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Crooked Hearts (1991)
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Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: infidelity, secret, dysfunctional family, college, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, family life, human spirit, family problems, human nature, couples, siblings relations, eccentric family, unfulfillment, family in crisis, parent child relationship, love, dog, dancing, basketball, pregnancy, student, party, teacher ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and talky films with plots about mother daughter relationship, family relations, couples, father son relationship, kiss, mother son relationship and drinking mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Crooked Hearts: The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), The Twilight of the Golds (1996), The Good Mother (1988), To Our Loves (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, human nature, crumbling marriage, estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children, dealing with death, family life, eccentric family, thanksgiving, homecoming ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, genetics, abortion, acceptance, baby, gay, coming out, gender, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: custody, false accusation, pregnancy, courtroom drama, unfulfillment, parents and children, dedicated lawyer, family in crisis, couple relations, family relations, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, connecticut, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.4
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, looking for sex, youth, introspection, society, human nature, teenage life, couples, family problems, downfall, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, african american, addiction, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, under the surface, romance, family gatherings, favoritism among siblings, self destructing, human nature, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, obsession, coming of age, gas station, dysfunctional marriage, romance, youth, teenage life, small town life, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 3K
Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: realistic, offbeat, sentimental, touching, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, couple relations, sexual relations, life is a bitch, single parent, youth, parents and children, babies and infants, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, celebrity culture, haunted by the past, society, love affair ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, domestic violence, island, self discovery, football, therapy, haunted by the past, poet, extramarital affair, twin sister, american football ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: clever, semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, follow your dream, hopes, unfulfillment, lifestyle, feminism, society, human nature, gender, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family life, human nature, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, life is a bitch, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, village, bus ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: ireland, africa, europe, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 37
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, friendship, romance, dealing with death, life is a bitch, babies and infants, friends, hopes, family relations, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 4K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: sentimental, offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, pregnancy, party, artist, love, sex, introspection, human nature, babies and infants, couples, fall in love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 14K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, couple relations, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, parents and children, leukemia, tragic love, father son relationship, nurse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, wedding, children, jealousy, festival, dancing, dishonesty, disagreement, disgraced, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, marriage, sex, voyeurism, cheating wife, romance, wedding, family life, couples, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, sicily, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 969
Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, coming out, tragic hero, transsexual, gender, family relations, life is a bitch, family gatherings, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 168K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, nurse, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, truck, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
First Love, Last Rites (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Joey and Sissel are two misfits spending most of their time together talking or having sex. Gradually and slowly their relationships are becoming boring for them.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: estrangement, sex, misfit, dysfunctional family, youth, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, siblings relations, suburban life, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, canada, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, self discovery, youth, domestic violence, love affair, couples, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 516
Finding Home (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inheriting her grandmother's remote island Inn causes Amanda to re-evaluate her life and decisions.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: island, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, hopes, parents and children, uncover truth, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, family life, death in the family, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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After the Deluge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his ...
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, unfulfillment, siblings relations, golden years, introspection, estrangement, memory loss, elderly, mental illness, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, unfulfillment, coming of age, last wish, death in the family, family problems, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 2K
Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, coming of age, friendship, teenage love, factory, fall in love, family problems, innocence lost, young lovers, romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Julie Walking Home (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, Poland, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julie's son is dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart. She goes to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, psychological
Plot: betrayal, pregnancy, infidelity, twins, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, dealing with death, family in crisis, child illness, life is a bitch, survival ...
Place: poland, holland, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 100K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, strong sexual content, housewife, parenthood, small town, love affair, extramarital affair, dysfunctional family, pedophilia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual pleasure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: touching, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, rejection, vandalism, prostitute, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: santa monica california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, looking for love, family problems, couples, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, family relations, follow your dream, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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