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Gun Hill Road (2011)
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Gun Hill Road (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three year in prison to discover his wife estranged and his teenage son exploring a sexual transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, bilingual
Plot: family relations, gay, lgbt, homecoming, going straight, transsexual, starting over, crimes, dysfunctional family, family problems, redemption, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, lgbtq, women, father, trans woman, family in crisis, bittersweet, prison, prostitute, male nudity, runaway, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, hopes, estrangement, dysfunctional family and family in crisis mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Gun Hill Road: A Long Way Home (2003), Union Square (2011), Waterproof (2000), La Mission (2009), A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Union Square (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters. One is on the verge of marriage; the other is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Both struggle with truths they're hiding from each other - and from themselves. Jenny has rejected her tumultuous ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, talky, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, ego clash, lifestyle, city life, rivalry, estrangement, twists and turns, snobbism, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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84%
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Waterproof (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Single mother Tyree Battle struggles to keep her young son Thaniel away from the gang-plagued city streets that he is mixed up in. Under severe gang pressure, Thaniel accidentally shoots Jewish shopkeeper Eli Zeal in a botched robbery attempt. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, contemplative
Plot: family relations, gang, homecoming, family problems, aging, youth, single parent, crimes, immigrants, going straight, redemption, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
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La Mission (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Growing up in the Mission district of San Francisco, Che Rivera has always had to be tough to survive. He's a powerful man respected throughout the Mission barrio for his masculinity and his strength, as well as for his hobby building beautiful ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, parents and children, self discovery, family problems, family relations, social differences, redemption, coming out, estrangement, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, realistic, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, hopes, love, lifetime, women, asthma, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, introspection, island, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, women, mental disorder, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, best friends, homecoming, dysfunctional family, tragic love, couples, life is a bitch, orphan, hopes, single parent, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, death in the family, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family gatherings, brother brother relationship, coming of age, family business, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, parents and children, homecoming, addiction, drug abuse, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, released from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 146
Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: gay parent, forgiveness, last wish, family relations, redemption, haunted by the past, estrangement, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 287
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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hopes, island, redemption, starting over, family problems, estrangement, social misfits, human nature, couple relations, friendship, ocean, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Cracks in Concrete (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A drama centered on two men at different states in life: Ertan, an ex-con who is trying to make amends for his past actions and Mikail, a teen-aged drug runner an aspiring musician.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak
Plot: follow your dream, going straight, hidden identity, ex convict, crimes, estrangement, parents and children, youth, family problems, teenage life, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.1
 862
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: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, society, family problems, hopes, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sad
Plot: kids in trouble, kidnapping, coming of age, hopes, confined, life is a bitch, single parent, dysfunctional family, captivity, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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65%
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Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 854
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Duration: 90 min.
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62%
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Emile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Red Doors (2005)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 167
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, bleak
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60%
The Preacher's Daughter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The estranged daughter of a small town minister is forced to return to the strict, religious home of her youth where she must confront the troubled relationships that caused her to leave four years before
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious
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Home for the Weekend (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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59%
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Genre: Drama
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Story: Michał jedzie do miasta swojego urodzenia, aby załatwić sprawę o którą prosi go szef i od razu wracać. Sprawy przybierają jednak inny obrót. Michał musi pozostać tu parę dni dłużej. Chodząc po mieście spotyka bliskie mu niegdyś ...
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59%
Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: college, family relations, redemption, starting over, social relations, college life, homecoming, life is a bitch, bittersweet, small town, college friend, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Woman's Way (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: George is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap downtown hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella, a young transsexual prostitute. They ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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