Movies like Resurrection 1980

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Resurrection (1980)
 7.3
 3K
Resurrection (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the hope of those in desperate need of healing, and a lightning rod for religious beliefs and skeptics.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, contemplative, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, healer, forbidden love, disability, religions or cults, supernatural ability, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, human nature, redemption, paralysis, healing power, unfulfillment, medical experiment, afterlife, victim, small town, snake, motorcycle, religion, scientist, cancer, telekinesis, desert ...
Place: kansas, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and emotional films with plots about family relations, hopes, parents and children, redemption, human nature, love and romance and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Resurrection: Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007), A Touch of Fate (2003), Da (1988), A Distant Neighbourhood (2010), God's Army (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: christian film, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: afterlife, self discovery, life is a bitch, danger, heaven and hell, redemption, religious, hopes, heaven, birthday, world war two, amusement park ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A suicidal former baseball player is granted one more day with his deceased mother.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, ambition, rise to the top, family problems, lifestyle, athlete's life, parents and children, addiction, human spirit, hopes, rehabilitation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: hopes, friendship, destiny, family relations, redemption, starting over, love and romance, romance, parents and children, human nature, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 427
Da (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not.
Style: feel good, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: ghost, human nature, bittersweet, unfulfillment, elderly, golden years, dealing with death, hopes, love and romance, single parent, family life, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, new york, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Distant Neighbourhood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thomas, a father in his fifties, returns by chance to the town where he grew up. He collapses and wakes up forty years earlier in the body of his teenage self. Thrown back into his past, Thomas will not only have to re-live his first love, but also ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: changing the past or future, family relations, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, small town, teenage life, adult as child, father son relationship, sent to the past, high school life, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 1K
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: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: redemption, terminal illness, self discovery, working class, youth, life is a bitch, couples, culture clash, parents and children, siblings relations, human nature, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 255
Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, family relations, parents and children, young lovers, coming of age, teenage life, human nature, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 5K
Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: bleak, touching, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, human nature, hopes, society, angel, social relations, adoption, hallucination, sick child, priest, boy, terminal illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
 648
The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: amish, family relations, self discovery, adoption, parents and children, hopes, redemption, religions or cults, reunion, family, society, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: forbidden love, self discovery, love affair, moral dilemma, human nature, family relations, hopes, musician's life, love and romance, romance, parents and children, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 82
Heart of Now (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: desert, introspection, looking for love, haunted by the past, redemption, downfall, pregnancy, spirituality, female protagonist, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 208
Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, misfit, youth, imaginary, crimes, supernatural, family, juvenile delinquency, society, parents and children, starting over, redemption ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 19K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, family relations, christian, christianity, hopes, law enforcement, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, destiny, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Adam at Six A.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line ...
Style: biting, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: farm, family relations, small town, college, small town life, innocence lost, fall in love, human nature, self discovery, couples, hopes, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: missouri, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 3K
Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, unfulfillment, writer's life, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Between Strangers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three women confront their pasts which changes their futures.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sentimental, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, forbidden love, human nature, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, love and romance, friend, long lost daughter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 2K
Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, survival, family business, against the odds, life is a bitch, couples, hopes, crumbling marriage, family problems, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: iowa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, talky ...
Plot: cowboy, reunion, redemption, hopes, self discovery, parents and children, haunted by the past, human nature, family relations, actor's life, small town, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, nevada, texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Somewhere, Tomorrow (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lori Anderson is trying to deal with the recent tragedy of her father's death. As Lori's mother moves on, Lori finds herself stuck, consumed by grief and anger. With the lingering feeling that something about her father's passing was ...
Style: serious, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, parents and children, supernatural romance, death in the family, family relations, love and romance, romance, dealing with death, supernatural, afterlife, fall in love, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, single father, bittersweet, friendship, hopes, parents and children, human nature, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 221
Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a woman is crippled in an auto accident which killed her husband, she suddenly develops the powers to heal. First she uses the power to heal herself and then turns to others. However, her powers are beyond healing psychic scars that exist ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: car accident, nosebleed, healer, sick child, deafness, scientist, medical experiment
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 3K
Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, estrangement, introspection, small town, small town life, dishonesty, social relations, hopes, intrigue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: touching, sincere, gloomy, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, youth, human nature, siblings relations, rich and poor, family life, dysfunctional family, love and romance, society, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, europe, england, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 347
Written By (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lawyer who is killed in a car accident finds himself resurrected as a character in his daughter's novel.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, parents and children, family relations, writer's life, unfulfillment, death in the family, dealing with death, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, novelist ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 212K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, philosophical, sentimental, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, love and romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, family relations, afterlife, life & death, millionaire, love at first sight, supernatural, impossible love, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family in crisis, redemption, hopes, family problems, domestic disturbance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 850
Phantom Pain (2009)
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 ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, disability, hopes, life is a bitch, misfit, human nature, parents and children, human spirit, redemption, family relations, new love, operation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
What If God Were the Sun? (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick with and strong faith.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, doctors and patients, hopes, family relations, family problems, religions or cults, wedding, unfulfillment, faith, nurse, nurse patient relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hospital, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, terminal illness, prison, estrangement, one more chance, life sentence, family relations, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 113
You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: You is a love story. It spans 21 years, bouncing around in time, creating a kind of family quilt that wraps around a father as he struggles to overcome the grief of losing his beloved wife and raise their daughter alone. A coming-of-age journey for ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, single parent, hopes, haunted by the past, redemption, love, teenager, loss of mother, friendship, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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