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Follow Me Home (1996)
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Follow Me Home (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on the White House. Along the way they meet a mysterious Black woman. Together, these four men and one woman encounter racism, sexism, internal conflicts, and finally redemption as they discover their common humanity and their internal ability to conquer the societal ills that effect them all.
Style: spiritual
Plot: native american, painter, artist, kidnapping, feminism, african american, spirituality, enlightenment, drug addiction, car accident, spiritualism, little girl, radical, eagle, sexism, redemption, introspection, illiteracy, racial relations, death of daughter, collaboration, emancipation, racial injustice, tomahawk

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and captivating films with plots about redemption, family relations, society, friendship, hopes, african american and father son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Follow Me Home: Holiday Heart (2000), Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007), La Mission (2009), American Violet (2008), Butterfly Rising (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Holiday Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A drag queen takes in a drug addict and her daughter and helps raise the daughter.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: female impersonator, gay father, mother daughter relationship, drug addiction, fatherhood, lgbtq, gay parent, family relations, relationships, male female relationship, life, drug dealer ...
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Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After running away from her last foster placement with the Regan family, twelve year old Hollis Woods is placed with a new foster mother, the loving, retired art teacher, Josie Cahill.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: adoptive mother, foster home, painting, painter, sculptor, drawing, family problems, adoptive mother adopted son relationship, changing lives, family relations, female artist, lifestyle ...
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La Mission (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Growing up in the Mission district of San Francisco, Che Rivera has always had to be tough to survive. He's a powerful man respected throughout the Mission barrio for his masculinity and his strength, as well as for his hobby building beautiful ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, self discovery, parents and children, redemption, social differences, family problems, family relations, love affair, estrangement, society, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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87%
American Violet (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young single mother of four living in a small Texas town. Arrested during a drug raid and accused of a crime she didn't commit, Dee goes against the wishes of her mother, Alma, and rejects the plea-bargain that would free her from jail, but ...
Style: serious, sentimental, rough, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, injustice, racism, courtroom drama, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, fighting the system, legal, single mother, racial issues ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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75%
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Butterfly Rising (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her brother dies, singer Lilah Belle sets out to escape her grief and embarks on a road trip, but not before coaxing the new-to-town, most scandalous woman in Artesia, Rose Johnson, to go with her. These two broken souls steal a vintage truck ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: magic realism, native american, coming of age, gay, road trip, african american, religion, christian, buddhist, spirituality, erotica
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66%
Down in the Delta (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, farm, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, life is a bitch, love and romance, starting over, hopes, youth, coming of age, rehabilitation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia ...
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65%
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Juanita (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana - where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo.
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, female nudity, culture clash, family relations, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch, parents and children, family, friendship, society, adventure ...
Place: usa
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64%
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Clemency (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, compassionate, rough ...
Plot: death row, lethal injection, prison, prison warden, black american, retirement, death sentence, drunkenness, demonstration, african american, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: usa
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64%
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So B. It (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
Plot: family relations, mentally challenged person, foster parent, memory, storm, soccer, painting, money, friend, bus driver, grandmother granddaughter relationship, sleeping ...
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The Family That Preys (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, family business, family life, working class, couples, friends, dishonesty, rivalry, social differences, parents and children, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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52%
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Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: talky, clever, thought provoking, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, strong female presence, paralysis, friends, starting over, life is a bitch, hopes, human nature, homecoming ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 108
Fish Hawk (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hardened and embittered man turns his life around with the help of a farm boy in this uplifting family tale. Down on his luck and dependent on booze, Native American Fish Hawk (Will Sampson) changes his fate when he accepts a job hunting down a ...
Plot: native american, dignity, nature, bear, farm, wilderness, sadness, redemption, alcohol abuse, friendship, dog, bar
Time: turn of the century
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50%
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Heart of Now (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: desert, introspection, looking for love, redemption, haunted by the past, downfall, pregnancy, breakup, spirituality, female protagonist, relationship problems, problem solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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48%
Two Days, Nine Lives (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug addict checks into rehab.
Plot: car accident, rehabilitation, drug addiction, movie business, clinic, therapy, pop star, drug addict, group therapy, gambling addiction, aids, prostitute ...
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47%
My Pink Shirt (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Drama - Regency is a fatherless fifteen year old. Having to face her mother succumbing to the AIDS virus, she must survive on her own. She is forced to prostitute herself to feed her addictions, attend to her mother’s needs, and pay the rent. - ...
Style: hot
Plot: painter, artist, hottie, sexy teenager, baby, sexpot, hiv, teenage prostitute, loss, single mother, homeless, prostitute ...
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43%
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Bopha! (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, serious, emotional
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Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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43%
The Color Purple (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, sincere, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 18th century
Place: africa, southern usa, usa, georgia, tennessee
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Desperate Lives (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: high school, drug addiction, teacher student relationship, drug dealing, teenage boy, teenage girl, high school student, marijuana, propaganda, car accident, drugs, suicide ...
Time: 80s
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41%
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Slipaway (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: spiritual, exciting, captivating, touching, sincere ...
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41%
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Joshua (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good ...
Plot: miraculous event, healing power, small town, mysterious character, self discovery, society, hopes, redemption, religions or cults, cause and meaning, friendship, spirituality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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40%
Higher Ground (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: faith, evangelical christianity, belief in god, redemption, introspection, human spirit, self discovery, life is a bitch, hopes, religions or cults, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 60s
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38%
Gulag Barashevo (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Artists, Poets, Writers, Musicians, and Dissidents, Husbands and Wives, in the Marxist USSR GULAG camps of Barashevo and Vorkuta, suffer in and survive their Gulag death camps. It is a ultimately a spiritual struggle.
Style: spiritual
Plot: artist, love, humanity, courage, genocide, freedom, gulag, dissident
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37%
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The Shift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From the creators of You Can Heal Your Life: The Movie comes a compelling portrait of three modern lives in need of new direction and new meaning. In his first-ever movie, Wayne Dyer explores the spiritual journey in the second half of life when we ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: enlightenment, consciousness, changing lives, cause and meaning, career change, self discovery, hopes, dull life, redemption, con artists, charlatan, friends ...
Place: california
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37%
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A Million Little Pieces (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent submits to two months of agonizing detox at a treatment center in Minnesota.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: drug addiction, rehabilitation, addiction, drugs, alcohol abuse, fall in love, self destructing, clinic, introspection, romance, downfall, society ...
Time: year 1993
Place: usa, minneapolis minnesota
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37%
The Last Vermeer (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A soldier and member of the Dutch resistance investigates stolen art in the wake of the Second World War, including a Vermeer sold to the Nazis by a flamboyant forger.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: painter, investigation, forgery, art, collaboration, nazism, conspiracy, soldier, mystery, nazi collaborator, accusation, world war two ...
Time: post world war two, year 1945
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36%
Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, family, racism, female protagonist, cosmetics, sister sister relationship, female director
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35%
All the Beautiful Things (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: All the Beautiful Things describes the palpable and uniquely portrayed real-life experience of two men seeking to repair their lifelong, but fractured, bond. Looking to move beyond their individual and shared histories of domestic violence, poverty, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: friendship, introspection, redemption, betrayal, best friends, unsupportive friend, righting the wronged, human nature, domestic violence, jazz, friendship between men, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, boston
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35%
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: native american, self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
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35%
Unnatural Causes (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Frank Coleman is a Vietnam veteran dying from cancer brought on by exposure to the defoliant chemical Agent Orange which he turns to Maude DeVictor, a Veterans Administration benefits counselor who teams up with Coleman to fight a lopsided batted ...
Plot: chemical weapon, loss of friend, death of friend, dying, news report, paranoia, father son relationship, conspiracy, veteran, african american woman, cancer, cia ...
Time: year 1977
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam
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35%
The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by members of a radical guerrilla organisation, as seen by the FBI agent in charge of her case.
Plot: kidnapping, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, fbi agent, heiress, ransom, terrorist group, partisan
Time: 70s
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34%