Movies like A Dream of Kings

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A Dream of Kings (1969)
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A Dream of Kings (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful and touching drama set in Chicago's vibrant Greek-American community, A Dream of Kings benefits from the regal talent of Anthony Quinn in a role he was born to play: Matsoukos, a proud, earthy optimist, very much like his unforgettable stage and screen Zorba. Determined to take his ailing son with him to Greece, Matsukos would move all creation to secure the travel money, even risk the hard-earned respect and love he's won as a community counselor.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, optimism, hopes, greek god, illness, journey, infidelity, romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, immigrants, sexual dysfunction, unfulfillment, couple relations, one more chance, airplane, money, friendship, snow, womanizer, priest, doctor, wrestling ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, chicago illinois, usa, europe

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Most similar movies to A Dream of Kings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, couples, unfulfillment, parents and children, hopes, family problems and life is a bitch mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Dream of Kings: The Greek Tycoon (1978), The Mulberry Tree (2010), Candles on Bay Street (2006), Pope Dreams (2006), A Raisin in the Sun (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: yacht, romance, greek, widow, cruise, mogul, assassination, mistress, president, wealth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, washington d.c., london, europe, usa ...
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The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: prison, hospital, redemption, terminal illness, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, hopes, one more chance, estrangement, family relations, life sentence, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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80%
Candles on Bay Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: DeeDee returns to her hometown with her 11 year old son, Trooper, 13 years after she ran off with her boyfriend. Her childhood best friend, Sam, is now married and he and his wife, Lydia, are the town's veterinarians. Lydia is a little wary ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: veterinarian, single parent, adoption, terminal illness, social relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, homecoming, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations, young lovers, coming of age, teenage life, human nature, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Dreams can make a life worth living, but they can also be dashed by bad decisions. This is the crossroads whare the Younger family find themselves when their father passes away and leaves them with $10,000 in life insurance money. Should they buy a ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: racism, family relations, discrimination, injustice, parents and children, social differences, rich and poor, couple relations, follow your dream, single parent, racial discrimination, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: realistic, bleak, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, introspection, love affair, parents and children, redemption, family relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: single parent, infidelity, family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, elderly, gender, estrangement, family problems, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california, miami, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Buddenbrooks (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Mid-19th-century, Baltic Sea port city of Lubeck, Germany. Follows the fourth generation of the Buddenbrook mercantile family as Tony and Thomas reach the age of marriage. Fatefully impeded every step of the way, the Buddenbrooks struggle as ...
Style: realistic, saga, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, family business, fall in love, society, workplace, parents and children, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, rivalry, inheritance, friendship, german history ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: germany, europe, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, optimism, life turned upside down, human spirit, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, hopes, journalism, terminal illness, blogger, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, haunted by the past, redemption, infidelity, couples, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Bereft (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while trying to date again.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, impossible love, parents and children, family life, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, friendship, solace, romance, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, autumn, estrangement, parent child relationship, society, hopes, youth, unfulfillment, love and romance, rise to the top, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, england, usa, europe, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, hopes, world war two, love and romance, destiny, soldier, society, life is a bitch, fall in love, unhappy marriage, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Six Weeks (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: christmas, cancer patient, terminal illness, youth, hopes, romance, unfulfillment, tragic hero, love and romance, dancer's life, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film follows Mr. Shi, a retired widower from Beijing. When his only daughter, Yilan, who lives in Spokane, Washington and works as a librarian, gets divorced, he decides to visit her to help her heal. However, Yilan is not interested. She tries ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, hopes, misfit, redemption, family life, culture clash, couple relations, immigrants, society, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, usa, asia, washington d.c., persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family business, parents and children, follow your dream, couples, workplace, couple relations, cooking and food, hopes, family problems, father daughter relationship, death, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, usa, europe, new york, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
What Girls Learn (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two teenage girls must come to terms with their stepfather when their mother is struck by illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, single mother, stepfather, family relations, teenage love, teenage life, youth, love and romance, romance, estrangement, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ⇓
46%
Two Against Time (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film finds a mother and her teen daughter both being diagnosed with cancer. This discovery helps to overcome the longtime antagonistic relationship that the two have developed.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, humorous
Plot: cancer, family life, survival, dysfunctional family, race against time, terminal illness, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, rebelliousness, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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I'm Losing You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman Perry Krohn attempts to juggle the needs of his dedicated wife, demanding mistress and grown children while facing his own certain death from lung cancer.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, aids, family relations, father son relationship, infidelity, terminal illness, showbiz, family problems, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, best friends, homecoming, dysfunctional family, tragic love, couples, life is a bitch, orphan, hopes, single parent, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
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Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: sincere, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, friendship, bittersweet, dishonesty, parents and children, hopes, terminal illness, family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, child illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a blizzard in 1964, Dr. David Henry delivers his son Paul with the help of nurse Caroline. But when Henry realizes his wife is also carrying a girl with Down syndrome, he hands the second child over to Caroline without his wife's ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sad, gloomy ...
Plot: down syndrome, disability, haunted by the past, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, love and romance, obsession, child illness, hidden identity, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: kentucky, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Cooler Climate (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, psychological, touching ...
Plot: housekeeper, lgbt, follow your dream, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, master and servant, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
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36%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, hopes, love, lifetime, women, asthma, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Other Woman (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, social ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, dealing with death, unfulfillment, woman, strong female lead, mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Gathering (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Adam Thornton learns that he only has a little time left, he decides that he wants to make peace with his family. Only problem is that most of his family are not exactly fond of him because he walked out on his wife and of his stubborn nature ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: christmas, bondage, family gatherings, terminal illness, family relations, holiday, siblings relations, family life, dysfunctional family, introspection, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: hopes, family relations, destiny, friendship, starting over, redemption, romance, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%