Movies like Snow Cake

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Snow Cake (2006)
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Snow Cake (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.
Style: touching, psychological, melancholic, emotional, sincere, inspirational, sexy, sentimental, philosophical, thought provoking ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, snow, funeral, small town, loneliness, car accident, friendship, ex convict, character study, sadness, disability, haunted by the past, loss of child, revenge, sex, garbage, dead girl, fatal accident, unlikely friendships, winter, road trip, death, accidental death, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ontario canada

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Most similar movies to Snow Cake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, loneliness, mentor, culture clash, friendship, relationships and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Snow Cake: Welcome to the Rileys (2010), Somersault (2004), Moonlight Mile (2002), Starting Out in the Evening (2007), The Waterdance (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an upstanding Indiana couple, are frozen by estranging grief. Doug escapes to New Orleans on a business trip. Compelled by urgencies he doesn’t understand, he insinuates himself ...
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: loss of child, redemption, self discovery, older man young girl relationship, life is a bitch, prostitute, stripper, depression, friendship, haunted by the past, teenage life, marital problem ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, indiana, new orleans, california, new jersey ...
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Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, teenager, romance, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, erotica, sexuality, dysfunctional family, honest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
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Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, visually appealing ...
Plot: murder, guilt, friendship, family relations, starting over, fall in love, haunted by the past, romance, death in the family, family problems, mother in law son in law relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: realistic, touching, intellectual, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, aging, writer's life, friendship, writers, starting over, character study, love and romance, graduation, couples, masseuse, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, emotional, talky ...
Plot: disability, friendship, paraplegic, rehabilitation, life philosophy, love and romance, paralysis, society, hopes, human nature, human spirit, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Facing Windows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.
Style: psychological, emotional, enigmatic, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, gay, self discovery, old man, love affair, fall in love, compassion, romance, family problems, memory loss, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, road trip, romance, self discovery, waitress, character study, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, melancholy, love, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, tennessee, memphis, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: sad, romantic, philosophical, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, cancer, dealing with death, love and romance, secret love, parents and children, existentialism, hospital, relationships, life & death, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Monster's Ball (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to ...
Style: sexy, depressing, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, prison, interracial relations, electric chair, white male black female relationship, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, interracial sex, female nudity, eviction, redemption, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Angel Eyes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not once, but twice.
Style: emotional, suspense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, guilt, destiny, policewoman, fall in love, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, love, crimes, mysterious character, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: melancholic, talky, emotional, ironic, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, midlife crisis, unlikely friendships, complex characters, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, romance, couples, depression, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Secret Life of Words (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A touching story of a deaf girl who is sent to an oil rig to take care of a man who has been blinded in a terrible accident. The girl has a special ability to communicate with the men on board and especially with her patient as they share intimate ...
Style: touching, compassionate, romantic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: blind character, oil rig, love, friendship, haunted by the past, depression, disability, factory worker, factory, relationships, love story, accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, former yugoslavia, europe, denmark, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Free Radicals (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage life, introspection, love affair, family problems, couples, parents and children, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship, hopes, love and romance, youth, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, africa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 5K
Heavy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Plot: small town, loneliness, workplace, self discovery, bittersweet, food, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), domineering mother, thirty something, rain, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Niagara, Niagara (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to ...
Style: melancholic, road movie, intense, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: pharmacy, on the road, road trip, romance, love story, pharmacist, love and romance, couples, couple relations, mental illness, disability, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new jersey, toronto ontario canada, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, depressing, compassionate ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: disability, dysfunctional family, mentally challenged, small town, self discovery, mental illness, responsibility, coming of age, siblings relations, character study, brothers, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, thought provoking, sweet ...
Plot: mental illness, loneliness, shyness, small town, sex doll, introvert, delusion, doll, psychologist, young man, forbidden love, human relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
No Looking Back (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: sexy, emotional, scary, disturbing, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, romance, working class, farce, sexualized violence, transformation, homeless, corruption, disaster, old love, waitress, brothers ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his ...
Style: heartbreaking, depressing, erotic, non-linear, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, lawyer, snow, small town, family problems, small town life, sexual abuse, betrayal, redemption, breast feeding, lawsuit, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, romance, disability, love story, fall in love, love and romance, handicapped, caregiver, quadriplegic, euthanasia, loneliness, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, mallorca, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
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Bella (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that ...
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, uplifting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, destiny, parenthood, life philosophy, stereotypes, honest, existentialism, lifestyle, self discovery, love affair, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 35K
The Messenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of ...
Style: depressing, sincere, touching, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: war, loneliness, military, soldier, redemption, honest, character study, bereavement, iraq war, human nature, officer, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq, bosnia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 35K
Adam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, preschoolers
Plot: autism, asperger's syndrome, shyness, loneliness, neighbor, disability, fall in love, love affair, mental illness, communication problem, social misfits, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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His Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Antonia's husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she accidentally discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a produce wholesaler named Michele.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, aids, transsexual, lgbt, adultery, friendship, infidelity, marriage, gays and lesbians, self discovery, depression, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, spain, istanbul turkey, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, death, last wish, road trip, memory, life, family relations, friendship between men, partners, parents and children, self discovery, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, stylized, poignant ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, bittersweet, stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), shoplifting, adolescence, unlikely friendships, character study, destiny, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tokyo, new jersey, tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
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X+Y (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: autism, child prodigy, mathematics, coming of age, prodigy, teenager, death of father, mentor, adolescence, family relations, disability, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, 70s
Place: england, taiwan, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: melancholic, intense, psychological, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: threesome, sex, infidelity, friendship, betrayal, love triangle, complex characters, loneliness, college, couple relations, haunted by the past, buddies ...
Time: year 1993, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: sexy, emotional, romantic, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, friendship, romance, loneliness, multiple storylines, love story, character study, complex characters, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, seattle, harlem, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay soldier, family relations, gender, best friends, friendship, love and romance, youth, couples, family problems, disability, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%