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Screen Door Jesus (2003)
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Screen Door Jesus (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A vision of Jesus sighted on the screen door of Mother Harper's front porch sparks misadventures as the media and crowds gather around the phenomenon and the townsfolk start to take sides. As more people flock to the door, some for guidance, some for healing and some for pure entertainment, the pressure on this sleepy town starts to build. From the wanton Mayor to the scheming town seductress; from the white banker to the desperate black rough neck who seeks his help; from the security guard with all the answers to the hoards gathering with nothing but questions, there's something boiling under this town and only one thing is certain: no one will escape the apocalyptic results unchanged.
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, contemplative
Plot: society, social relations, friendship, religions or cults, interracial relations, human nature, small town life, small town, bittersweet, religion, racism, preacher, miraculous event, hopes, escape, profanity, prayer, white panties, panties
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to Screen Door Jesus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about social relations, small town, small town life, society, friendship, hopes and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Screen Door Jesus: OMG: Oh My God! (2012), The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), The Salesman (2011), With Friends Like These (2007), Sudie and Simpson (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: against the odds, down on your luck, religions or cults, supernatural, hopes, righting the wronged, social relations, legal action, earthquake, media, satire, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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67%
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, captivating, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: small town, ethnic conflict, village life, small town life, politics, racial tension, farm, police, racism, water, justice, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, texas, england, mexico
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34%
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The Salesman (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: With an enthralling central performance by Gilbert Sicotte, this masterful debut feature examines the life of the top car salesman in a fading Quebec town as events challenge the 67-year-old’s sense of identity and the meaning of life at the most ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, aging, working class, workplace situations, society, retiring, social relations, bittersweet, small town, elderly, small town life, humble
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Black Kelly gets back from New York, she discovers that more has changed than just her hair color while she's been away. Frederic found himself a girlfriend and plans to move. Kurt and Blonde Kelly live together with their one-year-old ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, best friends, youth, friends, homecoming, bittersweet, snobbism, social relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), twentysomething life, high school friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, false accusation, small town, friendship, family relations, social relations, friends, injustice, life is a bitch, society, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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31%
Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, friends, self discovery, friendship, hopes, rise to the top, family relations, destiny, human nature, redemption, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, miraculous event, cons and scams, parents and children, dishonesty, society, youth, hopes, overnight success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
God Is Brazilian (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job, however, during His mission, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, society, miraculous event, hopes, human nature, chosen one, faith, religion, religions or cults, unlikely partners, catholicism ...
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Sedona (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soul-searching comedic adventure set among famous red rocks and vortexes of Sedona, Arizona, visitors to the mystical town encounter eccentric characters and a series of calamities that lead them to unexpected miracles.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: travel, self discovery, couples, small town, social relations, bad luck, adventure, society, miraculous event, friendship, small town life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Rising Place (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, life is a bitch, human nature, parents and children, friendship, social differences, interracial relations, society, working class, feminism, family life, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Oh Happy Day (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah (Lotte Andersen) is a housewife in a village Zealand, where she is married to the sad Carsten (Mikael Birkkjær). She sings in the mammal church choir along with his outspoken sister (Ditte Gråbøl). A choirmaster in transit - the black ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: church, romance, clergy, lifestyle, social relations, unfulfillment, small town, choir, gospel, interracial relations, preacher, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Looking for Miguel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy Columbian politician blinded by his own privilege is forced to walk a mile in the shoes of the people he despises most after falling victim to a violent attack and subsequently losing his memory. Miguel was a man of fine stock, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, life turned upside down, starting over, social differences, redemption, friendship, memory loss, social relations, life is a bitch, society, hopes, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, family relations, overnight success, society, youth, love and romance, hopes, getting home, juvenile delinquency, fall in love, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, alcohol abuse, family relations, vacation, single parent, redemption, hopes, disability, misfit, artists and showbiz, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeful fired employee, obnoxious boss, crimes, social misfits, confined, mentally unstable, vengeance, rivalry, friendship, restaurant, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Brother White (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Synopsis James White (White) is one of dozens of associate pastors at a mega church in Southern California under the tutelage of television evangelist Johnny Kingman (Wise). He always longed to have his own church and jumps at the opportunity to ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: church, pastor, fish out of water, human spirit, clergy, hopes, society, save the day, social relations, religions or cults, fund raising, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Julian Po (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: small town, social relations, friends, dark humor, clergy, society, misfit, dealing with death, on the road, small town life, human nature, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, love triangle, friendship, family relations, human nature, working class, fall in love, youth, society, grownups ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, teenage love, teenage life, social relations, youth, fall in love, family, society, coming of age, americana ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, friends, social relations, family relations, graduation, teenage life, small town life, americana, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Father Jonathan Keene - a cold, impatient Catholic priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to do what he does best: shut down a dying parish...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, contemplative
Plot: redemption, christmas, priest, society, self discovery, introspection, clergy, church, small town, cause and meaning, religions or cults, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Just a Dream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film crew arrives in a small town in Nevada desert. Ends up changing the life of a 12-year-old kid and a friend of his, a movie lover.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: desert, filmmaking, friends, friendship, social relations, family relations, youth, interracial relations, family life, obsession, coming of age, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, friendship, best friends, introspection, looking for love, human nature, on the road, hopes, parents and children, family business, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, hopes, overnight success, religions or cults, small town, jesus, dishonesty, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex talk, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, society, clergy, hopes, family life, human nature, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Good Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a mostly normal young man who makes the most out of fitting in when he obviously doesn't.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: small town, small town life, fish out of water, family problems, hopes, introspection, working class, dysfunctional family, teenage life, social relations, sport team, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
No Looking Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, love triangle, friendship, waitress, old love, working class, romance, couples, social relations, friends, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Abraxas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Former punk rocker Jonen, now a Buddhist priest, seems to have lost the meaning of his life. His manic depression handicaps him further. Music seems to be the only solution for him to exorcise his demons, against all obstacles and sound volume ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, society, musician's life, self discovery, introspection, hopes, follow your dream, unfulfillment, bittersweet, small town, rock, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, small town, funeral, homecoming, introspection, unfulfillment, social relations, estrangement, death of father, high school friends, dull life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%