Movies like The Awakening 1995

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The Awakening (1995)
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The Awakening (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sara lives in a small town where everybody knows everybody and her life is an open book. Left with the care of her family home, she has trouble meeting the mortgage payments and her ex-boyfriend is the bank manager attempting to foreclose. When she takes in boarders to meet expenses, she unwittingly rents a room to an international criminal hiding out from a bounty hunter, John Flynn. When the bounty hunter shows up, the criminal takes a hike. Reluctantly admitting that he might need her help, Flynn agrees to make Sara a partner for half the bounty if they catch the missing man in time. What follows is a wild ride where Sara discovered that she is anything but boring and predictable.
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, house, bounty hunter, banker, piano, cooking, hairdresser, ex boyfriend, foreclosure, breaking and entering, intruder, corvette, singing, gun, onion

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Most similar movies to The Awakening

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, kiss, love, friendship, couples, love and romance and adultery mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Awakening: The Waiting Game (1998), A Season for Miracles (1999), The Inheritance (1997), Take Care (1991), Malady of Love (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Waiting Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The two friends Sarah and Amy runs an art gallery in a small town in New England. They share not only the art gallery, but also the longing for true love. Sarah's Uncle Lowell from Mexico pays a unexpected visit. This will be the start of an ...
Plot: train, deception, kidnapping, redhead, gallery, painting, party, computer, subterfuge, uncle niece relationship, undercover agent, intruder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Season for Miracles (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two wayward children and their protective aunt with the help of an angel. When a young woman's niece and nephew are threatened with foster care after her sister is hospitalized following yet ...
Style: serious, suspense, sincere, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, christmas, life is a bitch, miraculous event, drug abuse, family problems, hopes, police officer, social worker, desire, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: atlanta georgia, illinois, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Inheritance (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard her as one of their own. Years ago, Henry Hamilton saved Edith ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, social differences, opposites attract, feminism, teenage life, wooing, love affair, infidelity, adoption, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Take Care (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man just released from the army is making great dreams for his life. Finally he gets a job in a butcher's shop and gains the confidence of the owner. After the butcher's death he falls in love with his daughter but also has an ...
Plot: ambition, singer, love, death, dream, big city, hairdresser, swimmer, nightclub, cafe, desire, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Malady of Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Two physicians, one old and one young, fall in love with the same woman, Juliette, a quixotic hairdresser. First, she is with Raoul, the older one; then passion for Clément, the younger doctor, takes over. Raoul fights back, playing on ...
Plot: doctor, cancer, hairdresser, illness, male nudity, pubic hair
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Vanechka (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl dreaming to become an actress goes through hell with an orphan baby on her hands. The whole world seems to be against her. She meets the love of her life when there is no one to stand by her.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: adoption, car accident, life is a bitch, changing lives, social problems, family relations, love story, relationships, male female relationship, family problems, love affair, children's home ...
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas Everlasting (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas is fast approaching and years of long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey will be made partner after the New Year. However, when Alice, her older sister with special needs, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: holiday, love interest, homecoming, niece, small town, christmas, romance, love, family relations, couples, fall in love, old love ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maya (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows a 30-year-old man named Gabriel, a French war reporter who was taken to hostage in Syria and then heads to India after months in captivity.
Plot: dolphins, nudity (full frontal - brief), airplane, journalist, psychologist, hospital, cat, love, motorcycle accident, motorcycle, christmas present, newspaper ...
Time: year 2012
Place: india, mumbai india, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sweet Hostage (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: stockholm syndrome, forbidden love, kidnapping, mental institution, hostage, farm, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, romance, confined, love and romance, crimes, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Happy, beautiful and independent, Veronica enjoys being a mistress. No commitment, no strings and she never has to be vulnerable. She has carefully laid every brick in the walls of the fortress surrounding her heart. She's safe and having a ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Standard romantic melodrama from novelist Danielle Steele finds a couple embroiled in marital conflict with a nasty child-custody battle at its center.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, family problems, couples, family relations, kidnapping, family in crisis, parents and children, family life, custody, couple relations, pregnancy, missing person ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Little Women (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Style: melancholic, romantic, sentimental, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writers, sister sister relationship, love, women's rights, generosity, friendship, sibling relationship, sister, romance, jealousy, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, paris france, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Niagara, Niagara (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to ...
Style: touching, realistic, road movie, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: pharmacy, on the road, pharmacist, love and romance, couples, couple relations, mental illness, disability, social misfits, lovers on the run, male female relationship, doll ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new york state, toronto ontario canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Big Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
Style: witty, sincere, sentimental, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: immigrants, food, self discovery, human nature, restaurant, brother brother relationship, loan, chef, cooking, jazz, italian restaurant, car salesman ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teenager from an abusive household falls in love with a free-spirited runaway that leads him into the fast-lane lifestyle of drugs and addiction which threatens to destroy him.
Plot: drug addict, addiction, breaking and entering, adultery, stealing money, infidelity, drugs, heroine, overdose, rock concert, cheating wife, pretty girl ...
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After All (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ambitious news reporter refuses to let anything come between her and her dream of being an anchorwoman until a former lover she thought was out of her life returns.
Plot: male female relationship, television crew, corruption, cameraman, female reporter, television reporter, television, expose, reporter, apartment complex
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Threesome (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker (Stephen Collins) introduces a girlfriend (Deborah Raffin) to his buddy (Joel Higgins) from out of town, then regrets it.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: moving, breakup, stock broker, flashback, friendship, love triangle, intimacy, foot chase
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Floating (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, emotional, touching
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 80s
Place: boston, maine, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Grind (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a drag-racing, hard-luck parolee moves in with his brother in hopes of that ever-elusive fresh start in life, he's sure to be warm for the form of his brother's bored young wife. Things only get worse when he tries to turn a quick ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, family relations, nightshift, cheating on husband, insurance, hitchhiking, drag racing, couples, society, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
And a Nightingale Sang (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in working class Newcastle, the Stott family fight their private battles against the backdrop of the conflict of World War II. Helen Stott, over thirty and with a limp, is resigned to being left on the shelf until she meets and falls in love ...
Plot: shipyard, world war two, bomb shelter, letter, celebration, adultery, catholic church, broken heart, piano, air raid, marital problem, wedding dress ...
Place: dunkirk
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben Gold gets the break of his life as aspiring author, but must stay home with his kids, Luke and Madison, to make his 5 months deadline. His feminist wife, workaholic fashion executive Alex, selfishly decides to take in promising rebel designer ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: uplifting, sweet, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Ada (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: A popular but naive country singer is elected governor of a southern state and, once in office, decides to dismantle the corrupt political machine that got him elected. Director Daniel Mann's 1961 political drama stars Susan Hayward, Dean ...
Plot: politics, governor, scandal, gossip, politician, female politician, redheaded woman, husband wife relationship, political corruption, country singer
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Impossibly Yours (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mit seiner pedantischen und verklemmten Art trieb Leonhard (Tobias Moretti) einst seine Gattin Marlene (Barbara Auer) geradewegs in die Arme seines besten Freundes Jan (Ulrich Thomsen). Nur mit Mühe gelang es dem Trio danach, die gemeinsame ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, doctor, cheating wife, older man younger woman relationship, suicide, ex husband ex wife relationship, best friend, unfaithful husband, jealousy, adultery, female nudity, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Witching of Ben Wagner (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new family moves into town and their son, Ben, meets a mysterious girl named Regina, who is rumoured to be a witch.
Plot: mysterious girl, new student, magic, new school, father son relationship, school, friendship, basketball team, young love, lost, cafeteria, realtor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dirty Sexy Saint (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay Kincaid hates the nickname 'Saint', he got for being too kind to stray animals and desperate people. Especially when it comes to women. With a rough and damaged past that has left him jaded, he doesn't do committed relationships. ...
Style: erotic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: sexual attraction, sexual relations, couple relations, sex, erotic fantasy, relationships, couples, attempted seduction, seduction, male female relationship, romantic relationship, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A cook from Sri Lanke in Switzerland gets involved in international arms trading.
Plot: arms dealer, murder, cooking, interracial love relationship, chef, lesbian couple, kitchen, lesbian kiss, singing in a car
Place: zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Adam & Evelyn (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summer 1989, East Germany. Adam works as a tailor, Evelyn as a waitress. They are planning a vacation together when Evelyn finds out that Adam is cheating on her and decides to leave for the holiday on her own.
Plot: vacation, hotel room, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, photographer, waitress, border crossing, boyfriend girlfriend conflict, car trouble, tailor, barefoot woman, darkroom, german abroad ...
Time: year 1989
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman wins her sister a Beverly Hills wedding and gets a surprise of her own.
Plot: marriage proposal, dance lesson, sailor, truce, sister sister relationship, bridesmaid, hotel, family farm, brother brother relationship, engagement, ex boyfriend, wedding ...
Place: oregon, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%