Movies that are like Erin Brockovich

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Erin Brockovich (2000)
 7.3
 151K
Erin Brockovich
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: touching, factual, captivating, inspirational, uplifting, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, romantic, entertaining, interesting, disturbing, witty, earnest, thought provoking, suspense, intense, compassionate, sexy, surprise ending, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, environmental, court, justice, investigation, fighting the system, single mother, contamination, uncover truth, righting the wronged, against the odds, relationship vs career, corruption, cancer, corporate crimes, manipulation, small town, sacrifice, courtroom, underdog, legal action, legal investigation, greed, mentor, rags to riches, single parent, lawsuit, happy ending, feminism, lone hero, workplace, job seeking, catastrophe, corporate america, runaway, destiny, courage, foul language, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, business, family, moral ambiguity, life, stereotypes, law firm, redemption, ambition, dialogue, prejudice, love story, honest, culture clash, dishonesty, chase, idealism, secrets, internet, legal, police investigation, rivalry, society, boss and employee, parents and children, whistleblower, public health, price of justice, sexism, working class, hopes, couples, family relations, trial, power relations, gender, life is a bitch, 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
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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The Insider
Biography, Drama, Thriller
USA
157 min.
 7.9
Dallas Buyers Club
Biography, Drama
USA
117 min.
 8.0
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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 mentor, runaway, corruption, hopes, catastrophe, justice and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres. Some movies like Erin Brockovich: A Civil Action (1998), Puncture (2011), Conviction (2010), The Insider (1999), Men of Honor (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, factual, dramatic, thought provoking, suspense, bad ending, interesting, earnest, entertaining, suspenseful, clever, melancholic
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom drama, obsession, courtroom, court, dedicated lawyer, investigation, greed, justice, legal investigation, lone hero, corruption, environmental, uncover truth, manipulation, police investigation, corporate crimes, twists & turns, happy ending, chase, mentor, catastrophe, price of justice, law firm, lawsuit, dialogue, book, leukemia, plaintiff, adaptation, death, bankruptcy, righting the wronged, runaway, money, drinking, pornography, against the odds, sacrifice, secrets, redemption, family, dishonesty, culture clash, cancer, legal, classic car, conspiracy, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.9
 21K
Puncture
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, dramatic, thought provoking, heartbreaking, light, inspirational, suspense, talky, absurd, psychological, bad ending, melancholic
Plot: addiction, underdog, courtroom drama, corruption, drug addiction, lawyer, hospital, aids, drugs/alcohol, dedicated lawyer, drugs, greed, courtroom, mentor, corporate america, heroin, manipulation, legal action, depression, justice, conspiracy, drug abuse, death, weed, police investigation, life & death, righting the wronged, catastrophe, idealism, alone in the world, dishonesty, pornography, legal, solitude, runaway, chase, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), partners, capitalism, storytelling, buddies, transformation, corporate crimes, happy ending, money, fighting the system, sacrifice, court, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1998
Place: usa, houston texas, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
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 7.2
 39K
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
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, prison, sacrifice, courtroom drama, freedom, guilt, court, dedicated lawyer, death, divorce, justice, legal action, corruption, mentor, false accusation, human spirit, death penalty, police investigation, life, siblings relations, price of justice, childhood, family bonds, crime, redemption, small town, transformation, runaway, family drama, police corruption, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, catastrophe, happy ending, single father, hopes, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, legal, working class, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
 7.9
 145K
The Insider
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Style: talky, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious, dramatic, intense, sincere, interesting, cerebral, factual, enigmatic, clever, breathtaking, psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking
Plot: journalism, corruption, paranoia, workplace, idealism, sacrifice, conspiracy, business, lawyer, whistleblower, manipulation, courtroom, investigation, politics, reporter, greed, secrets, storytelling, corporate america, mentor, uncover truth, twists & turns, corporate crimes, character study, dialogue, price of justice, justice, courage, assassination, life turned upside down, tobacco, runaway, morality, police investigation, surveillance, visceral, righting the wronged, political, betrayal, paranoid, crime gone awry, media, tragedy, complex characters, catastrophe, survival, chase, legal, research, interview
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, iran, mississippi, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   54%
 
 7.2
 98K
Men of Honor
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, inspirational, realistic, rough, uplifting, disturbing, sentimental, emotional, intense, interesting, factual, earnest, entertaining, motivational
Plot: racism, military, prejudice, courtroom, military base, soldier, race issues, courage, mentor, human spirit, segregation, military life, life philosophy, underdog, catastrophe, disability, destiny, corruption, injustice, happy ending, sacrifice, stereotypes, redemption, transformation, life, against the odds, u.s. navy, storytelling, ambition, greed, justice, navy, hopes, chase, african american, dialogue, runaway, survival, society, culture clash, drinking, man versus machine, life is a bitch, dreams, natural disaster, follow your dream, diving, good versus evil, humanity, revenge
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
 7.7
 198K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, sincere, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, gloomy, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, prejudice, court, dedicated lawyer, hospital, homosexuality, rock, lawsuit, gays and lesbians, justice, tragedy, death, stereotypes, underdog, relationships, honest, legal action, mentor, courage, world politics, love, judiciary, terminal illness, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, political, family, destiny, love story, human spirit, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, injustice, propaganda, pornography, righting the wronged, life philosophy, drinking, partner, dying
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   100%
 
Dallas Buyers Club
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, compassionate, interesting, intense, inspirational, tense, sincere, suspense, heartbreaking, emotional, harsh, talky, earnest, cerebral, depressing, reflective, clever, psychological
Plot: aids, fighting the system, terminal illness, death, drugs, hospital, prejudice, gay, courage, survival, friendship, treatment, drugs/alcohol, doctors, drug abuse, drug addiction, tragedy, strong sexual content, hiv, greed, mentor, addiction, life & death, corruption, against the rules, drinking, storytelling, loneliness, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, redemption, character study, runaway, life philosophy, depression, destiny, justice, life, life is a bitch, transformation, honest, sacrifice, philosophy, cocaine, doctor, gays and lesbians, trial, gay slur, drug dealing, human spirit
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, usa, mexico, japan, dallas texas, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
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 7.3
 36K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, sincere, rough, thought provoking, intense, interesting, factual, sexy, harsh
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, small town, court, lawyer, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship, mining, lawsuit, legal, feminism, sexual harassment, hospital, race issues, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, price of justice, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, fighting the system, redemption, brutality, revenge, manipulation, hopes, prejudice, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, family
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 52K
The Rainmaker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Style: clever, serious, thought provoking, talky, realistic, dramatic, interesting, tense, suspense, intense, entertaining, earnest, exciting
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, corruption, justice, court, underdog, hospital, dedicated lawyer, revenge, mentor, investigation, murder, greed, chase, business, legal investigation, conspiracy, adaptation, manipulation, secrets, uncover truth, corporate crimes, book, vengeance, police investigation, storytelling, idealism, runaway, terminal illness, redemption, righting the wronged, catastrophe, leukemia, morality, against the odds, dishonesty, domestic violence, police corruption, happy ending, destiny, legal, distopia, culture clash, rivalry, life philosophy, classic car, guilt, power relations, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
 16K
Silkwood
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, tense, thought provoking, serious, dramatic, disturbing, emotional, intense, cerebral, heartbreaking, interesting, sad, suspense, sincere, bleak, earnest, sentimental, clever, enigmatic, road movie
Plot: fighting the system, small town, workplace, working class, conspiracy, cancer, nuclear, politics, paranoia, radiation, uncover truth, death, mentor, terminal illness, corruption, life & death, character study, obsession, tragedy, courage, environment, depression, corporate crimes, price of justice, secrets, greed, loneliness, runaway, lawyer, guilt, dialogue driven, environmental, life philosophy, women, righting the wronged, political, honest, life, catastrophe, plutonium, dishonesty, unlikely friendships, storytelling, legal, aids, hospital, destiny, survival, aging, redemption
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1974
Place: usa, oklahoma, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   100%
 
The Pursuit of Happyness
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, inspirational, uplifting, serious, dramatic, touching, realistic, heartbreaking, sad, earnest, melancholic, depressing, compassionate, intense, sincere, interesting, reflective, harsh, road movie, motivational
Audience: family outing
Plot: single father, father son relationship, human spirit, rise to the top, rags to riches, survival, down on your luck, poverty, life is a bitch, sacrifice, once in a lifetime opportunity, homeless, courage, life, destiny, life philosophy, storytelling, workplace, fighting the system, family problems, family drama, against the odds, financial problem, social problems, single parent, parenthood, hospital, underdog, salesman, happy ending, mentor, dreams, father-son relationship, parents and children, honest, ambition, catastrophe, redemption, loneliness, greed, depression, life & death, childhood, tragedy, hopes, race issues, transformation, justice, solitude, capitalism
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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
Plot: underdog, lawyer, courtroom, business, justice, corruption, betrayal, money, storytelling, legal action, hospital, cars, mentor, obsessive quest, greed, catastrophe, first contact, inventions and discoveries, courtroom drama, family, human spirit, court, survival, creativity, technology, fighting the system, sacrifice, hopes, happy ending, life philosophy, family drama, chase, legal, destiny, weapons, runaway, against the odds, transformation, ambition, superhero, courage, rebellion, humanity, dialogue, rivalry, psychiatry, brutality, alter ego, redemption, science
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: sexual, semi serious, factual, offbeat, realistic, interesting, witty, dramatic, captivating, entertaining, intense, sexy, talky, clever, ironic, satirical
Plot: pornography, courtroom, fighting the system, aids, drug abuse, rebellion, censorship, love, lawyer, freedom, drug addiction, court, against the rules, violence, free speech, drugs/alcohol, millionaire, assassination, male nudity, strong sexual content, rise and fall, rise to the top, courtroom drama, adultery, greed, corruption, politics, eccentricity, justice, mentor, drinking, idealism, political, love story, relationships, baptism, airplane, wheelchair, honest, dialogue, brutality, ambition, sexualized violence, violent, moral ambiguity, capitalism, obsession, adaptation, life, legal
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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Gorillas in the Mist
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, sad, serious, realistic, dramatic, suspenseful, inspirational, breathtaking, interesting, heartbreaking, emotional, melancholic, earnest, motivational
Plot: jungle, extinction, environmental, animals, environmentalism, gorilla, courage, human spirit, unlikely friendships, fighting the system, hunting, obsessive quest, life & death, forces of nature, brutality, survival, culture clash, adventure, obsession, life, mentor, destiny, tragedy, childhood, environment, moral ambiguity, catastrophe, friendship, justice, humanity, poacher, mountain, ambition, science, runaway, character study, corruption, creativity, first contact, escapades, doctors, transformation, hopes, dreams, eccentricity, greed, storytelling, loneliness, beautiful scenery, honest
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, rwanda, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
 7.8
 30K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, suspense, gloomy, cerebral, interesting, intense, thought provoking, earnest, atmospheric, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, dark, suspenseful, witty, touching
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, hospital, courtroom, court, fighting the system, lawyer, justice, betrayal, legal action, mentor, corruption, greed, coma, character study, doctors, dialogue driven, drinking, police corruption, dialogue, police investigation, morality, terminal illness, manipulation, moral ambiguity, righting the wronged, runaway, investigation, murder, storytelling, crime gone awry, secrets, chase, honest, underdog, dishonesty, twists & turns, cheating, hopes, culture clash, courage, adaptation, prejudice, legal, rivalry, society, power relations, life is a bitch, defense attorney, pinball machine
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   100%
 
 7.6
 83K
The Hurricane
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, dramatic, inspirational, uplifting, realistic, intense, disturbing, factual, interesting, sincere, earnest, emotional, bleak, sentimental, compassionate
Plot: prison, courtroom, fighting the system, racism, friendship, boxing, freedom, prejudice, police corruption, murder, sport, human spirit, mentor, courtroom drama, justice, corruption, false accusation, courage, storytelling, redemption, childhood, injustice, destiny, lawyer, greed, political corruption, conspiracy, runaway, crime, manipulation, life, race, idealism, character study, life philosophy, vengeance, police investigation, dialogue, unlikely friendships, confined, brutality, death penalty, catastrophe, transformation, chase, legal, adaptation, boxer, revenge, dishonesty
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new jersey, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
 7.4
 9K
Norma Rae
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, realistic, talky, captivating, earnest, tense, sentimental, thought provoking, interesting, emotional, uplifting, suspense, inspirational, breathtaking, light, reflective
Plot: small town, workplace, working class, fighting the system, courage, friendship, feminism, jewish, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics, corruption, injustice, unlikely friendships, mentor, runaway, culture clash, union, labor, prejudice, righting the wronged, race issues, secrets, political, family, against the odds, tragedy, morality, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, stereotypes, segregation, women, factory, single mother, honest, death, dishonesty, childhood, ethnic conflict, redemption, chase, hospital, labor union, legal, interracial romance, destiny, sacrifice
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, dramatic, realistic, epic, factual, disturbing, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental, uplifting, intense, inspirational, entertaining, earnest, melancholic, bad ending, talky, reflective, interesting, propaganda film
Plot: president, slavery, white house, racism, prejudice, segregation, freedom, butler, civil rights, americana, politics, political, father son relationship, master and servant, mentor, interracial relations, race issues, revolution, courage, discrimination, culture clash, corruption, justice, propaganda, idealism, family, destiny, greed, workplace, survival, family bonds, sacrifice, catastrophe, society, betrayal, redemption, power relations, storytelling, injustice, family drama, life & death, honest, family life, assassination, world politics, parents and children, brutality, secret service, workplace situations, happy ending
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1961, year 2008, year 1957, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, south africa, cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
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Dangerous Minds
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, gloomy, inspirational, rough, realistic, uplifting, sincere, compassionate, road movie, dramatic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, school, friendship, death, dedicated educator, poetry, redemption, hardcase students, poverty, mentor, gangsters, childhood, hip hop, urban, idealism, happy ending, jungle, urban ghetto, teachers and students, stereotypes, destiny, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, high school life, catastrophe, life, hopes, fantasy world, underdog, karate, amusement park, transformation, teenage life, society, segregation, youth, natural disaster, power relations, runaway, dialogue, urban ghetto life, gangs, creativity, bullying, against the odds, naval officer, internet, adaptation, life is a bitch
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 7.4
 114K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, intense, touching, thought provoking, interesting, tense, brutal, earnest, psychological
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, rape, small town, crime, court, lawyer, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, revenge, brutality, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, race issues, mentor, underdog, segregation, death penalty, legal action, prejudice, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, injustice, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending, torture
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 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
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, court, conspiracy, family drama, mentor, legal investigation, chase, family, police investigation, uncover truth, death, twists & turns, vengeance, idealism, secrets, revenge, destiny, dialogue, parents and children, sacrifice, corruption, single father, supernatural, vigilante, corporate crimes, catastrophe, culture clash, infidelity, righting the wronged, happy ending, life philosophy, assassination, fighting the system, guilt, investigation, betrayal, kidnapping, crime, against the odds, first contact, secret service, dishonesty, redemption, divorce, justice, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever, serious, realistic, dramatic, interesting, cerebral, intense, talky, entertaining, enigmatic, exciting, suspense, atmospheric, earnest, witty
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, genius, prodigy, contests and competitions, child prodigy, mentor, parents and children, obsession, children, supportive parent, competition, tournament, human spirit, childhood, teacher, storytelling, dialogue, runaway, crime gone awry, computer game, destiny, creativity, youth, corruption, sacrifice, friendship, fantasy world, unlikely friendships, family relations, redemption, hustler, art, power relations, imagination, transformation, secrets, adaptation, wizards, life philosophy, catastrophe, bullying, fight scenes, drinking, teaching the ways of the world, parenthood, greed, coming of age, ambition, dreams, fighting the system
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   24%
 
 7.6
 132K
I Am Sam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, sweet, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, sad, earnest, interesting, intense, feel good
Plot: lawyer, parenthood, single father, father daughter relationship, fighting the system, disability, love, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, autism, hospital, adoption, runaway, mentally challenged, friendship, single parent, divorce, rock, happy ending, homeless, child custody, manipulation, mental illness, mentor, destiny, justice, custody, human spirit, courtroom drama, parents and children, life, catastrophe, life philosophy, love story, redemption, against the odds, honest, social services, children's book, locked door, family, legal, storytelling, transformation, relationships, life & death, childhood, prejudice, courage, depression
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
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This Boy's Life
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, dramatic, sentimental, harsh, intense, interesting, touching, disturbing, depressing, reflective, gloomy, bleak, sincere, talky
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, child abuse, single parent, small town, brutality, adolescence, parenthood, childhood, mentor, life, bullying, violent, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, rebellion, runaway, survival, life & death, character study, violence, tragedy, parents and children, life philosophy, storytelling, adaptation, drinking, corruption, redemption, depression, teenage life, gangs, gangsters, honest, literature, fighting the system, courage, justice, dreams, destiny, teenager, life is a bitch, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, culture clash, friends, mental illness, family
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
Remember the Titans
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, inspirational, captivating, dramatic, sincere, factual, entertaining, interesting, intense, emotional, earnest, stylized, exciting, uplifting
Audience: boys' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: underdog, high school, racism, friendship, football, culture clash, prejudice, sport, school, race issues, segregation, mentor, contests and competitions, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, athlete and trainer, human spirit, race, courage, american football, interracial relations, catastrophe, destiny, honest, soccer, corruption, happy ending, camp, transformation, high school life, life philosophy, runaway, sport team, small town, redemption, survival, against the odds, sacrifice, justice, teacher, family, americana, dialogue, childhood, chase, racing, american football player, racial segregation, xenophobia, apartheid
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
Something the Lord Made
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: emotional, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational, suspense, interesting, talky, factual, cerebral, intense, earnest, heartbreaking, tense, avant garde
Plot: racism, prejudice, mentor, hospital, interracial relations, segregation, surgery, doctors, sacrifice, courage, laboratory, university, ambition, corruption, workplace, survival, hopes, catastrophe, destiny, transformation, justice, nudity (full frontal - brief), solitude, society, life philosophy, friendship, power relations, immortality, culture clash, race, underdog, creativity, runaway, honest, idealism, internet, race issues, unlikely friendships, beautiful scenery, human spirit, childhood, literature, doctors and patients, chase, science, first contact, misfit, storytelling, mad scientist, politics
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
You Don't Know Jack
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: emotional, serious, compassionate, thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, cerebral, interesting, talky, touching, meditative, enigmatic, heartbreaking, reflective, dark, intellectual, earnest, depressing, witty, intense, melancholic, clever, dark humor
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, idealism, cancer, hospital, suffering, against the rules, politics, death, doctors, eccentricity, life & death, doctors and patients, genocide, mercy killing, mentor, philosophy, depression, relationships, greed, loneliness, homeless, corruption, storytelling, obsession, tragedy, media manipulation, moral dilemma, pain, morality, murder, manipulation, drinking, segregation, life, pornography, runaway, legal action, nudity (topless - notable), suicide attempt, childhood, honest, aids, mental illness, redemption, writers, fighting the system, blindness, siblings relations, hopes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
 6.6
 33K
Promised Land
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, factual, dramatic, touching, earnest, interesting, inspirational, scenic, melancholic, twist ending
Plot: small town, idealism, greed, campaign, teacher, propaganda, small town life, salesman, environmental, manipulation, fighting the system, corruption, mentor, corporate america, business, society, political, social relations, politics, conspiracy theory, catastrophe, poverty, oil, life philosophy, corporate crimes, betrayal, environmentalism, storytelling, redemption, honest, political corruption, loneliness, justice, americana, happy ending, runaway, hopes, morality, surveillance, dialogue, survival, environment, rebellion, internet, money, gunfight, conspiracy, ecology, classic car, fantasy world
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, texas, california, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 

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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Style: sentimental, inspirational, uplifting, serious, realistic, dramatic, sincere, exciting, earnest, captivating, factual, entertaining, touching, interesting, emotional, intense, talky
Plot: baseball, racism, prejudice, sport, courage, athlete's life, segregation, mentor, human spirit, interracial relations, discrimination, underdog, destiny, chase, transformation, justice, corruption, greed, ambition, runaway, catastrophe, period piece, society, contests and competitions, doctors, dialogue, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, slavery, race, sport team, idealism, life philosophy, against the odds, americana, storytelling, honest, hopes, childhood, rivalry, culture clash, sacrifice, power relations, football, radio, civil rights, character study, happy ending, unlikely friendships, redemption
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, year 1947, year 1946, year 1945, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, boston, california, pasadena california, missouri, empire state building manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio
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 6.5
 57K
The Informant!
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, twists and turns, offbeat, enigmatic, cerebral, absurd, dramatic, satirical, stylized, light, melancholic, tense, ironic, psychological, witty, interesting, suspense, entertaining, bad ending
Plot: investigation, fbi, greed, corruption, obsession, mental illness, insanity, corporate america, business, uncover truth, twists & turns, corporate crimes, paranoia, dishonesty, storytelling, adaptation, eccentricity, character study, runaway, secrets, workplace, dialogue, company, conspiracy, special agents, moral ambiguity, depression, guilt, crime, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, paranoid, mentor, workplace situations, undercover, deadpan, pornography, fighting the system, existentialism, farce, catastrophe, crimes, fantasy world, psychology, law enforcement, lawyer, oil, psychiatry, legal
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 2000s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, hawaii
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System:   27%
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