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Virginia (2010)
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Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: sheriff, family relations, misfit, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, mentally unstable, love affair, family problems, parent child relationship, mormon, mother child relationship, prayer, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, affair, mother son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa

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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, family problems, parents and children, couples, life is a bitch, hopes and couple relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Virginia: Fly Away (2011), About Sunny (2011), Paper Covers Rock (2008), Helen (2009), The Way Home (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fly Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to work, no longer does. What will sustain her daughter, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: autism, nursing, mentally challenged, coming of age, youth, single parent, society, misfit, moral dilemma, family problems, social misfits, communication problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 6.5
 284
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: gloomy, touching, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, society, moral dilemma, working class, urban, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Paper Covers Rock (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samantha is recovering from a suicide attempt and ready for a fresh start in life. She has to fight for the custody of her daughter.
Style: gloomy, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: starting over, custody, parents and children, hopes, family relations, mental illness, family problems, family life, rock paper scissors, mother daughter relationship, psychologist, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 2K
Helen (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the outside, Helen has it all – a loving family and a successful career – but when her suppressed mental illness resurfaces, the world crumbles around her. Crippled by depression, Helen finds solace through her friendship with Mathilda, a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: best friends, mental illness, friendship, misfit, love affair, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 486
The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, couples, social relations, hopes, couple relations, family relations, family in crisis, helicopter, missing son, boy, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family problems, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, family life, dishonesty, death in the family, unfulfillment, woman, overcoming, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.3
 3K
Aloft (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As we follow a mother and her son, we delve into a past marred by an accident that tears them apart. She will become a renowned artist and healer, and he will grow into his own and a peculiar falconer who bears the marks of a double absence. In the ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, parents and children, healer, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, estrangement, grief, new age, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 812
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, serious, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, disability, misfit, redemption, human spirit, family relations, parents and children, human nature, new love, amputation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 319
Bereft (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while trying to date again.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, emotional, serious
Plot: family problems, supernatural romance, impossible love, estrangement, countryside, friends, family life, solace, death in the family, couples, single parent, custody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: emotional, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: single father, single parent, family in crisis, parents and children, dealing with death, babies and infants, family relations, life turned upside down, youth, death in the family, family problems, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 2K
Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: friends, teenage life, family problems, death in the family, youth, friendship, parents and children, family relations, dealing with death, death of father, grieving, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Diary of Preston Plummer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the day of his college graduation, Preston Plummer cannot think of a single thing he really loves. Adrift, Preston follows a beautiful but troubled young woman to a small island town where he begins to fall for her, but it all threatens to fall ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, family relations, parents and children, college graduate, young lovers, haunted by the past, island, youth, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couple relations, dealing with death, life is a bitch, couples, death in the family, family problems, garbage, skipping school, reconciliation, half brother half sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching
Plot: elderly, couple relations, hopes, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, family relations, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: religions or cults, couples, love affair, family problems, teenage life, youth, culture clash, forbidden love, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: estrangement, family life, family problems, love affair, couples, mentally unstable, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, mental illness, drug abuse, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Home Sweet Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: domestic disturbance, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, homecoming, disability, family problems, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family relations, forgiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, suburban life, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 907
Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: starting over, alcohol abuse, actor's life, hopes, parents separation, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, estrangement, rehabilitation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 854
Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, unfulfillment, dull life, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, dealing with death, life is a bitch, starting over, society, sexual abuse, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, human spirit, family problems, hopes, family relations, court hearing, psychiatry, debate, rape, stand up comedian, funeral, family dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 310
Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, reunion, estrangement, family problems, couples, family life, death in the family, elderly lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 16K
Being Flynn (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During his twenties, a young man works at various homeless shelters in Boston, where he often intersects with his brilliant but troubled father.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: homeless, writer's life, life is a bitch, social misfits, family relations, estrangement, poet, family problems, misfit, parents and children, down on your luck, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.1
 1K
Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family gatherings, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family life, family problems, euthanasia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 154
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: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: family problems, teenage life, adoption, single parent, youth, fighting the system, legal, rivalry, custody, courtroom drama, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: family life, dysfunctional family, youth, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, estrangement, family problems, husband wife relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, pizza delivery, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, family relations, starting over, social worker, custody, family life, hopes, family problems, rivalry, small town, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
About Her Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ginko’s younger brother Tetsuro, a failed comedian, is the oddball of the family. Embarrassing, loud and plain inappropriate at times causes Ginko to disown him. The two reunite when she discovers Tetsuro is terminally ill. Tetsuro’s impending ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: reunion, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family relations, unfulfillment, siblings relations, hopes, family problems, redemption, terminal illness, family feud, human nature
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 253
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: redemption, island, small town, ocean or sea, misfit, starting over, human nature, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, social misfits, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, supportive spouse, family problems, couples, self discovery, confined, drive away, couple relations, family in crisis, family relations, urban, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%