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, party, deaf, ritual, sign language, gift, deafness, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, medical examination, children

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Most similar movies to Papa's Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about father son relationship, party, gift, christmas, boy, brother brother relationship and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Papa's Angels: Love, Again (2015), Blue Rodeo (1996), The Christmas Heart (2012), Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008), Paper Angels (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 439
Love, Again (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple on the brink of divorce decides to keep their marital woes a secret as they help their daughter plan her wedding. As the two work together on the happy occasion, they soon discover that their own marriage might just be worth saving.
Plot: chores, in laws, ritual, kissing, bed, father son relationship, party, scolding, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 89
Blue Rodeo (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, father figure, sign language, adultery, abuse, infidelity, boxer shorts, campfire, thanksgiving, diving, embarrassment, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Christmas Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tight-knit neighbors on Arthur Avenue have proudly lit Christmas luminaries for 40 years, but that long-standing tradition is cancelled this year when Matt Norman (Ty Wood), a teenage boy in the neighborhood, is hospitalized in desperate need of ...
Plot: christmas, faith, community, christmas lights, medical examination, scolding, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, party, boy, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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.
Plot: deaf, medical examination, parent child relationship, scolding, fight, trial, therapy, embarrassment, boy, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 422
Paper Angels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An abused wife leaves her alcoholic husband and moves with her children to another town. There their lives become entwined with another family in trouble.
Plot: christmas, party, father son relationship, gift, abuse, public humiliation, locker room, father figure
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 307
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: christmas party, underdog, break-up, first love, winter, family life, father son relationship, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deafness, deaf, christmas
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 242
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, grandfather grandson relationship, truck driver, gambler, truck, dancer, bus, deafness, courage, strip club, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
Plot: father figure, dinner, theft, kissing, public humiliation, gift, father son relationship, boy, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: christmas, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, family gatherings, road not taken, couples, optimism, ghost, wish come true, christmas present, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: sign language, romance, disability, couple relations, man-woman relation, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, communication problem, love, deaf, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Seven Year Hitch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jennifer and Kevin are childhood best friends who have lived together, platonically, as adults for many years. When Jennifer decides to marry her cheating, manipulative boyfriend, Bryce Kevin has to stop the wedding to protect her from making, what ...
Plot: boy, dog, party, brother brother relationship, delivery boy, ritual, loyalty, gift, father figure
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Spirit of Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman falls in love with a man who is somewhat unavailable.
Plot: ghost, christmas, holiday, knocked unconscious, lawyer, brother brother relationship, chicken, curse, loyalty, pocket watch, promotion, apple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mistletoe Promise (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A chance meeting between two strangers who share a disdain for Christmas results in The Mistletoe Promise, a pact to help them navigate their holiday complications - together. But as they spend more time with each other and experience the magic of ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, gift, public humiliation, love, lawyer, party, competition, dinner
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Game of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The family of a basketball club's president conspires to force him to sell it.
Plot: kissing, gift, dinner, trial, competition, party, father son relationship, embarrassment
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sweet Surrender (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting his heart broken by his childhood sweetheart, Tom Campbell escaped from his home town to join the military. Years later, Tom returns home with the news of his grandmother’s failing health and business. A town treasure, Cupid’s is ...
Plot: boxer shorts, loss of grandmother, bed, ritual, hotel, underwear, death of grandmother, boy, father son relationship, marriage, party
⇓ 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: guilt, mother daughter relationship, great depression, father daughter relationship, marriage, sign language, deaf, parent child relationship, deafness
Time: 1930s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Life on Liberty Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A nurse, trying to salvage her life after her husband and job are gone, winds up working in a halfway house full of mildly brain-damaged patients and receives help from those she helps.
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: unfulfillment, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, human spirit, mentally challenged, defiant, starting over, disability, doctors and patients, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Christmas in Conway (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Duncan Mayor decides the perfect Christmas present for his beloved wife, Suzy, is a ride on a real Ferris wheel, set up in their very own back yard. As a young man, it was the perfect place for a wedding proposal. Now, years later, in order to ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, small town, christmas, ferris wheel, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, supportive spouse, social relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 2K
Harvest Moon (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When her family goes bankrupt, privileged city girl Jen Stone travels to the country to try and fix up a struggling pumpkin farm that her father bought as an investment to get her money back. Not everyone is on board with her changes, least of all ...
Plot: widower, daughter, pumpkin, brother brother relationship, girl, farm, father figure, debt, party, family business, bankruptcy, chores ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, true love, imaginary character, angel, couples, family relations, friends, grownups, love triangle, love and romance, imaginary, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 74
Temptations (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Directed, written, and co-produced by Zoltan Kamondi), Kisertesek ("Temptations") illustrates the struggle between ancient traditions and the modern world of restless young Marci (Marcell Miklos), a fatherless young man who is considered ...
Plot: bank robbery, stolen money, computer, poor, father son relationship, party, telekinesis, computer cracker, single mother, gypsy, search for father
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 187
Johnny Belinda (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While attempting to set up a communal garden in the poverty stricken rural community of Hatcher, Bill Richmond becomes aware of a silent, mute, disheveled girl by the name of Belinda. He soon learns that she is considered mentally handicapped by the ...
Plot: sexploitation, rape, rapist, deaf, rape victim, deafness, slasher, sign language, child born of rape, pregnant from rape, pregnancy
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, eccentric family, family values, parents and children, family gatherings, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Someone to Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During a party at movie director Danny's home, a group of friends and actors people are reunited to converse about love and relationship. Orson Welles is the "judge" of these conversations.
Plot: loneliness, director, actress, brother brother relationship, party, interview, theater
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 109
Cruel Game (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The con is on when a gorgeous LA playboy tries to juggle four beautiful women and gets more than he bargained for. When a million bucks goes missing from the Yakuza, Japan's notorious mafia, the chase is on for the culprit. But in this tale of ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: rejection, love, gift, sex, erotica, woman on top, female nudity, loyalty, bikini, seductive behavior, beach, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: older woman younger man sex, teacher student relationship, lovers, music teacher, teacher student sex, piano teacher, undressing, love, brother brother relationship, wheelchair, father son relationship, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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.
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, reading a letter, intercom, jazz music, doorman, station wagon, waking up, immortality, dying, beer, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 172
Winning Dad (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man tricks his homophobic father into a camping trip with his secret boyfriend.
Plot: father son relationship, father in law, gay wedding, camping
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Back to You and Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Syd has a good practice in the big city but a bad day when her terminal patient finally passes away. Her surgeon boyfriend, who has been sarcastically nick named "Mr. Personality" and "Settle For" by Syd's best friend ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school reunion, romance, parents and children, couple relations, hopes, homecoming, love and romance, fall in love, reunion, starting over, small town, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: gloomy, touching, thought provoking, emotional, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, mute or deaf, society, introspection, custody, hopes, parents and children, romance, love and romance, family in crisis, disability, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%