Movies like The Miracle 1991

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The Miracle
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, destructive relationship, romance, village, village life, couples, betrayal, abandoned by mother, single father, human nature, obsession, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, friends, seaside town, mother son incest, circus, loss of virginity, zoo, unrequited love, incest, incestuous kiss, nun ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
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Cinema Paradiso
Drama
Italy, France
155 min.
 8.5
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud
Drama
France, Italy, Germany
106 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about love and romance, friendship, couples, family relations, friends, youth and romance mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Miracle: The Dead (1987), Nordrand (1999), The New World (1995), A Month in the Country (1987), Swimming (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Dead
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, enigmatic, cerebral, melancholic ...
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Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, london
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Nordrand
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: immigrants, friendship, 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
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The New World
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
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System:   92%
    User:   79%
 
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A Month in the Country
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: friendship, introspection, love story, love, church, haunted by the past, village, forbidden love, beautiful scenery, loneliness, relationships, village life ...
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Swimming
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, fall in love, romance, best friends, gays and lesbians, small town, human nature, friendship, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
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Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud
Genre: Drama
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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, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, romance, introspection, couple relations, friendship, adultery, french, infidelity, beautiful scenery, relationships, looking for love, adaptation ...
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Place: europe, france, tokyo, california
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System:   88%
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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, sentimental, serious ...
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Moondance
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 ...
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Time: 90s
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December Bride
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, romance, love triangle, siblings relations, farm, love and romance, society, pregnancy, family relations, master and servant, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: england, ireland, europe
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System:   81%
    User:   78%
 
Me Without You
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, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, california
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System:   79%
    User:   77%
 
The Invisible Circus
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning that her sister, Faith (Cameron Diaz), has committed suicide in Portugal, Phoebe (Jordana Brewster), an 18-year-old hippie, decides to uproot from her San Francisco home to travel to Europe. Phoebe hopes to discover and experience the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide, death, on the road, haunted by the past, sisters, teenage life, pornography, coming of age, nudity (topless - notable), secrets, redemption, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, san francisco, france, paris france
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System:   79%
    User:   80%
 
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Sebastian
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, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, teenage life, gender, youth, couples, best friends, sexual relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   75%
    User:   63%
 
The Last Summer
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
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
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Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
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Salmonberries
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
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System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
A Cool, Dry Place
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: single father, small town, friendship, love triangle, single parent, father son relationship, divorce, parenthood, mentor, starting over, destiny, life & death ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
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    User:   52%
 
The Flower of My Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, serious, touching, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: romance, obsession, suicide attempt, postmodernism, writer's life, relationships, loneliness, self discovery, writing, hospital, infidelity, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
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System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
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Clara's Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, human nature, self discovery, family, destiny, friendship, catastrophe, culture clash, natural disaster, parents and children, mentor, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, jamaica, usa, san francisco
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    User:   47%
 
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Tully
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, dysfunctional family, young lovers, single father, family drama, relationships, crumbling marriage, romance, drinking, loneliness, opposites attract ...
Place: england, nebraska, europe, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
The Dreamlife of Angels
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, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, obsession, working class, depression, hospital, coma, unlikely friendships, loneliness, relationships, pornography, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, flanders
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System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
Just Between Friends
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Holly and Sandy strike up an instant friendship; they don't know however that they have more in common than they'd like. When tragedy strikes, their relationship is tested.
Style: emotional, talky, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: best friends, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, romance, feminism, friendship, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, singleness, terminal illness ...
Time: 80s
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System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
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The Blue Hour
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: gays and lesbians, mentally unstable, love triangle, romance, sexual relations, singleness, love and romance, gay, couples, prostitute, friendship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
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System:   51%
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The Playboys
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, romance, feminism, village, forbidden love, love affair, small town, social differences, pregnancy, circus, sin, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
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System:   50%
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Fifteen and Pregnant
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, family in crisis, teenage life, youth, high school, family relations, single parent, parents and children, hopes, family problems, single ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
Rambling Rose
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, dysfunctional family, sexuality, master and servant, self discovery, romance, teenager, hospital, secrets, small town, family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: georgia, usa, california
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    User:   51%
 
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Love Sick
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: fall in love, university, gays and lesbians, romance, opposites attract, friendship, student life, gender, friends, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, campus, bucharest
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    User:   35%
 
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Due East
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, destructive relationship, small town, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, single parent, society, family relations, parents and children, pregnancy, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 

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Samaritan Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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