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, deafness, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, gift, medical examination, children

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), Paper Angels (2014), Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008), Hounds (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: in laws, chores, ritual, bed, kissing, gift, scolding, father son relationship, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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: sign language, father figure, deaf, undressing, underwear, false identity, fight, ritual, boxer shorts, embarrassment, campfire, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.7
 416
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, locker room, father figure, abuse, gift, public humiliation
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: medical examination, deaf, parent child relationship, therapy, fight, scolding, boy, father son relationship, embarrassment, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.6
 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, break-up, underdog, first love, winter, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family life, deaf, deafness, father son relationship, christmas
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 lights, christian, community, faith, christmas, father son relationship, party, scolding, medical examination, brother brother relationship, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 238
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: deaf, rock star, gambling, truck driver, gambler, truck, dancer, male female relationship, deafness, band, bus, singing ...
⇓ 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: dinner, theft, father figure, gift, public humiliation, kissing, boy, party, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: pianist, bed, piano, older woman younger man sex, undressing, brother brother relationship, love, wheelchair, drinking, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, wish come true, family gatherings, hopes, couples, optimism, ghost, christmas decoration, christmas eve, christmas movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, party, dog, gift, delivery boy, loyalty, ritual, father figure, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, lawyer, love, dinner, competition, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, small town, christmas, small town life, couples, fall in love, obsession, supportive spouse, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: pregnant from rape, pregnancy, rapist, rape victim, deafness, deaf, rape, sign language, child born of rape
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: gift, dinner, trial, embarrassment, kissing, competition, party, father son relationship
⇓ 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: loss of grandmother, hotel, underwear, boxer shorts, father son relationship, marriage, boy, party, bed, ritual, death of grandmother
⇓ 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: parent child relationship, deaf, deafness, marriage, great depression, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, guilt, sign language
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ 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: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: starting over, family relations, doctors and patients, love and romance, power relations, hopes, parents and children, unfulfillment, disability, human spirit, mentally challenged, defiant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: brother brother relationship, debt, pumpkin, father figure, daughter, widower, girl, chores, bankruptcy, family business, gift, father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, captivating, uplifting, feel good ...
Plot: sign language, disability, romance, mute or deaf, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, communication problem, opposites attract, introspection, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, maine
⇓ 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: sentimental, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: angel, imaginary character, love and romance, grownups, romance, imaginary, friends, family relations, love triangle, true love, couples, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, search for father, gypsy, computer cracker, telekinesis, single mother, father son relationship, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couple relations, romance, couples, fall in love, small town life, starting over, country, small town, homecoming, reunion, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, theater, brother brother relationship, actress, interview, party
⇓ 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: mother son relationship, birthday, female nudity, drunkenness, bathroom, death of father, dressmaker, acting class, humiliation, telephone, telephone call, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 169
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: gay wedding, father son relationship, father in law, camping
⇓ 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: touching, gloomy, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, romance, family in crisis, love and romance, life is a bitch, family relations, single parent, opposites attract, family life, death in the family, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Always and Forever (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A pair of high school sweethearts, Grace (Rena Sofer) and Michael (Dean McDermott) are reunited after 20 years apart at their school reunion. Sparks fly as the two catch up but it's not that simple as Grace is taken by safe, reliable Philip and ...
Plot: ritual, swimming pool, male bonding, picnic, party, auction, in laws, father figure
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: love, rejection, gift, sex, female nudity, gun, erotica, woman on top, loyalty, seductive behavior, money, bartender ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%