Movies that are like I Am Sam

If you like "I Am Sam" you are probably looking for emotional, sentimental, touching and serious movies of Drama genre about / that have / with single father, father daughter relationship, disability, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, love and parenthood themes shot in USA.
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I Am Sam (2001)
 7.6
 131K
I Am Sam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting, sweet, dramatic, realistic, heartbreaking, inspirational, compassionate, sad, earnest, sincere, interesting, intense, feel good, intellectual
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, disability, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, love, parenthood, child custody, fighting the system, mentally challenged, happy ending, homeless, courtroom, single parent, manipulation, mental illness, mentor, rock, destiny, justice, autism, hospital, life, catastrophe, social services, children's book, locked door, life philosophy, love story, adoption, redemption, honest, human spirit, custody, courtroom drama, family, runaway, storytelling, transformation, relationships, life & death, parents and children, childhood, prejudice, friendship, courage, depression, sacrifice, culture clash, corruption, beautiful scenery, psychiatry, divorce, against the odds, tragedy, unlikely friendships, underdog, idealism, custody battle, foster parent, loneliness, blindness, police investigation, legal, hopes, misfit, society, family problems, family relations, power relations, social worker, birthday, judge, arrest, neighbor, workaholic, pianist, new job, trial, watching television, parenting, anxiety attack, porsche, paper airplane, sitting in a tree, bedtime story, foster child, boy dog relationship, dog walker, checkers, the beatles, fatherhood, sadness, foster home, watching a video, mental retardation, swing, climbing out a window, shoe store, overhead shot, pillow fight, down syndrome, handicap, halloween costume, lost, pain, female lawyer, birth, shoes, coffee shop, origami, answering machine, soccer match, costume party, obscene finger gesture, education, hate, scooter, unhappiness, soccer, birthday party, suffering, hugging, tape recorder, piano, children, stupidity, u.s. president, psychologist, coffee, tunnel, classroom, handheld camera, kidnapping, balloon, attorney, court, halloween party, halloween, swimming pool, running, single mother, prostitute, girl, obsession, police, compassion, crying, fear, anxiety, book, reading, dog, park, friend, restaurant, teacher, baby, painting, little girl, husband wife relationship, anger, mother son relationship, dancing, kiss, school, assistant, party, psychology, women, vengeance, natural disaster, insanity, family drama, drinking, doctors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Front of the Class
Drama
USA
95 min.
 8.2
Awakenings
Biography, Drama
USA
121 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to I Am Sam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, dramatic, realistic and emotional films with plots including catastrophe, culture clash, mentor, runaway, family, storytelling and happy ending themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Am Sam: Philadelphia (1993), Courageous (2011), Still Alice (2014), Nell (1994), Black or White (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.7
 197K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, dramatic, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, sincere, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, melancholic, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, court, dedicated lawyer, homosexuality, prejudice, rock, justice, tragedy, gays and lesbians, death, stereotypes, relationships, honest, judiciary, mentor, courage, world politics, underdog, love, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, hospital, lawsuit, legal action, political, family, destiny, love story, partner, dying, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, propaganda, pornography, hiv, discrimination, life philosophy, drinking, life, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 17K
Courageous
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, biblical, inspirational, uplifting, reflective, dramatic, sad, sentimental, melancholic, sincere, christian film, meditative, entertaining, talky, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: christian, christianity, god, courage, jesus, religion, drugs/alcohol, introspection, single father, parenthood, mentor, redemption, family, faith, parents and children, dialogue, children, runaway, fight scenes, father son relationship, propaganda, religions or cults, father-son relationship, relationships, catastrophe, storytelling, marriage, brothers, apocalypse, beautiful scenery, family drama, happy ending, sacrifice, father, family life, honest, divorce, family bonds, transformation, hopes, life philosophy, father daughter relationship, stereotypes, chase, guilt, police corruption, car chase, dysfunctional family, poverty, brainwashing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   87%
 
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 7.5
 108K
Still Alice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, heartbreaking, dramatic, serious, psychological, compassionate, sentimental, melancholic, depressing, intense, sad, gloomy, cerebral, inspirational, sincere, talky, interesting, tense, clever, suspense
Plot: memory loss, mother daughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, relationships, family drama, columbia university, family bonds, cancer, tragedy, family, memory, mentor, parenthood, honest, depression, courage, doctors, disability, mental illness, loneliness, dysfunctional family, life, justice, storytelling, terminal illness, illness, professor, catastrophe, life philosophy, happy ending, manipulation, runaway, childhood, hospital, psychology, corruption, children, mother, culture clash, adaptation, life turned upside down, death, character study, love, sacrifice, dialogue, redemption, secrets, life is a bitch, identity
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   64%
 
 6.5
 25K
Nell
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, earnest, sad, compassionate, inspirational, interesting, melancholic, sweet, reflective, intense, breathtaking, sexy, intellectual, erotic
Plot: innocence lost, isolation, family, doctors, solitude, self discovery, mentor, disability, loneliness, psychology, hospital, beautiful scenery, destiny, alone in the world, mental illness, doctors and patients, wilderness, death, autism, forest, lake, catastrophe, life, twin sister, feral child, psychologist, happy ending, sexualized violence, first contact, humanity, culture clash, courtroom, life philosophy, childhood, adaptation, stereotypes, psychiatrist, love story, courage, tragedy, transformation, life & death, storytelling, manipulation, dreams, honest, power relations, dialogue, adoption, runaway
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   81%
 
 6.6
 10K
Black or White
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching, earnest, compassionate, sincere, emotional, dramatic, intense, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, family drama, lawyer, courtroom, relationships, custody, culture clash, moral ambiguity, hospital, storytelling, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, mentor, single father, happy ending, honest, widower, family, court, society, wilderness, gory, twists & turns, race, prejudice, race issues, addiction, family in crisis, catastrophe, brutality, drug abuse, vengeance, runaway, death, crime, drinking, sexualized violence, police investigation, racism, adultery, family bonds, revenge, legal, father daughter relationship, natural disaster, vigilante, justice, blindness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
 6.8
 9K
My Life
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, talky, serious, sad, heartbreaking, realistic, reflective, dramatic, clever, inspirational, intense, melancholic, sincere, interesting, earnest, compassionate, road movie
Plot: cancer, death, terminal illness, life & death, family life, life, father son relationship, destiny, mentor, self discovery, childhood, family, life philosophy, catastrophe, hospital, reconciliation, parents and children, courage, tragedy, transformation, baby, vengeance, parenthood, solitude, honest, afterlife, depression, survival, sacrifice, existentialism, storytelling, doctors, natural disaster, first contact, life is a bitch, relationships, father-son relationship, redemption, chase, family drama, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, dysfunctional family, happy ending, loneliness, single father, unfulfillment, culture clash, dialogue, drinking
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
My Sister's Keeper
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, heartbreaking, sad, dramatic, realistic, melancholic, intense, bad ending, compassionate, suspense, interesting, romantic, twist ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cancer, legal action, family drama, hospital, lawyer, death, mother daughter relationship, relationships, sisters, moral dilemma, manipulation, book, sacrifice, life & death, family bonds, life philosophy, family, tragedy, dysfunctional family, courtroom, adaptation, depression, catastrophe, terminal illness, destiny, runaway, parents and children, mentor, survival, childhood, doctors, child illness, secrets, justice, life, court case, medical examiner, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, siblings relations, literature, chase, family in crisis, loneliness, beautiful scenery, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), dialogue, parenthood, courage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
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The Other Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic, heartbreaking, romantic, sweet, inspirational, compassionate, feel good, sad, earnest, humorous, reflective, dramatic, entertaining, intense, road movie
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, disability, parents and children, love story, fall in love, destiny, happy ending, family, family bonds, catastrophe, life, love, hopes, relationships, honest, autism, justice, love and romance, life philosophy, courage, mentor, underdog, dysfunctional family, parenthood, culture clash, stereotypes, loneliness, cancer, women, storytelling, natural disaster, society, redemption, transformation, single father, life & death, youth, divorce, dialogue, childhood, family drama, couples, fantasy world, sisters, unlikely friendships, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sacrifice, vengeance, adaptation
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   79%
 
 7.8
 105K
Awakenings
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, dramatic, compassionate, sentimental, heartbreaking, serious, sad, cerebral, sincere, inspirational, interesting, earnest, intense, melancholic, reflective, depressing, atmospheric, uplifting, psychological, motivational
Plot: hospital, mental illness, doctors, human spirit, mentor, life, childhood, mental institution, doctors and patients, courage, destiny, storytelling, friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, disability, psychiatry, depression, tragedy, honest, coma, loneliness, transformation, catastrophe, redemption, life & death, experiment, frustration, illness, mad scientist, philosophy, survival, first contact, existentialism, terminal illness, solitude, schizophrenia, justice, sacrifice, humanity, hopes, happy ending, cancer, runaway, literature, adaptation, misfit, power relations, introspection, catatonia
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   100%
 
A Cool, Dry Place
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, serious, dramatic, intense, sentimental, realistic, earnest, emotional, suspense, light, melancholic, interesting, talky, entertaining, scenic, compassionate, tense, sweet
Audience: kids
Plot: single father, small town, love triangle, father son relationship, friendship, parenthood, single parent, mentor, destiny, life & death, chase, redemption, vengeance, starting over, relationships, father-son relationship, justice, vampire human love, lawyer, life, drinking, transformation, couple relations, life philosophy, storytelling, violent, romance, high school, divorce, dialogue, childhood, fantasy world, hospital, dreams, brutality, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, runaway, revenge, betrayal, dark hero, family, hitman, tragedy, character study, happy ending, adaptation, fight scenes
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
Life as a House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, talky, serious, gothic, dramatic, sincere, melancholic, reflective, intense, interesting, earnest, sad, inspirational, heartbreaking, gloomy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, divorce, father son relationship, single father, parents and children, redemption, mentor, relationships, father-son relationship, life philosophy, midlife crisis, family, catastrophe, destiny, life, transformation, family drama, hospital, suburbs, parenthood, dialogue, happy ending, loneliness, house, honest, culture clash, goth, mental illness, storytelling, stereotypes, vengeance, parent child relationship, unemployment, depression, clones, death, secrets, solitude, life & death, chase, natural disaster, revenge, justice, brothers, childhood, manipulation, betrayal, love
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   53%
 
Losing Isaiah
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sentimental, dramatic, bad ending, melancholic, heartbreaking, light, harsh, colourful, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: adoption, legal action, lawyer, family, human nature, children, courtroom, hospital, court, mentor, parenthood, family drama, parents and children, custody battle, social worker, single parent, surrogate mother, racist, drug addiction, child abuse, baby, culture clash, interracial romance, happy ending, childhood, women, court case, son, mother, smoking, extramarital affair, liberation, addiction, catastrophe, segregation, chase, divorce, courtroom drama, stereotypes, dysfunctional family, secrets, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), homeless, destiny, custody, pornography, runaway, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
Front of the Class
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, inspirational, uplifting, sweet, dramatic, sentimental, sincere, earnest, talky, emotional, thought provoking, romantic
Audience: family outing
Plot: stuttering, school, disability, teacher, childhood, social misfits, mentor, life philosophy, life & death, follow your dream, family, honest, doctors, children, destiny, bullying, life, fight scenes, unlikely friendships, culture clash, parents and children, women, happy ending, friendship, idealism, drinking, runaway, underdog, dreams, father-son relationship, greed, classic car, death, natural disaster, catastrophe, teachers and students, creativity, foul language, manipulation, father son relationship, rags to riches, teenage life, cancer, tragedy, cheating, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero, love story, coming of age, lawyer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   54%
 
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The Secret Life of Bees
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sweet, realistic, sincere, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, inspirational, road movie, light, romantic, intense, harsh, sad
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, family bonds, racism, women, mentor, runaway, childhood, teaching the ways of the world, sisters, dysfunctional family, segregation, family, unlikely friendships, relationships, coming-of-age, destiny, guilt, culture clash, adolescence, adaptation, hopes, single father, prejudice, literature, family drama, catastrophe, honest, haunted by the past, love, secrets, society, interracial romance, brutality, courage, teenager, love story, parenthood, twists & turns, happy ending, life, school, teacher, youth, fantasy world, identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stereotypes, friends
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere, dramatic, talky, biting, melancholic, compassionate, sad, intense, earnest, psychological, clever, sentimental, entertaining, bad ending, macabre, road movie, suspense
Plot: hospital, disability, life & death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, death, destiny, suicide, mentor, doctors, legal action, drinking, human spirit, car accident, psychiatrist, redemption, judge, artist, doctors and patients, existentialism, gunfight, greed, creativity, life, transformation, cancer, mad scientist, catastrophe, depression, fighting the system, justice, terminal illness, brutality, dialogue, suicide attempt, honest, moral ambiguity, small town, corruption, indians, stereotypes, insanity, prejudice, loneliness, culture clash, lone hero, hitman, friendship, legal, first contact
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   46%
 
Grace Is Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, intense, heartbreaking, sad, sentimental, interesting, earnest, melancholic, tense, road movie, reflective, psychological, compassionate, clever, suspense
Audience: kids
Plot: death, iraq war, road trip, parents and children, on the road, family drama, courage, family, war, gulf war, military, children, runaway, guilt, gunfight, father daughter relationship, siblings relations, violent, sacrifice, culture clash, death in the family, redemption, tragedy, ethnic conflict, destiny, pornography, childhood, politics, family bonds, storytelling, vengeance, dialogue, honest, nudity (full frontal - brief), adolescence, brutality, depression, justice, farewell, career, loss, u.s. army, truth, hospital, drinking, friendship, secrets, relationships, political, police investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, minnesota, iraq, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
Instructions Not Included
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny, dramatic, tricky, talky, sweet, earnest, light, heartbreaking, clever, compassionate, witty, inspirational, melancholic, bad ending, sad, romantic
Plot: father daughter relationship, single father, parents and children, parenthood, childhood, custody, hollywood, storytelling, twists & turns, sacrifice, life, family relations, hospital, pornography, depression, drinking, catastrophe, greed, bachelor, single parent, creativity, beautiful scenery, memory loss, mentor, runaway, life & death, eccentric family, police investigation, life philosophy, secrets, death penalty, culture clash, unlikely friendships, betrayal, loneliness, family problems, idealism, justice, tragedy, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief), family drama, alone in the world, family, grownups, adulthood, lawyer, amusement park, beach, judge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, latin america, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
 7.2
 38K
Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, inspirational, heartbreaking, melancholic, earnest, sentimental, sad, compassionate, bad ending, interesting, intense, entertaining, reflective
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, prison, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, justice, corruption, legal action, mentor, guilt, court, sacrifice, death penalty, courtroom drama, police investigation, life, childhood, family bonds, crime, human spirit, redemption, false accusation, small town, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, transformation, runaway, family drama, sibling relationship, death, police corruption, siblings relations, catastrophe, divorce, freedom, price of justice, happy ending, single father, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, manipulation, storytelling, destiny
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 88K
Reign Over Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, dramatic, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, sincere, compassionate, realistic, sad, inspirational, intense, gloomy, interesting, depressing, melancholic, funny, motivational, harsh, cerebral
Plot: friendship, family, depression, buddies, mental illness, dealing with death, psychiatry, loneliness, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, relationships, drinking, life & death, character study, tragedy, mentor, 9/11, psychology, life, redemption, honest, haunted by the past, storytelling, death, suicide attempt, war on terror, solitude, psychiatrist, catastrophe, family drama, fighting the system, hospital, courage, homeless, transformation, cowardliness, music, confidence, alone, childhood memory, airplane, justice, cancer, corruption, destiny, guilt, suicide, dialogue, betrayal, dysfunctional family
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
 8.0
 421K
Rain Man
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental, feel good, dramatic, serious, road movie, heartbreaking, interesting, reflective, intense, captivating, earnest, uplifting, cerebral, clever, inspirational, compassionate, sad, sincere
Plot: autism, redemption, on the road, mentally challenged, disability, road trip, greed, brothers, mentor, mental illness, storytelling, character study, manipulation, psychology, mathematics, honest, unlikely friendships, friendship, depression, destiny, classic car, genius, life philosophy, loneliness, tragedy, justice, catastrophe, relationships, yuppie, dialogue, siblings relations, childhood, runaway, transformation, life, car dealer, convertible, travel, culture clash, courage, corruption, survival, psychiatry, business, life & death, egocentrism, psychiatrist, hopes, misfit, family relations
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, california, los angeles, missouri, usa, texas, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   100%
 
Akeelah and the Bee
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious, feel good, inspirational, uplifting, sweet, earnest, dramatic, entertaining, light, interesting, intense
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: spelling bee, mentor, dedicated educator, courage, underdog, friendship, happy ending, kids and family, children, competition, spelling, contests and competitions, urban, unlikely friendships, childhood, family, family drama, teacher, father daughter relationship, stereotypes, runaway, elementary school, human spirit, redemption, culture clash, prejudice, foul language, coming of age, destiny, catastrophe, black people, school, parents and children, storytelling, race issues, segregation, honest, teachers and students, bullying, dialogue, women, against the odds, relationships, rivalry, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, secrets, hopes, pornography, love story
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
 7.2
 18K
Lorenzo's Oil
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, sentimental, realistic, road movie, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, inspirational, sad, suspense, factual, intense, entertaining, melancholic, earnest, suspenseful, harsh, compassionate, breathtaking
Audience: kids
Plot: doctors, parenthood, human spirit, courage, hospital, children, childhood, parents and children, terminal illness, family, genetics, happy ending, science, mentor, sacrifice, death, catastrophe, cancer, family in crisis, disability, runaway, oil, medicine, blindness, survival, adoption, storytelling, culture clash, chase, parent child relationship, destiny, against the odds, poverty, kids and family, creativity, family drama, natural disaster, tragedy, hopes, obsession, redemption, transformation, depression, first contact, nudity (full frontal - brief), single father, divorce, life, beautiful scenery, mad scientist
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: edinburgh scotland, medical school, rome italy, india, italy, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
What Maisie Knew
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, breathtaking, dramatic, talky, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, captivating, sad, psychological, sweet, stylized, interesting, atmospheric, enigmatic, reflective, intense, bad ending
Plot: divorce, parenthood, spelling bee, childhood, parents and children, adoption, custody, runaway, relationships, depression, mentor, adolescence, tragedy, child abuse, dysfunctional family, obsession, loneliness, pornography, betrayal, vengeance, secrets, family problems, love, honest, life & death, crime gone awry, adaptation, culture clash, character study, unlikely friendships, manipulation, family relations, catastrophe, coming of age, doctors, brutality, bullying, art, classic car, storytelling, crumbling marriage, transformation, death, redemption, dialogue, beautiful scenery, coming-of-age, morality, greed, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 27K
White Oleander
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, touching, realistic, dramatic, intense, harsh, interesting, melancholic, heartbreaking, depressing, psychological, bad ending, stylized, sad, sexy, dark
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, prison, mother daughter relationship, murder, parents and children, adolescence, runaway, custody, dysfunctional family, adaptation, teenager, women, book, urban, depression, mentor, storytelling, literature, pornography, childhood, coming-of-age, loneliness, teenage life, rebellion, poison, women's prison, life, brutality, justice, secrets, vengeance, artist, school, teenagers, adoption, identity, relationships, corruption, psychology, culture clash, friendship, redemption, revenge, fantasy world, unlikely friendships, idealism, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, mental illness, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, nova scotia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 10K
One True Thing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental, dramatic, touching, clever, gloomy, melancholic, intense, intellectual, sad, heartbreaking, psychological, talky, reflective, cerebral, earnest, depressing, compassionate
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, cancer, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, family drama, family, relationships, small town, secrets, homecoming, death, mentor, depression, tragedy, culture clash, divorce, marriage, catastrophe, hospital, women, sacrifice, death of parent, life, destiny, literature, childhood, parenthood, honest, happy ending, life & death, redemption, suicide, life is a bitch, life philosophy, stereotypes, doctors, storytelling, twists & turns, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, infidelity, dialogue, unfulfillment, justice, runaway, guilt, adaptation, solitude
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
The Color Purple
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, compassionate, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, intense, inspirational, sad, earnest, sincere, interesting, uplifting
Plot: redemption, rape, race issues, underdog, segregation, women, childhood, crumbling marriage, storytelling, incest, mentor, friendship, unlikely friendships, adaptation, prejudice, courage, feminism, idealism, tragedy, family bonds, justice, slavery, destiny, beautiful scenery, happy ending, literature, letter, race, runaway, period piece, culture clash, life, adoption, survival, black people, violent husband, empowerment, sibling relationship, jazz musician, jazz, prison, stereotypes, human spirit, sisters, life & death, book, brutality, fantasy world, mythology, catastrophe
Time: 1900s, 1930s, 20th century, 18th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: usa, africa, southern usa, tennessee, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 7.0
 6K
Evelyn
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland, USA, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Style: bleak, serious, sentimental, dramatic, touching, emotional, realistic, uplifting, light, inspirational, factual, harsh, sincere, earnest, interesting, cerebral, sweet, intense, entertaining, exciting
Plot: irish, single father, single parent, lawyer, children, mentor, courtroom, court, human spirit, runaway, conspiracy, chase, courtroom drama, culture clash, childhood, secrets, parents and children, custody, family, christmas, drinking, happy ending, courage, 007, doctors, divorce, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, kids and family, brothers, fighting the system, love, period piece, family drama, storytelling, underdog, corruption, adaptation, nudity (topless - notable), dialogue, justice, hopes, life philosophy, destiny, holiday, stereotypes, betrayal, society, technology, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, australia, boston, sydney australia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 7.2
 23K
Mask
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, sad, uplifting, inspirational, sweet, compassionate, melancholic, dramatic, sincere, heartbreaking, feel good, depressing
Plot: disability, coming of age, single parent, childhood, courage, mentor, human spirit, unlikely friendships, teenager, friendship, life, hospital, parents and children, drinking, destiny, storytelling, tragedy, family, life philosophy, love, gangs, rocker, falling in love, runaway, coming-of-age, teenage love, life & death, bullying, transformation, school, camp, catastrophe, depression, dreams, culture clash, honest, physical appearance, relationships, prejudice, adolescence, motorcycle, blindness, loneliness, death, redemption, small town, dialogue, fight scenes, hopes, love and romance
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 

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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic, inspirational, heartbreaking, sentimental, melancholic, sweet, romantic, offbeat, earnest, road movie, dramatic, meditative
Plot: disability, suicide attempt, friendship, basketball, redemption, unlikely friendships, social misfits, loneliness, depression, rehabilitation, destiny, catastrophe, relationships, humanity, idealism, introspection, love story, bartender, hospital, waitress, bar, wheelchair, mentor, life philosophy, dialogue driven, childhood, handicap, happy ending, alter ego, natural disaster, storytelling, runaway, athlete and trainer, courage, sacrifice, aids, finnish, radio, honest, culture clash, indians, gunfight, suicide, romance, life, blindness, vengeance, hopes, adultery, love
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
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Dad
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, compassionate, feel good, inspirational, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, suspense
Plot: aging, cancer, golden years, family drama, hospital, redemption, mentor, vengeance, doctors, islam, divorce, life philosophy, family, dysfunctional family, runaway, catastrophe, chase, human nature, terminal illness, heart attack, culture clash, destiny, parent child relationship, parenthood, happy ending, natural disaster, life, nudity (full frontal - brief), fantasy world, self discovery, gunfight, lawyer, classic car, life & death, transformation, relationships, friendship, psychiatry, father son relationship, single father, revenge, lone hero, secret service, parents and children, marriage, brutality, guilt, corruption, dialogue, blindness
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california, san francisco
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System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
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