Movies like My Favorite Clown

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My Favorite Clown (1987)
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My Favorite Clown (1987)
Original name: Мой любимый клоун
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sergei is a professional clown in the circus, and he knows how to make people happy. He is adopting the six-year old boy Vanka from a foster home. Sergei is a good man, who can provide unconditional love. But Sergei's wife suddenly separates from him, and Sergei is left alone with the tough decision to make.
Plot: family relations, divorce, adoption, foster home, circus

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Most similar movies to My Favorite Clown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about family relations, adoption, husband wife relationship, divorce, love, father son relationship and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Favorite Clown: Waiting (1981), Parker's Anchor (2018), An Umbrella for Lovers (1987), The Waiting City (2009), Lost in Siberia (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Waiting (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: separation, loneliness, divorce, family relations, pregnancy, teacher, husband wife relationship
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95%
Parker's Anchor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Krystal Parker's life fell apart when she discovered she couldn't have children. Everything she knew was gone, - but Letting Go Is Just The Beginning.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, adoption, family relations, humanitarian, infertility
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
An Umbrella for Lovers (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kraskov and Vera have long loved each other. They are unable to part, however, and connect their destinies can not and have already accepted the circumstances of life: he has a family, three children. A chance meeting in Moscow with a young couple, ...
Plot: mistress, family relations, nurse, doctor
Place: black sea, soviet union
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50%
The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, romance, society, hopes, family relations, city life, love, rivalry, love and romance, urban, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: survival, escape, false accusation, kgb, gulag, state affairs, rebellion, confined, politics, espionage, society, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: iran, russia, moscow russia, siberia, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, family relations, forbidden love, true love, step siblings, orphan, countryside, obsession, siblings relations, adoption, society, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, lawyer, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, african american, reunion, women, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian, lesbian interest, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, cruise, cruise ship, couples, family problems, ocean or sea, single parent, unfulfillment, romance, bittersweet, ocean, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, africa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Little Girl Lost (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This heart-wrenching story inspired by real events depicts the trials of the Brady family, who are trying desperately to adopt a helpless little girl they took in when she was in a foster care program. Clara and Tim Brady are in for the fight of ...
Style: contemplative, bleak, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, foster home, custody battle, child abuse, eyeglasses, female doctor, stethoscope, doctor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dalva (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When she was a teenager, a woman got pregnant and wound up giving up the baby up for adoption. Now, 30 years later, she sets out to find her now-grown child.
Plot: brother sister incest, half sister, suicide by gunshot, concealed nudity, historian, horse, geese, adoption, skinny dipping, half brother, hayloft, diary ...
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Falling Leaves (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young idealist takes a job at a local state run winery only to discover and become disillusioned by the corruption of the Soviet State.
Plot: young man, best friend, graduation, family relations, job, boy meets girl, student, university, male female relationship, friend, love, wine ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: widow, divorce, custody battle, child custody, mother child relationship, desertion, custody, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
What Are You Looking For (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The moving relationship of a man in crisis who would like to be a father, and a fatherless, mentally orphaned young rebel.
Plot: family relations, rebel, globalization, sexuality, on the road, father son relationship, remote control, rebirth, love, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Over the Dark Water (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leningrad; 60th years; white nights. Walking on Neva Embankment, the charming provincial has met three friends: poet, artist and film director. And each of young people has suggested to marry him.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, melancholic, psychological
Plot: friendship, love, family drama, husband wife relationship, life philosophy, family problems, jealousy, family relations, couples, divorce, love triangle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Foster Child (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thelma (Cherry Pie Picache), together with her husband Dado (Dan Alvaro) and teenage sons Gerald (Alwyn Uytingco) and Yuri (Jiro Manio), are a poor urban family hired by a local foster care facility to provide temporary home and care to abandoned ...
Plot: adoption, children, alley, foster child, urination, orphanage, toilet, foster home, slum, hotel, shower
Place: manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Love and Lies (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vam i ne snilos... A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates uneasiness in both of them. Also because ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental, psychological
Plot: school, destiny, truth, parents and children, injustice, family relations, fall in love, lie, classmates, couples, classmate, wisdom ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Once Lied (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the Soviet Union the film is a chronicle of a life of one successful artist: his family, his friends, his clients, and his artworks.
Plot: painter, doctor, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, memories, family relations, sex scene, militia, infidelity, business trip, mistress, electroshock therapy ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Without Witness (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In visiting his ex-wife’s apartment a man learns that she plans to remarry a scientist named Valentin Shlyakhov. In his past, the man wrote a scathing letter about Shlyakhov which greatly impacted his career. Fearing that this information will ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, anonymous letter, parenthood, domestic violence, family secret, family relations, remarry, letter writing, apartment, letter, russian, whistling ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Wash (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mako is a neglectful husband. Not the most loving man. His wife gradually encounters a widower who is a kind, gentle figure. She eventually makes the transition to leave her husband and go to this fellow.
Plot: family relations, east asian lead, mother daughter relationship, reconciliation, second wife, conservative, unhappy wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, interracial marriage, racist, family drama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 131
Vroom (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two friends aim flee their drab hometown existence.
Plot: female director, divorced divorcee, escapades, scam, on the road, car, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
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Being Venice (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: New Zealand-born, Aussie-based filmmaker Miro Bilbrough follows up her acclaimed shorts with her debut feature - a character study of a troubled young woman named Venice.
Plot: female director, family relations, head injury, swimming, australian, father daughter relationship
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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7 Days (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When one of the brothers (Ohayn) dies, all the whole family comes for Shiva (Jewish tradition,when the family sits seven days at the home after the death one of their family). A large family with a lot of problems and conflicts between them.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, gulf war, family problems, dealing with death, family life, siblings relations, death in the family, jewish family, brother brother relationship, death, death of brother, jewish ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, 1990s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, friendship, orphan, best friends, orphanage, male friendship, rivalry, couple relations, parents and children, youth, love and romance, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, england, london, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, love, father son relationship, shakespeare, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Slap in the Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man falls in love with and marries a prostitute, then has to defend her against malicious townsfolk.
Plot: kiss, husband wife relationship, brothel, orphan, dream, armenian, boy meets girl, prostitute, girl, adoption, boy, donkey ...
Time: 19th century
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Being Nice (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Recently-dumped and on the verge of admitting she'll never make any money doing something she loves, a young artist takes a job in a top London advertising agency and, much to her surprise, after connecting with a disillusioned colleague, ...
Style: mumblecore, light, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, sincere ...
Plot: female protagonist, promiscuous woman, family relations, improv, breakup, divorced parents, awkwardness, office romance, drunkenness, group of friends, coworker, drinking alcohol ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Five Evenings (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.
Plot: reunion, post world war two, restaurant, railway station, communist, old love, middle aged man, male female relationship, train station, middle aged, tv set, neighbor ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, affection, mother daughter relationship, judge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son estrangement, surprise, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, custody, aunt niece relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bed of Roses (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: florist, family relations, romance, fall in love, couples, workaholic, love and romance, starting over, hopes, opposites attract, wooing, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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26%