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

Most similar movies to Papa's Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, romance, couples, love and romance, christmas and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Papa's Angels: Blue Rodeo (1996), Love, Again (2015), Hounds (2007), Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008), Paper Angels (2014). 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: sign language, father figure, party, horse, boxer shorts, christmas, friendship, embarrassment, thanksgiving, boy, dancing, diving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 501
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: teenager, falling, ritual, scolding, kissing, party, father son relationship, gift, in laws, bed, chores
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
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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: christmas party, underdog, break-up, breakup, deaf mute, teenager, deaf, deafness, christmas, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, winter, family life ...
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, father son relationship, embarrassment, therapy, boy, fight, trial, scolding
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, gift, party, public humiliation, locker room, father son relationship, father figure, abuse, teenager, dressing room
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 280
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, song, singer, truck driver, truck, courage, father son relationship, dancing, grandfather grandson relationship, mother daughter relationship, gambling, dancer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 movie, christmas eve, family relations, optimism, road not taken ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sign language, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, guilt, deafness, deaf, great depression, marriage, family relations
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, parents and children, boss and employee, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, dealing with death, romance, nanny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, love triangle, love and romance, romance, true love, couples, angel, imaginary character, infidelity, grownups, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, cruise, cruise ship, ocean or sea, family problems, couples, custody, parents and children, family life, human nature, single parent, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, africa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, light, sentimental
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas movie, family home, sister sister relationship, childhood flashback, love, romance, fall in love, family relations, friendship, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, controversial
Plot: faith, sibling rivalry, moral dilemma, introspection, family problems, society, family life, love triangle, love affair, redemption, religious, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: new york state, new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, custody, introspection, love and romance, hopes, haunted by the past, family in crisis, death in the family, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Plot: christmas, romance, love, youth, couples, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, friends, businessman, historian
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, love, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, hopes, couples, friendship, family, life philosophy, small town
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, man-woman relation, couples, communication problem, opposites attract, love and romance, love, deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Winds of Jarrah (1984)
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, timber, children, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, dead child, governess, brother brother relationship, nanny, teacher, uncle nephew relationship, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Christmas Under Wraps (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a driven doctor doesn't get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, christmas, fall in love, love and romance, social relations, family relations, doctor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, small town life, mallet, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 445
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: touching, realistic, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, romance, family life, fall in love, sport team, obsession, ambition, gender, youth, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, lovers, teacher student relationship, music teacher, piano teacher, older woman younger man sex, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, bed, piano, pianist, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, miraculous event, hopes, family relations, holiday season, love, hometown, comeback, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ 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, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sign language, family relations, deaf, human spirit, parents and children, bittersweet, hopes, family, mute or deaf, family in crisis, spouse leaving, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: feel good, romantic, entertaining, light, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, gift, boy, relationship vs career, family conflict, christmas present, disagreement, assignment, journalism, mystery, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: boarding school, starting over, hospital, pregnancy, parents and children, bittersweet, family problems, couples, family relations, boarding school life, death in the family, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hidden Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama about a young widow who finds a guardian angel in the form of a hobo who comes to her rural community looking for work.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, farm, family life, single parent, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, parents and children, social differences, religions or cults, family in crisis, male female relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, post world war one
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, parents and children, event planner, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: touching, uplifting, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: mentally challenged, human spirit, starting over, rehabilitation, love and romance, hopes, disability, defiant, family relations, doctors and patients, bittersweet, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Wildflower (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One day Sammy and his younger sister Ellie happen upon a cabin where Alice, a young, partially deaf girl with epilepsy is being kept by her abusive stepfather. The three soon become friends and hope to get Alice an education and help her escape from ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: rescue, dysfunctional family, friendship, disability, family relations, countryside, great depression, child abuse, epilepsy, mentally challenged, mute or deaf, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%