Movies like Mother and Child

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Mother and Child (2009)
 7.2
 11K
Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and her husband have failed to conceive and now hope to adopt a baby to make their family complete.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, serious, talky, heartbreaking, touching, dramatic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, african american, voyeurism, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, society, couples, estrangement, abandoned, spouse leaving, nymphomaniac, parent child relationship, adoptive mother, lawyer, pregnancy, drinking, guilt, hospital, blindness, party, loneliness, food, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, emotional and talky films with plots about storytelling, mentor, life philosophy, drinking, dialogue, adultery and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mother and Child: Nine Lives (2005), Regarding Henry (1991), The Painted Veil (2006), 5x2 (2004), My Life Without Me (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 6K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, abortion, infidelity, dysfunctional family, hanging, lovers reunited, introspection, human nature, gays and lesbians, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Regarding Henry (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: memory loss, lawyer, rehabilitation, amnesia, maid, disability, redemption, parents and children, starting over, childhood memory, family relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, loveless marriage, crumbling marriage, marriage, doctor, redemption, couples, epidemic, unfulfillment, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: emotional, touching, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, depression, sadness, dating, single parent, siblings relations, interracial relations, parents and children, illness, abortion, lesbian, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.7
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, marriage, sex, voyeurism, cheating wife, romance, wedding, family life, couples, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, sicily, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, gender, artificial insemination, lesbian relationship, biological father, argument, control freak, parenthood, parents and children, gays and lesbians, love affair, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, self discovery, youth, domestic violence, love affair, couples, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, audition, sister sister relationship, family, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, family life, love affair, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, touching, talky, sincere ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, friendship, friends, vitality, golden years, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, love and romance, hopes, understanding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 168K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, nurse, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, truck, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, family problems, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch, disability, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, couples, love affair, disintegration, postmodernism, breakup, life turned upside down, family relations, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: teachers and students, obsession, age difference, love and romance, infidelity, hedonism, sexual attraction, cuban, critic, possessiveness, danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 4K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, lifestyle, introspection, actor's life, urban, dishonesty, couples, youth, hopes, city life, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 100K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, strong sexual content, housewife, parenthood, small town, love affair, extramarital affair, dysfunctional family, pedophilia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual pleasure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 18K
I Am Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: stylized, realistic, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: chef, high society, infidelity, russian, adultery, lesbian, birthday, bourgeoisie, restaurant, food, love and romance, passionate interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Immediate Family (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, couple relations, single parent, youth, family life, couples, family problems, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family life, love affair, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, african american, addiction, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, under the surface, romance, family gatherings, favoritism among siblings, self destructing, human nature, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, wine, tourist, desire, scandal, party, love, police, sex, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 15K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love, adultery, infidelity, lesbian, loss of son, heroin, traffic jam, drug use, grief, neighbor, fortune teller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, celebrity culture, haunted by the past, society, love affair ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, talky, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, introspection, society, couples, love affair, dishonesty, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, interracial relations, hopes, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, israel, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, regret, haunted by the past, power of love, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, new love, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 4K
Heavy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: waitress, seduction, obesity, pizza, small town, workplace, jealousy, workplace situations, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 12K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: baroque, stylized, clever, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, virginity, mind game, infidelity, romance, vengeance, couple relations, love and romance, manipulations, cons and scams, hypocrisy, couples ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.9
 121K
Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, marriage, hotel, french, midlife crisis, summer vacation, hotel room, airport, greek, dream, middle aged, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 37
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, friendship, romance, dealing with death, life is a bitch, babies and infants, friends, hopes, family relations, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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