Movies that are like Philadelphia

If you like "Philadelphia" you are probably looking for touching, emotional, realistic and dramatic movies of Drama genre about / that have / with aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, court and dedicated lawyer themes shot in USA.
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 7.7
 195K
Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, dramatic, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, sincere, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, melancholic, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, court, dedicated lawyer, homosexuality, prejudice, rock, justice, tragedy, gays and lesbians, death, stereotypes, relationships, honest, judiciary, mentor, courage, world politics, underdog, love, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, hospital, lawsuit, legal action, political, family, destiny, love story, partner, dying, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, propaganda, pornography, hiv, discrimination, life philosophy, drinking, life, dialogue, terminal illness, happy ending, moral ambiguity, runaway, character study, human spirit, injustice, righting the wronged, against the odds, fighting the system, legal, ambition, gender, dishonesty, hopes, rebellion, rivalry, society, unfulfillment, power relations, life is a bitch, trial, workplace situations, homosexual, gay slur, workplace, law firm, conservative, african american, workplace problem, hare krishna, ends with funeral, death of lover, death of boyfriend, gay love, gay rights, male nurse, human immunodeficiency virus, male male kiss, hypocrite, death of hero, medical, bigotry, tragic hero, main character dies, disease, costume party, hypocrisy, illness, tough guy, gay kiss, home movie, dancer, library, mother son relationship, dancing, party, kiss, sexuality, transformation, natural disaster, loneliness, idealism, depression, censorship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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I Am Sam
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132 min.
 7.6
It's My Party
Drama
USA
110 min.
 7.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, emotional and serious films with plots including mentor, culture clash, storytelling, catastrophe, justice, runaway and destiny themes mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Philadelphia: Dallas Buyers Club (2013), And the Band Played On (1993), It's My Party (1996), I Am Sam (2001), Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dallas Buyers Club
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: realistic, touching, dramatic, captivating, serious, compassionate, interesting, intense, thought provoking, inspirational, tense, suspense, heartbreaking, emotional, harsh, talky, earnest, cerebral, depressing, reflective, sincere, clever, psychological, sad, sentimental, dark humor
Plot: aids, fighting the system, terminal illness, drugs, death, hospital, gay, hiv, survival, doctors, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, drug addiction, tragedy, greed, mentor, addiction, life & death, corruption, friendship, drinking, treatment, strong sexual content, storytelling, loneliness, prejudice, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, redemption, character study, against the rules, runaway, life philosophy, depression, destiny, courage, justice, life, transformation, honest, sacrifice, philosophy, lgbt, women, life is a bitch, alternative medicine, hiv positive, drug, drug addict, death of friend
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, usa, mexico, japan, dallas texas, china
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
And the Band Played On
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Style: touching, talky, emotional, serious, dramatic, uplifting, realistic, interesting, heartbreaking, inspirational, disturbing, compassionate, sad
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, virus, gays and lesbians, greed, homosexuality, politics, political, mentor, prejudice, doctors, tragedy, terminal illness, adaptation, death, corruption, cancer, life & death, idealism, gender, courage, hiv, epidemic, doctor, investigation, hospital, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, women, segregation, unlikely friendships, race issues, life is a bitch, blood, secrets, honest, book, distopia, pornography, justice, male nudity, childhood, courtroom, society, literature, depression, sacrifice, revolution
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   87%
 
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It's My Party
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, heartbreaking, realistic, compassionate, macabre, dramatic, reflective, sad, light, earnest, talky, sincere, melancholic, intense, interesting
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, death, suicide, terminal illness, relationships, gays and lesbians, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, life philosophy, male nudity, parents and children, drinking, pornography, mentor, tragedy, redemption, hiv, prejudice, dysfunctional family, friends, catastrophe, family drama, depression, vengeance, dialogue, honest, culture clash, family, hospital, loneliness, gender, doctors, stereotypes, love story, love, transformation, life is a bitch, women, parenthood, cancer, gory, writers, revenge, happy ending, crime gone awry, character study, fantasy world, love and romance
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   82%
 
 7.6
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I Am Sam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting, sweet, dramatic, realistic, heartbreaking, inspirational, compassionate, sad, earnest, sincere, interesting, intense, feel good, intellectual
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, disability, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, love, parenthood, child custody, fighting the system, mentally challenged, happy ending, homeless, courtroom, single parent, manipulation, mental illness, mentor, rock, destiny, justice, autism, hospital, life, catastrophe, social services, children's book, locked door, life philosophy, love story, adoption, redemption, honest, human spirit, custody, courtroom drama, family, runaway, storytelling, transformation, relationships, life & death, parents and children, childhood, prejudice, friendship, courage, depression, sacrifice, culture clash, corruption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   79%
 
Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere, dramatic, talky, biting, melancholic, compassionate, sad, intense, earnest, psychological, clever, sentimental, entertaining, bad ending, macabre, road movie, suspense
Plot: hospital, disability, life & death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, death, destiny, suicide, mentor, doctors, legal action, drinking, human spirit, car accident, psychiatrist, redemption, judge, artist, doctors and patients, existentialism, gunfight, greed, creativity, life, transformation, cancer, mad scientist, catastrophe, depression, fighting the system, justice, terminal illness, brutality, dialogue, suicide attempt, honest, moral ambiguity, small town, corruption, indians, stereotypes, insanity, prejudice, loneliness, culture clash, lone hero, hitman, friendship, legal, first contact
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   79%
 
 6.5
 24K
Nell
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, earnest, sad, compassionate, inspirational, interesting, melancholic, sweet, reflective, intense, breathtaking, sexy, intellectual, erotic
Plot: innocence lost, isolation, family, doctors, solitude, self discovery, mentor, disability, loneliness, psychology, hospital, beautiful scenery, destiny, alone in the world, mental illness, doctors and patients, wilderness, death, autism, forest, lake, catastrophe, life, twin sister, feral child, psychologist, happy ending, sexualized violence, first contact, humanity, culture clash, courtroom, life philosophy, childhood, adaptation, stereotypes, psychiatrist, love story, courage, tragedy, transformation, life & death, storytelling, manipulation, dreams, honest, power relations, dialogue, adoption, runaway
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   73%
 
Losing Isaiah
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sentimental, dramatic, bad ending, melancholic, heartbreaking, light, harsh, colourful, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: adoption, legal action, lawyer, family, human nature, children, courtroom, hospital, court, mentor, parenthood, family drama, parents and children, custody battle, social worker, single parent, surrogate mother, racist, drug addiction, child abuse, baby, culture clash, interracial romance, happy ending, childhood, women, court case, son, mother, smoking, extramarital affair, liberation, addiction, catastrophe, segregation, chase, divorce, courtroom drama, stereotypes, dysfunctional family, secrets, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), homeless, destiny, custody, pornography, runaway, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   73%
 
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The Spitfire Grill
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic, dramatic, gloomy, inspirational, interesting, surprise ending, sad, melancholic, reflective, sweet, earnest, intense, romantic, bad ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, self discovery, redemption, destiny, mentor, sacrifice, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, secrets, life, justice, storytelling, life & death, gay, happy ending, tragedy, church, relationships, women, idealism, loneliness, beautiful scenery, dialogue, transformation, death, first contact, hospital, honest, couples, catastrophe, existentialism, love story, survival, vengeance, childhood, social relations, solitude, guilt, classic car, culture clash, chase, prejudice, friends, runaway, dialogue driven, segregation, greed, stereotypes
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, ohio, new england, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   58%
 
 7.8
 30K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, suspense, cerebral, interesting, intense, gloomy, earnest, thought provoking, atmospheric, enigmatic, harsh, dark, witty, sincere, suspenseful, touching, melancholic, compassionate
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, courtroom, court, hospital, lawyer, justice, mentor, corruption, greed, legal action, character study, doctors, dialogue driven, betrayal, drinking, police corruption, dialogue, police investigation, morality, fighting the system, manipulation, moral ambiguity, runaway, investigation, murder, storytelling, crime gone awry, secrets, terminal illness, chase, honest, underdog, coma, twists & turns, cheating, defense attorney, pinball machine, alcoholic, culture clash, righting the wronged, courage, adaptation, prejudice, dishonesty, hopes, legal, rivalry, society, power relations
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, factual, dramatic, suspense, bad ending, thought provoking, interesting, earnest, entertaining, suspenseful, clever, melancholic, exciting
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom, courtroom drama, obsession, dedicated lawyer, greed, court, justice, lone hero, corruption, environmental, legal investigation, manipulation, police investigation, twists & turns, happy ending, chase, uncover truth, mentor, catastrophe, leukemia, dialogue, corporate crimes, success, book, adaptation, investigation, death, runaway, money, drinking, pornography, sacrifice, secrets, price of justice, redemption, family, culture clash, law firm, lawsuit, cancer, classic car, conspiracy, storytelling, destiny, business, gunfight, revenge, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
Longtime Companion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, clever, dramatic, reflective, melancholic, interesting, stylized, earnest, sad, talky, sweet, sentimental, depressing, sexy
Plot: friendship, aids, gay, homosexuality, relationships, unlikely friendships, gays and lesbians, death, stereotypes, prejudice, cancer, loneliness, tragedy, hospital, mentor, life philosophy, honest, love, women, drinking, terminal illness, male nudity, sexuality, politics, interracial romance, depression, love story, character study, dialogue, end of the world, culture clash, lgbt, hiv, artists and showbiz, race issues, sacrifice, catastrophe, dysfunctional family, idealism, gender, lesbian, ethnic conflict, cross dressing, alter ego, childhood, sexualized violence, pornography, life is a bitch, friends, love and romance
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
 7.2
 38K
Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, inspirational, heartbreaking, melancholic, earnest, sentimental, sad, compassionate, bad ending, interesting, intense, entertaining, reflective
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, prison, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, justice, corruption, legal action, mentor, guilt, court, sacrifice, death penalty, courtroom drama, police investigation, life, childhood, family bonds, crime, human spirit, redemption, false accusation, small town, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, transformation, runaway, family drama, sibling relationship, death, police corruption, siblings relations, catastrophe, divorce, freedom, price of justice, happy ending, single father, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, manipulation, storytelling, destiny
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
 6.8
 9K
My Life
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, talky, serious, sad, heartbreaking, realistic, reflective, dramatic, clever, inspirational, intense, melancholic, sincere, interesting, earnest, compassionate, road movie
Plot: cancer, death, terminal illness, life & death, family life, life, father son relationship, destiny, mentor, self discovery, childhood, family, life philosophy, catastrophe, hospital, reconciliation, parents and children, courage, tragedy, transformation, baby, vengeance, parenthood, solitude, honest, afterlife, depression, survival, sacrifice, existentialism, storytelling, doctors, natural disaster, first contact, life is a bitch, relationships, father-son relationship, redemption, chase, family drama, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, dysfunctional family, happy ending, loneliness, single father, unfulfillment, culture clash, dialogue, drinking
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
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Kramer vs. Kramer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic, intense, heartbreaking, sentimental, earnest, compassionate, talky, melancholic, tense, suspense, interesting, reflective, sad, sincere, clever, surprise ending, harsh, breathtaking
Plot: divorce, courtroom, marriage, single parent, family, parenthood, lawyer, child custody, father son relationship, custody, family drama, abandonment, character study, runaway, courage, nudity (topless - notable), custody battle, blood on face, selfishness, falling from height, single father, parents and children, justice, mentor, honest, childhood, father-son relationship, storytelling, relationships, culture clash, court, breakup, depression, catastrophe, redemption, political corruption, guilt, dysfunctional family, tragedy, police investigation, hospital, destiny, wife husband relationship, chase, happy ending, greed, corruption, dialogue, twists & turns, sacrifice
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
 6.6
 10K
Black or White
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching, earnest, compassionate, sincere, emotional, dramatic, intense, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, family drama, lawyer, courtroom, relationships, custody, culture clash, moral ambiguity, hospital, storytelling, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, mentor, single father, happy ending, honest, widower, family, court, society, wilderness, gory, twists & turns, race, prejudice, race issues, addiction, family in crisis, catastrophe, brutality, drug abuse, vengeance, runaway, death, crime, drinking, sexualized violence, police investigation, racism, adultery, family bonds, revenge, legal, father daughter relationship, natural disaster, vigilante, justice, blindness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
Clean and Sober
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, gloomy, earnest, light, intense, melancholic, emotional, compassionate, harsh, interesting, sad, inspirational, sentimental
Plot: drug abuse, drinking, addiction, drug addiction, downfall, drugs, redemption, human nature, tragedy, depression, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, honest, wine, runaway, introspection, hospital, cocaine, real estate agent, character study, unlikely friendships, greed, alcohol abuse, obsession, culture clash, catastrophe, death, false accusation, happy ending, life philosophy, relationships, brutality, destiny, gangsters, transformation, homeless, loneliness, dialogue, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, police investigation, radio, aids, eccentricity, friendship, fantasy world
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
The Conspirator
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: captivating, talky, serious, dramatic, emotional, factual, realistic, touching, thought provoking, earnest, sentimental, interesting, light, heartbreaking, melancholic, suspense, intense, sad, inspirational, scenic
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, courtroom, lawyer, president, courtroom drama, civil war, justice, idealism, slavery, dedicated lawyer, period piece, assassin, sacrifice, american civil war, court, death, guilt, tragedy, politics, assassins, mentor, corruption, revenge, wartime, runaway, moral ambiguity, vengeance, courage, ethnic conflict, kidnapping, war, private club, union, boarding house, trial, military, catastrophe, murder, life & death, betrayal, political, manipulation, death penalty, childhood, gunfight, greed, prejudice, genocide, children
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1860s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
 7.4
 9K
Norma Rae
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, talky, realistic, earnest, tense, sentimental, interesting, captivating, emotional, suspense, inspirational, thought provoking, breathtaking, light, uplifting, reflective, intense, clever
Plot: small town, workplace, fighting the system, working class, feminism, courage, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics, corruption, unlikely friendships, friendship, mentor, runaway, culture clash, prejudice, race issues, secrets, political, family, tragedy, injustice, morality, union, labor, factory, single mother, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, stereotypes, segregation, righting the wronged, women, honest, death, jewish, childhood, ethnic conflict, redemption, chase, hospital, interracial romance, destiny, sacrifice, romance, against the odds, relationships, depression
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
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 7.3
 35K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, intense, sincere, interesting, factual, rough, sexy, thought provoking, harsh, psychological, inspirational, heartbreaking
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, court, small town, rape, feminism, courtroom, lawyer, race issues, father daughter relationship, mining, legal, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, sexual harassment, lawsuit, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, price of justice, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, redemption, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, brutality, revenge, manipulation, prejudice, case, insult, battle, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, hospital
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
 7.5
 88K
Reign Over Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, dramatic, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, sincere, compassionate, realistic, sad, inspirational, intense, gloomy, interesting, depressing, melancholic, funny, motivational, harsh, cerebral
Plot: friendship, family, depression, buddies, mental illness, dealing with death, psychiatry, loneliness, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, relationships, drinking, life & death, character study, tragedy, mentor, 9/11, psychology, life, redemption, honest, haunted by the past, storytelling, death, suicide attempt, war on terror, solitude, psychiatrist, catastrophe, family drama, fighting the system, hospital, courage, homeless, transformation, cowardliness, music, confidence, alone, childhood memory, airplane, justice, cancer, corruption, destiny, guilt, suicide, dialogue, betrayal, dysfunctional family
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, tense, thought provoking, intense, light, sincere, earnest, emotional, biting, macabre, melancholic, suspense, interesting, compassionate, breathtaking, talky, dark
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, australian, courtroom drama, murder, guilt, investigation, tragedy, prejudice, trial, legal action, false accusation, justice, greed, runaway, injustice, uncover truth, manipulation, islam, catastrophe, culture clash, wilderness, secrets, court case, wild animal, nightmare, grief, jail, innocence, camping, brutality, family, police investigation, adaptation, hospital, corruption, court, doctors, mentor, death, lone hero, crime gone awry, survival, courage, sacrifice, camp, storytelling, dysfunctional family, blindness, lawyer
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
Love! Valour! Compassion!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, realistic, witty, sentimental, clever, semi serious, heartbreaking, sad, emotional, compassionate, humorous, dramatic, earnest, melancholic, interesting, sweet, intense, talky, cerebral, romantic, feel good, reflective, sexy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, gay, aids, male nudity, homosexuality, relationships, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, gays and lesbians, death, loneliness, countryside, love, mentor, love story, honest, character study, tragedy, cross dressing, drinking, romance, gender, life, dialogue, destiny, adaptation, hiv, friends, multiple storylines, catastrophe, life philosophy, women, love and romance, betrayal, storytelling, brutality, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, disability, runaway, prejudice, camp, society, childhood, depression, culture clash, couples, fall in love, human nature, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
The Laramie Project
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: clever, talky, serious, interesting, captivating, realistic, dramatic, brutal, heartbreaking, thought provoking, intense, suspense, disturbing, sad, light, macabre, sincere, melancholic, touching, bleak, emotional, tense, cerebral
Plot: murder, small town, violence, sexuality, politics, gay, homosexuality, crime, gays and lesbians, death penalty, aids, tragedy, pornography, prejudice, corruption, manipulation, human nature, death, greed, justice, courtroom, brutality, dialogue, storytelling, sexualized violence, investigation, adaptation, interview, propaganda, torture, chase, political, honest, lesbian, social decay, stereotypes, vengeance, runaway, internet, police investigation, crime gone awry, revenge, culture clash, life & death, catastrophe, drinking, violent, injustice, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa, san francisco, wyoming, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
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The Normal Heart
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, talky, dramatic, serious, heartbreaking, compassionate, captivating, earnest, sincere, brutal, sad, depressing, bleak, thought provoking, interesting
Plot: gay, aids, homosexuality, male nudity, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, tragedy, politics, relationships, friendship, life & death, honest, cancer, brutality, prejudice, mentor, death, doctors, love story, hospital, dealing with death, urban, runaway, stereotypes, courage, segregation, political, pornography, depression, character study, corruption, transformation, love, destiny, uncover truth, ethnic conflict, justice, epidemic, culture clash, plague, sexuality, idealism, life, nudity (full frontal - brief), censorship, race issues, unlikely friendships, vengeance, freedom, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1982, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
 7.1
 27K
The Accused
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, bleak, serious, intense, dramatic, interesting, psychological, brutal, suspense, captivating, sexy, sexual, compassionate, harsh, thought provoking, clever, heartbreaking, sincere, emotional, rough
Plot: rape, lawyer, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, courtroom, justice, crime, sexualized violence, court, dedicated lawyer, brutality, manipulation, betrayal, violence, women, psychology, corruption, mentor, guilt, police investigation, investigation, pornography, drinking, morality, revenge, witnessing a crime, runaway, gangs, vengeance, stereotypes, violent, idealism, period piece, secrets, moral ambiguity, prejudice, visceral, culture clash, friendship, dialogue, legal action, small town, greed, assassination, fighting the system, psychiatry, race issues, twists & turns, bar, obsession
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
 103K
Pay It Forward
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, inspirational, bad ending, realistic, surprise ending, sad, uplifting, dramatic, twist ending, intellectual, interesting, cerebral, earnest, motivational, intense, heartbreaking
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teacher, drugs/alcohol, single parent, homeless, destiny, mentor, happy ending, disfigurement, life philosophy, catastrophe, good deed, junior high school, burn injury, child's point of view, parents and children, alone in the world, sacrifice, first contact, storytelling, injustice, life, love story, natural disaster, stereotypes, exotic dancer, manipulation, redemption, survival, utopia, school, creativity, dialogue, society, transformation, greed, childhood, death, writers, youth, justice, tragedy, honest, fantasy world, family relations, prejudice, life & death, humanity, underdog, human nature, teachers and students
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
A Cool, Dry Place
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, serious, dramatic, intense, sentimental, realistic, earnest, emotional, suspense, light, melancholic, interesting, talky, entertaining, scenic, compassionate, tense, sweet
Audience: kids
Plot: single father, small town, love triangle, father son relationship, friendship, parenthood, single parent, mentor, destiny, life & death, chase, redemption, vengeance, starting over, relationships, father-son relationship, justice, vampire human love, lawyer, life, drinking, transformation, couple relations, life philosophy, storytelling, violent, romance, high school, divorce, dialogue, childhood, fantasy world, hospital, dreams, brutality, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, runaway, revenge, betrayal, dark hero, family, hitman, tragedy, character study, happy ending, adaptation, fight scenes
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
 7.7
 39K
The Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, dramatic, intellectual, harsh, compassionate, psychological, earnest, interesting, bleak, depressing, cerebral, philosophical, sad, sentimental
Plot: immigrants, friendship, loneliness, self discovery, jazz, relationships, solitude, urban, unlikely friendships, mentor, character study, interracial relations, destiny, complex characters, midlife crisis, life, life philosophy, life & death, political, humanity, homeless, storytelling, honest, drinking, tragedy, depression, greed, wine, philosophy, idealism, redemption, sacrifice, prejudice, drum, immigration, islam, hospital, transformation, stereotypes, culture clash, multiple storylines, catastrophe, flat, society, surveillance, corruption, morality, existentialism, race issues, justice
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, syria, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 

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Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, uplifting, dramatic, serious, factual, compassionate, intense, sentimental, interesting, earnest, epic, brutal, heartbreaking, entertaining, captivating, talky
Plot: courtroom drama, slavery, rebellion, civil war, freedom, courtroom, idealism, justice, period piece, lawyer, genocide, courage, moral ambiguity, court, survival, destiny, jews, storytelling, injustice, catastrophe, mentor, adventure, politics, corruption, greed, american civil war, prejudice, holocaust, segregation, president, good versus evil, murder, beautiful scenery, brutality, happy ending, betrayal, revolution, dishonesty, space travel, sacrifice, humanity, culture clash, manipulation, tragedy, slave trade, mutiny, morality, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, historical figure
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: usa, africa, england, cuba, spain
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One True Thing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental, dramatic, touching, clever, gloomy, melancholic, intense, intellectual, sad, heartbreaking, psychological, talky, reflective, cerebral, earnest, depressing, compassionate
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, cancer, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, family drama, family, relationships, small town, secrets, homecoming, death, mentor, depression, tragedy, culture clash, divorce, marriage, catastrophe, hospital, women, sacrifice, death of parent, life, destiny, literature, childhood, parenthood, honest, happy ending, life & death, redemption, suicide, life is a bitch, life philosophy, stereotypes, doctors, storytelling, twists & turns, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, infidelity, dialogue, unfulfillment, justice, runaway, guilt, adaptation, solitude
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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