Movies like Forget Me Never

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Forget Me Never (1999)
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Forget Me Never (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane McGowin was employed as an administrative assistant for a group of attorneys in private practice. She found herself forgetting things, especially losing short term memory. She suspected that something was wrong and went to the doctor. After many tests, the diagnosis was Alzheimer's. Diana did not want to tell her husband, Jack McGowin because she thought her husband, Jack, would be worried about money since she made more money than he did.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, memory loss, alzheimer's disease, friendship, college, legal action, politics, life is a bitch, mental illness, couples, aging, terminal illness, unfulfillment, couple relations, relationship vs career, depression, birthday, family relations, disease, husband wife relationship, law firm, reception, birthday cake
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Forget Me Never

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, terminal illness, couples, couple relations and family problems mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Forget Me Never: And Then There Was One (1994), Double Standard (1988), Mad Ship (2013), Nicholas' Gift (1998), Still Mine (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
And Then There Was One (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola, a successful television writing couple. After struggling ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, emotional
Plot: aids, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, gender, ego clash, hopes, family relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: injustice, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, bigamy, family relations, bigamist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Mad Ship (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Scandinavian immigrant, driven to madness by ruined dreams and the tragic death of his wife, embarks on a quixotic mission to build a homemade ship and sail out of the prairie dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: immigrants, family relations, life is a bitch, society, couple relations, working class, unemployment, unfulfillment, prairie, ship, down on your luck
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Nicholas' Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: youth, serial killer, family relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, transplant, family problems, terminal illness, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 7.4
 4K
Still Mine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: elderly, aging, elderly couple, alzheimer's disease, love and romance, golden years, elderly lovers, couples, couple relations, dementia, senior citizen, bureaucracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager must cope with a disease that causes himself to age at an astronomical rate.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, emotional
Plot: aging, life is a bitch, youth, unfulfillment, teenage life, jazz, terminal illness, teenager, rapid aging
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, death of mother, death, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, society, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, golden years, elderly, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 992
Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, child illness, against the odds, human spirit, terminal illness, family problems, relationship vs career, school, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Invisible Child (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman with two children believes she has three and her husband and oldest daughter play along with her to keep her balanced (or as close to balanced that a woman with an invisible child can be). However, when the family hires a new nanny, it is ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: imaginary friend, youth, lifetime, nanny, family relations, mental illness, dysfunctional family, single parent, master and servant, babies and infants, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Family of Strangers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julie must disclose her family's medical history before undergoing major surgery: when she questions her family, she discovers that she was adopted and, later, that her conception was the product of a rape.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching
Plot: abused woman, custody, adoption, missing person, terminal illness, doctors and patients, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, babies and infants, loss of virginity, pregnant from rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Two Against Time (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film finds a mother and her teen daughter both being diagnosed with cancer. This discovery helps to overcome the longtime antagonistic relationship that the two have developed.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, humorous
Plot: cancer, family life, survival, dysfunctional family, race against time, terminal illness, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, rebelliousness, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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David's Mother (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sally Goodson has been raising her autistic son David alone since her husband left many years ago. Now a social worker discovers that Sally has been dodging 'The System' to keep her son with her, instead of putting him in an institution. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: autism, single parent, asperger's syndrome, illness, family relations, disability, misfit, fighting the system, youth, legal action, rebellion, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Candles on Bay Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: DeeDee returns to her hometown with her 11 year old son, Trooper, 13 years after she ran off with her boyfriend. Her childhood best friend, Sam, is now married and he and his wife, Lydia, are the town's veterinarians. Lydia is a little wary ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: veterinarian, single parent, adoption, terminal illness, social relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, homecoming, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 352
Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family problems, family life, social relations, couples, couple relations, society, pregnancy, small town, small town life, family in crisis ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: child illness, human spirit, terminal illness, brain tumor, christian, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, miraculous event, journalism, faith, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 1K
The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, human nature, gender, life is a bitch, euthanasia, aids, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Deep in My Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, an adopted woman decides to find her birth mother. Her search leads her to a shocking discovery that she has to face and why her upbringing was not an easy one.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: women, interracial relations, adoption, strong female presence, family problems, family relations, society, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, parents and children, birth mother, mixed race ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: disability, multiple sclerosis, family problems, tragic hero, life is a bitch, couples, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, musician's life, family in crisis, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.8
 353
Eden (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Story of a New England boys' school and of one of the students who is infatuated with an instructor's wife who has Multiple Sclerosis. The woman struggles to show her strict husband how love rather than demands helps the student to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, housewife, boarding school, teacher, infatuation, power relations, couples, family relations, misfit, youth, society, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 354
My Brother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of tuberculosis, she desperately tries to get her two ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: disability, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, mentally challenged, brother brother relationship, sick mother, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, siblings relations, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Time Of My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Years later, Thomas, a recent medicine graduate and Mario's closest friend, ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: family life, friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, buddies, friends, terminal illness, bittersweet, rivalry, family problems, lifestyle, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ghent, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Law of Enclosures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: family relations, elderly, retirement home, family problems, fall in love, couple relations, couples, retirement home life, infidelity, terminal illness, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Silence Like Glass (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story of two diametrically opposed young women dealing with terminal illness.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: friendship, hopes, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, dancer's life, society, love and romance, friends, couples, working class, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.1
 100
Frailer (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with terminal lung cancer gathers her three dearest friends together to make the most of the time she has left.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: best friends, friends, friendship, strong female presence, unfulfillment, family relations, siblings relations, terminal illness, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 526
The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, optimism, life turned upside down, human spirit, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, hopes, journalism, terminal illness, blogger, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 2K
Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, family life, family problems, couple relations, family gatherings, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, euthanasia, terminal illness, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: prison, hospital, redemption, terminal illness, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, hopes, one more chance, estrangement, family relations, life sentence, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 2K
Helen (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the outside, Helen has it all – a loving family and a successful career – but when her suppressed mental illness resurfaces, the world crumbles around her. Crippled by depression, Helen finds solace through her friendship with Mathilda, a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: mental illness, depression, family relations, love affair, friendship, parents and children, couples, unfulfillment, nervous breakdown, self mutilation, mental disorder, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, estrangement, haunted by the past, single parent, alcohol abuse, relationship vs career, writer's life, family in crisis, family problems, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scandinavia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 1K
Canvas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, rough ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mental illness, coming of age, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, dysfunctional family, hospital, teenage life, parents and children, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%