Movies like Alternate Weeks

If you like "Alternate Weeks" you are looking for movies about / with love, christmas, teenager, school, divorce, family relations and father daughter relationship themes of Drama and Family genre shot in France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Alternate Weeks (2009)
 5.8
 290
Alternate Weeks (2009)
Original name: Une semaine sur deux (et la moitié des vacances scolaires)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old girl and her 8 year old brother live one week with their mother and the next week with their father. The girl blamers her mother, a super businesswoman for the divorce and turns all her anger on her. She prefers the weeks with her father who is flat broke after leaving his bank job to give people free hugs on street corners. Her brother channels his sense of injustice into the battle to save the planet. As the school year progresses and her parents struggle to mend their lives and as the girl approaches her 13th birthday, she learns to see the world in a new way.
Plot: love, christmas, teenager, school, divorce, family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, male female relationship, coming of age, piano teacher, birthday party, mother son relationship, kiss, classroom, piano playing, text messaging, text message, sms
Place: paris france

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Alternate Weeks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, captivating and feel good films with plots about family relations, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, friendship, school and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Alternate Weeks: Necessary Parties (1988), Christmas for a Dollar (2013), Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998), Sweet 15 (1990), Shooting the Moon (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: family relations, marriage, lawsuit, disturbed child, high school friend, lawyer, brother sister relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, boy hero, teenager, junior high school, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Style: feel good, sincere, disturbing, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, father daughter relationship, christmas, father son relationship, love, siblings, poor family, poverty, horse, teaching the ways of the world, family values ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: coming of age, loss of brother, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, friendship, father daughter relationship, death, friend, mourning, boy girl relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.9
 331
Sweet 15 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nothing is more important to Mexican-American Marta Delacruz than her quinceanera -- the traditional 15th birthday celebration that symbolically ushers a young girl into adulthood. Marta is understandably angry and resentful when her father cancels ...
Plot: illegal immigrant, latin, friend, brother sister relationship, mechanic, forgiveness, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, school, father son relationship, boss, amnesty ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Shooting the Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Francesca Archibugi directed this Italian drama set in Rome where 14-year-old Siddhartha (Niccolo Senni) is forced to deal with his heroin-addicted mother Silvia (Valeria Golina). He occasionally gets a visit from his filmmaker father Massimo ...
Plot: heroin addict, family relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, girl, christmas, teenage boy, drugs, father son relationship, male female relationship, urban setting, internet ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Venice Calling (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the ...
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating, road movie
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, love, parents and children, escapades, fall in love, adventure, friendship, life philosophy, youth, society, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
An Avonlea Christmas Movie (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An Avonlea Christmas pays tribute to the indomitable and sometimes intolerable matriarch of the King family, Hetty King. When she suddenly collapses during the holidays, Hetty is hospitalized. Feeling homesick and alone, she begins to re-evaluate ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, teacher, family relations, male female relationship, aunt, brother sister relationship, world war one
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenager, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, friendship, school, teacher student relationship, best friend, classmate, classmate classmate relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 1K
Fatima (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fatima, a Moroccan-born woman who now lives in France with her two teenage daughters, with whom she is barely able to communicate.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: studying, separated parents, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, working class, cleaning lady, maid, language barrier, racism, single mother, teenager, school ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, youth, family life, family relations, family, school, brother sister relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 82
Eleven Days (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AJIT SINGH 12, blends in happily in to his new home in the middle of Australia. However, his brother RAJVEER 20, finds it unbearable to be constantly labelled a terrorist due to his beard and turban that he keeps faithfully according to his Sikh ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, sincere, contemplative
Plot: young adult, family relations, teenager, friendship, father son relationship, divine intervention, love, racial issues, surrealism, brother sister relationship, death, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Back Home (TV Movie) (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, young Rusty was sent to America for safety. It's now five years later and the spunky redhead returns to her native England. From the family she hardly remembers to snobby classmates and rule-filled boarding schools, Rusty ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, independent woman, little brother, male female friendship, post war, boarding school, grandmother, redhead girl, evacuation, brother sister relationship, girl ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 2K
Class Rank (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two high school misfits join forces in an attempt to overtake the local school board. Guided by their families, they enter the perilous word of politics and, in the process, learn a thing or two about love.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, feel good, contemplative
Plot: teenage girl, friend, teenage boy, love, family relations, motivation, high school, politics, coming of age, teenager, school, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Two Turtle Doves (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dr. Sharon Hayes searches for a beloved family heirloom in a small Christmas town. When she unexpectedly discovers an adorable little girl and her disheartened father, she realizes that Christmas miracles really do happen.
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas eve, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, romance, male female relationship, christmas season, family relations, tradition, fall in love ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 448
Elementary (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Florence is a school teacher devoted to her students. When she encounters young Sacha, a child with problems, she will do everything she can to help him, even to the point of neglecting her own children, her own life, and of questioning her ...
Plot: school, teacher, inspiration, obstacle, disciple, woman, saleswoman, abandoned by mother, delivery man, girl, school teacher, rabbit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Christmas in Canaan (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the 1960s, Christmas in Canaan is a drama about a black family and a white family that learn to love each other out of their Christian beliefs.
Style: light, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating
Plot: christmas, racial prejudice, family relations, childhood, african american, father son relationship, farm, friendship, love, rivalry, society, poor ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 3K
Let It Snow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A resort executive is sent to a newly purchased lodge in Maine with instructions to turn it in to an ultra-modern resort, and finds a charming, successful lodge loaded with holiday spirit. Will she stick with her boss’s plans to tear everything ...
Style: touching, romantic, light, captivating, fable
Plot: father daughter relationship, father son relationship, ski resort, male female relationship, christmas, family business, love and romance, parent child relationship, romantic relationship, family relations, love affair, night ...
Place: north america, usa, phoenix arizona, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Sweet Orange Tree (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Zezé is an 8 year old boy who, although a naughty boy, has a good heart. He leads a very modest life, due to the fact that his father has been unemployed for a long time, and has the habit of having long conversations with a sweet orange tree which ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, friends, family life, mischievous children, youth, father son relationship, boy, school, tree, poverty, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
Bridge to Terabithia (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.
Plot: school, bereavement, drawing, first love, puppy, boy, family relations, student, friendship, little girl, father son relationship, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 328
Sister (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When unstable Connie is tragically widowed, she finds it impossible to care for her delinquent adolescent daughter, Niki, forcing her son, Bill, to take his sister in. As the two begin to forge a healthy bond, well-meaning Bill implements his own ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, family relations, mental illness, mother daughter conflict, family conflict, mother son relationship, family problems, life, relationship problems, sister, husband wife separation ...
Place: new hampshire, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, boy, school, children, bully, loneliness, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Treasure Seekers (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Adaptation of the E. Nesbit novel set in turn of the century England. Widower and father of five, Richard Bastable has only days to save his family home and stave off financial ruin. While he is desperately hoping his latest invention - a ...
Plot: poetry, single father, brother sister relationship, newspaper editor, invention, loan, manuscript, inventor, widower, female doctor, deputy sheriff, family relations ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: countryside, friendship, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, youth, family, adventure, orphan, animal life, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
sms movies
sms
479
friendship movies
16145
girl movies
3139
The Greatest Store In The World (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Geraldine and her two daughters, Livvie and Angeline, are living rough on the streets on London. When their van blows up, they must find an alternitive place to stay. At first, they live in temporary housing, but the conditions are unbearable. ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, sister sister relationship, burglar, van, single mother, security guard, teenage girl, girl, department store, store, homelessness ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 4K
Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, prison, dog, interracial relations, racism, against the odds, school, prisoner of war camp, great depression, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 160K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: bullying, middle school, school, happy ending, family, friendship, father son relationship, family relations, deformity, child, hospital, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Christmas Shoes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two separate stories mesh - in the first, a young music teacher, Maggie Andrews, begins dying of a heart condition and her son Nathan tries to get a pair of Christmas shoes for her before she dies. In the second, lawyer Robert Layton and his wife ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, christmas, self discovery, change of heart, parents and children, family relations, workaholic, miraculous event, mother son relationship, friends, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: love, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, father son relationship, male female relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The World of Us (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outcast's relationship with her new summer friend is put to the test when the school year begins.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, father and daughter, father daughter relationship, childhood, little girl, school, bullying, mother and daughter, hopes, alcoholic father, mother daughter relationship, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 994
Opal Dream (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pobby & Dingan are invisible. They live in an opal town in Australia and are friends with Kellyanne, the 9 year-old daughter of an opal miner. The film tells the story of the bizarre and inexplicable disappearance of Pobby & Dingan, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, friendship, terminal illness, imaginary character, culture clash, siblings relations, self discovery, hopes, small town, introspection, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%