Movies like Safe Harbor

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Safe Harbor (2009)
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Safe Harbor (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Doug and Robbie are about to set sail on a long trip when they unexpectedly find themselves foster parenting a group of troubled teenage boys. The experience changes their lives for the better, and they decide to stay in town and run the foster home for boys permanently.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: troubled teen, teenager, juvenile delinquent, social worker, changing lives, re-education, relationships, male female relationship, assistant, lifestyle change, troubled youth, yacht, judge, sailboat, happy ending, storm at sea, coast guard, alcoholic mother, arsonist, childless couple, corrupt official, sailing

Most similar movies to Safe Harbor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and sincere films with plots about male female relationship, changing lives, relationships, lifestyle change, lifestyle, relationship problems and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Safe Harbor: The Desert Bride (2017), Life Inside Out (2013), Young Adult Matters (2020), Too Close for Christmas (2020), After Words (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Desert Bride (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teresa’s life is turned upside down when she is forced to accept a job far away. On her way, she loses her bag, causing her to cross paths with El Gringo, a traveling salesman.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: traveling salesman, journey, changing lives, lifestyle, female protagonist, relationships, lifestyle change, family relations, male female relationship, travel, road trip, female director
Place: buenos aires argentina
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Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: family, teenage son, family relations, female protagonist, teenager, lifestyle change, musician, relationships, mother son relationship, changing lives, lifestyle, parents and children ...
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90%
Young Adult Matters (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Wandering around the streets, Sejin, a pregnant teen, gets to know Juyeong and reunites with Jaepil and Sinji. The four musketeers go through a series of misfortunes, bumping into masochistic/sadistic characters and experiencing the brutality and ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: pregnant teenager, troubled teen, homeless teenager, life is a bitch, social problems, teenager, social misfits, teenage life, relationship problems, society, abortion, juvenile delinquent
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84%
Too Close for Christmas (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Hayley accepts an invitation to spend Christmas with her sister’s new in-laws, her seemingly perfect holiday takes a turn when Luke, Hayley's brother-in-law's brother, unexpectedly shows up. Still harboring a grudge against Luke for ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: christmas, christmas season, sabotage, love story, male female relationship, female protagonist, changing lives, relationships, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love affair, relationship problems, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york
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81%
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After Words (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A librarian facing a mid-life crisis travels to Costa Rica.
Style: sincere, romantic, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: male female relationship, changing lives, midlife crisis, love affair, meaning of life, love and romance, romantic friendship, fall in love, estrangement, female protagonist, librarian, love interest ...
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Nanayo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman leaves her job and lover in Japan to start a new life in Thailand.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: nature, changing lives, lifestyle change, introspection, self discovery, new life, female protagonist, relationships, buddhist monk, tank top, thai, female director
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A university student finds himself wrapped up in the bizarre world of his next door neighbor, learning about his history and relationship with a girl who changed his life.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: friendship, kidnapping, illiteracy, animal cruelty, zoo, neighbor neighbor relationship, roommate, changing lives, male female relationship, lifestyle change, relationships, neighbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Style: christian film, disturbing, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: near death experience, hospital, church, heaven, recovery, husband wife relationship, car accident, dealing with death, physical disability, death, disability, presumed dead ...
Time: year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Illiterate (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Ximena is illiterate; Jacqueline reads to her. Everything except a letter hidden under a wooden Buddha that Ximena won’t let her read. To know what it says, Ximena must learn to read. As Ximena learns, their relationship, thorny at first, becomes ...
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: illiteracy, illiterate, middle aged woman, training, changing lives, education, lifestyle change, home schooling, character change, lifestyle, female protagonist, uneducated ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Missing Star (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: disturbing, multicultural, psychological, captivating, road movie
Plot: changing lives, cross cultural relations, culture, journey, self discovery, male female relationship, introspection, cultural difference, japanese culture, relationships, engineer, staircase ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Days I Lost (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's about a man that gets tired of his meaningless life and finds a way to escape from it pretending to be dead.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: faked death, father daughter reunion, father and daughter, family life, kids and family, family, family relations, presumed dead, lifestyle, family reunited, relationships, lifestyle change ...
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60%
The Right Mom (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: While writing an article about an abused boy, a woman fights for protect him after she uncovers shocking details.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: child abuse, domestic violence, family, family problems, mentally unstable woman, violence, changing lives, parents and children, child in peril, beaten up, female protagonist, lifestyle change
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59%
The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, daughter, family problems, kids and family, life is a bitch, social problems, family relations, teenage life, family, changing lives, dysfunctional family, teenager ...
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Insight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pavel Zuev has to start his life over from darkness after he looses his sight. The young man has to learn again how to eat, walk, wash himself, do simple housework, and even how to look out of the window without seeing anything. All connections to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: loss of eyesight, blindness, blind man, hopes, visual impairment, starting over, social problems, male female relationship, relationships, life is a bitch, blindness and impaired vision, accident
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ana's Desire (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ana and her son Mateo live in a middle class apartment in Mexico City. The family routine takes a turn when Juan arrives to visit them after several years of absence. The reunion unleashes memories and secrets of their past that Ana will have to ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: confronting the past, love interest, mystery, love story, family secret, lifestyle change, changing lives, love affair, ex girlfriend, relationship problems, unfulfilled love, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dreams I Never Had (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A teenage girl is held captive in the home of a wealthy family. She is befriended by the family's young gardener, himself an illegal from Mexico. Their friendship carries both of them through their hopeless, sequestered lives and ultimately ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, held captive, wealthy family, illegal alien, domestic violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, escape, teenager, love, teenage love, love story, slave girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ugly duckling of a fraught middle-class household has her life turned upside-down by the arrival of a handsome German exchange student, in this caustic, absurdist satire of petit-bourgeois family life from Dutch director Michiel ten Horn. (TIFF)
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, family problems, lifestyle change, changing lives, family life, relationship problems, introspection, dysfunctional family, self discovery, life philosophy, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: gigolo, family problems, new love, looking for love, male female relationship, lifestyle change, couple relations, troubled marriage, changing lives, running away from home, unhappy marriage, relationship problems ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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High Resolution (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tao Lin’s beloved cult novel "Taipei". As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: couple relations, love affair, life is a bitch, romance, seduction, love interest, relationship problems, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance, in love, romantic obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
It's Time to Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On-yoo is an adult childhood cancer survivor. When he's not practicing with his boy band, Oh-yoo often volunteers at the hospital's pediatric cancer ward. One day, he recognizes the familiar face of an overdose patient.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, entertaining
Plot: overdose, cancer, patient, hospital, volunteer, love story, love interest, romantic relationship, illness, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Perfect Pie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the invitation of her childhood best friend Patsy McCann née Willets, famed opera singer Francesca Prine - whose real name is Marie Beck - returns to Marmora, Ontario to sing in a benefit concert. Patsy and Marie were best friends from the time ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: female friendship, best friend, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, troubled past, male female relationship, relationship problems, girlfriend, homecoming, relationships, confronting the past, female singer, tragic love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After running away from her last foster placement with the Regan family, twelve year old Hollis Woods is placed with a new foster mother, the loving, retired art teacher, Josie Cahill.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: adoptive mother, foster home, painting, painter, sculptor, drawing, family problems, adoptive mother adopted son relationship, changing lives, family relations, female artist, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Querô: A Damned Report (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Querô is an orphan teenager, living alone near the docks in Santos, Brazil. Her mother, a prostitute, died when he was a baby, and he was raised in the bordello where she worked. He also doesn't know who his father is. Believing he rules his ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: juvenile delinquent, society, social issues, independence, fighting the system, life is a bitch, teenage life, orphan, money problems, social outcast, social problems, organized crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Herb of the Rat (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The names of the characters are pronouns. She is a teacher, with his father dead just three days ago. Faced with this situation, He intends to take care of her while He is alive. This is the beginning of an odd relationship.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couple relations, male female relationship, muse, care, relationships, lifestyle, skeleton, loneliness, mouse, female nudity, posing for a photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
HeartLand Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story Follows Reid Morrison, a down and out musician who tries to escape his hometown mistakes and start over in New Orleans. Thinking the mistakes he has made will never be forgiven, he attempts to seclude himself from anything worth while. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: confronting the past, blues, musician, musician's life, male female relationship, life, new life, dealing with the past, lifestyle, relationships, secret past, dark past ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Charly (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: female rapist, coming of age, teenager, trailer home, relationships, travel, road trip, male female relationship, relationship problems, prostitute, female on male rape, teenage sexuality ...
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47%
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The Honor List (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four girls sink a time capsule in a lake with a list of things they want to do before graduation, but they all go separate ways before graduating. When a tragedy strikes, they reunite to find the capsule and complete the bucket list.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, friendship between teens, life turned upside down, mystery, loss of girlfriend, meaning of life, plan, teenager, promise, death of girlfriend, tragedy, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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8 Times Up (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa makes a living from little jobs, struggling to gain custody of his son. Mathieu, who lives next door, also keeps getting job interviews only to polish his art of failure. Their situation is increasingly precarious, but both are trying to bounce ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, psychological, disturbing
Plot: job seeking, neighbor neighbor relationship, neighbor, couple relations, relationships, romantic relationship, love story, male female relationship, love interest, love and romance, loss of job, money problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Secret Lives of Cheerleaders (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Naturally-gifted cheerleader Ava is an instant hit at her new school, but her quick rise in popularity is threatened by the rivalry of cheer captain and Homecoming Queen Katrina, who puts Ava and the other new recruits through a brutal initiation ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, friendship, teenager, rivalry, ambition, society, family, adaptation, fight, family relations, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Etruscan Smile (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Relative newcomers Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis are directing from a script by Michael McGowan, Sarah Bellwood and Michal Lali Kagan. The story follows tough old Scotsman Rory MacNeil as he travels from his home in the remote island of Vallasay, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: father son reunion, treatment, family relations, grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, family problems, parents and children, changing lives, family life, family, lifestyle change, dysfunctional family ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%