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Phantom Pain (2009)
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Original name: Phantomschmerz
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with the help of love and willpower.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, psychological, emotional, gloomy, realistic
Plot: disability, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, misfit, parents and children, human spirit, human nature, redemption, new love, cyclist, operation, ex husband ex wife relationship, amputation, couples, hit and run, female nudity, sex scene, hospital, car accident
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about family relations, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, couples and couple relations mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Phantom Pain: God's Army (2000), Virginia (2010), Daybreak (2003), Dawn Anna (2005), Everyday (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: couples, youth, life is a bitch, redemption, working class, self discovery, terminal illness, human nature, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, misfit, family problems, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, couple relations, family relations, mentally unstable, love and romance, love affair, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: sincere, bleak, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, redemption, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: high school, against the odds, child illness, human spirit, family problems, terminal illness, family in crisis, relationship vs career, family relations, school, disability, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: couples, prison life, hopes, confined, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, prison, drugs, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, domestic disturbance, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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85%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: emotional, psychological, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wartime life, couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, soldier, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, destiny, couples, destructive relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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84%
Home Sweet Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: family problems, family in crisis, family relations, disability, domestic disturbance, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, homecoming, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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83%
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The Keys to the House (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, hospital, disability, parents and children, self discovery, teenage life, single parent, estrangement, redemption, hopes, therapy, suffering ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, italy, milan italy, berlin germany ...
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82%
Declaration of War (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, child illness, couple relations, optimism, couples, life is a bitch, overcoming, parents and children, family problems, hopes, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, marseille, paris france
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82%
Colossal Youth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Switzerland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After the Portuguese government demolishes his slum and relocates him to a housing project on the outskirts of Lisbon, 75-year-old Cape Verde immigrant Ventura wanders between his new and old homes, reconnecting with people from his past.
Style: touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, human nature, addiction, family relations, urban ghetto life, starting over, misfit, hopes, husband wife relationship, drug abuse, village, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: death, self discovery, family problems, parents and children, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, hopes, lifestyle, society, redemption, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, human nature, artists and showbiz, performer's life, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland, czech republic, prague
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81%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: youth, redemption, reach out, power relations, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, hopes, society, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family life, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family gatherings, couple relations, couples, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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80%
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, human spirit, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, family in crisis, hopes, strong female presence, introspection, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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80%
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, child illness, human spirit, hopes, brain tumor, miraculous event, life is a bitch, disability, journalism, faith, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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79%
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Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, family problems, society, family in crisis, parents and children, wife husband relationship, desperation, brother brother relationship, social differences, redemption, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, support group, life is a bitch, depression, family relations, single parent, parent child relationship, post war, single mother, female protagonist, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
About Her Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ginko’s younger brother Tetsuro, a failed comedian, is the oddball of the family. Embarrassing, loud and plain inappropriate at times causes Ginko to disown him. The two reunite when she discovers Tetsuro is terminally ill. Tetsuro’s impending ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, bittersweet, family in crisis, family relations, family feud, human nature, reunion, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Cavalcade (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accomplished playboy Leo neglects his girlfriend and enjoys parties. His girlfriend parts from him and then, when he wants to see her once more, he has an accident. He survives, but his whole life is now to be changed. This film is about fetching ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, redemption, life turned upside down, human spirit, friendship, womanizer, rehabilitation, true love, couples, hopes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that ...
Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, medical school, surgery, doctor, doctors and patients, coldhearted, redemption, life is a bitch, human spirit, self discovery, intern, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
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77%
Home for the Weekend (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the request of his mother Gitte, Marko, who has been living in Berlin for years, drives off to the countryside to visit his parents. His hopes of spending a quiet and relaxing time with his family fall short when Gitte surprises everyone by ...
Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: family in crisis, parents and children, family relations, mental illness, reunion, introspection, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, search, life is a bitch, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, rich and poor, parents and children, best friends, life is a bitch, buddies, human nature, twists & turns, misfit ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: missing child, couples, hopes, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, social relations, family relations, search, missing person, small town, missing son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Girl on the Train (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: anti semitism, false accusation, destructive relationship, couple relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, human nature, society, journalism, seduction, couples, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: witty, sincere, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, family relations, couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, strong female presence, terminal illness, media, optimism, human spirit, disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: rehabilitation, estrangement, alcohol abuse, starting over, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, strong female presence, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: family business, follow your dream, parents and children, couples, workplace, family problems, hopes, cooking and food, couple relations, father daughter relationship, family relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, usa, europe, new york, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: human nature, job seeking, society, estrangement, haunted by the past, unemployment, redemption, dysfunctional family, starting over, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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74%