Movies like Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man

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Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)
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Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Young and restless Nick Adams, the only son of a domineering mother and a weak but noble doctor father, leaves his rural Michigan home to embark on an eventful cross-country journey. He is touched and affected by his encounters with a punch-drunk ex-boxer, a sympathetic telegrapher, and an alcoholic advanceman for a burlesque show. After failing to get a job as reporter in New York, he enlists in the Italian army during World War I as an ambulance driver. His camaraderie with fellow soldiers and a romance with a nurse he meets after being wounded propel him to manhood.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, uplifting, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: manhood, world war one, italian army, youth, on the road, writer's life, friends, love and romance, journalism, alcohol abuse, hopes, young lovers, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, power relations, boxing, suicide, hospital, church, alcoholic, railway, ambulance, heroism, fencing, courage ...
Place: michigan, italy, new york, manhattan new york city, midwest

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Most similar movies to Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about youth, hopes, coming of age, friendship, society, self discovery and adventure mostly in Drama, Adventure and War genres. Some movies like Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man: Smile (2005), Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010), Someone to Run With (2006), The Great Waldo Pepper (1975), Beautiful Wave (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Smile (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Introduced to a volunteer opportunity with the Doctor's Gift Program, Katie (Mika Boorem) signs up for a trip to China, where she meets Lin (Yi Ding), a girl with whom she shares a birthday. Lin has a facial deformity that discourages her from ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, culture clash, teenage life, social differences, human spirit, human nature, society, misfit, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, charity, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, california, asia, usa, shanghai ...
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95%
Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three Russian street kids, who live on their wits in a train station, take off to the countryside hoping to make it across the border to a better life in Poland. They are alternately looking for tenderness and pushing it away because they sense that ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, young heroes, youth, boy, self discovery, obsessive quest, on the road, optimism, hopes, escapades, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Someone to Run With (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Through the streets of Jerusalem two teenagers' stories will unite to tell the summer adventure of their lives. Tamar is an amazingly talented but very quiet and insecure girl, who leaves behind her home and all she knows, changing herself ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, escapades, youth, chases and races, missing person, track down, coming of age, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: world war one, aerial combat, filmmaking, friends, midlife crisis, starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, introspection, wartime life, human nature, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Beautiful Wave (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Style: sentimental, contemplative, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, adventure, self discovery, youth, teenage life, escapades, friendship, society, on the road, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
In Love and War (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: world war one, romance, war, soldier, couple relations, bittersweet, profanity, graphic violence, young lovers, hopes, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Ode to My Father (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Amid the chaos of refugees fleeing the Korean War in December 1950, a young boy, Duk-soo, sees his fate change in the blink of an eye when he loses track of his younger sister and he leaves his father behind to find her. Settling at Gukje Market in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: father, coal mine, family relations, parents and children, hopes, human spirit, friends, coming of age, war, father son relationship, friendship, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: korea, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, starting over, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, on the road, couple relations, social misfits, unlikely partners, crumbling marriage, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Guys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: firefighter, terrorism, journalism, hopes, couples, human spirit, couple relations, love and romance, danger, writer's life, post september 11 2001, train travel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Jacquou the Rebel (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1815, young Jacquou lives an idyllic peasant life with his parents in the Périgord region of France. But one day, his childhood happiness is cruelly ended when his father is arrested, after a dispute with the arrogant Count de Nansac. With ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past, adventure, young lovers, forbidden love, rebelliousness, love and romance, rich and poor, orphan, injustice, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Exit Marrakech (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picturesque charm and a rough beauty where everything appears possible — including the chance that father and ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: defiant, interracial relations, self discovery, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, escapades, family relations, youth, society, impossible love, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, childhood, friendship, adventure, youth, coming-of-age, teenager, loyalty, innocence, young kid, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Lover's Prayer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A younger boy falls in love with a tragic girl who flirts with, and manipulates, her older suitors in 1800s Russia.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, teenage life, social differences, youth, society, father son relationship, unrequited love, inheritance, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Inuk (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Greenland, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several years after losing his father, Inuk learns the way of his people again.
Style: realistic, captivating, visually appealing, contemplative, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past, redemption, teenage life, winter, culture, forces of nature, dog sled, journey, adventure, ice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Our Winning Season (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Scott Jacoby) fools around with his buddy (Dennis Quaid), until a Vietnam War tragedy makes him grow up.
Style: uplifting, contemplative, sincere, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: bittersweet, human nature, vietnam war, wartime life, high school, athlete and trainer, disability, friends, power relations, ambition, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Patagonia (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Patagonia narrates the journeys of two women - one looking for her past, the other for her future. The film inter-cuts between their stories, in which one of them travels south to north through the Welsh springtime and the other east to west through ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, road movie, serious, sincere ...
Plot: elderly, on the road, self discovery, last wish, love affair, society, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage, desert, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina, latin america, europe, wales ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mr. Pip (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village. In 1991, a war over a copper ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teachers and students, wartime life, elementary school, island, political unrest, state affairs, power relations, friends, civil war, social relations, war, school ...
Place: papua new guinea, asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nomadic Childhoods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia, Mongolia, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 3 stories, 3 countries. Tibet, Mongolia, Siberia. Nomad children fill a hostile world with their wishes and their dreams. At major cross-roads in their lives, they are confronted by love, danger and death.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: youth, wilderness, society, love and romance, coming of age, danger, tradition versus modernity, hopes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia, tibet, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, friendship, survival, coming of age, danger, youth, river, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, opposites attract, immigrants, family relations, friends, friendship, family life, human nature, coming of age, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: farm, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, cigarette smoking, smoking, brunette ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, world war one, war, battles, friendship, animals, animal training, german, hopes, human spirit, danger, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 343
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, obsessive quest, hopes, self discovery, adultery, road trip, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, adventure, travel, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, new york, seattle washington, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Deep in the Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An alcoholic man refocuses himself on putting kids through college via 4H and FFA scholarship donations. Guiding him is a spiritual figure he calls "The Bearded Man".
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, starting over, support group, hopes, mysterious stranger, college, friendship, rise to the top, society, alcoholic, lifestyle change, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: student film
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, family business, teenage life, follow your dream, workplace, society, hopes, human spirit, parents and children, family life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Under the Same Moon (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tells the parallel stories of nine-year-old Carlitos and his mother, Rosario. In the hopes of providing a better life for her son, Rosario works illegally in the U.S. while her mother cares for Carlitos back in Mexico.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: immigrants, friendship, obsessive quest, family reunited, escapades, society, custody, travel, grandmother grandson relationship, runaway, survival, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: road trip, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, on the road, dysfunctional family, single father, single parent, coming of age, cross country, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, oklahoma, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: John H. Groberg, a middle class kid from Idaho Falls, crosses the Pacific to become a Mormon missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan island kingdom during the 1950's. He leaves behind a loving family and the true love of his life, Jean. ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, inspirational, feel good ...
Plot: missionary, human spirit, friendship, adventure, fish out of water, true love, love and romance, hopes, rescue, mormon, life philosophy, hurricane ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, future
Place: idaho, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Natural Sciences (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: obsessive quest, family relations, self discovery, on the road, family problems, parents and children, teachers and students, youth, hopes, coming of age, search for father, unknown father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, psychological, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, family relations, parents and children, coming of age, young lovers, teenage life, human nature, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%