Movies like Papa's Angels

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Papa's Angels (2000)
 6.2
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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, sign language, deafness, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, gift, medical examination, ritual, children

Most similar movies to Papa's Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about father son relationship, party, christmas, gift, boy, deaf and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Papa's Angels: Blue Rodeo (1996), Love, Again (2015), Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008), Paper Angels (2014), Voices (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 87
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: father figure, sign language, deaf, thanksgiving, diving, horse, friendship, dog, boy, undressing, kiss, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 394
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: father son relationship, party, gift, kissing, in laws, ritual, bed, chores, scolding
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, boy, father son relationship, trial, embarrassment, fight, scolding, therapy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 360
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, locker room, father figure, abuse, gift, public humiliation, father son relationship, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.9
 231
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, courage, strip club, grandfather grandson relationship, truck driver, mother daughter relationship, singing, brother brother relationship, song, singer, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 304
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, family life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, teenager, christmas, deaf, deafness, winter, first love
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, kissing, theft, dinner, boy, party, father son relationship, public humiliation, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: undressing, father son relationship, wheelchair, drinking, brother brother relationship, love, pianist, older woman younger man sex, piano, bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: faith, community, christmas lights, christian, scolding, medical examination, party, father son relationship, boy, christmas, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Mistletoe Promise (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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, competition, dinner, love, lawyer, party, public humiliation, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: christmas, terminal illness, small town, supportive spouse, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, fall in love, obsession, small town life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, wish come true, optimism, ghost, family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, christmas tree, christmas, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: mute or deaf, sign language, disability, romance, couple relations, deaf, man-woman relation, small town, hopes, love and romance, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: rehabilitation, starting over, hopes, mentally challenged, human spirit, doctors and patients, parents and children, disability, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 176
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: deafness, deaf, pregnant from rape, rape victim, child born of rape, sign language, pregnancy, rapist, rape
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, small town, small town life, romance, fall in love, love and romance, social relations, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, father son conflict
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 72
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: poor, search for father, gypsy, stolen money, single mother, party, father son relationship, computer, computer cracker, telekinesis, bank robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, love and romance, romance, love triangle, imaginary, couples, family relations, friends, imaginary character, grownups, angel, ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: girl, brother brother relationship, gift, party, dancing, pumpkin, bankruptcy, family business, chores, widower, debt, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, trial, dinner, embarrassment, competition, father son relationship, party, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, sign language, guilt, marriage, great depression, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: death of grandmother, loss of grandmother, father son relationship, party, hotel, underwear, boy, marriage, boxer shorts, bed, ritual
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 98
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: rejection, gift, love, sex, sex scene, loyalty, bartender, bikini, beach, money, woman on top, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: delivery boy, father figure, loyalty, ritual, party, brother brother relationship, gift, dog, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: country, homecoming, small town, romance, starting over, couple relations, parents and children, reunion, small town life, estrangement, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, watching television, patriarch, marriage engagement, waking up, reading a letter, doorman, middle aged woman, fiance fiancee relationship, shoes, crematorium, intercom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bittersweet Love (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pregnant woman and her husband discover they are half brother and half sister, thanks to his father (Robert Lansing) and her mother (Lana Turner).
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, incest, abortion, homosexual subtext, sex, love, mother daughter relationship, secret, father son relationship, pregnancy, mansion, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Holiday Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A superintendent (Gerald McRaney), trying to save his high school's troubled finances, falls in love with a teacher (Naomi Judd) whose music program he must cut.
Plot: christmas, holiday, auditorium, classroom, music band, gossip, teacher student relationship, shopping mall, high school, santa claus, stage, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 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 in law, father son relationship, 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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: mute or deaf, single parent, romance, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, sexual abuse, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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