Movies like And Then There Was One

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And Then There Was One (1994)
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And Then There Was One (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola, a successful television writing couple. After struggling and finally conceiving a child, the couple learns that their newborn has AIDS. Soon afterward, the two parents are also diagnosed with the fatal virus.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: aids, pregnancy, family relations, human spirit, life is a bitch, couples, gays and lesbians, babies and infants, coming out, family problems, breakup, terminal illness, child illness, family in crisis, doctors and patients, gender, crumbling marriage, ego clash, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, workplace situations, medical, baby, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, couples and family in crisis mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like And Then There Was One: My Own Country (1998), A Place for Annie (1994), The Event (2003), The Weekend (1999), ...First Do No Harm (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Own Country (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After obtaining his medical degree from Madras Medical College, Dr. Abraham Verghese decides to re-locate to Johnson City, Tennessee. He eventually gets married to Rajani, who is an accomplished dancer, and has a boy, Steven. Since Abraham ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: aids, medical, gay, lgbtq, lgbt, hospital, terminal illness, pregnancy, family relations, gays and lesbians, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Place for Annie (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Annie is HIV positive and has been left in the clinic by her drug addicted mother. To prevent that she's deported to a home where they'd just wait for her to die, nurse Susan takes charge of Annie at her home. Two years later she ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: adoption, aids, nurse, women, child abandonment, youth, babies and infants, nanny, tragic hero, single parent, life is a bitch, gender ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, human nature, gender, life is a bitch, euthanasia, aids, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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68%
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The Weekend (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marian and John Kerr are expecting an old friend, Lyle for a weekend visit to their beautiful upstate New York home. Emotions run high since it is the one-year anniversary of the death of John's brother, the handsome and charismatic Tony, who ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: lgbt, aids, gay interest, loss of lover, mourning, family problems, breakup, family relations, estrangement, couples, terminal illness, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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...First Do No Harm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Lori Reimuller learns that her young son Robbie has epilepsy, she first trusts the judgment of the hospital staff in how best to bring it under control. As Robbie's health slides radically downhill, however, she becomes frustrated and ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: medical, youth, family relations, hospital, epilepsy, bittersweet, family problems, doctors and patients, human spirit, family life, family in crisis, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Nicholas' Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: youth, serial killer, family relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, transplant, family problems, terminal illness, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Perfect Son (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man's terminal illness reunites him with his estranged brother.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay, life is a bitch, drug abuse, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, death in the family, family in crisis, brother brother relationship, lgbt, death of father, aids, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
What Makes a Family (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brooke Shields believes she has finally found happiness, now that she and her lesbian partner (Cherry Jones) have a child. But when Jones passes away five years later and her scheming parents apply for custody behind Shields' back, an affecting ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, uplifting ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, coming out, terminal illness, custody, adoption, lesbian, pregnancy, family problems, family life, breakup, couples, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, child illness, against the odds, human spirit, terminal illness, family problems, relationship vs career, school, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: disability, multiple sclerosis, family problems, tragic hero, life is a bitch, couples, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, musician's life, family in crisis, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lifetime, legal action, family relations, terminal illness, adoption, orphan, youth, domestic disturbance, rivalry, gays and lesbians, single parent, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: child illness, human spirit, terminal illness, brain tumor, christian, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, miraculous event, journalism, faith, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Family of Strangers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julie must disclose her family's medical history before undergoing major surgery: when she questions her family, she discovers that she was adopted and, later, that her conception was the product of a rape.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching
Plot: abused woman, custody, adoption, missing person, terminal illness, doctors and patients, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, babies and infants, loss of virginity, pregnant from rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Go Toward the Light (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: aids, youth, family relations, terminal illness, family problems, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parents and children, family life, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Christmas at Maxwell's (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A successful American family retreat to their summer home on the banks of Lake Erie to find meaning in life, illness, loss, and change this Christmas. With a successful career in the wine business, and two amazing children, what more can a family ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, human spirit, family life, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, miraculous event, road not taken, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
In the Gloaming (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: aids, gay, lgbt, family relations, lgbtq, childhood, bereavement, bittersweet, resentment, family problems, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, family in crisis, parents and children, infidelity, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family problems, family life, social relations, couples, couple relations, society, pregnancy, small town, small town life, family in crisis ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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All Around Us (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, observes crimes, scandals and the decline of Japanese values without passing judgement. As he and his wife endure the tragedy of their first child’s death, hope slowly unfolds and their love story flickers to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family problems, couple relations, estrangement, pregnancy, social decay, society, death in the family, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, painter, art ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family problems, family in crisis, teenage life, lifestyle, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, youth, family relations, husband wife relationship, lifetime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, family life, family problems, couple relations, family gatherings, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, euthanasia, terminal illness, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Law of Enclosures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: family relations, elderly, retirement home, family problems, fall in love, couple relations, couples, retirement home life, infidelity, terminal illness, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Death of a Superhero (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: life is a bitch, youth, human spirit, family in crisis, family problems, hopes, coming of age, terminal illness, teenager, dealing with death, child illness, first love ...
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Our Sons (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Our Sons is a 1991 made-for-TV movie starring Julie Andrews and Ann-Margret as two mothers of gay sons, one of whom is dying of AIDS. As a small town waitress, Ann-Margret's character must overcome her own homophobia and learn to love her son ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, aids, estrangement, family relations, hospital, parents and children, family problems, friendship, gays and lesbians, small town, lgbt, gay couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Change of Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Beneath Jim Marshall's veneer as the all-American father and husband, lies a long suppressed desire that is about to ruin his idyllic family. When Elaine Marshall (Jean Smart) catches her husband and his lover in a hotel room, her anger quickly ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, breakup, suburban life, infidelity, family in crisis, teenage life, family life, love affair, suburbs, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Declaration of War (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, child illness, cancer, chemotherapy, optimism, overcoming, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Forget Me Never (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane McGowin was employed as an administrative assistant for a group of attorneys in private practice. She found herself forgetting things, especially losing short term memory. She suspected that something was wrong and went to the doctor. After ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: disability, memory loss, alzheimer's disease, mental illness, couple relations, friendship, terminal illness, college, relationship vs career, couples, aging, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: gay parent, forgiveness, last wish, family relations, redemption, haunted by the past, estrangement, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, child illness, family problems, couples, human spirit, life is a bitch, last wish, hospital, death of daughter, family relations, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%