Movies like Heart of a Child

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Heart of a Child (1994)
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Heart of a Child (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Sandor Stern.
Plot: mother, heart, heart transplant, mother child relationship

Most similar movies to Heart of a Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, father son relationship, mother son relationship, mother, pregnancy and murder mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Heart of a Child: Double Standard (1988), Thursday's Child (1983), The Day We Died (2020), A Death of Innocence (1971), Forgotten Sins (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Moment of Truth: A Child Too Many (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Patty Nowakowski already has three children, but decides to be a surrogate mother. Fully confident of being able to give up her baby, she is nonetheless stunned when she discovers that she is expecting twins, and the couple for whom she is pregnant ...
Plot: fraternal twins, family relations, court case, twin, child custody, childbirth, surrogate mother, pregnancy, trial, adoption, court, twins ...
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Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy
Plot: unfulfillment, injustice, couples, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, bigamy, judge, father ...
Time: 80s
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39%
Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam Alden is the 17-year-old high school star player in baseball who seems to have it all. However, his family notices that he is often bothered with fits of coughing. Worried, his parents decide to take him to the hospital, where they are shocked ...
Plot: family relations, doctor, heart transplant, illness, heart disease, father son relationship, teenager, mother son relationship
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36%
The Day We Died (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.
Plot: security guard, shooting, police officer, documentary filmmaker
Time: year 2015
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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33%
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A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: daughter, mother, mother daughter relationship, footprint, court, murder, trial
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29%
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: evil man, murder, psychopath
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27%
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Forgotten Sins (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A county sheriff is accused by his daughter of having abused her. Her accusation gets more and more elaborate, involving satanic rituals. As nearly everyone around him seems to believe he's guilty, he starts breaking up and questioning his own ...
Plot: false memory, police interrogation
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 2008, New York mother Tiffany Rubin faced every parent's worst nightmare when her six year old son Kobe vanished into thin air. Upon learning that Kobe had been kidnapped by his biological father and taken to South Korea, Tiffany seeks the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, confined, rescue, family problems, family relations, parents and children, crimes, single parent, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, korea, asia, new york, south korea
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27%
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Good Morning Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Married couples, unable to conceive, are thrilled to find they are going to become parents, thanks to a larger-than-life "miracle doctor" and his unusual treatments.
Plot: deception, artificial insemination, sperm donor, medical malpractice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Booger Red (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Booger Red is a hybrid documentary/narrative about a veteran reporter who searches for the truth behind the largest purported child sex ring in Texas history. On his journey through the bowels of East Texas, he's forced to confront his own ...
Plot: swinger, investigative journalism, brother in law sister in law relationship
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Go Toward the Light (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, mormon, deathbed ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
She Woke Up Pregnant (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sleazy dentist sexually assaults his patients while they are under heavy sedatives after he performs dental surgery on them. One woman gets impregnated from such an incident and decides to fight back.
Plot: rape, abortion, latex gloves, knocked up, making love, dentist, pregnancy, medical mask, surgical mask, dental mask, pregnant from rape, computer
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23%
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Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: death of wife, last wish, mother, cancer, family, death, family relations, husband wife relationship, dying woman, woman, terminal cancer, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Sam's Son (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
Plot: family, male with long hair, long haired male, hair, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Killing of Randy Webster (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man is shot and killed in an altercation with Houston police. His father doesn't believe the police version of the incident and starts digging around on his own.
Plot: car theft, police chase, flashback, father son relationship, loss of son
Place: houston texas
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22%
The Great Wallendas (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Made-for-TV movie, tells the true story of the Great Wallendas, a family of circus acrobats famous for their seven-person high wire pyramid act, that one night ended in tragedy.
Plot: circus, tragedy, accident, tightrope, carnival, acrobat
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Many Trials of One Jane Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story about an extraordinary woman, who after a traumatizing rape, refuses to remain a victim. Wendy Crewson stars as Jane Doe (as she must legally be called), a woman who discovers she was the fifth victim of a serial rapist ...
Plot: serial rapist, rapist, rape victim, rape
Place: toronto ontario canada
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22%
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44 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on true events, 44 is the story of Migs, an 18 year old high school student trapped between the two opposing forces of his father, a drug dealer and convicted felon, and his mother, an NYPD cop.
Style: based on true events
Plot: policewoman, teenager, 18 year old, father son relationship, drug dealer, female police officer, nypd, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A female is harassed and takes the case to court.
Plot: creep, legal, court, sexual harassment, courtroom, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Good Fight (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace Cragin is a bright young lawyer who has a passion for the fight against injustice. Her ex-husband Henry is a lawyer too, but his passion is only to win. The two were divorced ten years earlier when Henry's lust for conquest led him to ...
Plot: law firm, divorce, lawyer, tobacco, ex wife, lawsuit, cancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Someone I Touched (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, extramarital affair, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love triangle, couples, syphilis, sexually transmitted disease, writers, tv set, moustache ...
Time: 70s
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21%
The Killing Yard (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.
Plot: female director, political corruption, prison riot, false accusation, helicopter, prison, courtroom, murder, massacre
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Cold Water (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a female cadet goes over board during cadet training, an investigation is started.
Plot: negligence, hostility, sexism, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Different Eye (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Julia and her fiancé Mark's world is shattered when they find themselves with conservator-ship of Maria, a young woman with Downs Syndrome. Can Maria teach Julia to find the beauty in life's ups and downs, or will Julia and Mark's ...
Plot: family, mother, father, marriage, down syndrome, lawyer, promise, love, grief
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Where Are My Children? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based upon a true story, Marg Helgenberger stars as a single mother mysteriously arrested by the FBI and separated from her children, thus beginning a 25-year struggle to be reunited with them.
Plot: corruption, prison, adoption, car accident
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Billboard (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey devises a plan to help his failing radio station, a billboard sitting contest.
Plot: billboard, radio, inheritance, contest, entrepreneur, legacy, radio station
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of attractive cop Laurencia Bembenek, who, in 1982, was sentenced to prison for killing her husband's ex-wife in Milwaukee, WI.
Style: factual
Plot: female killer, police, female police officer, model, murder, policewoman
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Ice Bound (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is during the final months of 1999 that 46-year-old physician Jerri Nielsen (Susan Sarandon) finds herself stranded at the Amundsen-South Pole Research Station along with a tiny staff of researchers and technicians. Although, at first, there is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: videotaping, doctor, video, breast cancer, wind, airplane, bald, storm, party, snowmobile, cold
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Style: inspirational
Plot: female director, interracial relations, civil rights movement, african american, neighbor, supreme court, civil rights, segregation, racism
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%