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The Last Sin Eater (2007)
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The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In seeking her own redemption from the one man of whom she is most afraid, 10-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: family problems, redemption, parents and children, hopes, society, death in the family, religion, dark secret, girl, imaginary friend, sin, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, social misfits, immigrants, christianity, cave, baptism, outcast, female protagonist, skeleton ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, family problems, youth, society and redemption mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Sin Eater: Tiger Eyes (2012), Our Life (2010), The Confession (2013), Surrender, Dorothy (2006), Face (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, teenage life, death in the family, bittersweet, grieving, depression, life is a bitch, family problems, youth, dealing with death, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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95%
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Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, family problems, society, family in crisis, parents and children, wife husband relationship, desperation, brother brother relationship, social differences, redemption, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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78%
 6.2
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The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: amish, society, adoption, family, hopes, strong female presence, reunion, redemption, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, religions or cults
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: homecoming, best friends, tragic love, family problems, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, starting over, orphan, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, immigrants, opposites attract, family relations, friends, coming of age, single parent, culture clash, youth, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 368
Waterproof (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Single mother Tyree Battle struggles to keep her young son Thaniel away from the gang-plagued city streets that he is mixed up in. Under severe gang pressure, Thaniel accidentally shoots Jewish shopkeeper Eli Zeal in a botched robbery attempt. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, contemplative
Plot: gang, homecoming, heist, going straight, crimes, family problems, immigrants, aging, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
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66%
 6.3
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: couples, youth, life is a bitch, redemption, working class, self discovery, terminal illness, human nature, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 346
Black Girl (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, couples, youth, parents and children, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems, society, injustice, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, domestic disturbance, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: youth, redemption, reach out, power relations, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, hopes, society, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family problems, teenage life, family in crisis, lifestyle, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Christmas Visitor (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: grief, gulf war, christmas, introspection, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, marriage of convenience, hopes, society, love affair, soldier, family relations, romance, life is a bitch, unhappy marriage, world war two, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family life, hopes, social worker, custody, family problems, legal, legal action, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Rumor of Angels (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, family problems, elderly, family relations, estrangement, death in the family, grief, stepmother, dealing with death, family in crisis, golden years, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, fall in love, pregnancy, pregnant woman, death in the family, disorder, romance, family problems, love and romance, friendship, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Almost a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico. The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family face.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: lifestyle, human spirit, rise to the top, family problems, teenage life, immigrants, parents and children, single parent, youth, family life, hopes, teachers and students ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: redemption, sexual abuse, bishop, going straight, youth, drug abuse, family relations, prostitute, addiction, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: single father, single parent, family problems, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, babies and infants, death in the family, parent child relationship, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: psychological, touching, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, single parent, couple relations, family relations, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfillment, family problems, hopes, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Life, Above All (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: prostitution, school, poverty, coffin, social relations, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, village life, human spirit, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, working class, eccentric family, love and romance, life is a bitch, friendship, single parent, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: college, friendship, mysterious character, teenage life, youth, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations, friends, religion, mysterious stranger, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, kids in trouble, reunion, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems, confined, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional family, captivity, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Louisiana Sky (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, family life, society, family problems, youth, parents and children, small town life, disability, child's point of view, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, small town ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, dysfunctional family, elderly, exile, friendship, misfit, introspection, custody, redemption, human nature, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Time Out of Mind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Evicted from his squat and suddenly alone on the streets, George is a man without a home. Struggling with his demons and desperately trying to connect with the daughter he abandoned, he navigates the system, hustling for change and somewhere safe ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric
Plot: estrangement, down on your luck, social decay, redemption, society, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, homelessness, depression, friendship, street life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
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You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: You is a love story. It spans 21 years, bouncing around in time, creating a kind of family quilt that wraps around a father as he struggles to overcome the grief of losing his beloved wife and raise their daughter alone. A coming-of-age journey for ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, family problems, death in the family, redemption, haunted by the past, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, dealing with death, single parent, youth, death of lover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Brand New Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Jinhee is taken by her father to an orphanage near Seoul. He leaves her there never to return, and she struggles to come to grips with her fate. Jinhee desperately believes her father will come back for her and take her on a trip. The film is ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family relations, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, nun, family problems, youth, father daughter relationship, girl, little girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Children of Invention (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two young children living illegally in a model apartment outside Boston are left to fend for themselves when their hardworking mother disappears
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: working class, single parent, family problems, suburbs, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, eviction, society, kids in trouble, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%