Movies like The Miracle 1991

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The Miracle (1991)
 6.7
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The Miracle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her and even follows her home. She, too, seems to like him, but for a mysterious reason keeps him at a distance.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, single father, abandoned by mother, destructive relationship, romance, village life, village, couples, betrayal, human nature, obsession, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, friends, incest, love triangle, unrequited love, nun, zoo, actress, circus, storytelling, saxophone ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe

Most similar movies to The Miracle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about friendship, friends, love and romance, couples, youth, romance and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Miracle: December Bride (1991), The Dead (1987), Nordrand (1999), Me Without You (2001), Sebastian (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 281
December Bride (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: pregnancy, single parent, romance, love triangle, siblings relations, farm, love and romance, society, family relations, master and servant, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 6K
The Dead (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short story by James Joyce (from The Dubliners). After a convivial holiday ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: dinner party, haunted by the past, politics, self discovery, love triangle, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, couples, family problems, friends, introspection ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 492
Nordrand (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vienna, 1995. Jasmin, Tamara, Valentin, Senad and Roman live near the northern border of Austria. Their lives repeatedly intersect and drift apart. The characters involved are young migrants from the former Yugoslavia, Romania, Poland and Austria ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, immigrants, romance, life is a bitch, friends, misfit, youth, social relations, fish out of water, human nature, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, university, love triangle, human nature, romance, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 495
Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gays and lesbians, friendship, teenage life, gender, youth, couples, best friends, sexual relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, introspection, age difference, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, midlife crisis, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Mighty Celt (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the "Troubles" have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound racing kennel owned by Good Joe. If Donal's favourite ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, dog, teenage boy, family relations, obnoxious boss, single parent, contests and competitions, boss and employee, friendship, teenage life, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four good friends, all seventeen-year old, lose their innocence during their last summer together. Flanders 1996. Rik, Tim, Roel and Bart aimlessly wile away the summer days in a small village where nothing exciting ever happens. When Rik becomes ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, friendship, summer, teenager, village, teenage life, youth, friends, buddies, domestic disturbance, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 877
Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, romance, fall in love, best friends, gays and lesbians, small town, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 370
Love That Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love That Boy is the story of Phoebe, a socially inept overachiever, unrecognized in a world run by C students. Phoebe’s life is totally dominated by her “To Do Before Graduation” list. When Phoebe’s best friend Robyn dumps Phoebe two weeks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: college, love and romance, romance, youth, university, obsession, friendship, college life, fall in love, couples, friends, age difference ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 376
Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, biting
Plot: obsession, mysterious character, disguise, romance, dangerous attraction, island, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, social differences, tragic love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 220
The New World (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy who worships all things American comes of age in Orleans, where over 14,000 American GIs were stationed.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: jazz, coming of age, rock, youth, village, friends, best friends, musician's life, soldier, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, coma, obsession, working class, coming of age, flat, factory worker, female friendship, couples, friends, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 535
Salmonberries (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young orphaned woman, named Kotzebue, is trying to find out who her parents are in the icy landscapes of Alaska. Kotzebue (K.d. Lang) is helped by a east-german librarian (Rosel Zech), whose husband was killed while fleeing from the GDR. Although ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching
Plot: fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, opposites attract, human nature, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, social differences, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 408
Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, friendship, romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends, dominatrix, male bonding, sex, female nudity, threesome ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 3K
Garage (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: village, gas station, garage, small town, friendship, misfit, human nature, solitude, parents and children, small town life, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 206
Moondance (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close relationship between two fun-loving brothers comes under threat when a beautiful, sensitive girl arrives on the scene. As the younger brother comes of age, the inevitable jealousy, confusion, rivalry and lust place their brotherly love in ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, friendship, young lovers, romance, countryside, siblings relations, teenage love, family business, teenage life, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, germany, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 306
The Blue Hour (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A male prostitute and his sensitive neighbor develop an unexpected relationship in this moving German drama. Noticing Marie's devastation after her boyfriend, Paul, dumps her, call boy Theo tries to help, and their friendship soon grows deeper, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, mentally unstable, love triangle, romance, sexual relations, singleness, love and romance, couples, prostitute, friendship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 195
Crystal River (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story is of a married woman who, grieving her inability to have children, finds comfort and healing in her friendship with another man. It's about discovering grace in darkness and the unexpected places we find healing.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: mysterious character, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, crumbling marriage, human nature, couples, family problems, boxer shorts, embarrassment, father figure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: love triangle, single father, small town, single parent, friendship, starting over, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 2K
Kisses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, innocence lost, friendship, urban, youth, family problems, friends, obsessive quest, city life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Month in the Country (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the early 1920s, the film follows Tom Birkin, who has been employed to carry out restoration work on a Medieval mural discovered in a church in the small rural community of Oxgodby, Yorkshire. The escape to the idyllic countryside is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: church, forbidden love, archaeologist, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, village, village life, love and romance, social relations, friends, escape from reality ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: adopted son, friendship, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adoption, single parent, writer's life, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, france, new england, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 269
Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, best friends, tragic hero, friendship, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 186
2 Friends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend. This is the end of their friendship, and from here the film progresses in a backwards time line to a final freeze ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, surreal
Plot: friendship, best friends, road not taken, school, boarding school, teenage life, college, high school, youth, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: coming of age, village, bicycle, classroom, deserter, village life, apple tree, youth, social relations, friendship, wartime life, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 286
Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: sexual, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, coming out, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, couples, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Disappearance of Finbar (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, Sweden, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dissatisfied teen disappears from his small town, leaving friends to wonder about his whereabouts.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, missing person, on the road, best friends, mystery, small town, betrayal, track down, obsession, self discovery, small town life, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: youth, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, single parent, romance, farm, forbidden love, countryside, looking for love, love triangle, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell befriends with the two boys and later asks them to help him ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: friendship, youth, dysfunctional family, working class, best friends, human nature, rejection, teenage life, friends, family problems, family relations, interracial friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%