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

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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, father son relationship, romance, kiss, love and romance and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Papa's Angels: Blue Rodeo (1996), Write Before Christmas (2019), A Gift to Remember (2017), Voices (1979), Mingle All the Way (2018). 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, father figure, sign language, fight, horse, embarrassment, dog, christmas, infidelity, undressing, party, adultery ...
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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, sincere, captivating
Plot: christmas, holiday, brother sister relationship, gift, love and romance, life turned upside down, christmas season, unlikely couple, female protagonist, friendship between men, fall in love, romance ...
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63%
A Gift to Remember (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After colliding with a pedestrian on her bicycle who loses his memory following the accident, Darcy Archer becomes determined to help the handsome guy figure out who he is. In the process, she finds out a lot more about who she is, what she wants ...
Plot: christmas, bed, falling, dancing, gift, art teacher, father son relationship, kiss, bookstore, male female relationship, origami, jealousy ...
Place: manhattan new york city, philadelphia, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: deaf, rock star, father son relationship, truck, song, gambler, singer, gambling, mother daughter relationship, strip club, truck driver, courage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, love, romance, couples, invention, internet, family relations, cell phone, friendship, society, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: breakup, deaf mute, underdog, christmas party, break-up, family life, deafness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love, deaf, christmas, father son relationship ...
Place: east germany
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49%
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: entertaining, captivating
Plot: deaf, medical examination, parent child relationship, father son relationship, therapy, deaf child, family conflict, treatment, family relations, problem solving, deafness, disability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Forever Christmas (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, realistic, captivating, light
Plot: christmas, television producer, love, romance, holiday, fall in love, couples, tv show, rivalry, conflict, letter, mermaid ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Christmas Getaway (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reservation mix-up at a mountain resort forces a newly-single travel writer to share a cabin with a handsome widower and his precocious daughter over the holidays, their lives are transformed by the magic of Christmas and the unexpected power ...
Style: romantic, funny, light, feel good, sincere
Plot: single father, christmas, father daughter relationship, love triangle, friendship, family, tradition, vacation, love and romance, disorder, destiny, journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, wish come true, christmas present, christmas movie, christmas eve, family relations, ghost, optimism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: gloomy, touching, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, introspection, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, custody, family in crisis, family life, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: family relations, great depression, father daughter relationship, marriage, deafness, parent child relationship, guilt, sign language, mother daughter relationship, deaf
Time: 1930s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, parents and children, boss and employee, fall in love, couple relations, dealing with death, romance, nanny, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, true love, love and romance, romance, couples, imaginary character, 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, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teacher, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, man-woman relation, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, communication problem, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, cruise, cruise ship, ocean or sea, family problems, couples, custody, human nature, parents and children, family life, bittersweet, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, italy, tunisia, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: sibling rivalry, faith, moral dilemma, introspection, family problems, society, family life, love triangle, love affair, redemption, religious, intolerance ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york state, new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, light, entertaining, humorous, romantic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, doctor, getting home, moral dilemma, love, father daughter relationship, romance, christmas movie, second chance, christmas eve, old love, relationship vs career ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, sentimental, captivating, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood memory, christmas movie, family home, sister sister relationship, childhood flashback, romance, love, family relations, fall in love, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Royal New Year's Eve (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An aspiring fashion designer falls in love with her socialite client's prospective fiance, Prince Jeffrey.
Style: sentimental, sweet, uplifting, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: new year's eve, royalty, holiday, public humiliation, nightmare, competition, theft, forgery, ritual, party, love and romance, destiny ...
⇓ 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, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, homecoming, couples, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, father son relationship, seduction, family business, lovers reunited ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, event planner, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Silver Bells (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.
Plot: christmas, photographer, christmas tree, father son relationship, false identity, farmer, falling, family relations, horse drawn carriage, job offer, children's choir, skating ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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31%
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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: contemplative, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, writers, family relations, brother brother relationship, humiliation, death of father, female nudity, rain, marriage engagement, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, governess, teacher, mother daughter relationship, fiancee, death of child, nanny, dead child, children ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: touching, realistic, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, romance, coming of age, family life, fall in love, sport team, obsession, youth, ambition, gender, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ 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: teacher student sex, lovers, teacher student relationship, piano teacher, music teacher, older woman younger man sex, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, pianist, drinking alcohol, wheelchair, undressing ...
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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: feel good, romantic, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, christmas present, gift, father son relationship, boy, relationship vs career, family conflict, journalism, mystery, fall in love, romance, assignment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: melancholic, semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, couples, youth, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, friends, businessman, historian, christmas tree ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ 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, entertaining, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, romance, love, couple relations, couples, family relations, hopes, fall in love, friendship, life philosophy, family, small town ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%