent and meaningless death rocks ...
Style: sincere, touching, melancholic, sad, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, youth, punk, friendship, society, self discovery, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, gay slur, tomboy, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.0
 626
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, clever, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, feminism, human nature, couples, parents and children, road not taken, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, lesbian romance, school, love affair, older woman younger woman relationship, teacher, couples, teenage love, college life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, terminal illness, couples, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 1K
Hollow Reed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long, however, until Oliver appears at the house of Martin and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: custody, courtroom, gay slur, gays and lesbians, gender, single parent, legal, couples, fighting the system, family problems, rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, career change, ballerina, bittersweet, romance, couple relations, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 10K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexy, sincere, emotional, sexual, depressing ...
Plot: lesbian, photographer, addiction, lesbian couple, lgbt, human nature, love affair, drugs/alcohol, couples, photograph, heroin, magazine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: psychological, sincere, melancholic, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, countryside, gays and lesbians, friendship, lgbt, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rachel, Rachel (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.
Style: sincere, realistic, contemplative, emotional, serious ...
Plot: school, midlife crisis, repression, family relations, pregnancy, tragic love, small town, betrayal, self discovery, elementary school, teacher, city life ...
Time: 60s
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 103K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gays and lesbians, gay, tragic love, broken heart, homosexual, haunted by the past, loneliness, love and romance, teacher student relationship, death, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1962
Place: california, los angeles, usa, santa monica california, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, friendship, gay, death, family relations, lgbt, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, gender, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: emotional, touching, melancholic, intense, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, depression, interracial relations, dating, sadness, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, illness, abortion, pregnancy, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature, starting over, couples, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, closeted homosexual, lesbianism, coming out, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, gay, gay slur, satire, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Therese and Isabelle (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two young girls experience awakening sexuality in the heated atmosphere of a Swiss girls' boarding school.
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, sexy, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, boarding school, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, boarding school life, sexual relations, sexual content, gays and lesbians, school ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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A Patch of Blue (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.
Style: suspense, touching, talky, emotional, tense ...
Plot: friendship, racism, prostitute, interracial relations, blindness, disability, family relations, alcohol abuse, park, tenement, innocence lost, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: aids, self discovery, love triangle, lgbt, romance, hopes, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, gay, tantrum ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967 ...
Place: ohio, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, divorce, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, gender, love and romance, farm, self discovery, coming out ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay, homosexual, forbidden love, gay romance, gay slur, closeted homosexual, cowboy, male nudity, first gay sexual experience ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, texas, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, realistic, contemplative, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, friends, prostitute, couples, teenage life, buddies, society, lifestyle, urban, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, europe, usa, italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, romance, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, true love, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: sad, psychological, touching, romantic, thought provoking
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian sex, emotional abuse, intolerance, society, love and romance, secrets, parent child relationship, female director, beekeeper, working class ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Winslow Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: british, lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, justice, media, royal court, rebellion, injustice, campaign, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, gay relationship, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, gay love, secret love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: custody, false accusation, pregnancy, family relations, divorced divorcee, sculptor, piano, custody battle, courtroom drama, family in crisis, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, maine, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 6K
Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, interracial relations, love, boarding school life, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, teenage love, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: australia, kenya, uganda, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.0
 498
The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, religions or cults, society, gender, school, parents and children, unfulfillment, thesis, christianity, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%