Movies like God's Army

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God's Army (2000)
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving missionaries and, to top it off, his first companion, 29-year-old Marcus Dalton, proves to be a harsh mentor. After only one day as a missionary, Allen is ready to hang up his necktie and go home. Allen becomes a part of the drama occurring under the everyday surface of missionary life. After only a few intense days, Allen finds faith he didn't know he had, and courage he didn't know he lacked. He learns that the time has come to put away childish things, and to become more than just a man--to become a man of God.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, christian film
Plot: youth, family relations, couple relations, religions or cults, parents and children, life is a bitch, self discovery, human spirit, hopes, society, human nature, couples, terminal illness, working class, redemption, coming of age, disorder, siblings relations, culture clash, tragic hero, christianity, baptism, mormon, christian, missionary ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to God's Army

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, society, parents and children, redemption and youth mostly in Drama, Crime and Music genres. Some movies like God's Army: States of Grace (2005), Waterproof (2000), Bilal's Stand (2010), The Doctor (1991), Phantom Pain (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
States of Grace (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drive-by shooting in Venice, California, changes the lives of five people forever. States of Grace tells the story of a homeless street preacher, Louis, a gang banger, Carl, an aspiring actress, Holly, and two young missionaries, Lozano and ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: redemption, mormon, going straight, human spirit, teenage life, hospital, parents and children, city life, society, urban, high school life, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: utah, europe, california, venice, usa ...
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Waterproof (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Single mother Tyree Battle struggles to keep her young son Thaniel away from the gang-plagued city streets that he is mixed up in. Under severe gang pressure, Thaniel accidentally shoots Jewish shopkeeper Eli Zeal in a botched robbery attempt. ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, single parent, youth, homecoming, siblings relations, immigrants, parents and children, hopes, crimes, family life, family problems, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, religions or cults, family business, follow your dream, family in crisis, hopes, parents and children, youth, workplace, self discovery, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 5K
The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that ...
Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, surgery, doctor, coldhearted, doctors and patients, redemption, introspection, intern, life is a bitch, parents and children, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: medical school, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, disability, human spirit, misfit, human nature, redemption, parents and children, family relations, new love, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 312
Black Girl (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
Style: gloomy, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, hopes, parents and children, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family relations, youth, couples, family problems, injustice, society, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 251
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, coming of age, human nature, family life, friendship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An Unexpected Family (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Ruth Whitney abandons her two children with her sister Barbara is left to take care of them, at first none of them like it but soon they grow to like each other. Then over a year later Ruth comes back saying she wants her kids and Barbara goes ...
Style: emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Plot: redemption, guardian, unfulfillment, hopes, life is a bitch, custody, family relations, betrayal, youth, legal action, legal, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 578
The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, reunion, adoption, society, family relations, religions or cults, redemption, family, hopes, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3K
My Family (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's. They establish their family in ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: coming of age, murder, death of wife, marriage, family, couples, reunion, babies and infants, love and romance, immigrants, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 470
The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, human spirit, couples, disorder, family relations, journalism, media, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 527
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, touching
Plot: youth, reach out, power relations, hopes, redemption, human spirit, juvenile delinquency, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Is There Life Out There? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lily Marshall (McEntire) has a loving, supportive husband, two great kids and an unfulfilled dream: to return to college and get the degree she always wanted. "Is there life beyond her family and home?", Lily wonders. The hole in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: youth, self discovery, family relations, family life, couples, hopes, love and romance, terminal illness, college, school, college life, starting over ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Music Never Stopped (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry struggles to bond with his estranged son, Gabriel, who suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. With Gabriel unable to shed the beliefs and interests that caused their physical and emotional distance, Henry must ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: treatment, rock, estrangement, therapist, rehabilitation, terminal illness, introspection, redemption, human spirit, generation gap, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The River Niger (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: hopes, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, down on your luck, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, couple relations, family in crisis, parents and children, love and romance, redemption, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: disability, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, parents and children, family in crisis, misfit, society, youth, isolation, self discovery, mental illness, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8K
Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, rich and poor, parents and children, life is a bitch, human nature, buddies, best friends, twists & turns, friends ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In seeking her own redemption from the one man of whom she is most afraid, 10-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, parents and children, immigrants, social misfits, hopes, redemption, youth, friendship, death in the family, family problems, friends, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, psychological, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, mental institution, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, family problems, drug abuse, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
America So Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film follows the odyssey of a group of Iranian immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: disco, racism, lifestyle, misfit, society, human nature, nightlife, coming of age, injustice, culture clash, nightclub, music ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: win over, social relations, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, social misfits, youth, high school, teenage life, human spirit, teenage love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: hopes, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, siblings relations, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, righting the wronged, family relations, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Reading Room (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the neighborhood threaten his establishment.
Style: feel good, touching, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: city life, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death, human spirit, last wish, family relations, power relations, teachers and students, underdog, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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In the Gloaming (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
Style: touching, sentimental, gloomy, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay brother, bereavement, crumbling marriage, family gatherings, hopes, dealing with death, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, gays and lesbians, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 718
Six Weeks (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the ...
Style: sentimental, gloomy, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, campaign, tragic hero, forbidden love, dancer's life, infidelity, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
Style: touching, gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: drug addiction, heroin, family life, unemployment, life is a bitch, siblings relations, hopes, rehabilitation, addiction, going straight, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
About Her Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ginko’s younger brother Tetsuro, a failed comedian, is the oddball of the family. Embarrassing, loud and plain inappropriate at times causes Ginko to disown him. The two reunite when she discovers Tetsuro is terminally ill. Tetsuro’s impending ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: reunion, family relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, hopes, siblings relations, human nature, redemption, family problems, family feud, terminal illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 17K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, father, redemption, family values, drugs/alcohol, hopes, honest law enforcer, parents and children, introspection, society, religious, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Cooler Climate (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Plot: housekeeper, suburban life, fall in love, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, boss and employee, master and servant, dysfunctional family, family relations, friends, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Grace & Mercy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, suspenseful, emotional, serious ...
Plot: church, redemption, society, introspection, hopes, down on your luck, on the run, clergy, crime gone awry, self discovery, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%