Movies like Daddy 1991

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Daddy (1991)
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Daddy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Oliver Watson has never been luckier: he is a successful advertising executive, shares a marriage of eighteen years with Sarah and has three loving kids: 17-year-old Ben, 15-year-old Melissa, and 9-year-old Sam. His perfect life suddenly falls apart when his wife Sarah announces that she wants to enter a graduate school 200 miles away from home, as she regrets that she gave up her bohemian protester's life and promising writing career to become the wife of a conservative traditionalist. Oliver unsuccessfully tries to save his marriage, until Sarah announces that she is seeing someone else. The children start acting out as a reaction and life is complicated by the death of Oliver’s mother and accepts a job in L.A. where he falls in love with Charlotte Sampson. Life again challenges Oliver when Charlotte is offered her dream job on Broadway.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: single parent, single father, lifetime, marital problem, romance, family relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, fall in love, couples, babies and infants, family problems, custody, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, divorce, advertising, surrogate mother, parenthood, marital separation
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, family problems, romance, parents and children and single parent mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Daddy: Fine Things (1990), Once in a Lifetime (1994), The Bread, My Sweet (2001), A Perfect Stranger (1994), Dodson's Journey (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fine Things (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Standard romantic melodrama from novelist Danielle Steele finds a couple embroiled in marital conflict with a nasty child-custody battle at its center.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: youth, wedding, family problems, couples, family relations, kidnapping, family in crisis, parents and children, family life, custody, couple relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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100%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, deaf, boarding school, starting over, family relations, couples, family problems, pregnancy, boarding school life, hospital, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, best friends, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, looking for love, family life, couples, dream come true, family problems, unlikely couple, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, bittersweet, aging, romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, single parent, family relations, family problems, breakup, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Sons & Lovers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Filmmaker Stephen Whittaker adapts author D.H. Lawrence's simmering tale of sex, love, and family. In the years leading up to World War I, the problems faced by many families were uncannily similar to the issues that mankind would still be ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, sincere
Plot: family relations, self discovery, couples, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, crumbling marriage, writer's life, love and romance, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, romance, family relations, breakup, family problems, couples, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, family relations, relationship vs career, romance, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, unfulfillment, producer, passion, divorce, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, touching, erotic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love, single parent, couples, babies and infants, family in crisis, parents and children, family life, family problems, disability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: deaf, sexual abuse, family relations, family problems, disability, couples, estrangement, misfit, mute or deaf, hopes, opposites attract, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Unwed Father (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 9 months after a drunken sexual encounter, a young man winds up raising a baby on his own.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: babies and infants, single father, single parent, adoption, lifetime, environmentalism, family relations, couples, family problems, love and romance, youth, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Every Other Week (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pontus is divorced and has custody of his children every other week while living life as a bachelor the rest of the time. His older brother, Jens, is married since 20 years and has three children. When Jens' marriage collapses, he moves in with ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sexy, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: brother brother relationship, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, romance, family life, love affair, platonic, family problems, breakup, infidelity, couples, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 105
Parsley Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young woman mulls how to terminate her unwanted pregnancy and whether to leave her boyfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual, experimental ...
Plot: pregnancy, starting over, adoption, breakup, youth, romance, family problems, love and romance, couples, hopes, babies and infants, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Comfort and Joy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High-powered single-woman Jane Berry is focused on the important things in life, such as advancing her career and spending a bundle on fashionable shoes. But then a car accident on Christmas Eve changes her forever: Jane wakes up after the crash to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, memory loss, starting over, looking for love, rescue, romance, single parent, couples, family relations, road not taken, fall in love, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Life in Flight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Will is a rising star in New York City architecture, managing a tough project and negotiating to join an important firm. He rarely smiles. His wife Catherine is on the rise as well, as the social engine of his success. They have a son, about eight. ...
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, divorce, troubled marriage, marital strife, family problems, couples, family relations, introspection, parents and children, family life, estrangement, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Other Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the divorce from Michael, Tessa raises her daughters Kate and Lara alone. None of them can stand Michael's new young wife Carolyn, a model. But when Tessa learns that she's suffering from cancer and soon will die, she tries to get ...
Style: realistic
Plot: cancer, divorce, model, family relations, terminal illness, parent child relationship, couples, family problems, parents and children, family life, family in crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Marine Life (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, family life, family problems, family relations, couples, love and romance, single parent, youth, child as adult, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, semi autobiographical
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, midlife crisis, forbidden love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 779
Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: cruise ship, coming of age, cruise, family relations, divorce, youth, family vacation, bittersweet, ocean, family problems, couples, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, greece, usa, africa, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Daddy's Little Girls (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, feel good, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, custody, father daughter relationship, abusive mother, lawyer, looking for love, opposites attract, parents and children, human spirit, social differences, fall in love, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, single parent, soldier, parents and children, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dating, absent father, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, bosnia, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couples, fall in love, single parent, family relations, love, looking for love, romance, christmas dinner, songwriter, advertising agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, death of husband, serial killer, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Don't Fall In Love With Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three interconnected stories explore the complicated relationships of young, attractive Argentinian adults searching for true love
Style: semi serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: fall in love, couples, family relations, love and romance, romance, relationship problems, breakup, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, marital problem, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
No Greater Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jeff and Heather Baker were life long sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained encounter, Jeff ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: church, romance, estrangement, couples, missing person, society, babies and infants, single parent, family relations, pregnancy, christian, forgiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, rich and poor, couples, society, parents and children, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 636
Hard Promises (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man who doesn't like stable work environments has been away for too many years, and finds out his wife has divorced him and is planning to remarry. He comes home to confront her, trying to convince her not to get married, aided by the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, small town, wedding, family relations, remarry, family problems, breakup, couples, estrangement, couple relations, parents and children, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Stella (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the ...
Style: serious, emotional, sexy, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, working class, pregnancy, society, breakup, love and romance, youth, starting over, family problems, parents and children, moral dilemma, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
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Oliver's Story (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: heiress, bereavement, in-laws, widower, family problems, optimism, couples, family relations, fall in love, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: sexy, touching, bad ending, reflective, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, death, dysfunctional family, family relations, finnish, chase, mother daughter relationship, multiple storylines, natural disaster, single father, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%