Movies like Miracle in the Woods

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Miracle in the Woods (1997)
 6.6
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Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the other hand, wants to keep the property in family. They soon discover that it's not abandoned. Old lady, Lilly Cooper has been living there for many years and doesn't want to leave the house, at least, not as long as she can meet her son.
Plot: hospital, secret, sibling relationship, cat, forest, sister sister relationship, african american, funeral, mother daughter relationship, deep south, brother brother relationship

Most similar movies to Miracle in the Woods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and touching films with plots about hospital, mother daughter relationship, secret, sister sister relationship, doctor, family relations and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Miracle in the Woods: One Take (1998), Big Big World (2016), Heartbeats (2009), Secrets (1995), Deceitful Storm (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 30
One Take (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life is a one take proposition. In ONE TAKE, Kevin never stopped loving Jessie even though she left him years ago and is reported to be dead. When Kevin, out-of-the-blue, receives a card in the mail - an old photo of the two of them with a ...
Plot: forest, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Big Big World (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ali and Zuhal take their first step out of the orphanage into this big world committing a crime. It becomes impossible for them to live amongst people now, and the forest they take shelter in becomes a desert island for them. A boy and a girl that ...
Plot: taxi, motorcycle, forest, hospital, attack, taxi driver, orphan, magic realism, hugging, goat, crying, bleeding
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 265
Heartbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Encounter". Seven stories of women. Occasionally intersecting with each other in everyday situations. Parallel episodes of hope and abandonment, addiction and infidelity, but also friendship and trust.
Plot: female director, husband wife relationship, nurse, marital problem, immigrants, working life, unfaithful husband, family relations, adultery, discrimination, choice, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 64
Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: family secret, church, secret, troubled teen, family secrets, choir, teenage girl
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Deceitful Storm (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When businessman David Morgan (Stefan Sims) embarks on an adulterous affair, his wife, Rena (Karyn Lewis), must decide whether his infidelity is the last straw in a relationship marred by years of neglect and emotional abuse. If she tries to mend ...
Plot: black cast, church, hospital, businessman, african american, college, basketball, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 220
Withered Green (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a traditional and conservative young woman, Iman, has to take care of her younger sister, Noha. When her sibling is faced with a marriage proposal, Iman has to ask her uncles to meet the groom and his family, as ...
Plot: cactus, train, tampon, black cat, turtle, menopause, sister sister relationship, tradition, doctor, cat, uncle, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 150
Soleil battant (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gabriel and Iris head back to their family holiday home in Portugal with their daughters Emma and Zoé, a couple of adorable six-year-old twins, for a vacation. In the heart of the sun-drenched countryside, as the little ones swim and laugh, the ...
Plot: secret, vacation, identical twins, female director, family secret, little girl, teddy bear, husband wife relationship, twin sisters, grave, bare breasts, photograph ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Child's Cry for Help (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A recently widowed doctor moves with her daughter to start at a new hospital. While there a loving mother brings her son in for treatment. The doctor suspects that there is something wrong, and theorizes that the mother is deliberately making her ...
Plot: poison, police, mother daughter relationship, robbery, court, hospital, lawsuit, self doubt, egocentrism, self centeredness, doctor, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Angel in the Family (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sarah Bishop and her estranged sister Beth are reunited after their father Buddy suffers a mild stroke. Buddy, who's never accepted the loss of his wife Lorraine, wants only one thing-to return home for Christmas. With sweet memories of a life ...
Plot: christmas, love, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, miraculous event
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Mother's Justice (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl named Debbie is attacked by a bus stop one evening and is blindfolded and raped. Her mother, Lila, who is consumed with guilt is determined to catch the rapist...
Plot: bait, rape, revenge, mother daughter relationship, guilt, victim, obsession, rapist, rape victim
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Bixler and Amanda Nelson have known each other for several years and lead successful and seemingly functional families. However, their friendship is ripped to shreds and their families shattered when the husband of one of the women has an ...
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, lawyer, female protagonist, adultery, marital problem, unfaithful husband, mother daughter relationship, attorney, supermarket, law firm, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 262
After Jimmy (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: This is a story of Jimmy, a high school senior, who is struggling with his school life, family pressures, future choices. When it becomes too much, Jimmy kills himself.
Plot: birthday party, funeral, cemetery, support group, group therapy, teenager, suicide, grief, church service, handgun, pistol, mourning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: family reunited, family relations, secret, dysfunctional family, family conflict, love, father son relationship, family tragedy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, family gatherings ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Having Babies III (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Julie Farr presides over three impending births and cannot help but get involved in the lives of her troubled patients.
Plot: hospital, pregnant, pregnant wife, newborn baby, pregnancy, pregnant woman, childbirth, maternity ward, birth, expectant father, gynecologist, female doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
When Friendship Kills (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two friends keep their vomiting a secret until one friend almost dies.
Plot: anorexia, eating disorder, lost child, blood, chaos, secret, hospital, vomiting, disability, teenager, desire, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 1K
Snapshots (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rose spends her days fishing near the beautiful lake house she’s called home for 50 years. She’s not getting any younger and her daughter Patti worries about Rose being all alone, but the stubborn matriarch will not sell. There are memories here ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lgbt, mother daughter relationship, lake, lake house, secret, flashback sequence, fishing, lesbian kiss
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 285
Vacation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: All summer long, a group of people circumnavigate each other. A group of people who are so close and yet so alienated from one another. Their isolated holiday home is the site for a resurgence of smouldering conflicts and lifelong illusions that ...
Plot: forest, mother daughter relationship, marriage, family life, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, summer, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 703
The Caretakers (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie chronicles the trials of the mentally ill and their care-givers in an over-crowded ward of a hospital.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: hospital, mental institution, prodigy, juvenile delinquency, unfulfillment, mental illness, doctors and patients, terminal illness, human spirit, prison, martial arts, showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: domineering mother, absent parent, anxiety, overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, theatre play, family relations, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 673
Night Comes On (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Angel LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, she embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister that could destroy their future.
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: foster home, sister sister relationship, release from prison, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, estranged father, haunted by the past, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, african american, birthday, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Incomplete Eclipse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marta (Lucie Patikova) was blinded in an accident brought on by her careless and indulgent younger sister. Now in a school for the blind, Marta keeps up her hope that she will one day see again, mainly because her mother - out of good intentions - ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: doctor, psychologist, prank, scientist, concert, teenage girl, crying, flashback, audio cassette, rehabilitation, photographer, therapy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A House Divided (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the terrible Civil War which has devastated the South, Amanda America Dixon returns home to find she has become the sole heir to a vast cotton plantation. But the dreadful secret which has blighted her life threatens to deprive ...
Plot: secret, court, rape, courtroom, lawyer, african american, lust, white male black female relationship, social injustice, grandmother, biracial, racial prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The New Interns (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: rape, hospital, injury, lovers, married couple, stretcher, surgery, operating room, nurse, doctor, soap, dancing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.0
 167
Mia's Father (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mia Williams, raised on the family Bed & Breakfast by Sara, a loving single mom grows up believing her father was lost, M.I.A., in the Gulf War. A tragic accident results in the sudden death of Sara and Mia finds herself alone to care for ...
Plot: guest, library, hospital, death of mother, cafe, funeral, single mother, grief, bed and breakfast, bartender, missing, newspaper article ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mujeres de nadie (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Mujeres de nadie (Nobody's Women) is an Argentine telenovela produced by Pol-ka and broadcast by El Trece from May 10, 2007, to November 17, 2008
Plot: hospital, nurse, abusive husband, sibling relationship, suicide attempt, love triangle, romantic rivalry, attempted murder, domestic violence, extramarital affair, assassin, alcohol abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 27
Normal (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A young woman's birthright hides a dark secret.
Plot: secret, sex scene, art, monster
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 379
Top Hearts! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman (Karin Viard) in the fourth month of her first pregnancy fights to save the baby while being treated for breast cancer.
Plot: pregnant woman, hospital, breast cancer, hopes, female director, shaved head, cancer, pregnancy
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Plot: lgbt, gay couple, childhood friend, hollywood, childhood friends, engaged couple, wedding, argument, secret, marriage, gay, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 577
Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: eating disorder, self harm, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental institution, obsession, parents and children, mental illness, physical appearance, family problems, life is a bitch, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 8K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, murder, small town, family relations, prophecy, superstition, aunt niece relationship, tavern, all black cast, curse, incest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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