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Skellig: The Owl Man (2009)
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Skellig: The Owl Man (2009)
Original name: Skellig
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ordinary boy named Michael is going through some extraordinary changes in his life. His family has just moved into an unfamiliar house, and his brand new baby sister has fallen ill. One day, while cleaning out the garden shed, he stumbles across something mysterious, a strange creature huddled in the corner; weak of body but strong of will. This is Skellig.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wings, owl, family, family life, human spirit, hopes, healing power, angel, child illness, suburban life, boy, father son relationship, male bonding, male friendship, brother sister relationship, friendship between men, book, pregnancy, couple relations, suburbs, babies and infants, animal life, imaginary, female director ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, serious and realistic films with plots about family relations, hopes, family, youth, parents and children, family life and friendship mostly in Drama, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Skellig: The Owl Man: Louder Than Words (2013), My Angel (2011), The Maldonado Miracle (2003), The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963), Taliesin Jones (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child illness, parents and children, couples, family problems, human spirit, life is a bitch, hospital, last wish, death of daughter, family relations, dealing with death, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Angel (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, captivating, sincere, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, hopes, against the odds, family life, disability, kids in trouble, youth, teenager, accident, christmas, saving a life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, miraculous event, clergy, society, hopes, church, family relations, family life, human nature, village, religions or cults, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cat, pets, dealing with death, animal life, veterinarian, family, family life, afterlife, adventure, terminal illness, family relations, village ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Taliesin Jones (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Not quite a religious film, not quite a coming-of-age story, not quite a kiddie flick, and not quite a supernatural horror movie, Taliesin Jones's identity crisis nonetheless reveals a sweet examination of one child and his thoughts on God.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, teenage boy, coming of age, self discovery, family problems, redemption, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, hopes, child illness, secret society ...
Time: 90s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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A Lobster Tale (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cody Brewer, a quiet New England fisherman isn't doing too well for himself. His wife feels neglected, and his son keeps getting picked on by the school bully. While out collecting his lobster traps one day, Cody finds a strange green moss that ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, family life, family, moral dilemma, fisherman, supernatural, rivalry, friendship, social relations, down on your luck, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
An Angel for May (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Tom accidentally travels back in time through a fireplace in a ruined farmhouse he meets May, an orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, world war two, time machine, orphan, imaginary, hopes, youth, changing the past or future, family, wartime life, 12 year old
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 40s, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, animal life, rescue, friendship, family, youth, family relations, friends, human spirit, hopes, veterinarian, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, family, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, estrangement, family relations, youth, follow your dream, ambition, family life, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, dolphins, young heroes, hopes, human spirit, animal life, trap, summer, destiny, heroes, mother son relationship, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, family relations, family, family life, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, farm, animal life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Letters to God (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, christian film, emotional ...
Plot: god, hopes, friendship, postman, letter, child illness, terminal illness, redemption, family life, parents and children, family problems, faith ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Finn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine year old Finn lives with his father in a small town. Together with his best friend Erik he plays football, but he prefers to play music. His dad wants him to play football, just like every other kid his age. Finn does not understand why, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, youth, teachers and students, family, family relations, elderly, hopes, musician's life, parents and children, village, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 384
Angel Dog (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This heart warming film is about a dog named Cooper who is the lone survivor of a terrible car accident. Jake, a family patriarch, loses his wife and children in the accident. Not being a dog person, Jake is angry and resentful toward the dog for ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, human spirit, friendship, starting over, hopes, redemption, dog movie, loss of wife, dog, mother daughter relationship, car accident, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, dog, human becomes animal, talking dog, dog movie, family relations, family life, human becoming an animal, getting home, starting over, afterlife, family ...
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: unemployment, family relations, family, hopes, parents and children, family life, friendship, family gatherings, wish come true, family problems, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ways to Live Forever (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: teenage life, friends, best friends, youth, leukemia, human spirit, terminal illness, child illness, family, life is a bitch, death, last wish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love's Unfolding Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, relationship vs career, social differences, family life, romance, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, blind ambition, family relations, workplace situations, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Extraordinary Measures (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease - a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: race against time, cure, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, unlikely partners, family problems, child illness, doctors and patients, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, boston, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, light, sentimental, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncle, garden, mansion, family problems, little girl, mischievous children, family life, child's point of view, friendship, cholera ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: touching, sentimental, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: fish out of water, angel, family relations, family, spirituality, family life, lifestyle, disorder, misfit, miraculous event, destiny, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All Roads Lead Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, family life, dysfunctional family, farm, family problems, dealing with death, hopes, death in the family, single parent, animal life, family relations, healing power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Love's Abiding Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the couple's young daughter ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, reunion, crumbling marriage, optimism, family problems, death in the family, frame up, death of child, social relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When 15-year-old, Matt Freeman, gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adoption, life turned upside down, teenage life, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family in crisis, human spirit, youth, babies and infants, family relations, family problems, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, family relations, sport, animal training, horse race, redemption, parents and children, against the odds, human spirit, dream come true, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Back to the Secret Garden (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A youngster living in a stately home discovers the magical garden Mary, Colin & Dickon stumbled across years before - but faces a battle with the housekeeper over whether to nurture it.
Style: feel good, atmospheric, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, friendship, save the day, young heroes, obsessive quest, destiny, youth, escapades, imaginary kingdom, estate, child's point of view, secret ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The One I Wrote For You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: THE ONE I WROTE FOR YOU follows a songwriter who defers his dreams to support his family. He gets a second chance when his 10-year-old daughter, Gracie, secretly enters his name into a song writing contest/reality show. Fourteen original songs help ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: rising to stardom, ambition, family relations, musician's life, hopes, contests and competitions, family, parents and children, tv show, music, artists and showbiz, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Red Pony (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farm, friends, animal life, youth, pets, parents and children, family problems, family relations, boy, father son relationship, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Horse for Summer (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a family emergency forces a troubled teen to do the wrong thing for the right reason, a community discovers the meaning of forgiveness.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, spiritual
Plot: starting over, teenage life, animal life, hopes, juvenile delinquency, crimes, youth, family business, family life, parents and children, family problems, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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