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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, kidnapping, african american, feminism, drug addiction, artist, spiritualism, spirituality, enlightenment, little girl, eagle, car accident, sexism, redemption, introspection, radical, emancipation, death of daughter, illiteracy, tomahawk, racial relations, collaboration, racial injustice

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about redemption, friendship, society, hopes, african american, family relations and life is a bitch mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Follow Me Home: Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007), Holiday Heart (2000), Mission Street Rhapsody (2009), American Violet (2008), Butterfly Rising (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.
Plot: adoptive mother, painting, painter, artist, girl, cat, drawing, forgetfulness, runaway, flashback, sculptor, social worker ...
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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.
Plot: gay father, female impersonator, police officer, drug dealer, fatherhood, drug addiction, christianity, mother daughter relationship, loss, christmas, african american, homosexual ...
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Mission Street Rhapsody (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, touching ...
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, family problems, redemption, social differences, estrangement, society, gender, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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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: sentimental, rough, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, injustice, racism, courtroom drama, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal, urban ghetto, single mother, racial issues ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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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, christian, erotica, buddhist, road trip, coming of age, spirituality, gay, african american, native american, religion
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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, disturbing, compassionate, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: death row, prison, prison warden, retirement, wedding anniversary, innocence, father son relationship, demonstration, teacher, protest, drunkenness, lawyer ...
Place: usa
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62%
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: family relations, alcohol abuse, farm, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, youth, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, single parent, family in crisis, americana, addiction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, chicago illinois, usa, mississippi river, alabama ...
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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, captivating, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female nudity, sex, culture clash, love and romance, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, parents and children, friendship, family, adventure, society ...
Place: usa
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60%
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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: memory, pregnancy, 12 year old, old woman, name calling, food, home schooling, cake, eating, boat, pay phone, father son relationship ...
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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, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, family business, working class, family life, human nature, parents and children, workplace intrigue, social differences, dishonesty, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wheelchair, rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, friends, paralysis, strong female presence, profanity, life is a bitch, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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48%
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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, friendship, dignity, bear, sadness, nature, redemption, wilderness, dog, bar, farm, alcohol abuse
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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, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: desert, introspection, looking for love, haunted by the past, redemption, downfall, pregnancy, spirituality, female protagonist, life turned upside down, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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. - ...
Plot: prostitute, homeless, painter, hiv aids, hot, homelessness, sexpot, woman wearing a miniskirt, cleavage, artist, drug addiction, drugs ...
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Bopha! (1993)
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Country: USA
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Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, serious, emotional
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, compassionate ...
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Country: USA
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Style: sincere, touching, serious, uplifting, feel good
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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, atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 60s, 1960s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
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Style: spiritual
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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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, fbi agent, ransom, heiress, terrorist group, partisan
Time: 70s
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Unnatural Causes (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Plot: injustice, government coverup, chemical, dying man, government conspiracy, pay phone, paranoia, conspiracy, father son relationship, dying, telephone, chemical weapon ...
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Ring the Bell (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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32%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Siren's Kiss (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
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30%