Movies like The Killing of Randy Webster

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The Killing of Randy Webster (1981)
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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, father son relationship, loss of son, police chase, flashback
Place: houston texas

Most similar movies to The Killing of Randy Webster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sincere films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, flashback, teenager, husband wife relationship, gay and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Killing of Randy Webster: 44 (2007), That Certain Summer (1972), Thursday's Child (1983), The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997), That Evening Sun (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, coming out, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, older man younger man relationship, divorce, homosexual, gay couple, telephone call ...
Place: san francisco
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82%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors.
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, flashback, racism, education, patriarch, african american, father daughter relationship, funeral
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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That Evening Sun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Tennessee farmer returns to his homestead and must confront a family betrayal, the reappearance of an old enemy, and the loss of his farm.
Style: sentimental, tense, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, retirement home, farm, parents and children, homecoming, dishonesty, danger, family problems, grudge, uninhibited rivalry, country, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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67%
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Family Sins (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gordon has a loving wife and two sons, Bryan and Keith, but he favors his spoiled younger son Keith over Bryan, who is defiant and not good at sports. As Gordon begins to yell and hit Bryan, Bryan's behavior slips towards the psychotic side and ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, drowning, underwear, father son relationship, carbon monoxide poisoning, suicide attempt, brother, rabbit, dead child, therapy, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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My Own Country (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After obtaining his medical degree from Madras Medical College, Dr. Abraham Verghese decides to re-locate to Johnson City, Tennessee. He eventually gets married to Rajani, who is an accomplished dancer, and has a boy, Steven. Since Abraham ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, terminal illness, pregnancy, aids, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, ego clash, unfulfillment, legal action, child illness, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, adoption, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, single parent, legal, love and romance, rivalry, dealing with death, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 140
The Big Show (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A European circus family is torn apart by greed and jealousy.
Plot: chimpanzee, skiing, bear attack, father son relationship, circus, trapeze, polar bear, flashback, knife throwing, bear, tightrope walker, hippopotamus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Cowboys (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
Plot: transsexual, mental health, lgbt child, lgbt, father son relationship, cowboy boots, flashback, mother, wilderness, mental illness, runaway, separated parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Plot: middle aged woman, birthday party, old friend, golden gate bridge, teenage girl, older woman younger man relationship, high school, teenager, break up, teenage boy, female artist, photographer ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, sincere
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, astronaut, space shuttle, heroes, danger, escapades, space and aliens, catastrophe, bar, security, school teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Daydream Obsession 3: Legacy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While visiting his recently-divorced father, Wylie discovers the camera and video diaries of Clayton. With his college friends over, Wylie begins to explore his desires through daydreams and reality. His roommate Greg is the object of his obsession. ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, video diary, gay erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, gay crush, sex tape, shower, male nudity, coming out, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
40%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Who Will Love My Children? (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death, little boy, adoption, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, little girl, affection, farmer, terminal illness ...
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Between The Walls (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Peter King discovers that his father had audio recorded everything that happened in his childhood home. This comes as Pete and his family clean out the house before it is repossessed. With only five days left, he must reconcile with a past that has ...
Plot: control freak, secret room, overprotective father, childhood memory, audio tape, religious conversion, father son relationship, prayer, unemployment, basement, forgiveness, christian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Residue (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young filmmaker returns home after many years away, to write a script about his childhood, only to find his neighborhood unrecognizable and his childhood friends scattered to the wind.
Plot: swearing, curse, gentrification, rocking chair, fireworks, riding a bicycle, police officer, little boy, black, childhood friend, teenage boy, police ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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 ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager must cope with a disease that causes himself to age at an astronomical rate.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, jazz, teenage life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, youth, aging, rapid aging
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: lesbianism, bare breasts, gay rights, lesbian, female nudity, sex, gay kiss, gay son, lesbian kiss, father son relationship, gay african american, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Surprise, Surprise (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Beginning as a critically-acclaimed play and based on a true story, Surprise Surprise is a moving and unpredictable portrait of a closeted TV star, his much younger disabled lover, and the troubled teenage son he never knew he had. Infused with dark ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, culture clash, social differences, starting over, showbiz, love and romance, single parent, society, dark humor, estate, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: male friendship, fatherhood, campfire, in laws, fire, male bonding, father son relationship, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mano Po 2: My Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Antonio Chan, a prominent Chinese businessman, has three women in his life v Sol, a Filipina; Lu Shui, a Chinese; and Belinda, a Filipino-Chinese. Antonio has children with all three women. A crisis shakes up the over-extended Tsinoy family ...
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, loss of son, chinese culture, murder, frame up, interracial romance, wedding, burial, flashback, chinese, adultery
Place: china, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Behind the Mask (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Bob Shushan is an overworked and absent father who runs a centre for the mentally and physically challenged. When Shushan suffers a heart attack, his life is saved by James Jones, a young patient at the center. The two men forge a friendship and ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, hopes, mentally unstable, single parent, introspection, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%