Movies like Daddy

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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, marital problem, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, family life, fall in love, babies and infants, family problems, couples, custody, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, divorce, advertising, parenthood, surrogate mother, marital separation
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Daddy

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, romance, family problems, 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), Follow The Stars Home (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 355
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: pregnancy, reunion, missing person, family problems, family relations, couples, romance, rescue, single parent, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: boarding school, starting over, hospital, pregnancy, parents and children, bittersweet, family problems, couples, family relations, boarding school life, death in the family, youth ...
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, family life, family problems, couples, dream come true, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fall in love, aging, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: sentimental, sincere, uplifting, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, disability, family in crisis, babies and infants, family life, single parent, unfulfilled love, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 185
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: self discovery, family relations, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couples, family problems, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, parents and children, human nature, bittersweet, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, breakup, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 651
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, breakup, family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 338
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, touching, realistic, humorous, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, family relations, romance, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, unfulfillment, producer, friendship, passion, divorce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: touching, semi serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: brother brother relationship, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, family life, love affair, romance, breakup, family problems, platonic, infidelity, parents and children, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, custody, introspection, love and romance, hopes, haunted by the past, family in crisis, death in the family, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 99
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: pregnancy, starting over, romance, youth, family problems, couples, breakup, hopes, adoption, love and romance, babies and infants, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, single parent, fall in love, couples, family relations, christmas, romance, looking for love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, memory loss, looking for love, road not taken, fall in love, rescue, romance, single parent, family relations, couples, family problems, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 633
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: babies and infants, single parent, adoption, custody, environmentalism, music band, hopes, love and romance, youth, couples, family problems, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 355
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
Plot: divorce, troubled marriage, father son relationship, marital strife, introspection, parents and children, family life, family relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 647
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, cruise, cruise ship, ocean or sea, family problems, couples, bittersweet, single parent, romance, unfulfillment, custody, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, africa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, soldier, single parent, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, dating, absent father, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, bosnia, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, dealing with death, nanny, romance, couple relations, fall in love, boss and employee, parents and children, love affair, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 821
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family problems, family relations, couples, optimism, starting over, young lovers, opposites attract, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 544
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: gloomy, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, dull life, family problems, couples, parents and children, forbidden love, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: custody, lawyer, looking for love, opposites attract, couples, family life, fall in love, social differences, parents and children, human spirit, romance, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Other Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: family relations, terminal illness, divorce, model, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 398
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, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, fall in love, romance, couples, rich and poor, parents and children, society, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Charms for the Easy Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, small town life, family relations, family life, fall in love, homecoming, family problems, healing power, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 43K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, single father, one day, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 436
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, love and romance, romance, hopes, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, embezzlement, serial killer, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, contemplative, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: church, reunion, romance, couples, estrangement, missing person, pregnancy, babies and infants, society, single parent, family relations, forgiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, semi serious, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, family life, eccentric family, siblings relations, teenage life, human nature, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 133
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, family life, love affair, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, midlife crisis, child as adult, youth, family relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%