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Grace Is Gone (2007)
 6.8
 9K
Grace Is Gone (2007)
Original name: Grace is Gone
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious, dramatic, intense, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: kids
Plot: iraq war, support group, insomnia, on the road, family relations, couple relations, marines, parents and children, anti war, patriotism, family problems, couples, gulf war, death in the family, siblings relations, innocence lost, protecting from truth, u.s. army, career, truth, loss, farewell, death, road trip, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, minnesota, usa, iraq, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, touching and serious films with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, family, parents and children, death, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Drama, Family and War genres. Some movies like Grace Is Gone: My Sister's Keeper (2009), Summer Hours (2008), Louder Than Words (2013), Rabbit Hole (2010), Still Alice (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: child illness, terminal illness, moral dilemma, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, family drama, childhood, parenthood, cancer, hospital, relationships, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 6K
Summer Hours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family, summer, inheritance, youth, family reunited, family gatherings, family relations, uncover truth, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family problems, dealing with death, family in crisis, child illness, family relations, hopes, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, couples, last wish, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.0
 45K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, depressing, sad ...
Plot: loss of child, marriage, family problems, death in the family, crumbling marriage, estrangement, loss of son, grief, support group, memory, therapy, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.5
 115K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: memory loss, supportive spouse, alzheimer's disease, family drama, columbia university, relationships, mother daughter relationship, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, family bonds, sister sister relationship, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.5
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Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, judaism, redemption, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, human nature, society, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
 10K
My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Plot: terminal illness, reconciliation, death, pregnancy, self discovery, family life, couple relations, unfulfillment, child birth, parents and children, life is a bitch, cancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 36
Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Juliette, twenty, falls in love. At the same time her father is diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, family relations, family in crisis, love and romance, parents and children, family problems, fall in love, countryside, twentysomething life, youth, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.7
 23K
Marvin's Room (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transplant, reunion, terminal illness, estrangement, leukemia, siblings relations, family relations, single parent, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.3
 139
Sister, Sister (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heated confrontations and revelations result when a divorcee returns with her young son to the home of her two sisters.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: small town, estrangement, disagreement, parents and children, hopes, siblings relations, favoritism among siblings, couple relations, life turned upside down, love and romance, money raising, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 102K
Brothers (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, tense, touching ...
Plot: presumed dead, family problems, suspicion, war, military, patriotism, brother brother relationship, sibling relationship, homecoming, wartime life, couple relations, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Letters to God (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: child illness, friendship, letter, postman, cancer, family life, family problems, suburbs, youth, terminal illness, family relations, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: mountain, family, eccentric family, family life, couples, americana, family gatherings, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 345
Angel Dog (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This heart warming film is about a dog named Cooper who is the lone survivor of a terrible car accident. Jake, a family patriarch, loses his wife and children in the accident. Not being a dog person, Jake is angry and resentful toward the dog for ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, friends, dealing with death, family, hopes, friendship, redemption, haunted by the past, starting over, human spirit, death of mother, death of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, human spirit, friendship, self discovery, honest law enforcer, friends, family relations, hopes, parents and children, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.5
 12K
Taking Chance (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: military, soldier, self discovery, gulf war, sacrifice, war, life is a bitch, military life, marines, patriotism, warlord, iraq war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004
Place: wyoming, usa, iraq, minneapolis minnesota, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.5
 17K
Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family gatherings, family tragedy, sister sister relationship, sibling rivalry, father daughter relationship, character study, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Clara's Heart (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: grief, racism, dysfunctional family, couple relations, friends, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, friendship, haunted by the past, master and servant, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, baltimore, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Everybody's Fine (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eight months after the death of his wife, Frank Goode looks forward to a reunion with his four adult children. When all of them cancel their visits at the last minute, Frank, against the advice of his doctor, sets out on a road trip to reconnect ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: loneliness, doctor, widower, parents and children, holiday, siblings relations, family reunited, family problems, retired, loss of spouse, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country, las vegas, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.5
 495
Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, estrangement, love and romance, hopes, dysfunctional family, love affair, family problems, death in the family, couples, family life, interracial relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 3K
Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: prison, dog, against the odds, coming of age, racism, school, great depression, life is a bitch, hopes, rich and poor, interracial relations, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 505
Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, road trip, innocence lost, family problems, protecting from truth, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, on the road, dysfunctional family, youth, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, missouri, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 19K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, agent, photographer, social worker, baseball, thanksgiving, small town, theft, family, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.5
 2K
Broken Wings (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Style: touching, emotional, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coma, life is a bitch, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, fall in love, mouse, estrangement, haunted by the past, human nature, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: spelling bee, rivalry, african american, self esteem, loss of daughter, spelling, underdog, coming of age, human nature, prodigy, belief, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 3K
Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, small town, family life, couples, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, small town life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, friends, loyalty, family, pets, loneliness, death, human animal relationship, loss of loved one, loss of friend, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, japan, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, nervous breakdown, funeral, loss of friend, loss of parent, family problems, parents and children, family relations, drinking problem, alcohol abuse, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, alabama, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The River Within (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jason returns home to get away while he studies for the upcoming bar exam. After visiting his oldest friend, a "coulda-been-girlfriend" who is now engaged, and a pushy preacher, his easygoing summer becomes filled with unwanted drama. Over ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: small town, church, homecoming, youth, self discovery, introspection, society, religions or cults, family relations, hopes, small town life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the town in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: reunion, kidnapping, missing person, missing child, boy, disappearance, family life, youth, police detective, coming of age, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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