Movies like The Children's Hour

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The Children's Hour (1961)
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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: talky, touching, realistic, psychological, clever, serious, gloomy, sexy, heartbreaking, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gay slur, girls' school, school, teacher, family relations, spoiled brat, rumor, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, gender, courtroom drama, manipulation, lesbian relationship, boarding school, youth, parents and children, love and romance, best friends, hate, couples, legal, society, social problems, elementary school ...
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 gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, friendship, lesbian, family relations and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Children's Hour: Carol (2015), But I'm a Cheerleader (1999), Tell It to the Bees (2018), The Truth About Jane (2000), All Over Me (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, forbidden love, lesbian love, impossible love, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, age difference, road trip ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, coming out, cheerleader, lesbianism, lesbian love, lgbt, cheerleading, gay, closeted homosexual, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, thought provoking, touching, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lesbian love, lesbian couple, emotional abuse, intolerance, lesbian interest, female doctor, secrets ...
Time: 50s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ 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: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, school, lesbian couple, fall in love, high school life, gay teacher, teenage love, youth, lesbian sex, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 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, coming of age, gay slur, tomboy, character study, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 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, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: custody, courtroom, gay slur, gays and lesbians, against the odds, parents and children, courtroom drama, couples, family problems, family relations, gender, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 684
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, realistic, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, couples, love and romance, human nature, feminism, parents and children, road not taken, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming of age, youth, teenage life, lgbt child, first love, family relations, love and romance, lgbt teen, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, terminal illness, friendship, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), virus, gay slur, couple relations, sexual content, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, gender, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, self discovery, injustice, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 111K
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, loneliness, broken heart, homosexual, tragic love, haunted by the past, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, teacher student relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, denver colorado, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sexy, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt, countryside, teenage life, siblings relations, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 11K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, addiction, human nature, love affair, couples, sexuality, heroin, magazine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, bleak, touching, melancholic, intense ...
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 ⇓
30%
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, ballerina, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, career change, bittersweet, romance, rivalry, love and romance, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic ...
Plot: aids, gay, terminal illness, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 407
Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian relationship, family relations, elderly lovers, parents and children, aging, golden years, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, couple relations, lesbian romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: school, midlife crisis, repression, family relations, tragic love, pregnancy, small town, self discovery, betrayal, elementary school, teacher, breakup ...
Time: 60s
Place: new england, usa, oregon, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbianism, feminism, lesbian bar, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, strong female presence, couples ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1961 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: sexy, witty, clever, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, friendship, fall in love, teenage love, couple relations, parents and children, twentysomething life, singleness, love affair, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, boarding school, friendship, boarding school life, unfulfilled love, love affair, sexual relations, teenage love, school, parent getting married, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 9K
Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage girl, feminism, rebellion, teacher, youth, prison, hostage, tattoo, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ 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, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, romance, divorce, coming out, couples, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: lgbt, love triangle, aids, gay, self discovery, romance, hopes, gay relationship, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, phoenix arizona, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, touching, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, gay relationship, gay sex, love and romance, fall in love, couples, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, racism, prostitute, interracial relations, blindness, disability, alcohol abuse, family relations, interracial romance, innocence lost, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, hate crime, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, dishonesty, romance, youth, love and romance, gender, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian love, coming out, teenage love, love and romance, lgbt, family relations, self discovery, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian teen ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: semi serious, sexy, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love and romance, society, religions or cults, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, gender, school, parents and children, self discovery, gays and lesbians, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, beach, friendship, coming out, family relations, older man younger man relationship, teenage life, forbidden love, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%