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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, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship, death, father son relationship, husband wife relationship 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.
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, social relations, mountain, love triangle, idealism, small town, small town life, school, moral dilemma, hopes, society, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, loss of husband, uncle nephew relationship, car, loss of father, accident, death of husband, love, death of father, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, small town, death of husband, family problems, life turned upside down, starting over, single parent, society, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
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57%
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: death, death of father, child's point of view, death of husband, brother sister relationship, widow, interracial relations, car accident, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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.
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51%
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, african american, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, kidnapping, prom, missing child, family problems, life turned upside down, youth, coming of age, life is a bitch, mystery, young heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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
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36%
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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, armenian, genocide, survivor, bolshevik, world war one, communism, injury
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: armenia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the ...
Plot: war
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: playing footsie, eyeglasses, female stockinged legs
⇓ 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, corruption, mother daughter relationship, widow, police officer, stockings
⇓ 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, father son relationship, fatherhood, friendship between men, campfire
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: chimpanzee, monkey, snake, jungle
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sister, job, silence, teenager, world war two, food, hiding, ghetto, secret, nurse, rat ...
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: death, accident, teenager, jealousy, drugs, assault, high school, police detective, defense attorney, interrogation, lsd, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ 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: legal action, family relations, husband wife relationship, foster home, guilt, racial tension, controversy, corrupt sheriff, wrongful conviction, police brutality, wrongful imprisonment, small town ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
⇓ 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: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, social decay, family problems, society, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, family gatherings, family life ...
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: realistic, serious, talky, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, couples, society, hopes, youth, unfulfillment, love and romance, rise to the top, family life, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, europe, usa, england, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: alcoholic, deputy, river, police corruption, bootlegging, land grab, drug smuggling, drugs, south
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, female whipping
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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
Place: kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: sexuality, rape, countryside, poverty, backwoods, sexual attraction, community, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: secret, husband wife relationship, blackjack, suicide, private detective
Place: san francisco, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, deafness, girl, boy, anti war, weirdo, family relations, redemption, bird ...
Time: 1910s
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Zebras in Wyoming (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A prisoner soon has his guard questioning his own world-view.
Plot: security guard, locked in, police, defiant, captivity, justice, prisoner, philosophy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Walk the Line (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tawes is the sheriff in a godforsaken little hole somewhere in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, nubile woman, crimes, dishonesty, fugitives, criminal heroes, rivalry, on the run, couples, small town life, cons and scams, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Flamingo Rising (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and ...
Plot: rivalry, funeral home, movie theatre, drive in, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Tricks (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ex-showgirl and part-time hooker Rogers looses her legitimate job at a casino because of an abusive trick. She gets revenge when she is blacklisted and her son is threatened.
Plot: mansion, single parent, ostracism, prostitution, showgirl, revenge, mother son relationship, spit in the face
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%