Movies like Unwed Father

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Unwed Father (1997)
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Unwed Father (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 9 months after a drunken sexual encounter, a young man winds up raising a baby on his own.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: single father, babies and infants, adoption, teen social issues, pregnancy, youth, college, family relations, parents and children, music band, love and romance, couples, family problems, environmentalism, hopes, single parent, teenager, musician, rock band, yacht, baby, mother daughter relationship, beer, tattoo, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, youth, parents and children, family problems, single parent, teenage life and teenager mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Unwed Father: Mom at Sixteen (2005), Those She Left Behind (1989), The Playroom (2012), Fifteen and Pregnant (1998), A Place for Annie (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage pregnancy, teenage mother, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, babies and infants, adoption, pregnancy, baby, parents and children, youth, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Those She Left Behind (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Scott and Sue Grimes are a happily married and affluent young couple who are about to start a family together. Unfortunately, that plan gets turned completely upside-down when Sue dies suddenly and unexpectedly while giving birth to their daughter. ...
Plot: love, doctor, father daughter relationship, death, adoption, baby, neglect, bereavement, death of wife, single parent, loss of wife, baby girl ...
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100%
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The Playroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four children in their attic hideaway make up a fantastic story, while downstairs their parents weave a drunken intrigue of their own.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating
Plot: family relations, intrigue, parents and children, lifestyle, society, siblings relations, adultery, loveless marriage, infidelity, jealousy, cuckold, marital infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, england
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100%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family problems, lifestyle, teenage life, family in crisis, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, youth, family relations, husband wife relationship, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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A Place for Annie (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Annie is HIV positive and has been left in the clinic by her drug addicted mother. To prevent that she's deported to a home where they'd just wait for her to die, nurse Susan takes charge of Annie at her home. Two years later she ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: adoption, aids, child illness, nurse, orphan, women, child abandonment, unfulfillment, nanny, gender, single parent, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single father, family relations, single parent, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, life turned upside down, parent child relationship, babies and infants, death in the family, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, teenage life, high school, youth, parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, teachers and students, teenage pregnancy, teenager, teenage girl, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Invisible Child (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman with two children believes she has three and her husband and oldest daughter play along with her to keep her balanced (or as close to balanced that a woman with an invisible child can be). However, when the family hires a new nanny, it is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: imaginary friend, youth, family relations, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, couples, estrangement, family problems, unfulfillment, single parent, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 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: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, teenage life, life turned upside down, family problems, family relations, human spirit, youth, family in crisis, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, terminal illness, legal action, couples, family problems, family in crisis, child illness, pregnancy, custody, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
She Fought Alone (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: All, including school administration and a friend, turn their backs on a girl who accused a classmate of rape.
Style: touching, realistic, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rape, innocence lost, high school, sexual abuse, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, rebellion, youth, fighting the system, against the odds, american football, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Face on the Milk Carton (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the book by Caroline B. Cooney, a girl happens to look down at a milk carton one day and she sees herself on the back! Could her parents really have kidnapped her?
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: abused child, drugs, love, kidnapping, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, life turned upside down, fall in love, siblings relations, adoption, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Good Baby (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby's parents, but starts developing a bond with the child that explores his own isolated roots.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: missing child, family problems, family relations, orphan, missing person, adoption, isolation, abandoned baby, rivalry, misfit, single parent, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, single parent, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, human nature, hopes, parents and children, breakup, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 201
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: custody, adoption, righting the wronged, courtroom drama, youth, teenage life, fighting the system, family problems, single parent, family relations, parents and children, legal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, religions or cults, forbidden love, couples, youth, society, love and romance, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sex & the Single Mom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jess Gradwell and her teenage daughter boast a superclose relationship. When it comes to sex, however, Mom won't stand for anything less than premarital celibacy. So she gets a pretty healthy dose of her own medicine when she winds up getting ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, love, moral dilemma, teenage life, love and romance, youth, society, lifestyle, family problems, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Amy & Isabelle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexy, sexual
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friendship, human nature, single parent, disgraced, youth, love and romance, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, isolation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.2
 223
Carry Me Home (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A widow named Harriet and her two children Carrie and Brian are living in rural New York in 1947 and are still recovering from the death of Harriet's husband killed in World War II. Carrie is a tomboy and hangs around with boys and they have ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: youth, mentally challenged, countryside, wooing, prank, self discovery, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems, couples, society, human nature ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family gatherings, looking for love, parents and children, lifestyle, midlife crisis, couples, family relations, love and romance, youth, unfulfillment, single parent, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Daddy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Oliver Watson has never been luckier: he is a successful advertising executive, shares a marriage of eighteen years with Sarah and has three loving kids: 17-year-old Ben, 15-year-old Melissa, and 9-year-old Sam. His perfect life suddenly falls apart ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: single parent, love, marital problem, single father, couples, family problems, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, custody, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, teenage life, immaturity, family problems, couples, hopes, babies and infants, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, youth, mother child relationship, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: youth, horse, family life, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, single parent, love and romance, farm, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Nanny (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who runs an asylum for women and lacks imagination in his practice, must find a wet nurse for his infant when his wife panics after childbirth. He brings a peasant, Annette, to Rome, forcing her to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: nanny, dysfunctional family, politics, adoption, parents and children, family life, family problems, master and servant, love and romance, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, opposites attract, family relations, friends, immigrants, love and romance, introspection, youth, single parent, coming of age, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, suspenseful, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rehabilitation, drug abuse, drug dealing, introspection, teenage life, doctors and patients, going straight, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Promise (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lisa's husband, Bill, abuses her. With her sister's encouragement, she takes their three kids and leaves her husband. Bill keeps interfering with Lisa's attempts at a new life. She gets an order of protection against him, but the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: abusive relationship, murder, husband murders wife, family in danger, woman in danger, starting over, hopes, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, injustice, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 145
Byways (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor, a father, travels the roads with his teenage son, Felix. For Felix, the trip is a school of life, as his first romantic encounter helps him better understand his father and get closer to him.
Style: road movie, realistic, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: on the road, parent child relationship, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, hopes, single parent, son, father son relationship, teenager, teenage boy, single father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
For the Love of Nancy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The parents of an anorexic woman fight to save her life.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, anorexia, depression, drugs, psychology, self harm, college, refusing to eat, weight loss, starvation, family relations, prom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
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For Ellen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn’t been around to be a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious
Plot: parents and children, rivalry, hopes, family problems, custody, babies and infants, family relations, estrangement, family gatherings, musician, child custody, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%