Movies like Duck

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Duck (2005)
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Duck (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An elderly man loses his wife and is in despair. He saves the life of a duck
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: pets, on the road, self discovery, redemption, survival, orphan, family relations, elderly, hopes, golden years, bittersweet, death in the family, widower, homelessness, father son relationship, grief, duck, dead son, animal life, bus, desert, politics, friends, adoption, single parent ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Duck

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and serious films with plots about family relations, hopes, parents and children, friendship, elderly, golden years and redemption mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Duck: Hide Away (2011), Annie's Point (2005), The Trip to Bountiful (2014), Charlie & Me (2008), Redwood Highway (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, small town, haunted by the past, hopes, death of wife, redemption, father daughter relationship, society, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 6.7
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Annie's Point (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Annie (Bette White) wants to disperse her husband's ashes at a locale in California that they had named Annie's Point. Annie needs a bypass immediately and she wants to send out the ashes on her 50th wedding anniversary.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: elderly, family relations, last wish, golden years, escapades, on the road, parents and children, rescue, gambling, aging, cross country, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: on the road, getting home, family relations, redemption, elderly, escapades, golden years, journey, female protagonist, childhood home, lifetime, memories ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 239
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: uplifting, feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, single parent, love and romance, hopes, elderly, self discovery, death in the family, friends, golden years, dealing with death, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: family relations, on the road, obsessive quest, estrangement, escapades, introspection, haunted by the past, strong female presence, golden years, hopes, parents and children, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pacific ocean, oregon
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79%
 7.1
 1K
The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, feel good
Plot: introspection, friendship, redemption, life is a bitch, hopes, custody, parents and children, human nature, family life, misfit, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, family gatherings, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, road trip, runaway, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Rumor of Angels (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stepmother, friendship, elderly, family problems, estrangement, family relations, death in the family, grief, dealing with death, empire, youth, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, family relations, aging, father son relationship, self discovery, con artists, bittersweet, friends, single parent, elderly, hustler, domestic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Second Best (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The difficult relationship between a british postal officer and his adoptive son.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: orphan, man boy relationship, adoption, social worker, single parent, absent father, parents and children, family problems, hopes, family relations, coming of age, village ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Just Like the Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: adoption, friendship, family relations, custody, on the road, introspection, hopes, redemption, petty criminal, road trip, foster home, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Very Serious Person (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: coming of age, ambulance, filmmaking, gender, elderly, self discovery, family relations, hollywood, teenage life, gay, grandmother grandson relationship, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
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Rails & Ties (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A deadly collision between a train and car lead to an unlikely bond between the train engineer and a young boy who escapes the carnage.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, train, family relations, friendship, family problems, terminal illness, grief, train wreck, collision, suicidal, single parent, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, alzheimer's disease, painting, hopes, elderly, starting over, mental illness, self discovery, bittersweet, golden years, intergenerational friendship, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
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Old Cats (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Isidora, an old woman, discovers that her mind is quickly deteriorating. At an apparently relaxed dinner table, she will desperately try to hide her state from her daughter, a demanding woman who awaits any sign of senility in order to take way ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, couples, estrangement, family relations, introspection, redemption, mental illness, parents and children, golden years, hopes, disagreement, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Quill:  The Life of a Guide Dog (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a Labrador puppy, Quill is sent to live with a couple, Isamu and Mitsuko Nii, who work as volunteers, training guide dogs (seeing eye dogs). When he grows to an adult dog, he is taken to a guide dog school, by a friendly, yet firm trainer Satoru ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: dog, animals, friendship, disability, optimism, mistrust, animal training, pets, elderly, temperamental, instructor, seeing eye dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
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Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, angel, couple relations, jealousy, winter, christmas eve, gay interest, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 782
Pontiac Moon (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An absent-minded-professor father and his son take off in an old Pontiac to bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. This while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: road trip, on the road, redneck, fear, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, moon landing, youth, family relations, self discovery, pontiac, hopes ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
Place: idaho, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, road movie ...
Plot: journey, aging, redemption, small town, escape, homecoming, bus, old age, on the road, old woman, southern belle, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 998
Camilla (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Freda Lopez, an aspiring musician, travels with her husband to the beautiful beaches of Georgia where she befriends Camilla, an odd and exotic elderly woman who plays the violin. When the two embark on a journey together, Camilla reclaims a lost ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, couples, aging, elderly, self discovery, road trip, girl, kidnapping, friends, filmmaking, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: cincinnati ohio, georgia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 3K
Bonneville (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter. Faced with the decision of a lifetime, Arvilla Holden hijacks her two best friends and sets off in a vintage ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, family relations, elderly, parents and children, death in the family, mother daughter relationship, road trip, promise, empire, female leader, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, nevada, idaho, usa, borneo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bombón: El Perro (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dog, unemployment, on the road, countryside, love and romance, bittersweet, friends, self discovery, friendship, dog training, animal sex, gas station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Relative Stranger (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the death of his father, a former football star reunites with the family that he abandoned years earlier.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, rivalry, death in the family, redemption, sport team, athlete's life, last will and testament, father son relationship, estrangement, getting home, family problems, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Magnificent 7 (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by the life of Jacqui Jackson. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Maggi, a mother with seven children - three 'normal' daughters and four sons who are each, in one form or another, autistic.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: motherhood, autism, family life, human spirit, mentally challenged, hopes, single parent, siblings relations, family, child illness, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 284
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hopes, island, redemption, starting over, estrangement, family problems, social misfits, friendship, human nature, couple relations, ocean, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Lost & Found Family (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When her husband dies, Mrs. Ester Hobbes (Ellen Bry, TV's St. Elsewhere) learns that his wealth was just an illusion. Her only real inheritance is a run-down Southern home occupied by a foster family. Slowly, Mrs. Hobbes finds herself making ...
Style: christian film, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family problems, introspection, society, youth, orphan, family relations, religions or cults, redemption, parents and children, self discovery, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 145
Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: gay parent, forgiveness, family relations, last wish, redemption, haunted by the past, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, hopes, terminal illness, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 351
Just a Dream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film crew arrives in a small town in Nevada desert. Ends up changing the life of a 12-year-old kid and a friend of his, a movie lover.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, desert, filmmaking, friends, friendship, coming of age, social relations, family relations, interracial relations, family life, obsession, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To Dance with the White Dog (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, romance, dog, death, widower, grief, lost love, unfulfillment, elderly, dealing with death, love and romance, golden years ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: youth, life is a bitch, couples, working class, terminal illness, self discovery, redemption, tragic hero, coming of age, hopes, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%