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Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
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Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
Original name: Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A suicidal former baseball player is granted one more day with his deceased mother.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, ghost, addiction, human spirit, parents and children, life is a bitch, rise to the top, ambition, family problems, rehabilitation, lifestyle, hopes, athlete's life, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, small town, childhood memory, feminism, family relations, midlife crisis, sport team, single parent, contests and competitions, human nature, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Mitch Albom's For One More Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, parents and children, redemption and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Sport genres. Some movies like Mitch Albom's For One More Day: The Wool Cap (2004), My Name Is Bill W. (1989), Home Run (2013), We're All Christs (2006), Mainline (2006). 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, sad ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven, heaven and hell, amusement park, self discovery, life is a bitch, redemption, hopes, religious, world war two, birthday, death ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, feel good
Plot: introspection, friendship, redemption, life is a bitch, hopes, custody, parents and children, human nature, family life, misfit, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his alcoholism. Along with a fellow alcoholic (James Garner) he forms a support ...
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: rehabilitation, alcohol abuse, support group, coping, family problems, hopes, self discovery, against the odds, drug abuse, friendship, human spirit, changing lives ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Home Run (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team
Style: realistic, uplifting, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: baseball, addiction, rehabilitation, homecoming, athlete's life, starting over, hopes, life is a bitch, support group, sport team, redemption, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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We're All Christs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaś Miauczyński, a Polish intelectual, has severe alcohol problems which affect his relationship with his son Sylwek.
Style: surreal, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, self destructing, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, addiction, parents and children, redemption, alcoholic father, father son relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Mainline (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The uneasy relationship between a mother and daughter is made all the more turbulent by drug abuse in this downbeat drama from Iranian filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahab
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, couples, family problems, family relations, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, lovers apart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Mighty Angel (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A shocking story about addiction and attempts to overcome it. The script is based on Jerzy Plich’s excellent novel “The Mighty Angel” (alternative title: "The Strong Angel Inn"). Jerzy (Robert Więckiewicz) is a writer and a heavy ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, addiction, haunted by the past, clinic, writer's life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, depression, destructive relationship, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, redemption, lifestyle, actor's life, family life, human nature, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: meth lab, family relations, redemption, estrangement, family problems, drug abuse, homecoming, addiction, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, released from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 104 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, thought provoking, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, crumbling marriage, writer's life, unfulfillment, parents and children, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Farewell to Harry (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A down-and-out writer, Nick Sennet, runs into Harry, a man that, legend has it, died long ago. Together they attempt to revitalize a defunct factory as well as their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: redemption, friendship, older man younger man relationship, factory, small town, starting over, human spirit, hopes, society, lifestyle, family relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Streetballers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving goals. A story capturing the poetic nature of street basketball, highlighting the struggles endured on and off the court by the ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, family problems, sport, athlete's life, life is a bitch, rivalry, society, hopes, contests and competitions, youth, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, rehabilitation, mental institution, drug abuse, parents and children, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, family problems, addiction, mentally unstable, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Secret Life of Zoey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marcia always thought her overachieving daughter Zoey was the dream child. But then she discovers that her perfect teen has a not-so-perfect drug addiction. Marcia and her ex-husband go through plenty of denial as their daughter spirals out of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: drug abuse, rehabilitation, doctors and patients, teenage life, introspection, drug dealing, addiction, parents and children, family in crisis, couples, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 658
Little Soldier (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier returning from war is hired by her own father to drive his prostitutes around town. She calls upon herself to help one of them.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: female soldier, prostitute, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, friendship, military, hopes, injustice, family problems, family relations, redemption, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Augusta, Gone (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha is a businesswoman and divorced mother of two children - Augusta and Jack. However, when docile Augusta becomes a teenager, feelings of anger and self-hate cause her personality to undergo a scary transformation, and Martha realizes that this ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, single parent, hopes, rise and fall, kids in trouble, teenage life, intrigue, uncontrollable, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, redemption, hopes, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, family relations, human nature, society, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ...
Style: touching, psychological, serious, psychotronic, contemplative
Plot: healer, family relations, paralysis, afterlife, faith healing, religions or cults, healing power, disability, parents and children, forbidden love, human nature, redemption ...
Place: kansas, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Almost a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico. The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family face.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: human spirit, rise to the top, lifestyle, immigrants, family life, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, hopes, single parent, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, puerto rico, latin america, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, sincere, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, family relations, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, redemption, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, hopes, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of Kevin Lewis, the film follows his childhood of abuse, his descent into a life of crime and the way he put his life together again afterwards.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, gloomy
Plot: abusive parent, hopes, rise to the top, dysfunctional family, human spirit, going straight, ambition, life is a bitch, family problems, down on your luck, survival, crimes ...
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, addiction, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, estrangement, teenager, family crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Sensation of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, haunted by the past, estrangement, human nature, single parent, hopes, small town life, small town, ghost, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, introspection, human spirit, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, hopes, family problems, family relations, social decay, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: couples, life is a bitch, introspection, family relations, family life, human nature, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, mental illness, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: cyclist, couple relations, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, parents and children, redemption, human spirit, human nature, misfit, family relations, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 261
Big Spender (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Orphan Eddie Burton is not bad, but too many screw-ups land him repeatedly in jail, so his 8-year old son Will, simply abandoned by his 'mother', has nobody else then Eddie's granny. When he hears about a program for convicts working ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: redemption, rehabilitation, prison, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, ambition, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
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America Brown (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, starting over, prodigy, haunted by the past, ambition, hopes, sport, society, rivalry, on the run, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Turn the River (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.
Style: realistic, bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: billiards, kidnapping, gambling, family relations, family problems, hopes, dysfunctional family, parents and children, addiction, estrangement, starting over, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%