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Christy (1994)
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had been a bestseller in 1968, and the week following the debut of the TV-movie and program saw the novel jump from #120 up to #15 on the USA Today bestseller list. Series regular Tyne Daly won an Emmy Award for her work on the series.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: school, mountain, love triangle, family relations, love and romance, society, moral dilemma, small town, social relations, idealism, small town life, hopes, teacher
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, usa, north carolina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, family life, small town, love and romance, social relations and youth mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Christy: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), Heartland (2007), The Waltons (1972), All the Way Home (1963), The Sound of the Spirit (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, female doctor, small town, parents and children, society, couple relations, love and romance, interracial relations, children, american indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse ranch, horse, farm, family, wild horse, family relations, small town, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, grandfather ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, new york
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The Waltons (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain, and a 1963 film of the same name. The show is centered on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere
Plot: large family, family relations, americana, great depression, fighting illness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, aging, wedding, mountain, desire, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa
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All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, small town, death of husband, family problems, life turned upside down, starting over, single parent, society, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
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The Sound of the Spirit (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Beautiful and precocious Rivka is a twelve-year-old Jewish girl who believes in Jesus. She and her father attend a Messianic Jewish congregation in their community. But when her father suddenly dies, Rivka's life changes forever. She ends up ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, christian film
Plot: society, family relations, love and romance, youth, culture clash, religions or cults, social relations, fall in love, coming of age, religion, jewish, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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28%
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Family (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Family is an American television drama series that aired on ABC from 1976 to 1980. Creative control of the show was split among executive producers Leonard Goldberg, Aaron Spelling and Mike Nichols. A total of 86 episodes were produced.
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, graduation, fall in love, family life, school, youth, life is a bitch, buddies, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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28%
The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, small town, family relations, church, family life, human nature, society, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lincoln Heights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood. It is a ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: homecoming, workplace, family relations, african american, parents and children, love and romance, siblings relations, family values, new job, marital problem, high school student, black family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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28%
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Life Goes On (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life Goes On is a television series that aired on ABC from September 12, 1989, to May 23, 1993. The show centers on the Thatcher family living in suburban Chicago: Drew, his wife Elizabeth, and their children Paige, Rebecca, and Charles, who is ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, contemplative
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, misfit, protective parent, parents and children, americana, teenage life, family life, mentally challenged, young lovers, youth, living with parents, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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28%
A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, hopes, youth, self discovery, farm, poverty, bittersweet, social relations, small town life, countryside, small town ...
Time: 50s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, judge, legal, parents and children, starting over, love and romance, couples, living with parents, courtroom drama, single mother, female judge, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: rich and poor, world war one, couples, power relations, family relations, love triangle, love affair, social differences, working class, love and romance, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1914
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Party of Five (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Following his parents' tragic death, 24-year-old Charlie Salinger is back at home – and in over his head – as his siblings' legal guardian. Together, Charlie, 16-year-old Bailey, 15-year-old Julia and 11-year-old Claudia share the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, gloomy
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, orphan, siblings relations, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, coming of age, dealing with death, sibling relationship, child care, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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26%
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, sincere, touching, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: orphan, friendship, teen romance, small town, family relations, child's point of view, school, children's home, parents and children, adventure, teenage life, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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26%
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Promised Land (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Promised Land is an American drama series which aired on CBS from 1996 to 1999. It is a spin-off from another series, Touched by an Angel.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: society, hopes, follow your dream, family life, unemployment, on the road, human nature, social relations, family relations, good deed, aunt nephew relationship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Summer's End (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, touching
Plot: friendship, small town, interracial relations, racism, society, youth, hopes, small town life, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: family relations, small town, small town life, doctor, dysfunctional family, single father, parents and children, family problems, bittersweet, crush, fall in love, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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25%
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Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, couples, remarry, teenage life, couple relations, parents and children, looking for love, siblings relations, family life, family, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: homeless, teacher, changing lives, power relations, teachers and students, idealism, society, youth, hopes, dedication, school, new job ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: usa, new mexico, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Sister, Sister (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heated confrontations and revelations result when a divorcee returns with her young son to the home of her two sisters.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, small town, family problems, life turned upside down, favoritism among siblings, money raising, disorder, couples, disagreement, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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25%
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Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere
Plot: farm, sugarcane, life turned upside down, family relations, power relations, parents and children, interracial relations, society, social relations, single parent, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Our Town (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Our Town is a three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It is a character story about an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted through their everyday lives. Using metatheatrical devices, Wilder sets the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: small town, family relations, americana, family life, small town life, bittersweet, family problems, couples, social relations, romance, love and romance, ghost ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family relations, rise to the top, blind ambition, gangsters, immigrants, hopes, society, ambition, power relations, boxing, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, family life, parents and children, family relations, americana, small town, family, small town life, love and romance, social relations, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, kansas
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24%
When Calls The Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: teacher, upscale, small town, lifestyle change, character change, christianity, social relations, instructor, female protagonist, power relations, diary, belief ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
When Calls the Heart (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elizabeth Thatcher, a cultured young teacher in 1910, fears leaving her comfortable world in the city. But when she accepts a teaching position in a frontier town, she finds new purpose and love with a handsome Royal Canadian Mountie.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: small town, teacher, ambition, workplace situations, disorder, power relations, workplace, misfit, hopes, love and romance, americana, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The River Within (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jason returns home to get away while he studies for the upcoming bar exam. After visiting his oldest friend, a "coulda-been-girlfriend" who is now engaged, and a pushy preacher, his easygoing summer becomes filled with unwanted drama. Over ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: small town, couples, family relations, youth, society, self discovery, introspection, bittersweet, religions or cults, clergy, hopes, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Providence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, small town, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, living with parents, homecoming, small town life, looking for love, hometown ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: estate, family relations, rich and poor, power relations, misfit, rise to the top, mischievous children, family, youth, society, master and servant, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%