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Love's Long Journey (2005)
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Love's Long Journey (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's parents. Now, caught between the excitement of the new adventure and the pain of not knowing when she'll see her family again, Missie copes with the challenges, and cherishes the rewards, of her new homestead.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: newlyweds, settler, farm, optimism, pregnancy, starting over, friendship, adventure, romance, family relations, couples, danger, true love, ranch, old west, friends, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, redemption, small town, siblings relations, strong female presence, rivalry, christmas ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Love's Long Journey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, hopes, parents and children, love and romance, romance, farm and couples mostly in Drama, Family and Western genres. Some movies like Love's Long Journey: Little House on the Prairie (1974), Love Comes Softly (2003), Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Love's Abiding Joy (2006), Love's Enduring Promise (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, family life, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, romance, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, kansas
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100%
Love Comes Softly (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Marty is a 19 year old pioneer woman, recently married. She goes west with her husband Clem, hoping to start a new life. But Clem unexpectedly dies, and Marty finds herself alone, two months pregnant. Clark Davis, a widower, offers her a marriage of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage of convenience, single parent, farm, survival, pregnancy, starting over, loss of husband, couple relations, family life, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, female doctor, small town, parents and children, couple relations, society, love and romance, interracial relations, female protagonist, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Abiding Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the couple's young daughter ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, optimism, crumbling marriage, couple relations, reunion, parents and children, death in the family, frame up, death of child, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1880s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Love's Enduring Promise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this Janette Oke sequel to "Love Comes Softly," the eldest child in an 1800s frontier family, Missie Davis is a bright and beautiful elementary schoolteacher whose love for the prairie is matched only by her passion for books. When ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: old west, farm, fall in love, love triangle, family relations, haunted by the past, countryside, parents and children, young lovers, lifestyle, romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Love Finds A Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this sequel, Lillian has been adopted and it's several years later. Annie, married and pregnant, visits her fellow doctor friend, Dr. Owen. Dr Owen desperately wants a baby, but seems unable to become pregnant. Lillian finds a love ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, hopes, romance, young lovers, small town life, youth, parents and children, gender, feminism, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love's Unfolding Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, ambition, fall in love, relationship vs career, social differences, family life, workplace situations, family relations, hopes, follow your dream, blind ambition, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love's Unending Legacy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle. She and Maddy move back in with her parents Clark and Marty. She finds a new home, and finds a new teaching position that she settles right ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family relations, starting over, optimism, social relations, parents and children, fall in love, single parent, romance, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Secret of Giving (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. But she's a tough cookie, and proves that a ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: christmas, social relations, hidden identity, aging, bank, small town, crimes, farm, redemption, old west, family relations, single parent ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Takes Wing (2009)
Genre: Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Belinda Simpson is now a doctor in a small Missouri town where an unknown plague is spreading fear and resentment amoung the townspeople. One local resident thinks the illness was spread from the town orphanage and wants to see it shut down. Belinda ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: plague, small town, love and romance, love affair, child illness, old west, small town life, friendship, romance, fall in love, doctors and patients, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, self discovery, youth, hopes, farm, poverty, small town life, social relations, small town, society, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Love's Resounding Courage (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Clark Davis struggles to maintain his land and support his family during a long drought. With a bank loan to repay, his wife, Ellen, takes a job in town as a seamstress, but soon becomes ill with scarlet fever. Devastated to lose his beloved wife, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, romance, family relations, family problems, death in the family, fall in love, parents and children, single parent, dealing with death, father son relationship, old west, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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The Red Pony (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, friends, pets, youth, parents and children, family problems, family relations, boy, father son relationship, pony, animal life, quibbling ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, romance, hopes, world war two, soldier, society, destiny, family relations, love affair, arranged marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Where Hope Grows (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Calvin Campbell is a former professional baseball player sent to an early retirement due to his panic attacks at the plate. Even though he had all the talent for the big leagues, he struggles with the curveballs life has thrown him. Today, he ...
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: mentally challenged, friendship, human spirit, misfit, parents and children, human nature, family problems, optimism, redemption, alcohol abuse, small town, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Cowboy Up (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Cowboy Up" is a celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is the craziest guy around; his brother Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) is a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love affair, rivalry, family relations, couples, relationship vs career, couple relations, fish out of water, fall in love, redemption, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, single parent, family in crisis, disability, family life, parents and children, babies and infants, couples, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Zandy's Bride (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zandy Allan purchases a mail-order bride, Hannah Lund. He treats her as a possession, without respect or humanity, until their shared ordeal as they struggle to survive develops in him a growing love.
Style: touching, sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: mail order bride, survival, romance, society, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, family relations, farm, bear, rape, wrestling ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, small town life, young heroes, hopes, small town, countryside, friends, family relations, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Angel Dog (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This heart warming film is about a dog named Cooper who is the lone survivor of a terrible car accident. Jake, a family patriarch, loses his wife and children in the accident. Not being a dog person, Jake is angry and resentful toward the dog for ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, human spirit, friendship, starting over, hopes, redemption, dog movie, car accident, mother daughter relationship, dog, loss of wife, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, family relations, destiny, friendship, redemption, starting over, romance, love and romance, human nature, parents and children, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new york
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19%
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: contests and competitions, friendship, starting over, parents and children, athlete's life, family relations, farm, family, rivalry, ambition, youth, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, sincere, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, friendship, family relations, nursing, pets, family life, coming of age, orphan, wounded animal, farm, rabbit, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Dead Man's Burden (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A western set on the New Mexico frontier a few years after the Civil War and centered on a struggling young family and the mining company who wants to buy their land.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, stylized
Plot: farm, family relations, family problems, rivalry, old west, siblings relations, family life, mining, civil war, mine, brother, long range rifle
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, hopes, best friends, young heroes, adventure, animal life, family life, parents and children, colonial america, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The New Land (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Continuation from Utvandrarna (1971): The Swedes arrive in the USA. They still have a long journey to Minnesota where they expect to find other Swedes. When they arrive there, each family searches a place to build a home. Kristina and Karl-Oskar ...
Style: serious, epic, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: settler, countryside, society, misfit, hopes, immigrants, lifestyle, family relations, human nature, culture clash, americana, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child illness, parents and children, family problems, couples, human spirit, hospital, life is a bitch, last wish, death of daughter, family relations, couple relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 228
Charlie & Me (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her beloved grandfather Charlie suddenly falls ill, twelve year-old Casey finds herself making some life or death decisions - and learning to live with the consequences.
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, death in the family, self discovery, love and romance, hopes, elderly, single parent, friends, bittersweet, hospital, chess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.0
 174
Sister, Sister (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heated confrontations and revelations result when a divorcee returns with her young son to the home of her two sisters.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, small town, starting over, strong female presence, money raising, disagreement, disorder, favoritism among siblings, family problems, life turned upside down, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 55K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, first love, sister sister relationship, couple relations, life changing experience, parent child relationship, family bonds, everyday life, christmas, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, paris france, new york, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%