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 gloomy films with plots about family relations, death, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love and romance, family problems and society 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: widow, single mother, live broadcast, loss of husband, family relations, filmed play, car, accident, uncle nephew relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, love ...
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: moral dilemma, society, social relations, family relations, small town life, hopes, love and romance, small town, school, idealism, mountain, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, usa, north carolina
⇓ 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: gloomy, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, small town, death of husband, family problems, death in the family, single parent, denial, bittersweet, life turned upside down, human nature, small town life, parents and children ...
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: interracial relations, child's point of view, death of husband, widow, car accident, death, death of father, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: african american, depression, family relations
⇓ 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: family relations, missing child, prom, kidnapping, parents and children, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, uncover truth, life turned upside down, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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: armenian genocide, injury, communism, world war one, survivor, armenian, genocide, bolshevik
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: soviet union, armenia
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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 ⇓
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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: sex scene, young woman, falling in love, fall in love, memory, widow, gambler, resort, female nudity, casino
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mariette in Ecstasy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
Plot: trance, nun, mother superior, abbess, convent
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: slavery, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: forbidden love, love triangle
⇓ 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: suicide, husband wife relationship, secret, private detective
Place: san francisco, las vegas
⇓ 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: stockings, corruption, mother daughter relationship, loss of husband, police officer, widow
⇓ 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: fatherhood, male friendship, father son relationship, male bonding, fire, campfire, in laws, 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, jungle, snake, chimpanzee
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, anti war, curse, redemption, bird, family relations, world war one, weirdo, boy ...
Time: 1910s
Place: cornwall
⇓ 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, secret, noise, nazi, attic, house, brooch, hiding, teenager, christmas eve, catholic, nurse ...
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, drugs, drug addiction, drug addict, party, jealousy, teenager
⇓ 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: racial tension, legal action, innocence, controversy, police brutality, guilt, husband wife relationship, family relations, small town, wrongful imprisonment, suicide attempt, foster home ...
Time: year 1951, 50s, 1950s
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, social decay, society, human nature, couple relations, family gatherings, family problems, family life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, gloomy, serious, contemplative, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, love and romance, society, human nature, couples, family problems, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, europe, england, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 635
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%
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, airport, aviation, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: female stockinged foot, eyeglasses, playing footsie, female stockinged legs
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: star crossed lovers, dying young, college student, melancholy, disease, death, love
⇓ 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: corpse, faked death, investigator, reputation, private detective, private investigator, boat
⇓ 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: south, bootlegging, deputy, police corruption, alcoholic, river, drug smuggling, drug, drugs
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%