Movies that are like Erin Brockovich

If you like "Erin Brockovich" you are probably looking for touching, realistic, sincere and serious movies of Biography and Drama genre about / that have / with small town, lawyer, environmental, single mother, legal action, courtroom and fighting the system themes shot in USA.
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Erin Brockovich (2000)
 7.3
 149K
Erin Brockovich
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, factual, romantic, entertaining, interesting, inspirational, captivating, earnest, suspense, disturbing, intense, witty, compassionate, sexy, thought provoking, uplifting, surprise ending, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, lawyer, environmental, single mother, legal action, courtroom, fighting the system, greed, mentor, legal investigation, court, rags to riches, contamination, justice, corruption, underdog, happy ending, environmental issue, manipulation, lone hero, workplace, single parent, catastrophe, corporate america, runaway, destiny, investigation, lawsuit, courage, sacrifice, uncover truth, cancer, foul language, corporate crimes, corporate crime, conspiracy theory, feminism, conspiracy, job seeking, business, family, relationship vs career, female protagonist, moral ambiguity, life, stereotypes, redemption, dialogue, prejudice, love story, terminal illness, employer employee relationship, money, honest, culture clash, chase, idealism, secrets, internet, police investigation, righting the wronged, against the odds, ambition, law firm, dishonesty, legal, rivalry, society, woman, biker, child, water, attorney, jury, boss and employee, parents and children, price of justice, working class, hopes, couples, whistleblower, family relations, public health, sexism, power relations, gender, life is a bitch, trial, toxic, plaintiff, negligence, reach out, civil action, spouse leaving, high priced lawyer, environmental health, lawyers and clients, gain trust, small time, self fulfillment, hapless, ordinary person, temperamental, crumbling relationship, new job, self involved, powerful corporation, dignity, selflessness, cover up, life changing experience, naivete, health situation, beauty queen, pain killer, law school, water gun, monopoly the board game, judiciary, environmental activism, pity, legs, freeway, insurance, mobile phone, begging, parking ticket, injustice, misunderstanding, tumor, respect, breast cancer, cow, college campus, coughing, construction worker, receptionist, pot smoking, diabetes, disease, coworker relationship, motorcycle gang, nosebleed, marijuana, geek, barn, motorcycle, toxic waste, miscarriage, illness, poverty, unemployment, environment, environmental issues, bad luck, tattoo, debt, extortion, neck brace, threat, mortgage, desert, harley davidson, poison, flash forward, job interview, waitress, photograph, cell phone, real estate, swimming pool, earring, card playing, pay phone, liar, phone booth, cockroach, newspaper, cafe, chicken, car accident, sex, judge, neighbor, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, fired from the job, crying, apology, telephone call, trust, food, eating, tiara, lie, bar, marriage, necktie, picnic, restaurant, baby, doctor, playing pool, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, kiss, survival, courtroom drama, character change, parenthood, mishap, boyfriend, assistant, confrontation, evidence, boss, struggle, pride and honor, victim, determination, young woman, transformation, life philosophy, tragedy, natural disaster, children
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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Philadelphia
Drama
USA
125 min.
 7.7
The Insider
Biography, Drama, Thriller
USA
157 min.
 7.9
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Most similar movies to Erin Brockovich

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, serious and interesting films with plots including runaway, mentor, corruption, greed, justice, redemption and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres. Some movies like Erin Brockovich: Conviction (2010), Men of Honor (2000), A Civil Action (1998), Silkwood (1983), Puncture (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
 38K
Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, inspirational, heartbreaking, melancholic, earnest, sentimental, sad, compassionate, bad ending, interesting, intense, entertaining, reflective
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, prison, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, justice, corruption, legal action, mentor, guilt, court, sacrifice, death penalty, courtroom drama, police investigation, life, childhood, family bonds, crime, human spirit, redemption, false accusation, small town, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, transformation, runaway, family drama, sibling relationship, death, police corruption, siblings relations, catastrophe, divorce, freedom, price of justice, happy ending, single father, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, manipulation, storytelling, destiny
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 96K
Men of Honor
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, inspirational, realistic, rough, uplifting, sentimental, intense, interesting, disturbing, emotional, factual, earnest, entertaining, motivational, exciting, suspense
Plot: racism, military, military base, race issues, courage, soldier, mentor, segregation, human spirit, prejudice, life philosophy, underdog, catastrophe, courtroom, disability, destiny, corruption, military life, happy ending, sacrifice, u.s. navy, stereotypes, redemption, transformation, life, diving, storytelling, greed, justice, chase, injustice, dialogue, runaway, survival, culture clash, drinking, man versus machine, dreams, against the odds, natural disaster, good versus evil, humanity, revenge, lone hero, idealism, honest, ambition, radio, fighting the system, internet
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   96%
 
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 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, factual, dramatic, suspense, bad ending, thought provoking, interesting, earnest, entertaining, suspenseful, clever, melancholic, exciting
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom, courtroom drama, obsession, dedicated lawyer, greed, court, justice, lone hero, corruption, environmental, legal investigation, manipulation, police investigation, twists & turns, happy ending, chase, uncover truth, mentor, catastrophe, leukemia, dialogue, corporate crimes, success, book, adaptation, investigation, death, runaway, money, drinking, pornography, sacrifice, secrets, price of justice, redemption, family, culture clash, law firm, lawsuit, cancer, classic car, conspiracy, storytelling, destiny, business, gunfight, revenge, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 16K
Silkwood
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, dramatic, thought provoking, serious, tense, emotional, intense, cerebral, heartbreaking, interesting, sad, suspense, disturbing, earnest, sincere, sentimental, enigmatic, road movie, bleak, clever, compassionate, reflective
Plot: small town, fighting the system, workplace, working class, death, conspiracy, uncover truth, mentor, terminal illness, corruption, life & death, character study, cancer, nuclear, tragedy, courage, environment, politics, depression, obsession, secrets, greed, loneliness, paranoia, radiation, runaway, lawyer, corporate crimes, guilt, dialogue driven, price of justice, environmental, life philosophy, women, plutonium, political, honest, life, catastrophe, nuclear power plant, company, research, unlikely friendships, storytelling, aids, hospital, destiny, survival, aging, redemption
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1974
Place: usa, oklahoma, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   100%
 
 6.9
 21K
Puncture
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, dramatic, captivating, heartbreaking, thought provoking, light, inspirational, suspense, talky, absurd, bad ending, melancholic, psychological, tricky, interesting, emotional, bleak, cerebral, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, underdog, corruption, drug addiction, drugs, greed, lawyer, drugs/alcohol, dedicated lawyer, hospital, mentor, corporate america, courtroom drama, courtroom, manipulation, aids, depression, justice, conspiracy, legal action, death, weed, police investigation, life & death, catastrophe, idealism, alone in the world, drug abuse, pornography, solitude, runaway, chase, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), capitalism, storytelling, heroin, transformation, happy ending, money, sacrifice, court, dialogue, twists & turns, righting the wronged, clones, crime gone awry, culture clash, journalism, writers
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1998
Place: usa, houston texas, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   80%
 
 7.4
 112K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, intense, interesting, tense, touching, brutal, thought provoking, earnest, psychological, harsh
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, rape, lawyer, crime, court, small town, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, vigilantism, dedicated lawyer, race issues, revenge, mentor, segregation, death penalty, underdog, prejudice, brutality, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, legal action, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, racial tension, trial, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   69%
 
 7.3
 35K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, intense, sincere, interesting, factual, rough, sexy, thought provoking, harsh, psychological, inspirational, heartbreaking
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, court, small town, rape, feminism, courtroom, lawyer, race issues, father daughter relationship, mining, legal, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, sexual harassment, lawsuit, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, price of justice, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, redemption, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, brutality, revenge, manipulation, prejudice, case, insult, battle, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, hospital
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   70%
 
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 7.4
 9K
Norma Rae
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, talky, realistic, earnest, tense, sentimental, interesting, captivating, emotional, suspense, inspirational, thought provoking, breathtaking, light, uplifting, reflective, intense, clever
Plot: small town, workplace, fighting the system, working class, feminism, courage, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics, corruption, unlikely friendships, friendship, mentor, runaway, culture clash, prejudice, race issues, secrets, political, family, tragedy, injustice, morality, union, labor, factory, single mother, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, stereotypes, segregation, righting the wronged, women, honest, death, jewish, childhood, ethnic conflict, redemption, chase, hospital, interracial romance, destiny, sacrifice, romance, against the odds, relationships, depression
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
 7.7
 195K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, dramatic, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, sincere, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, melancholic, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, court, dedicated lawyer, homosexuality, prejudice, rock, justice, tragedy, gays and lesbians, death, stereotypes, relationships, honest, judiciary, mentor, courage, world politics, underdog, love, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, hospital, lawsuit, legal action, political, family, destiny, love story, partner, dying, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, propaganda, pornography, hiv, discrimination, life philosophy, drinking, life, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   53%
 
 6.6
 33K
Promised Land
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic, factual, thought provoking, dramatic, sincere, earnest, touching, interesting, inspirational, scenic, melancholic, twist ending, tricky, entertaining, bad ending, absurd, surprise ending
Plot: small town, greed, small town life, environmental, manipulation, campaign, corruption, mentor, idealism, corporate america, business, fighting the system, political, politics, conspiracy theory, salesman, society, catastrophe, poverty, oil, teacher, propaganda, life philosophy, social relations, betrayal, storytelling, redemption, honest, political corruption, loneliness, justice, happy ending, runaway, morality, surveillance, dialogue, survival, corporate crimes, environment, internet, money, gunfight, conspiracy, ecology, classic car, fantasy world, capitalism, unlikely friendships, science, environmentalism
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, texas, california, pennsylvania, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   59%
 
Flash of Genius
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: sincere, serious, dramatic, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking, earnest, reflective, cerebral, inspirational, factual, compassionate, intense, suspense, motivational, interesting, exciting, talky, suspenseful
Plot: underdog, lawyer, courtroom, business, legal action, justice, cars, mentor, corruption, betrayal, greed, catastrophe, first contact, courtroom drama, family, obsessive quest, court, survival, creativity, technology, sacrifice, inventions and discoveries, human spirit, money, happy ending, life philosophy, family drama, chase, destiny, storytelling, weapons, runaway, transformation, hospital, superhero, courage, humanity, fighting the system, dialogue, psychiatry, brutality, alter ego, redemption, science, idealism, classic car, culture clash, manipulation, doctors, hopes
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
 7.9
 143K
The Insider
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Style: talky, tense, realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, disturbing, serious, intense, suspense, interesting, cerebral, sincere, factual, enigmatic, clever, breathtaking, psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking
Plot: journalism, corruption, whistleblower, conspiracy, greed, business, secrets, storytelling, lawyer, corporate america, mentor, twists & turns, manipulation, workplace, paranoia, courtroom, character study, idealism, tobacco, dialogue, uncover truth, investigation, corporate crimes, justice, courage, assassination, sacrifice, runaway, morality, reporter, police investigation, surveillance, visceral, political, betrayal, price of justice, politics, paranoid, crime gone awry, research, interview, tragedy, complex characters, catastrophe, survival, life turned upside down, chase, conspiracy theory, newspaper, spy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, iran, mississippi, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
 5.9
 85K
Jobs
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Style: sincere, serious, inspirational, captivating, realistic, factual, entertaining, dramatic, intense, melancholic, reflective, earnest, interesting, romantic, harsh, exciting, sad, touching, light, suspense
Plot: workplace, technology, drugs/alcohol, prodigy, business, blind ambition, creativity, internet, mentor, catastrophe, rise to the top, entrepreneur, computer, life philosophy, life, apple computer, computers and web, destiny, drinking, greed, cancer, workplace intrigue, transformation, adaptation, college, natural disaster, ambition, corporate america, inventions and discoveries, life & death, dialogue, writers, storytelling, first contact, death, god, justice, revolution, workplace situations, runaway, childhood, terminal illness, lone hero, happy ending, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, honest, fashion, redemption, fantasy world
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 2001, year 1980, year 1984, year 1977, year 1982, year 1976
Place: usa, california, new jersey, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
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Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere, dramatic, talky, biting, melancholic, compassionate, sad, intense, earnest, psychological, clever, sentimental, entertaining, bad ending, macabre, road movie, suspense
Plot: hospital, disability, life & death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, death, destiny, suicide, mentor, doctors, legal action, drinking, human spirit, car accident, psychiatrist, redemption, judge, artist, doctors and patients, existentialism, gunfight, greed, creativity, life, transformation, cancer, mad scientist, catastrophe, depression, fighting the system, justice, terminal illness, brutality, dialogue, suicide attempt, honest, moral ambiguity, small town, corruption, indians, stereotypes, insanity, prejudice, loneliness, culture clash, lone hero, hitman, friendship, legal, first contact
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
This Boy's Life
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, dramatic, harsh, intense, interesting, disturbing, sentimental, depressing, reflective, touching, bleak, talky, gloomy, sincere, brutal
Plot: coming of age, friendship, single parent, dysfunctional family, adolescence, parenthood, small town, childhood, mentor, life, bullying, violent, child abuse, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, rebellion, runaway, survival, brutality, life & death, character study, violence, tragedy, life philosophy, storytelling, adaptation, drinking, corruption, redemption, depression, gangs, gangsters, honest, literature, fighting the system, courage, justice, dreams, destiny, teenager, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), oppression, alcoholic, jealousy, transformation, parents and children, culture clash, mental illness, family
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
 7.8
 30K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, suspense, cerebral, interesting, intense, gloomy, earnest, thought provoking, atmospheric, enigmatic, harsh, dark, witty, sincere, suspenseful, touching, melancholic, compassionate
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, courtroom, court, hospital, lawyer, justice, mentor, corruption, greed, legal action, character study, doctors, dialogue driven, betrayal, drinking, police corruption, dialogue, police investigation, morality, fighting the system, manipulation, moral ambiguity, runaway, investigation, murder, storytelling, crime gone awry, secrets, terminal illness, chase, honest, underdog, coma, twists & turns, cheating, defense attorney, pinball machine, alcoholic, culture clash, righting the wronged, courage, adaptation, prejudice, dishonesty, hopes, legal, rivalry, society, power relations
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
 7.6
 82K
The Hurricane
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Style: thought provoking, touching, dramatic, serious, inspirational, intense, uplifting, factual, realistic, interesting, disturbing, earnest, emotional, sincere, sentimental, compassionate, bleak, harsh, suspense
Plot: prison, courtroom, fighting the system, racism, mentor, sport, human spirit, justice, corruption, friendship, courage, boxing, storytelling, courtroom drama, redemption, police corruption, childhood, false accusation, murder, destiny, lawyer, greed, freedom, prejudice, political corruption, conspiracy, runaway, crime, manipulation, injustice, life, race, idealism, character study, boxer, life philosophy, vengeance, police investigation, dialogue, unlikely friendships, brutality, death penalty, catastrophe, boxing match, transformation, chase, adaptation, revenge, survival, segregation
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new jersey, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 7.1
 13K
Brubaker
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, factual, harsh, dramatic, interesting, thought provoking, intense, disturbing, suspense, talky, inspirational, tense, entertaining, exciting
Plot: prison, fighting the system, corruption, prison life, greed, mentor, prison escape, politics, justice, murder, idealism, political, violence, runaway, against the odds, bullying, abuse, prison warden, police corruption, police investigation, torture, jesus, brutality, chase, childhood, unlikely friendships, business, revenge, transformation, society, underdog, adaptation, small town, political corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, lawyer, court, catastrophe, friendship, human spirit, crime, redemption, dialogue, courtroom, depression, foul language, vengeance, race issues, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Dallas Buyers Club
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: realistic, touching, dramatic, captivating, serious, compassionate, interesting, intense, thought provoking, inspirational, tense, suspense, heartbreaking, emotional, harsh, talky, earnest, cerebral, depressing, reflective, sincere, clever, psychological, sad, sentimental, dark humor
Plot: aids, fighting the system, terminal illness, drugs, death, hospital, gay, hiv, survival, doctors, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, drug addiction, tragedy, greed, mentor, addiction, life & death, corruption, friendship, drinking, treatment, strong sexual content, storytelling, loneliness, prejudice, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, redemption, character study, against the rules, runaway, life philosophy, depression, destiny, courage, justice, life, transformation, honest, sacrifice, philosophy, lgbt, women, life is a bitch, alternative medicine, hiv positive, drug, drug addict, death of friend
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, usa, mexico, japan, dallas texas, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 6.4
 6K
Class Action
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching, dramatic, exciting, melancholic, suspense, entertaining, emotional
Audience: chick flick
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, court, conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, family drama, mentor, chase, family, legal investigation, police investigation, death, twists & turns, vengeance, secrets, revenge, destiny, dialogue, uncover truth, sacrifice, corruption, single father, supernatural, vigilante, catastrophe, idealism, culture clash, infidelity, happy ending, life philosophy, assassination, parents and children, guilt, investigation, betrayal, kidnapping, crime, first contact, secret service, corporate crimes, redemption, divorce, justice, storytelling, childhood, conspiracy theory, internet, underdog
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Mystery, Alaska
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty, entertaining, earnest, inspirational, emotional, intense, interesting, light, sentimental, suspense, romantic, melancholic, dramatic, clever, exciting
Plot: underdog, small town, sport, mystery, mentor, contests and competitions, lawyer, small town life, infidelity, ice hockey, foul language, catastrophe, happy ending, dialogue, adultery, ambition, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, destiny, writers, life philosophy, runaway, chase, betrayal, adaptation, corruption, love story, storytelling, social relations, family, poker, alter ego, childhood, natural disaster, courtroom, stereotypes, cheating, vengeance, lone hero, obsession, greed, transformation, culture clash, first contact, secrets, police investigation, honest, sex, male nudity, mayor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Gorillas in the Mist
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: sincere, serious, dramatic, captivating, realistic, touching, suspenseful, inspirational, sad, breathtaking, interesting, heartbreaking, emotional, melancholic, earnest, motivational, intense, factual
Plot: jungle, culture clash, adventure, obsessive quest, animals, courage, life & death, obsession, human spirit, life, mentor, destiny, extinction, tragedy, childhood, survival, environment, poacher, gorilla, mountain, moral ambiguity, unlikely friendships, catastrophe, friendship, hunting, anthropologist, murder, photographer, environmental, forces of nature, justice, humanity, science, brutality, runaway, character study, corruption, creativity, first contact, doctors, transformation, environmentalism, dreams, eccentricity, greed, storytelling, loneliness, beautiful scenery, honest, life philosophy
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, rwanda, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
You Don't Know Jack
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: emotional, serious, compassionate, dramatic, cerebral, interesting, talky, thought provoking, realistic, touching, meditative, enigmatic, heartbreaking, reflective, dark, intellectual, earnest, depressing, witty, intense, melancholic, clever, dark humor, entertaining, bleak, suspense
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, against the rules, death, doctors, eccentricity, life & death, cancer, idealism, genocide, doctors and patients, mentor, philosophy, suffering, depression, relationships, greed, hospital, media manipulation, moral dilemma, pain, morality, murder, loneliness, mercy killing, homeless, corruption, storytelling, obsession, tragedy, manipulation, drinking, segregation, life, pornography, runaway, politics, nudity (topless - notable), suicide attempt, childhood, honest, aids, mental illness, redemption, writers, historical figure, fighting the system, blindness, legal action, siblings relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 29K
McFarland, USA
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, serious, inspirational, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, exciting, dramatic, melancholic, sweet, captivating, entertaining, emotional, interesting, light, earnest, harsh, factual
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, underdog, football, dedicated educator, mentor, family, runaway, prejudice, teacher, track and field, coach, sport, childhood, golf, contests and competitions, stereotypes, segregation, race, catastrophe, destiny, friendship, culture clash, unlikely friendships, race issues, high school, kids and family, school, championship, human spirit, chase, greed, honest, poverty, transformation, courage, athlete and trainer, redemption, children, competition, survival, sport team, lone hero, islam, disney, happy ending, father daughter relationship, immigrants, secret service, radio, adoption
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
Reversal of Fortune
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Style: clever, talky, witty, realistic, serious, dramatic, suspense, interesting, enigmatic, intense, cerebral, stylized, dark humor, tense, earnest, captivating, light, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful, sincere, entertaining
Plot: crime, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, murder mystery, dedicated lawyer, justice, court, corruption, police investigation, character study, runaway, investigation, greed, guilt, manipulation, storytelling, protagonist as suspect, mystery, mentor, dialogue, adaptation, moral ambiguity, crime gone awry, coma, secrets, twists & turns, eccentricity, legal investigation, chase, law student, infidelity, fighting the system, culture clash, redemption, dark hero, socialite, diabetes, flashbacks, false accusation, period piece, betrayal, morality, tragedy, catastrophe, oil, crimes, dishonesty, legal
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
Places in the Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, emotional, dramatic, uplifting, earnest, compassionate, interesting, atmospheric, intense, suspense, romantic, gloomy, talky, inspirational, scenic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, racism, farm, redemption, adultery, human spirit, unlikely friendships, depression, segregation, mentor, destiny, courage, runaway, poverty, idealism, culture clash, civil war, gunfight, childhood, love story, family, prejudice, interracial relations, period piece, lawyer, character study, widow, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, greed, blindness, survival, chase, justice, war veteran, family farm, kidnapping, great depression, against the odds, vengeance, betrayal, tragedy, life philosophy, moral ambiguity, storytelling, sacrifice, americana, drinking, dialogue
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
 21K
Just Cause
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious, psychological, rough, realistic, mind bending, bad ending, twist ending, intense, interesting, dramatic, sexy, entertaining, atmospheric, surprise ending, exciting
Plot: murder, mystery, revenge, serial killer, crime, prison, police, neo noir, death penalty, lawyer, police investigation, legal action, twists & turns, vengeance, investigation, justice, corruption, police corruption, court, rape, chase, mentor, manipulation, death, legal investigation, runaway, guilt, greed, pornography, conspiracy, plot twist, murder mystery, small town, secrets, black people, innocence, professor, torture, stereotypes, catastrophe, brutality, kidnapping, courtroom, crimes, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), assassination, deadly, adaptation, car chase
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
 7.3
 103K
Coach Carter
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Style: inspirational, sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating, dramatic, interesting, entertaining, harsh, earnest, motivational, basketball movie, intense, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: high school, basketball, sport, teacher, athlete's life, underdog, drugs/alcohol, mentor, dedicated educator, college, teachers and students, life philosophy, hip hop, fighting the system, athlete and trainer, human spirit, transformation, suburbs, football, sport team, black people, scholarship, school, destiny, redemption, catastrophe, courage, friendship, corruption, multiple storylines, court, childhood, storytelling, ambition, segregation, runaway, happy ending, fight scenes, vengeance, life, sacrifice, golf, honest, unlikely friendships, hopes, alter ego, stereotypes, culture clash, internet, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 

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The Great Debaters
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, dramatic, inspirational, emotional, interesting, entertaining, road movie, intense, earnest, talky, romantic
Plot: college, underdog, racism, segregation, mentor, contests and competitions, prejudice, politics, weapons, college life, runaway, corruption, drinking, friendship, courage, transformation, destiny, redemption, unlikely friendships, catastrophe, justice, life & death, school, classic car, life philosophy, political, race issues, crime gone awry, sacrifice, honest, idealism, ambition, small town, depression, fighting the system, greed, society, stereotypes, childhood, culture clash, police investigation, storytelling, gangsters, couple relations, creativity, hospital, spelling bee, world politics, multiple storylines, parents and children
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, campus, california, oklahoma, harvard university, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
Regarding Henry
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, uplifting, melancholic, compassionate, light, inspirational, intense, emotional, sweet, entertaining, porno movie, romantic, interesting, earnest, exciting, suspense
Audience: chick flick
Plot: amnesia, redemption, disability, rehabilitation, lawyer, memory loss, mentor, happy ending, family drama, life, starting over, destiny, hospital, catastrophe, chase, life philosophy, hopes, transformation, first contact, cheating, family, doctors, memory, childhood memory, firearm, greed, honest, secrets, shopping, natural disaster, twists & turns, love story, family relations, storytelling, survival, culture clash, existentialism, dialogue, underdog, corruption, justice, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, idealism, courage, sacrifice, creativity, workplace, time, self discovery
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
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