Movies like Papa's Angels

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Papa's Angels (2000)
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Papa's Angels (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Arkansas furniture maker Grins Jenkins is a cheerful man and loving father to his five kids, as well as the life of every party in their small town. When his wife Sharon, who used to be the 'bad cop', slowly dies of TBC, so does Grins' sense of fun. The kids refuse to keep mourning forever, but dad practically retires from the world and turns his back, opposing them enjoying life again. Then Christmastide arrives, and son Alvin refuses to let his kid brother's dream be spoiled.
Plot: christmas, children, party, family relations, deaf, ritual, father son relationship, gift, tuberculosis, sign language, deafness, brother brother relationship, medical examination

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Most similar movies to Papa's Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, light and touching films with plots about family relations, christmas, romance, father son relationship, kiss, couples and party mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Papa's Angels: Blue Rodeo (1996), Write Before Christmas (2019), Voices (1979), Mingle All the Way (2018), Hounds (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blue Rodeo (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maggie Yearwood moves to a new town to be near her son, Peter, who has gone deaf as the result of an accident and is now attending a special school. She moves into a small house next door to Owen Whister and soon falls in love with the cowboy, who ...
Plot: deaf, sign language, father figure, adultery, false identity, diving, thanksgiving, embarrassment, ritual, infidelity, fight, abuse ...
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95%
Write Before Christmas (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A recently single Jessica sends Christmas cards to people who have impacted her life—the aunt who raised her, her younger brother in the military, a popstar who was part of the soundtrack of her life, the music teacher who inspired her, and the ...
Style: light, feel good, not serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: christmas, holiday, brother sister relationship, gift, love and romance, life turned upside down, friendship between men, friendship, female protagonist, unlikely couple, christmas season, romance ...
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62%
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Voices (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominee Amy Irving ("Crossing Delancy," "Carrie") stars as a deaf woman who falls in love with an aspiring rock singer, even though she is unable to hear him sing.
Plot: rock star, deaf, gambling, strip club, gambler, bus, grandfather grandson relationship, dancer, truck, deafness, courage, truck driver ...
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57%
Mingle All the Way (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Molly is determined to prove to her family that her new networking app—designed to pair busy professionals together for upcoming events, without long-term romance—is a success. When Molly joins Mingle All the Way and is matched with Jeff, they ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, love, invention, couples, internet, family relations, society, christmas eve, cell phone, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Hounds (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Despite having lived in the East German countryside for several months, teenager Lars and his dad, Henrik, are still treated as unwelcome guests. Henrik is building a “marriage barn,” a proposed bed-and-breakfast for newlywed Berliners.
Plot: deaf mute, breakup, underdog, christmas party, deafness, family life, deaf, winter, first love, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas ...
Place: east germany
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48%
Hats Off to Christmas! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mia (Duff), the loyal and hard-working manager of her small town's Christmas hat shop, is blindsided when her boss of over ten years asks her to train his son, Nick (Cupo), for a vacant upper-management position that Mia had been coveting. ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, sincere, romantic
Plot: father son relationship, father figure, holiday, christmas, competition, relationship vs career, christmas eve, christmas season, social climber, therapy, chores, dinner ...
Place: new york
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46%
Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Family drama about a deaf and hearing couple who struggle to decide whether or not to give their deaf son a cochlear implant.
Style: captivating, ambiguous ending, entertaining
Plot: deaf, medical examination, parent child relationship, deaf child, father son relationship, therapy, husband wife relationship, treatment, family relations, family conflict, problem solving, moral dilemma ...
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43%
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Mr. 365 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When workaholic reality TV producer Sophie starts working on a holiday-season show about Will, a wildly sexy guy who celebrates Christmas every day of the year, she finds herself falling for her mysterious, unlikely new star, renewing her long-lost ...
Style: emotional, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: christmas, television producer, love, romance, holiday, fall in love, tv show, rivalry, couples, party, gift, public humiliation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, teddy bear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Gift of the Magi (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newlywed couple burdened with economic hardship decides not to exchange Christmas presents to save money over the holidays. Secretly, they make sacrifices to buy the other a special gift.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, serious ...
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, wish come true, christmas present, christmas eve, family relations, optimism, ghost, family gatherings ...
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38%
Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, family problems, disability, couples, estrangement, misfit, mute or deaf, hopes, opposites attract, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
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37%
Sundays at Tiffany's (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alyssa Milano, who also serves as producer, stars as Jane Claremont, who, as a young girl, would accompany her mother Vivian (Stockard Channing) to Tiffany’s in New York every Sunday and bring along her imaginary friend, Michael. Now, 20 years ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, love triangle, imaginary character, couples, love and romance, romance, true love, angel, infidelity, friends, grownups ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teacher, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, communication problem, love, deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hearts of Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Alice, a beloved neonatal intensive care unit supervisor, is forced to take early retirement, her young colleague Jenny decides to turn the upcoming staff Christmas party into a surprise celebration for her. The plan is complicated by Matt, the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, hospital, christmas party, co worker co worker relationship, workplace situations, surprise party, society, physician, party, workplace, social relations, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Love is Never Silent (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her deaf parents in this depression-era drama. A friend sees her turmoil and tells her she must find happiness on her own. However, the initial joy she finds ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marriage, guilt, great depression, sign language, parent child relationship, deaf, deafness, family relations
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, christian film ...
Plot: faith, sibling rivalry, introspection, moral dilemma, society, family problems, love triangle, redemption, family life, love affair, religious, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york state, usa, new york, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Emma Reynolds returns to Oliver's Well to celebrate Christmas for the last time with her siblings in the home they grew up in. After their parents recently passed, the siblings reluctantly agree to sell the family home on Honeysuckle Lane after ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, family home, sister sister relationship, childhood memory, love, romance, family relations, fall in love, friendship, hotshot lawyer, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: cruise, family relations, cruise ship, bittersweet, ocean, family problems, couples, romance, unfulfillment, single parent, parents and children, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, greece, usa, africa, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Different Kind of Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When you're the city attorney you don't need the kinds of problems that her father was giving her. After her mother died, her father began doing his "Santa Schick," as she called it, much more intensely... which meant that he ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, father daughter relationship, family relations, santa claus suit
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Unanswered Prayers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, couples, homecoming, love and romance, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, seduction, father son relationship, lovers reunited, family business ...
Time: future
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32%
Matters of the Heart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A world-class pianist (Seymour) becomes romantically and sexually involved with her young protege (Gartin).
Plot: teacher student sex, older woman younger man sex, teacher student relationship, lovers, music teacher, piano teacher, piano, pianist, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, love, age difference ...
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30%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, event planner, christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, middle aged woman, humiliation, death of father, brother brother relationship, writers, family relations, acting teacher, church, basketball, widow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Christmas Cure (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A doctor returns home for Christmas to find that her father has decided to retire from his own practice. After reuniting with her high school sweetheart, she wonders if she should stay and take over her father's practice.
Style: entertaining, romantic, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, happy ending, doctor, small town, old love, getting home, moral dilemma, second chance, love, father daughter relationship, christmas eve, family business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple whose son had been diagnosed as mentally retarded, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is in fact deaf.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sign language, family relations, deaf, bittersweet, mute or deaf, family, hopes, family problems, disability, misdiagnosed, spouse leaving, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Christmas at the Plaza (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching in New York City, historian Jessica is hired to create an exhibition honoring the history of Christmas at The Plaza Hotel. When she is paired with Nick, a handsome decorator, they wind up enjoying a host of holiday ...
Style: semi serious, melancholic, sincere, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, youth, couples, love and romance, couple relations, businessman, friends, family relations, historian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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29%
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Johan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan Dros is born as eleventh consecutive son of soccer-obsessed pa Rinus, who raises his boys mainly as the small island Texel's team. Johan's rare reprieves from training for a sport he doesn't care for cease when ma dies. After ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, romance, coming of age, sport team, fall in love, family life, ambition, youth, gender, obsession, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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28%
The Winds of Jarrah (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Australia 1946. A young woman escapes from an unhappy affair to become tutor to three children who are being raised by their uncle.
Plot: family relations, governess, uncle nephew relationship, brother sister relationship, dead child, uncle niece relationship, children, death of child, fiancee, nanny, mother daughter relationship, teacher ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Christmas Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rick Fox, “The Christmas Gift” is about ten-year-old Megan, who upon receiving a Secret Santa gift, is touched by its contents which end up having a huge impact on her life. Now a driven young journalist, Megan ...
Style: light, captivating, romantic, feel good, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, gift, christmas present, boy, relationship vs career, family conflict, fall in love, assignment, mystery, christmas spirit, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas Town (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters - of the heart and of family - helping her ...
Style: light, feel good, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, romance, love, family relations, fall in love, couples, couple relations, hopes, life philosophy, friendship, family, small town ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%