Movies that are like Philadelphia

If you like "Philadelphia" you are probably looking for touching, emotional, realistic and serious movies of Drama genre about / that have / with aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, prejudice and court themes shot in USA.
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Philadelphia (1993)
 7.7
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Philadelphia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, sincere, compassionate, heartbreaking, sad, earnest, interesting, sentimental, intense, gloomy, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, tragic ending
Plot: aids, lawyer, gay, courtroom, courtroom drama, prejudice, court, dedicated lawyer, hospital, homosexuality, rock, lawsuit, gays and lesbians, justice, tragedy, death, stereotypes, underdog, relationships, honest, legal action, mentor, courage, world politics, love, judiciary, terminal illness, corruption, cancer, greed, manipulation, political, family, destiny, love story, human spirit, catastrophe, redemption, disability, politics, culture clash, family drama, injustice, propaganda, pornography, righting the wronged, life philosophy, drinking, partner, dying, life, dialogue, happy ending, moral ambiguity, against the odds, runaway, character study, fighting the system, legal, ambition, hiv, discrimination, gender, dishonesty, hopes, rebellion, rivalry, trial, homosexual, gay slur, society, unfulfillment, power relations, life is a bitch, workplace situations, 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
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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And the Band Played On
Drama
USA
141 min.
 7.8
The Verdict
Drama
USA
129 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to Philadelphia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dramatic, realistic, serious and touching films with plots including mentor, redemption, culture clash, runaway, catastrophe, justice and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like Philadelphia: Dallas Buyers Club (2013), I Am Sam (2001), And the Band Played On (1993), The Verdict (1982), 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, captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, compassionate, interesting, intense, inspirational, tense, sincere, suspense, heartbreaking, emotional, harsh, talky, earnest, cerebral, depressing, reflective, clever, psychological
Plot: aids, fighting the system, terminal illness, death, drugs, hospital, prejudice, gay, courage, survival, friendship, treatment, drugs/alcohol, doctors, drug abuse, drug addiction, tragedy, strong sexual content, hiv, greed, mentor, addiction, life & death, corruption, against the rules, drinking, storytelling, loneliness, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, redemption, character study, runaway, life philosophy, depression, destiny, justice, life, life is a bitch, transformation, honest, sacrifice, philosophy, cocaine, doctor, gays and lesbians, trial, gay slur, drug dealing, human spirit
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%
 
 7.6
 132K
I Am Sam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, sweet, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, sad, earnest, interesting, intense, feel good
Plot: lawyer, parenthood, single father, father daughter relationship, fighting the system, disability, love, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, autism, hospital, adoption, runaway, mentally challenged, friendship, single parent, divorce, rock, happy ending, homeless, child custody, manipulation, mental illness, mentor, destiny, justice, custody, human spirit, courtroom drama, parents and children, life, catastrophe, life philosophy, love story, redemption, against the odds, honest, social services, children's book, locked door, family, legal, storytelling, transformation, relationships, life & death, childhood, prejudice, courage, depression
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   92%
 
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And the Band Played On
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Style: touching, talky, emotional, serious, dramatic, uplifting, realistic, interesting, heartbreaking, inspirational, disturbing
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, virus, politics, tragedy, death, investigation, gays and lesbians, male nudity, greed, homosexuality, terminal illness, political, mentor, prejudice, doctors, adaptation, gender, corruption, cancer, life & death, idealism, life is a bitch, courage, society, hospital, unfulfillment, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, women, segregation, unlikely friendships, race issues, blood, secrets, hiv, epidemic, doctor, honest, fighting the system, book, distopia, pornography, ego clash, justice, childhood, courtroom, literature
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   76%
 
 7.8
 30K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, suspense, gloomy, cerebral, interesting, intense, thought provoking, earnest, atmospheric, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, dark, suspenseful, witty, touching
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, hospital, courtroom, court, fighting the system, lawyer, justice, betrayal, legal action, mentor, corruption, greed, coma, character study, doctors, dialogue driven, drinking, police corruption, dialogue, police investigation, morality, terminal illness, manipulation, moral ambiguity, righting the wronged, runaway, investigation, murder, storytelling, crime gone awry, secrets, chase, honest, underdog, dishonesty, twists & turns, cheating, hopes, culture clash, courage, adaptation, prejudice, legal, rivalry, society, power relations, life is a bitch, defense attorney, pinball machine
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   90%
 
Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, sincere, dramatic, biting, psychological, talky, melancholic, compassionate, sad, intense, earnest, clever, sentimental
Plot: hospital, disability, suicide, dedicated lawyer, life & death, lawyer, death, legal action, destiny, mentor, doctors, human spirit, doctors and patients, drinking, psychiatrist, redemption, fighting the system, existentialism, car accident, gunfight, greed, creativity, legal, courtroom drama, life, transformation, cancer, mad scientist, catastrophe, society, depression, life is a bitch, justice, judge, artist, terminal illness, brutality, dialogue, down on your luck, suicide attempt, life turned upside down, honest, moral ambiguity, small town, corruption, indians, stereotypes, misfit, insanity, prejudice
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   77%
 
It's My Party
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic, heartbreaking, compassionate, macabre, sincere, dramatic, reflective, sad, light, earnest, talky, melancholic, intense
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, death, suicide, terminal illness, male nudity, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, life philosophy, parents and children, friends, drinking, pornography, mentor, tragedy, gender, redemption, prejudice, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, catastrophe, family drama, love and romance, depression, vengeance, dialogue, honest, culture clash, family, hospital, loneliness, unfulfillment, family relations, hiv, doctors, stereotypes, love story, love, transformation, women, parenthood, cancer, gory, writers, revenge, happy ending, crime gone awry
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   90%
 
 7.3
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North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, sincere, rough, thought provoking, intense, interesting, factual, sexy, harsh
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, small town, court, lawyer, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship, mining, lawsuit, legal, feminism, sexual harassment, hospital, race issues, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, price of justice, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, fighting the system, redemption, brutality, revenge, manipulation, hopes, prejudice, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, family
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, factual, dramatic, thought provoking, suspense, bad ending, interesting, earnest, entertaining, suspenseful, clever, melancholic
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom drama, obsession, courtroom, court, dedicated lawyer, investigation, greed, justice, legal investigation, lone hero, corruption, environmental, uncover truth, manipulation, police investigation, corporate crimes, twists & turns, happy ending, chase, mentor, catastrophe, price of justice, law firm, lawsuit, dialogue, book, leukemia, plaintiff, adaptation, death, bankruptcy, righting the wronged, runaway, money, drinking, pornography, against the odds, sacrifice, secrets, redemption, family, dishonesty, culture clash, cancer, legal, classic car, conspiracy, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   84%
 
 7.4
 9K
Norma Rae
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, dramatic, realistic, talky, captivating, earnest, tense, sentimental, thought provoking, interesting, emotional, uplifting, suspense, inspirational, breathtaking, light, reflective
Plot: small town, workplace, working class, fighting the system, courage, friendship, feminism, jewish, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics, corruption, injustice, unlikely friendships, mentor, runaway, culture clash, union, labor, prejudice, righting the wronged, race issues, secrets, political, family, against the odds, tragedy, morality, storytelling, lawyer, catastrophe, stereotypes, segregation, women, factory, single mother, honest, death, dishonesty, childhood, ethnic conflict, redemption, chase, hospital, labor union, legal, interracial romance, destiny, sacrifice
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   84%
 
Losing Isaiah
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sentimental, dramatic, bad ending, melancholic, heartbreaking, light
Plot: adoption, addiction, courtroom, hospital, parenthood, legal action, lawyer, human nature, family, parents and children, children, court, mentor, family drama, courtroom drama, culture clash, interracial romance, happy ending, childhood, custody, women, custody battle, social worker, single parent, surrogate mother, racist, drug addiction, child abuse, baby, hopes, catastrophe, legal, segregation, chase, divorce, society, stereotypes, dysfunctional family, secrets, love, family problems, nudity (full frontal - brief), homeless, destiny, family relations, pornography, court case, son, mother, smoking
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
 6.8
 9K
My Life
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, talky, serious, sad, realistic, heartbreaking, clever, reflective, dramatic, sincere, inspirational, intense, melancholic
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, death, father son relationship, childhood, parenthood, family life, afterlife, reconciliation, life & death, life, dysfunctional family, self discovery, destiny, mentor, parents and children, family, life philosophy, catastrophe, hospital, courage, tragedy, life is a bitch, transformation, vengeance, solitude, honest, baby, depression, survival, unfulfillment, sacrifice, existentialism, pregnancy, storytelling, doctors, natural disaster, couples, first contact, family relations, relationships, father-son relationship, redemption, chase, couple relations, family drama, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, happy ending, loneliness
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, sincere, tense, intense, biting, light, earnest, emotional, macabre, melancholic, suspense, interesting
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, investigation, tragedy, prejudice, justice, dedicated lawyer, australian, camp, guilt, legal action, false accusation, injustice, uncover truth, trial, greed, runaway, manipulation, islam, catastrophe, culture clash, wilderness, secrets, brutality, crimes, family, legal, police investigation, adaptation, hospital, society, corruption, court, life is a bitch, doctors, mentor, babies and infants, death, lone hero, crime gone awry, survival, dealing with death, court case, wild animal, nightmare, grief, jail, innocence, camping
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
 6.5
 25K
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
Plot: isolation, family, solitude, psychology, innocence lost, death, self discovery, doctors, doctors and patients, wilderness, mentor, disability, loneliness, hospital, beautiful scenery, destiny, alone in the world, mental illness, catastrophe, life, happy ending, autism, forest, lake, sexualized violence, power relations, first contact, humanity, culture clash, courtroom, life philosophy, childhood, adaptation, stereotypes, psychiatrist, love story, courage, twin sister, feral child, psychologist, tragedy, transformation, life & death, storytelling, manipulation, dreams, honest, dialogue, adoption, runaway
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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The Spitfire Grill
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, dramatic, inspirational, interesting, surprise ending, sad, melancholic, reflective, sweet, earnest, intense
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, redemption, self discovery, storytelling, death, hospital, solitude, destiny, mentor, sacrifice, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, secrets, couples, life, justice, life & death, gay, happy ending, social relations, tragedy, relationships, women, idealism, loneliness, beautiful scenery, dialogue, transformation, first contact, friends, honest, catastrophe, existentialism, church, love story, gays and lesbians, survival, going straight, vengeance, false accusation, childhood, starting over, guilt, introspection, classic car, culture clash, chase, prejudice
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, ohio, new england, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
Down in the Delta
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, dramatic, intense, harsh, talky, melancholic, earnest, clever, scenic, sweet, witty, breathtaking
Plot: dysfunctional family, slavery, drugs/alcohol, single parent, storytelling, starting over, family, parents and children, family in crisis, redemption, family life, culture clash, violence, life philosophy, family drama, family relations, relationships, secrets, segregation, destiny, life, catastrophe, rehabilitation, mentor, adaptation, human nature, family bonds, parenthood, addiction, fight scenes, alcohol abuse, dark hero, tragedy, beautiful scenery, drug abuse, love story, political, eccentricity, dialogue, assassination, vengeance, teenage life, justice, interracial romance, runaway, working class, coming of age, prejudice, americana, brutality
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, canada, tokyo, atlanta georgia, alabama, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
 7.3
 151K
Erin Brockovich
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: touching, factual, captivating, inspirational, uplifting, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, romantic, entertaining, interesting, disturbing, witty, earnest, thought provoking, suspense, intense, compassionate, sexy, surprise ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, environmental, court, justice, investigation, fighting the system, single mother, contamination, uncover truth, righting the wronged, against the odds, relationship vs career, corruption, cancer, corporate crimes, manipulation, small town, sacrifice, courtroom, underdog, legal action, legal investigation, greed, mentor, rags to riches, single parent, lawsuit, happy ending, feminism, lone hero, workplace, job seeking, catastrophe, corporate america, runaway, destiny, courage, foul language, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, business, family, moral ambiguity, life, stereotypes, law firm, redemption, ambition, dialogue, prejudice
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   100%
 
A Thousand Acres
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, psychological, talky, serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, intense, inspirational, sentimental, sexy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: betrayal, dysfunctional family, family, tragedy, vengeance, adultery, sexual abuse, infidelity, family drama, revenge, incest, adaptation, parents and children, book, cancer, dishonesty, legal, literature, sisters, destiny, love and romance, secrets, mentor, women, runaway, rivalry, catastrophe, storytelling, distopia, unfulfillment, death, childhood, couples, writers, greed, family problems, dialogue, family relations, nudity (topless - notable), life is a bitch, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, justice, redemption, courtroom drama, family in crisis, terminal illness, life philosophy, brutality
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
Life as a House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, talky, serious, gothic, sincere, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, intense, interesting, gloomy, earnest, sad, inspirational, heartbreaking
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, divorce, father son relationship, redemption, hospital, parents and children, depression, death, single father, midlife crisis, mentor, relationships, father-son relationship, life philosophy, family, suburbs, catastrophe, destiny, life, transformation, family drama, parenthood, dialogue, happy ending, loneliness, honest, culture clash, goth, mental illness, storytelling, stereotypes, unfulfillment, vengeance, clones, house, family problems, secrets, solitude, life & death, chase, natural disaster, revenge, family relations, haunted by the past, justice, obsessive quest, brothers, childhood
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
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 7.2
 39K
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
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, prison, sacrifice, courtroom drama, freedom, guilt, court, dedicated lawyer, death, divorce, justice, legal action, corruption, mentor, false accusation, human spirit, death penalty, police investigation, life, siblings relations, price of justice, childhood, family bonds, crime, redemption, small town, transformation, runaway, family drama, police corruption, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, catastrophe, happy ending, single father, hopes, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, legal, working class, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
 7.4
 114K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, intense, touching, thought provoking, interesting, tense, brutal, earnest, psychological
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, rape, small town, crime, court, lawyer, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, revenge, brutality, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, race issues, mentor, underdog, segregation, death penalty, legal action, prejudice, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, injustice, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending, torture
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
 6.6
 10K
Black or White
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, touching, earnest, compassionate, emotional, dramatic, intense, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, family drama, custody, relationships, rivalry, culture clash, moral ambiguity, hospital, storytelling, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, mentor, family in crisis, single father, happy ending, racism, honest, family, court, wilderness, gory, legal, twists & turns, race, prejudice, race issues, family problems, addiction, catastrophe, brutality, drug abuse, vengeance, runaway, death, crime, drinking, sexualized violence, police investigation, widower, adultery, family bonds, revenge, father daughter relationship, natural disaster, vigilante, justice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
 7.1
 27K
The Accused
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, bleak, serious, intense, dramatic, captivating, interesting, psychological, brutal, suspense, thought provoking, sexy, sexual, compassionate, harsh, clever, sincere, heartbreaking, emotional, rough
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, justice, court, betrayal, violence, guilt, investigation, drinking, revenge, friendship, dedicated lawyer, crime, sexualized violence, brutality, manipulation, witnessing a crime, women, psychology, corruption, mentor, police investigation, pornography, morality, runaway, legal action, small town, gangs, vengeance, stereotypes, violent, idealism, period piece, secrets, moral ambiguity, prejudice, introspection, visceral, culture clash, injustice, dialogue, greed, assassination, fighting the system, psychiatry, race issues, twists & turns
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
Of Mice and Men
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, dramatic, heartbreaking, gloomy, sad, interesting, tense, sincere, earnest, talky, clever, breathtaking, melancholic, intense, sentimental, inspirational, harsh
Plot: friendship, farm, loneliness, tragedy, strong sexual content, buddies, book, literature, disability, adaptation, unlikely friendships, human nature, mentor, beautiful scenery, courage, down on your luck, runaway, depression, storytelling, justice, dialogue, greed, americana, honest, childhood, redemption, prejudice, great depression, gunfight, misfit, culture clash, violence, period piece, distopia, corruption, catastrophe, society, twists & turns, destiny, brutality, social relations, dreams, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, life is a bitch, betrayal, chase, character study, friends
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
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Places in the Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, captivating, serious, uplifting, dramatic, earnest, atmospheric, gloomy, compassionate, interesting, intense, suspense, romantic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, racism, redemption, farm, adultery, depression, poverty, prejudice, blindness, human spirit, unlikely friendships, segregation, interracial relations, mentor, destiny, courage, runaway, idealism, culture clash, civil war, against the odds, gunfight, childhood, love story, family, period piece, americana, lawyer, character study, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, greed, survival, chase, justice, hopes, vengeance, widow, betrayal, tragedy, society, life philosophy, moral ambiguity, storytelling, sacrifice, family relations, drinking, dialogue, police investigation
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   52%
 
A Raisin in the Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, dramatic, thought provoking, realistic, intense, sincere, talky, heartbreaking, touching, earnest, interesting, witty, clever, compassionate
Plot: racism, prejudice, poverty, dysfunctional family, segregation, money, family life, family, greed, family in crisis, dreams, redemption, race issues, family problems, culture clash, character study, secrets, relationships, idealism, family relations, corruption, runaway, working class, children, dialogue, adaptation, family drama, human nature, mentor, interracial romance, honest, courage, manipulation, politics, black family, racial segregation, racial tension, housewife, racial prejudice, apartment, neighborhood, african american, parenthood, injustice, police investigation, literature, political, life is a bitch, death, guilt
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, medical school, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
The Color Purple
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, gloomy, realistic, compassionate, melancholic, intense, sincere, inspirational, sad, earnest, uplifting, interesting
Plot: redemption, rape, slavery, prejudice, friendship, incest, letter, underdog, race issues, crumbling marriage, segregation, feminism, women, childhood, storytelling, mentor, unlikely friendships, adaptation, courage, idealism, tragedy, family bonds, justice, destiny, beautiful scenery, happy ending, literature, human spirit, race, runaway, period piece, self discovery, culture clash, life, sexual abuse, survival, stereotypes, sisters, adoption, couple relations, life & death, book, brutality, down on your luck, parents and children, fantasy world, mythology, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), secrets
Time: 1930s, 1900s, 20th century, 18th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: africa, usa, southern usa, tennessee, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
 7.7
 8K
The Cure
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, harsh, reflective, sad, inspirational, light, sweet
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, terminal illness, aids, childhood, children, hospital, best friends, unlikely friendships, adolescence, mentor, young heroes, coming-of-age, life & death, school, loneliness, bullying, parents and children, runaway, fantasy world, destiny, teenager, poetry, transformation, hopes, storytelling, youth, life philosophy, catastrophe, family relations, drinking, cancer, life is a bitch, sacrifice, small town, culture clash, friends, death, doctors, teacher, adventure, self discovery, courage, innocence lost, first contact, idealism, adaptation, creativity, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
 7.9
 12K
12 Angry Men
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: talky, clever, psychological, tense, serious, dramatic, realistic, captivating, interesting, intense, thought provoking, reflective, sincere, earnest, compassionate, intellectual, suspense, witty, atmospheric, no music
Plot: idealism, murder, courtroom drama, court, justice, prejudice, courtroom, legal action, realism, jury, culture clash, injustice, mentor, greed, islam, crime, destiny, honest, corruption, runaway, dialogue, hopes, psychology, courage, politics, legal, storytelling, revelation, trial, evidence, argument, attorney, redemption, race issues, catastrophe, betrayal, society, adaptation, political, twists & turns, uncover truth, secrets, character study, moral dilemma, guilt, ethnic conflict, manipulation, social differences, transformation, pornography
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 

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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, sincere, road movie, dramatic, heartbreaking, inspirational, sad, suspense, factual, intense, entertaining, melancholic, earnest, suspenseful
Audience: kids
Plot: terminal illness, courage, hospital, children, genetics, science, death, oil, blindness, human spirit, storytelling, doctors, parenthood, obsession, parents and children, childhood, family in crisis, family, happy ending, against the odds, mentor, sacrifice, catastrophe, cancer, disability, runaway, hopes, survival, adoption, culture clash, chase, destiny, medicine, family problems, poverty, kids and family, family relations, creativity, family drama, natural disaster, tragedy, life is a bitch, redemption, race against time, transformation, depression, first contact, nudity (full frontal - brief), single father, divorce
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: edinburgh scotland, medical school, rome italy, india, italy, washington d.c.
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