Movies and TV shows that are like Highway to Heaven

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Highway to Heaven
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: sentimental, serious, feel good, uplifting, touching, realistic
Plot: redemption, friendship, angel, parents and children, good deed, hopes, imaginary, partners, family relations, odd couple, unlikely partners, human nature, miraculous event, terminal illness, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, supernatural, friends, guardian angel, tongue in cheek, devil, afterlife, supernatural power, friendship between men, family life, gays and lesbians, outside help
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Rain Man
Drama
USA
133 min.
 8.0
Good Will Hunting
Drama
USA
126 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to Highway to Heaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, serious and realistic films and TV series with plots including redemption, hopes, mentor, storytelling, childhood, dialogue and runaway themes mostly in Drama, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Highway to Heaven: Mask (1985), Field of Dreams (1989), Stand and Deliver (1988), Rain Man (1988), Children of a Lesser God (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
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Mask
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, sad, uplifting, inspirational, sweet, compassionate, melancholic, dramatic, sincere, heartbreaking, feel good, depressing
Plot: disability, coming of age, single parent, childhood, courage, mentor, human spirit, unlikely friendships, teenager, friendship, life, hospital, parents and children, drinking, destiny, storytelling, tragedy, family, life philosophy, love, gangs, rocker, falling in love, runaway, coming-of-age, teenage love, life & death, bullying, transformation, school, camp, catastrophe, depression, dreams, culture clash, honest, physical appearance, relationships, prejudice, adolescence, motorcycle, blindness, loneliness, death, redemption, small town, dialogue, fight scenes, hopes, love and romance
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   84%
 
Field of Dreams
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, feel good, earnest, interesting, intense, sweet, clever, light, romantic, entertaining, uplifting, talky, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: baseball, redemption, sport, farm, father son relationship, ghost, single parent, hearing voices, mentor, destiny, regret, dreams, magic, love story, childhood, cornfield, follow your dream, family, underdog, father-son relationship, chase, happy ending, reconciliation, love, courage, dialogue, obsessive quest, mythology, recluse, road trip, doctor, small town, life philosophy, storytelling, transformation, human spirit, catastrophe, doctors, life & death, beautiful scenery, magic realism, sacrifice, idealism, football, alternate reality, adaptation, honest, ghosts, fantasy world, life
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iowa, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   82%
 
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Stand and Deliver
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: realistic, inspirational, sentimental, thought provoking, serious, touching, sincere, dramatic, feel good, interesting, entertaining, earnest, gloomy, rough, harsh, talky, intense, uplifting, suspense
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, mathematics, idealism, fighting the system, dedicated educator, school, mentor, underdog, hardcase students, childhood, runaway, friendship, unlikely friendships, redemption, survival, sacrifice, prejudice, urban, destiny, mexican american, education, storytelling, corruption, life philosophy, college, honest, fantasy world, segregation, dialogue, catastrophe, high school teacher, teachers and students, transformation, chase, bullying, hospital, race, homeless, stereotypes, courage, urban ghetto, high school life, gangs, small town, adolescence, life, culture clash, happy ending, classic car
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 421K
Rain Man
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental, feel good, dramatic, serious, road movie, heartbreaking, interesting, reflective, intense, captivating, earnest, uplifting, cerebral, clever, inspirational, compassionate, sad, sincere
Plot: autism, redemption, on the road, mentally challenged, disability, road trip, greed, brothers, mentor, mental illness, storytelling, character study, manipulation, psychology, mathematics, honest, unlikely friendships, friendship, depression, destiny, classic car, genius, life philosophy, loneliness, tragedy, justice, catastrophe, relationships, yuppie, dialogue, siblings relations, childhood, runaway, transformation, life, car dealer, convertible, travel, culture clash, courage, corruption, survival, psychiatry, business, life & death, egocentrism, psychiatrist, hopes, misfit, family relations
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, california, los angeles, missouri, usa, texas, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   89%
 
Children of a Lesser God
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, romantic, captivating, sentimental, earnest, dramatic, uplifting, heartbreaking, inspirational, interesting, intellectual, compassionate, sweet, melancholic, talky, clever, sincere, sad, feel good, breathtaking, witty, sexy
Plot: disability, romance, love story, mute or deaf, relationships, loneliness, mentor, unlikely friendships, friendship, honest, teacher, couple relations, childhood, god, love, courage, culture clash, small town, destiny, school, storytelling, beautiful scenery, sign language, catastrophe, life philosophy, women, dialogue, redemption, man-woman relation, deaf, hopes, idealism, happy ending, secrets, runaway, prejudice, love and romance, art, alone in the world, psychiatry, misfit, society, couples, opposites attract, introspection, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, deafness, communication problem, troubled past
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   71%
 
Stolen Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, earnest, feel good, sincere, inspirational, interesting, talky, dramatic
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, catholicism, judaism, religion, irish, jews, jewish, school, god, terminal illness, mentor, reality tv, destiny, islam, parents and children, suburbs, jesus, christianity, religions or cults, family drama, catastrophe, society, dialogue, redemption, children, atheism, death, nudity (topless - notable), friends, culture clash, storytelling, coming of age, christian, prejudice, vengeance, natural disaster, clergy, secrets, family, space opera, love story, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, contests and competitions, runaway, parenthood, sacrifice, spelling bee, alone in the world
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 1930s, year 1976
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   80%
 
Touched by an Angel
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, uplifting, inspirational
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family, destiny, miraculous event, angel, good deed, religions or cults, hopes, imaginary, supernatural, human spirit, working undercover, society, philosophy, religion, revelation, truth, spirituality, message, employer employee relationship, faith, friend, friendship
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   77%
 
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 7.0
 29K
The Rookie
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, entertaining, earnest, sincere, dramatic, light, sweet, uplifting, interesting, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, baseball, underdog, sport, father son relationship, athlete's life, rags to riches, mentor, dreams, football, childhood, foul language, destiny, children, chase, courage, follow your dream, high school, redemption, catastrophe, small town, science, teacher, parent child relationship, happy ending, father-son relationship, athlete and trainer, runaway, kids and family, transformation, life philosophy, dialogue, against the odds, love story, culture clash, ambition, storytelling, radio, natural disaster, adaptation, life, hopes, honest, basketball, alter ego, classic car, police investigation, family relations, power relations, contests and competitions
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   75%
 
Tender Mercies
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, melancholic, reflective, dramatic, bleak, road movie, talky, harsh, sincere, scenic, atmospheric, earnest, meditative
Plot: redemption, music, country, musician's life, character study, self discovery, drinking, mentor, music business, starting over, life philosophy, existentialism, life, storytelling, runaway, honest, tragedy, culture clash, loneliness, guitar, country music, divorce, life & death, small town, gunfight, country singer, romance, relationships, childhood, transformation, religion, depression, dialogue, crime gone awry, greed, couple relations, catastrophe, parenthood, guilt, sacrifice, unlikely friendships, betrayal, friendship, family drama, artists and showbiz, beautiful scenery, destiny, hopes, love and romance, couples
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   82%
 
Finding Forrester
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, serious, inspirational, dramatic, sincere, realistic, interesting, intellectual, compassionate, earnest, feel good, clever, cerebral, basketball movie, intense
Plot: mentor, friendship, writer's life, high school, literature, writing, dedicated educator, writers, school, unlikely friendships, basketball, prodigy, teacher, life philosophy, urban, destiny, coming of age, internet, stereotypes, redemption, storytelling, creativity, dialogue, mathematics, prejudice, character study, private school, plagiarism, catastrophe, childhood, cancer, corruption, foul language, underdog, courage, runaway, unsociability, becoming an adult, scholarship, manuscript, idol, sibling relationship, poetry, father figure, professor, justice, drinking, follow your dream, honest, secrets
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, scotland, boston, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   62%
 
Love & Basketball
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: touching, serious, romantic, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, sexy, sweet, exciting, inspirational, talky, light, melancholic, intense, basketball movie, entertaining, fairy tale, suspense
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: basketball, romance, sport, love story, multiple storylines, love, athlete's life, friendship, relationships, young lovers, college, hip hop, high school, women, high school sports, lovers, teaching the ways of the world, urban, football, lovers reunited, mentor, true love, catastrophe, happy ending, marriage, childhood, transformation, infidelity, dialogue, culture clash, stereotypes, betrayal, family, sacrifice, beautiful scenery, fall in love, destiny, life philosophy, brutality, honest, hopes, interracial romance, storytelling, unlikely friendships, twists & turns, lone hero, chase, love and romance, adaptation, drinking
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1993
Place: california, usa, los angeles, barcelona spain, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   66%
 
Coal Miner's Daughter
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, dramatic, road movie, earnest, uplifting, factual, sincere, inspirational, harsh, sweet, talky, melancholic, feel good, light, entertaining, suspense
Plot: music, rags to riches, country, musician's life, mentor, rising to stardom, poverty, unlikely friendships, runaway, dreams, life, childhood, music business, friendship, couple relations, coal mining, coal, journey shown on map, country music, honest, destiny, redemption, female friendship, ambition, culture clash, catastrophe, drinking, family, road trip, character study, hopes, life & death, death, brothers, adaptation, love and romance, storytelling, transformation, crime gone awry, aging, life philosophy, drug addiction, dialogue, creativity, brutality, classic car, mining, couples, family problems, artists and showbiz
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
 7.8
 71K
October Sky
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, inspirational, serious, dramatic, earnest, exciting, emotional, reflective, interesting, compassionate, uplifting, intense, harsh, suspense
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: small town, teacher, family, coming of age, father son relationship, nasa, mining, space program, science, dreams, mentor, buddies, space travel, courage, destiny, childhood, rags to riches, follow your dream, storytelling, father-son relationship, friendship, period piece, unlikely friendships, family drama, underdog, coming-of-age, runaway, satellite, creativity, catastrophe, idealism, life philosophy, happy ending, chase, redemption, foul language, parents and children, transformation, sacrifice, first contact, survival, coal mine, rocket, student, hospital, children, culture clash, life, terminal illness, parent child relationship
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
Place: west virginia, usa, mine, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
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The Trip to Bountiful
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, melancholic, realistic, dramatic, reflective, sad, intense, earnest, harsh, sincere, depressing, talky, inspirational
Plot: small town, bus, redemption, human nature, road trip, loneliness, self discovery, childhood, aging, drinking, mentor, depression, segregation, culture clash, parents and children, courage, escape, unlikely friendships, idealism, beautiful scenery, friendship, storytelling, solitude, senior citizen, memory, runaway, life & death, hopes, women, catastrophe, tragedy, race issues, wartime, destiny, love and romance, family, period piece, character study, prejudice, family drama, family bonds, gunfight, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), poverty, dysfunctional family, life, eccentricity, relationships, life philosophy
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
The Lords of Flatbush
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, harsh, road movie, intense, stylized, melancholic, talky, bad ending, interesting, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, buddies, motorcycle, high school, dialogue, gangs, coming-of-age, adolescence, human nature, unlikely friendships, self discovery, mentor, violence, pornography, lone hero, storytelling, drinking, stereotypes, character study, runaway, catastrophe, parents and children, brutality, life philosophy, male nudity, virginity, memory, childhood, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, culture clash, youth, existentialism, fight scenes, solitude, school, redemption, revenge, loneliness, bullying, justice, corruption, chase, depression, adaptation, honest, nerds, life
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, 1950s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 6.4
 401
Da
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good
Plot: golden years, single parent, dealing with death, human nature, parents and children, tragic love, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, family life, ghost, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, reunion, elderly, hopes, love and romance, father son relationship
Time: 80s
Place: europe, ireland, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
Christmas on Division Street
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, captivating, touching
Plot: friendship, human spirit, redemption, homeless man, christmas, library, friends, odd couple, social differences, down on your luck, hopes, society, youth, social services, male male hug, saxophonist, new school, holiday season, beaten up, visiting a grave, male tears, boys' school, teenage son, polaroid photograph, social worker, cookie, schoolboy, school bully, bum, sneaking out, newborn baby, hospital visit, drunkard, cold weather, old man, dead man, high school student, christmas season, homelessness, death of friend, 14 year old, intergenerational friendship, beating, news report, teenager, job interview, robbery, teenage boy, man with glasses, vietnam veteran
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
The Trip to Bountiful
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, uplifting
Plot: on the road, golden years, getting home, elderly, hopes, obsessive quest, redemption, parents and children, escapades, family relations, daughter in law, bus trip, bus stop, childhood home, old age, abandoned house, handkerchief, woman crying, journey, segregation, hymn, mother in law daughter in law relationship, homecoming, bus station, african american woman, regret, death of friend, car, loss of friend, old woman, crying woman, bench, memory, widow, sheriff, monologue, argument, bus, escape, small town, suitcase, fainting, female protagonist, singing, mother son relationship, in-laws
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
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 6.3
 3K
Two Bits
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky, harsh, melancholic, cerebral, compassionate, satirical, futuristic
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, homeless, life & death, friendship, mentor, coming-of-age, fantasy world, poker, parents and children, weapons, obsession, technology, storytelling, parallel universe, dreams, solitude, childhood, adolescence, rich and poor, gangsters, catastrophe, teenage life, depression, dialogue, runaway, fight scenes, bullying, transformation, teleportation, vengeance, youth, oil, environment, betrayal, lone hero, family relations, adaptation, life philosophy, parenthood, male nudity, children, doctors, race issues, god, haunted by the past, internet, death, first contact, writers
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: philadelphia, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   62%
 
 6.8
 7K
The Champ
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, intense, touching, sincere, sexy, interesting, clever, stylized, earnest, bad ending, idiotic
Plot: sport, underdog, athlete's life, on the road, single parent, redemption, mentor, love, death, justice, boxer, destiny, pornography, family, boxing match, son, father, revenge, contests and competitions, dialogue, boxing, chase, catastrophe, vengeance, storytelling, life philosophy, happy ending, follow your dream, lone hero, culture clash, childhood, natural disaster, dysfunctional family, life & death, human spirit, brutality, adaptation, dark hero, runaway, family drama, greed, classic car, relationships, athlete and trainer, stereotypes, twists & turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), fantasy world, police investigation, love story
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
 7.5
 47K
Rudy
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, uplifting, serious, realistic, factual, dramatic, sincere, earnest, feel good, exciting, emotional, interesting, entertaining, captivating, light, football movie, motivational, romantic, intense
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, college, sport, football, athlete's life, mentor, dreams, courage, destiny, university, childhood, happy ending, follow your dream, transformation, college life, american football, redemption, life, human spirit, chase, life philosophy, catastrophe, storytelling, rags to riches, fight scenes, family, sacrifice, runaway, high school, creativity, radio, life & death, honest, unlikely friendships, friendship, ambition, race, against the odds, teacher, adaptation, justice, love story, dialogue, alter ego, soccer, culture clash, fantasy world, doctors, vengeance, hopes
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   72%
 
A Hobo's Christmas
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family gatherings, family, reunion, homelessness, christmas, estrangement, family relations, hopes, family problems, holiday season, father son estrangement, cold weather, salesman, single parent, reconciliation, drifter, estranged father, christmas party, christmas present, christmas eve, pet dog, widower, piano, puppy, grandfather, police station, cooking, crying man, christmas tree, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
Good Will Hunting
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, intellectual, dramatic, philosophical, sentimental, touching, serious, cerebral, inspirational, earnest, interesting, reflective, feel good, clever, intense, talky, captivating, uplifting, sincere, gloomy, motivational, compassionate, heartbreaking
Audience: date night
Plot: genius, mathematics, prodigy, character study, life philosophy, existentialism, harvard, teachers and students, rags to riches, complex characters, mathematician, university, professor, unlikely friendships, philosophy, psychology, life, destiny, human relationship, underdog, love, redemption, mentor, dedicated educator, coming of age, friendship, foul language, storytelling, dialogue driven, ambition, psychiatry, loneliness, honest, dialogue, childhood, love story, drinking, courage, relationships, writing, janitor, literature, hunting, idealism, happy ending, corruption, psychologist, human spirit, baseball, courtroom
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   47%
 
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 7.2
 147K
The Karate Kid
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, realistic, feel good, captivating, uplifting, intense
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, underdog, coming of age, family, teenager, kids and family, mentor, friendship, bullying, childhood, karate, unlikely friendships, good versus evil, adolescence, fight scenes, coming-of-age, destiny, school, chase, children, kung fu, runaway, sport, human spirit, culture clash, adventure, teacher, teachers and students, gangs, high school, egg, motorcycle, cheerleader, revenge, violence, nerds, flat, mentor protege relationship, teaching the ways of the world, brutality, storytelling, vengeance, ninja, stereotypes, fantasy world, alter ego, transformation, lone hero, catastrophe, honest
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
 7.8
 38K
In America
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, heartbreaking, dramatic, serious, interesting, intense, sweet, sad, melancholic, earnest, talky, light, clever, harsh, depressing, reflective, sincere, bleak, cerebral
Plot: immigrants, redemption, irish, dealing with death, storytelling, tragedy, death, hospital, life & death, childhood, children, family, family drama, parenthood, depression, relationships, life, urban, starting over, runaway, guilt, culture clash, secrets, survival, manipulation, magic realism, destiny, sisters, mentor, unlikely friendships, vengeance, beautiful scenery, stereotypes, friendship, dysfunctional family, loneliness, coming of age, honest, home renovation, halloween costume, dialogue, ice cream parlor, family life, hopes, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, down on your luck, family in crisis
Time: 20th century, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, ireland, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
 7.2
 104K
Pay It Forward
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, inspirational, bad ending, realistic, surprise ending, sad, uplifting, dramatic, twist ending, intellectual, interesting, cerebral, earnest, motivational, intense, heartbreaking
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teacher, drugs/alcohol, single parent, homeless, destiny, mentor, happy ending, disfigurement, life philosophy, catastrophe, good deed, junior high school, burn injury, child's point of view, parents and children, alone in the world, sacrifice, first contact, storytelling, injustice, life, love story, natural disaster, school, stereotypes, exotic dancer, manipulation, redemption, survival, utopia, creativity, dialogue, death, society, transformation, greed, childhood, writers, youth, justice, tragedy, honest, fantasy world, family relations, prejudice, life & death, humanity, underdog, human nature, teachers and students
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
Akeelah and the Bee
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious, feel good, inspirational, uplifting, sweet, earnest, dramatic, entertaining, light, interesting, intense
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: spelling bee, mentor, dedicated educator, courage, underdog, friendship, happy ending, kids and family, children, competition, spelling, contests and competitions, urban, unlikely friendships, childhood, family, family drama, teacher, father daughter relationship, stereotypes, runaway, elementary school, human spirit, redemption, culture clash, prejudice, foul language, coming of age, destiny, catastrophe, black people, school, parents and children, storytelling, race issues, segregation, honest, teachers and students, bullying, dialogue, women, against the odds, relationships, rivalry, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, secrets, hopes, pornography, love story
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
 8.1
 440K
Rocky
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, inspirational, intense, captivating, earnest, dramatic, reflective, interesting, emotional, uplifting, sincere, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, athlete's life, rags to riches, mentor, courage, honest, sport, friendship, fight scenes, training, redemption, destiny, love story, childhood, boxing match, boxer, unlikely friendships, dialogue, dreams, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, character study, visceral, romance, transformation, chase, life, storytelling, loneliness, follow your dream, life philosophy, drinking, world champion, fight, violence, shark, violent, runaway, fighting the system, gunfight, athlete and trainer, sacrifice, dark hero, love of one's life, transporter, lovers, amateur, publicity, victory
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 

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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, emotional, dramatic, uplifting, earnest, compassionate, interesting, atmospheric, intense, suspense, romantic, gloomy, talky, inspirational, scenic
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System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, clever, serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, reflective, melancholic, bleak, intellectual, cerebral, intense, atmospheric, dramatic, emotional, stylized, enigmatic, philosophical, witty, interesting, light
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, loneliness, relationships, love, dialogue, betrayal, adultery, secrets, writers, friendship, gangsters, couples, life philosophy, family problems, pornography, catastrophe, existentialism, justice, guilt, mentor, family relations, depression, adaptation, brutality, childhood, friends, unlikely friendships, farce, dialogue driven, human nature, vengeance, runaway, couple relations, redemption, lone hero, hotel, character study, marriage, culture clash, first contact, obsession, family, fantasy world, solitude, storytelling, siblings relations, police investigation, memory, greed
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
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