Movies like Christy 1994

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Christy (1994)
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee

Most similar movies to Christy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, death, mother son relationship, father son relationship, widow and parents and children mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Christy: All the Way Home (1981), All the Way Home (1963), A Death in the Family (2002), Part 2, Sounder (1976), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: single mother, widow, car, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loss of husband, loss of father, live broadcast, death of husband, death of father, family relations, filmed play ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
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95%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: social relations, family relations, love and romance, hopes, society, mountain, moral dilemma, small town, school, small town life, love triangle, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, small town, death of husband, family problems, life turned upside down, denial, bittersweet, human nature, death in the family, family in crisis, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: car accident, child's point of view, widow, brother sister relationship, death of father, death of husband, death, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: family relations, depression, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the book by Caroline B. Cooney, a girl happens to look down at a milk carton one day and she sees herself on the back! Could her parents really have kidnapped her?
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prom, family relations, missing child, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, family problems, coming of age, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: injury, armenian genocide, survivor, armenian, bolshevik, genocide, world war one, communism
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: armenia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Plot: nylons, female protagonist, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: gambler, female nudity, sex scene, fall in love, widow, falling in love, memory, casino, young woman, resort
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.
Plot: exploitation, slavery
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Husband's Secret Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A policeman's widow (Archer) uncovers corruption within the force after meeting a woman (Alonso) who was tied to her husband's mysterious death.
Plot: loss of husband, widow, police officer, corruption, stockings, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, private detective, suicide, secret
Place: las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: in laws, fire, male bonding, campfire, father son relationship, male friendship, fatherhood, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Fifth Monkey (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Cunda, a man living deep in the Brazilian rainforest, is bitten by a snake, he has a hallucination of four chimpanzees. Once he recovers, he is shocked to find the four chimpanzees waiting for him at home, and, believing them to be special, ...
Plot: monkey, snake, jungle, chimpanzee
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
When the Whales Came (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life ...
Plot: whale, island, beach, recluse, family relations, weirdo, world war one, curse, boy, girl, anti war, deafness ...
Time: 1910s
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Scattered Dreams (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It is about a loving couple which trying to make a living in 1951 Florida. When they are arrested, for a crime they didn't commit. The pair are given long jail terms and ripped from their children, so they begin a stunning fight for justice ...
Plot: suicide attempt, legal action, family relations, innocence, police brutality, husband wife relationship, small town, mother daughter relationship, guilt, wrongful conviction, racial tension, wrongful imprisonment ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1951
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: touching, sincere, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, family in crisis, unfulfillment, rise to the top, hopes, society, dysfunctional family, family life, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, europe, england, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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All You Need (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, social decay, society, family problems, family gatherings, parents and children, couple relations, human nature, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hidden in Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid Fusia. In return Fusia provides them with food until the ghetto is ...
Plot: jewish, christmas eve, hiding, catholic, ghetto, jewish ghetto, rat, world war two, food, secret, nurse, house ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: accident, death, jealousy, drugs, party, drug addict, teenager, drug addiction
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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International Airport (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Manager of a large metropolitan airport tries to deal with the stress of his job, and the various characters that work for him.
Plot: bomb threat, divorce, airport, aviation
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Bengali Night (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Allan (Hugh Grant) is an engineer working in 1930s Calcutta. He is invited to stay with the family of his boss, Narendra Sen (Soumitra Chatterjee) which includes his wife, Indira (Shabana Azmi) and daughter Gayatri (Supriya Pathak). Gayatri and ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love
Place: kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 123
Negatives (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple's bizarre romantic relationship is disrupted by the intrusion of a third person.
Plot: playing footsie, female stockinged foot, female stockinged legs, eyeglasses
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Travis McGee (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Travis McGee is a world-weary private eye trying to help boat skipper friend Van Harder salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that might have been faked.
Plot: private detective, investigator, reputation, faked death, boat, private investigator, corpse
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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No Justice (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A violent sadist has been appointed a deputy sheriff by his uncle, the alcoholic and corrupt county sheriff, who runs a drug-smuggling and bootlegging operation on the side. When the sheriff's nephew decides to steal the land of some local ...
Plot: bootlegging, river, drug smuggling, deputy, police corruption, alcoholic, south, drugs, drug
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Skylark (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: farm, drought, countryside, family life, forces of nature, against the odds, down on your luck, human spirit, couples, friends, catastrophe, misfit ...
Time: 1910s
Place: kansas, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: absurdism, avant-garde, abstract art
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%