Movies that are like Little Man Tate

If you like "Little Man Tate" you are probably looking for touching, realistic, sincere and serious movies of Drama genre about / that have / with single parent, coming of age, mentor, childhood, genius, prodigy and happy ending themes shot in USA.
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Little Man Tate (1991)
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Little Man Tate
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, psychological, intellectual, sentimental, inspirational, interesting, thought provoking, entertaining, talky, melancholic, earnest, light, clever, sad, intense, harsh, depressing, compassionate
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: single parent, coming of age, mentor, childhood, genius, prodigy, happy ending, children, loneliness, psychology, storytelling, working class, redemption, unlikely friendships, teacher, underdog, autism, mathematics, parents and children, runaway, friendship, depression, waitress, school, college, life, adoption, single father, intelligence, single, jealousy, scientist, aging, secrets, family, death, dialogue, adolescence, hospital, honest, justice, revenge, plot twist, fantasy world, parenthood, spelling bee, bullying, catastrophe, pornography, kids and family, character study, stereotypes, youth, family relations, social misfits, young heroes, human nature, misfit, society, summer camp, public phone, child prodigy, asperger's syndrome, mini van, ice rink, music teacher, riding accident, globe, train ride, auction, pianist, alienation, child's point of view, obscene finger gesture, megaphone, birthday party, mother son reunion, vandalism, forest, nightmare, gas station, road trip, swimming pool, birthday cake, ulcer, kitchen, single mother, little boy, cigarette smoking, compassion, horse riding, mother son relationship, supportive parent, small town, destiny, geek, relationships, life philosophy, existentialism, culture clash, alone in the world
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Front of the Class
Drama
USA
95 min.
 8.2
Sling Blade
Drama
USA
135 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and dramatic films with plots including mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, childhood, redemption, runaway and friendship themes mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Little Man Tate: Akeelah and the Bee (2006), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996), The Tic Code (1999), Stand and Deliver (1988), Front of the Class (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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:   95%
    User:   90%
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, touching, intense, bleak, sad, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, brutal, gloomy, psychological, sexual, thought provoking, suspense, talky, reflective, interesting, sexy
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, brutality, rape, childhood, violent, violence, visceral, runaway, pornography, parents and children, mentor, sexualized violence, tragedy, incest, relationships, psychology, courage, hospital, women, coming of age, happy ending, adaptation, family, literature, revenge, guilt, death, police investigation, stereotypes, culture clash, divorce, drinking, down on your luck, vengeance, children, torture, storytelling, adolescence, justice, parenthood, poverty, catastrophe, secrets, unlikely friendships, male nudity, fantasy world, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   91%
 
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The Tic Code
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, compassionate, earnest, melancholic, light, offbeat, entertaining, sad, inspirational, breathtaking, talky, emotional, intense
Audience: kids
Plot: jazz, music, disability, family life, cancer, musician's life, bollywood, character study, creativity, storytelling, adolescence, prodigy, mentor, race issues, culture clash, family, happy ending, life philosophy, single parent, family bonds, redemption, stereotypes, love, catastrophe, friendship, childhood, children, multiple storylines, parents and children, family drama, dysfunctional family, dialogue, betrayal, brutality, honest, life, single father, artists and showbiz, beautiful scenery, transformation, courage, race, solitude, parenthood, spelling bee, drug abuse, women, dance, fantasy world, unlikely friendships
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   74%
 
Stand and Deliver
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: realistic, inspirational, sentimental, thought provoking, serious, touching, sincere, dramatic, feel good, interesting, entertaining, earnest, gloomy, rough, harsh, talky, intense, uplifting, suspense
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, mathematics, idealism, fighting the system, dedicated educator, school, mentor, underdog, hardcase students, childhood, runaway, friendship, unlikely friendships, redemption, survival, sacrifice, prejudice, urban, destiny, mexican american, education, storytelling, corruption, life philosophy, college, honest, fantasy world, segregation, dialogue, catastrophe, high school teacher, teachers and students, transformation, chase, bullying, hospital, race, homeless, stereotypes, courage, urban ghetto, high school life, gangs, small town, adolescence, life, culture clash, happy ending, classic car
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   68%
 
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:   67%
    User:   77%
 
The Man Without a Face
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, talky, serious, realistic, clever, sincere, dramatic, reflective, earnest, inspirational, intense, light, melancholic
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, boarding school, mentor, island, social misfits, unlikely friendships, childhood, coming of age, teacher, physical appearance, injustice, coming-of-age, small town, adaptation, book, suspicion, love, life philosophy, runaway, family, father son relationship, catastrophe, secret, misfit, destiny, children, sexual abuse, storytelling, transformation, society, drinking, culture clash, relationships, prejudice, happy ending, life is a bitch, betrayal, fantasy world, poetry, justice, literature, mysterious character, dysfunctional family, first contact, adventure, secrets, school, teaching the ways of the world, courage, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
Finding Forrester
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, serious, inspirational, dramatic, sincere, realistic, interesting, intellectual, compassionate, earnest, feel good, clever, cerebral, basketball movie, intense
Plot: mentor, friendship, writer's life, high school, literature, writing, dedicated educator, writers, school, unlikely friendships, basketball, prodigy, teacher, life philosophy, urban, destiny, coming of age, internet, stereotypes, redemption, storytelling, creativity, dialogue, mathematics, prejudice, character study, private school, plagiarism, catastrophe, childhood, cancer, corruption, foul language, underdog, courage, runaway, unsociability, becoming an adult, scholarship, manuscript, idol, sibling relationship, poetry, father figure, professor, justice, drinking, follow your dream, honest, secrets
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, scotland, boston, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   55%
 
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, dramatic, clever, compassionate, reflective, depressing, earnest, sentimental, humorous, bleak, sweet, sincere, stylized, psychological, intense, witty, sad, surreal
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, redemption, adolescence, coming of age, parents and children, family, drinking, runaway, dysfunctional family, destiny, childhood, character study, depression, mentor, family drama, relationships, culture clash, unlikely friendships, parenthood, father daughter relationship, adaptation, unfulfillment, friendship, children, storytelling, life, mad scientist, addiction, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, family problems, mother daughter relationship, single father, teenager, catastrophe, pornography, transformation, science, family relations, small town, life philosophy, teacher, lone hero, poverty, mental illness, eccentricity, justice, alter ego, honest, dark hero
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   60%
 
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:   58%
    User:   51%
 
 7.6
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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
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
 6.9
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Radio Flyer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, sad, inspirational, bad ending, idiotic, melancholic, clever, interesting, tricky, entertaining, heartbreaking, light, suspense
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, imaginary friend, parents and children, children, physical abuse, mentor, child abuse, siblings relations, runaway, kids and family, brothers, life is a bitch, catastrophe, abuse, death, storytelling, chase, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, natural disaster, destiny, bullying, end of the world, youth, fantasy world, lone hero, culture clash, survival, brutality, island, creativity, couples, life, classic car, unlikely friendships, school, dialogue, family relations, family, pornography, adolescence, happy ending, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, life & death, underdog, adaptation, adventure, couple relations, transformation
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: cross country, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
 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:   56%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 104K
Pay It Forward
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, inspirational, bad ending, realistic, surprise ending, sad, uplifting, dramatic, twist ending, intellectual, interesting, cerebral, earnest, motivational, intense, heartbreaking
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teacher, drugs/alcohol, single parent, homeless, destiny, mentor, happy ending, disfigurement, life philosophy, catastrophe, good deed, junior high school, burn injury, child's point of view, parents and children, alone in the world, sacrifice, first contact, storytelling, injustice, life, love story, natural disaster, school, stereotypes, exotic dancer, manipulation, redemption, survival, utopia, creativity, dialogue, death, society, transformation, greed, childhood, writers, youth, justice, tragedy, honest, fantasy world, family relations, prejudice, life & death, humanity, underdog, human nature, teachers and students
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
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The Cure
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, harsh, reflective, sad, inspirational, light, sweet, cerebral, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, terminal illness, unlikely friendships, childhood, best friends, adolescence, aids, mentor, coming-of-age, life & death, young heroes, school, loneliness, bullying, children, hospital, runaway, fantasy world, destiny, teenager, poetry, transformation, parents and children, storytelling, life philosophy, catastrophe, drinking, cancer, sacrifice, small town, culture clash, death, doctors, hopes, teacher, adventure, self discovery, courage, innocence lost, first contact, idealism, adaptation, youth, creativity, dialogue, beautiful scenery, life, pornography, parallel universe
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
 7.1
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The Chosen
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, dramatic, earnest, reflective, talky, clever, harsh
Plot: friendship, culture clash, jews, judaism, coming of age, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, jewish, childhood, mentor, book, period piece, storytelling, life philosophy, life, interracial relations, runaway, family, prejudice, father-son relationship, children, religion, adolescence, adaptation, drinking, nazi, destiny, stereotypes, life & death, teenage life, philosophy, redemption, college, literature, hospital, alone in the world, honest, idealism, fantasy world, courage, distopia, catastrophe, parenthood, nudity (full frontal - brief), creativity, family drama, school, justice, dialogue, psychology
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: israel, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
 6.8
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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:   52%
    User:   43%
 
 8.0
 78K
Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, interesting, intense, captivating, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, enigmatic, rough, sincere, depressing, dark humor, dark
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, redemption, mentally challenged, storytelling, character study, mental illness, mentor, violent, unlikely friendships, disability, childhood, dialogue, drinking, runaway, violence, human nature, gunfight, depression, honest, loneliness, insanity, tragedy, justice, hospital, morality, corruption, brutality, psychology, greed, life philosophy, twists & turns, moral ambiguity, death threat, father figure, adaptation, crime gone awry, philosophy, vengeance, prejudice, parents and children, haunted by the past, crimes, misfit, family relations, friends, domestic disturbance, starting over, siblings relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
Down in the Delta
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, dramatic, intense, sentimental, harsh, talky, sincere, melancholic, earnest, clever, scenic, sweet, witty, breathtaking, entertaining
Plot: dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, single parent, slavery, starting over, family, redemption, parents and children, culture clash, violence, life philosophy, family drama, relationships, secrets, storytelling, segregation, destiny, family in crisis, life, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation, family bonds, parenthood, family life, fight scenes, dark hero, tragedy, beautiful scenery, love story, political, eccentricity, family relations, dialogue, assassination, vengeance, justice, interracial romance, runaway, rehabilitation, prejudice, brutality, corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), fashion, pornography, police investigation, adoption, human nature, adultery
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, canada, tokyo, atlanta georgia, alabama, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
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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:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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:   49%
    User:   54%
 
Jack the Bear
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, dramatic, melancholic, harsh, intense, disturbing, road movie, enigmatic, stylized, talky, macabre, psychological, breathtaking, bleak, dark
Audience: kids
Plot: redemption, single parent, tv show, dealing with death, dysfunctional family, family drama, childhood, loneliness, adolescence, show, photo album, widower, finnish, clown, parents and children, coming-of-age, guilt, mentor, culture clash, coming of age, death, death in the family, catastrophe, vengeance, revenge, parenthood, family, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, family life, brutality, life philosophy, mental illness, runaway, justice, hospital, life & death, family problems, gangsters, gunfight, period piece, moral ambiguity, fantasy world, kidnapping, family relations, monsters, bullying, first contact, courage
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
 6.7
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The War
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sincere, dramatic, intense, harsh, inspirational, melancholic, breathtaking, earnest
Audience: kids
Plot: war, coming of age, vietnam war, bullying, friendship, innocence lost, childhood, sacrifice, family life, father son relationship, happy ending, mentor, courage, self discovery, coming-of-age, family, vietnam veteran, culture clash, children, unlikely friendships, child, fantasy world, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, weapons, dialogue, parents and children, wartime, prejudice, destiny, brutality, transformation, betrayal, idealism, haunted by the past, violence, justice, morality, life philosophy, vengeance, storytelling, honest, youth, ethnic conflict, runaway, dysfunctional family, indians, adventure, slavery, teacher
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam, mississippi, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   38%
 
Stolen Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, earnest, feel good, sincere, inspirational, interesting, talky, dramatic
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, catholicism, judaism, religion, irish, jews, jewish, school, god, terminal illness, mentor, reality tv, destiny, islam, parents and children, suburbs, jesus, christianity, religions or cults, family drama, catastrophe, society, dialogue, redemption, children, atheism, death, nudity (topless - notable), friends, culture clash, storytelling, coming of age, christian, prejudice, vengeance, natural disaster, clergy, secrets, family, space opera, love story, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, contests and competitions, runaway, parenthood, sacrifice, spelling bee, alone in the world
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 1930s, year 1976
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
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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:   47%
    User:   55%
 
 7.6
 4K
Ponette
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Style: talky, touching, emotional, realistic, serious, melancholic, heartbreaking, sincere, psychological, reflective, enigmatic, dramatic, harsh, meditative, gloomy, cerebral, sentimental, captivating, bleak, breathtaking, stylized, compassionate, sad, tricky, sexy, philosophical, surreal, intellectual
Plot: boarding school, childhood, death, dealing with death, imagination, children, adolescence, bereavement, mentor, runaway, unlikely friendships, culture clash, hopes, life & death, secrets, pornography, friendship, child, aging, storytelling, catastrophe, classic car, youth, dreams, fight scenes, teacher, loneliness, self discovery, human nature, coming of age, life, school, parenthood, workplace, women, god, innocence lost, french, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, boarding school life, transformation, idealism, tragedy, dialogue, corruption, writers, death in the family, fantasy world, family problems
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, tokyo, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
Hysterical Blindness
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, emotional, gloomy, psychological, depressing, sincere, bad ending, cerebral, bleak, disturbing, bloody, stylized, ironic, interesting, reflective, sexy, heartbreaking, intellectual, talky, sad
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, relationships, loneliness, women, single parent, depression, working class, character study, couple relations, brutality, unlikely friendships, adolescence, existentialism, dialogue, mentor, drinking, fantasy world, storytelling, looking for love, splatter, happy ending, gangsters, life & death, writers, catastrophe, dreams, parents and children, multiple storylines, death, stereotypes, pornography, singleness, betrayal, redemption, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, honest, tragedy, dysfunctional family, couples, sexualized violence, blindness, greed, twists & turns, family relations, weapons, friends, getting home
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 7.3
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Precious
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, stylized, depressing, inspirational, compassionate, sincere, sad, melancholic, brutal, harsh, touching, intense, gloomy, disturbing, rough, ambiguous ending, interesting, light
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, school, child abuse, social misfits, pregnancy, mentor, mother daughter relationship, race issues, childhood, life, parents and children, brutality, redemption, sexualized violence, depression, teacher, poverty, dysfunctional family, destiny, honest, rags to riches, down on your luck, hospital, urban ghetto, loneliness, tragedy, runaway, dreams, coming of age, teenager, aids, physical appearance, incest, fantasy world, character study, motorcycle, illiteracy, balloon, crying, song, friendship, storytelling, mental illness, stereotypes, teenage life, abusive mother, adolescence, drug addiction, courage
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
12 and Holding
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, interesting, melancholic, disturbing, psychological, clever, sad, bleak, earnest, talky, tense, depressing, brutal, gloomy, suspense, sentimental, harsh, reflective, cerebral
Plot: coming of age, friendship, vengeance, adolescence, hospital, loneliness, adoption, childhood, innocence lost, race issues, bullying, coming-of-age, children, parenthood, tragedy, death, depression, prison, dysfunctional family, suburbs, relationships, runaway, guilt, pornography, honest, revenge, suicide, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), secrets, brutality, family drama, drinking, small town, divorce, parents and children, family, corruption, brothers, child abuse, crime gone awry, justice, life philosophy, storytelling, culture clash, male nudity, kids and family, teenager, teenagers, twins
Time: contemporary
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 7.2
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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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 7.7
 65K
Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized, serious, depressing, dark, sad, melancholic, touching, dramatic, harsh, interesting, heartbreaking, inspirational, reflective, intense, gloomy, talky, thought provoking, earnest, bad ending, artsy
Plot: high school, teacher, dedicated educator, loneliness, storytelling, life & death, mentor, depression, father daughter relationship, existentialism, school, teachers and students, suicide, tragedy, bullying, corruption, childhood, parenthood, life philosophy, redemption, workplace, friendship, runaway, destiny, life, honest, courage, unlikely friendships, philosophy, social relations, drinking, brutality, relationships, sacrifice, alone in the world, prejudice, animal abuse, unhappiness, classroom, stereotypes, homeless, prostitution, crime gone awry, hospital, psychology, justice, environment, violence, solitude, falsely accused
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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