Movies like Margarete Steiff

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Margarete Steiff (2005)
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Margarete Steiff (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the life of German toymaker Margarete Steiff, the movie shows her long way from a 10-year-old girl, confined to a wheelchair, to one of the first and most successful creators of toy stuffed animals.
Plot: handicapped, operation, sibling relationship, entrepreneur, woman, puppet, teddy bear, stuffed toy, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, wheelchair
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and thought provoking films with plots about wheelchair, hospital, handicapped, death, friendship, family relations and male nudity mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Margarete Steiff: Frida, naturaleza viva (1983), Enfant Terrible (2020), Hilde (2009), When You Remember Me (1990), The Young Schiller (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Frida, naturaleza viva (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This film is a chronicle of painter Frida Kahlo, and her encounter with the personalities of her time. Despite being confied to a wheelchair as a result of polio, operations and amputations, she faces and traces some of the most colorful and ...
Plot: painter, polio, radical, handicapped, artist, women, woman, wheelchair
Place: mexico
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Enfant Terrible (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to become one of the most important post-war German ...
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, captivating, tense, contemplative
Plot: film producer, gay club, gay, actor, male nudity, gay couple, romance, fall in love, society, couple relations, gays and lesbians, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: munich germany
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Hilde (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, older man younger woman relationship, artists and showbiz, musician's life, performer's life, nazi germany, showbiz, rise and fall, desire for fame, human nature, celebrity culture, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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When You Remember Me (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fact-based story of Mike Mills, a teen with muscular dystrophy, who is placed in a state nursing home by his destitute single mother. There he must contend with being the only young person in the clinic and with an abusive head nurse.
Plot: hospital, disability, boy, wheelchair
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The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: competition, poet, new love, female nudity, disease, german history, theater, writers, german culture, theatre milieu
Time: 18th century
Place: germany
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Penguin Bloom (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an unlikely ally enters the Bloom family's world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin, the bird’s arrival makes a profound difference in the struggling family’s life.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere
Plot: dreaming, pet bird, family problems, disability, wheelchair bound, tragic event, lifestyle change, family, physical disability, handicapped, family tragedy, family life ...
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Dreamrider (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man loses his leg in a motorcycle accident. While rehabilitating, he takes up cycling. He becomes determined to become the first one-legged person to cycle across the U.S. The movie follows him from his initial rehab through the completion ...
Plot: riding a bicycle, determination, accident, coming of age, rehabilitation, handicapped
Place: boston
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My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, disability, cerebral palsy, paralysis, irish, poet, working class, artist, human spirit, painting, family relations, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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The Switch (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Larry McAfee is paralyzed from the neck down following a motorcycle accident. He gradually loses the will to live, in the meantime befriending a talk radio DJ over the phone. The two meet each other and become friends, though Larry still wishes to ...
Plot: euthanasia, suicidal thoughts, quadriplegic, paralysis, suicide, medical, motorcycle accident, wheelchair
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45%
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Starfish (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Tom and Nicola Ray from Rutland. Their perfect life is totally ruined in a single moment after Tom had developed sepsis. While her husband was in coma, Nicola gave birth to their second child on the other side of the same ...
Plot: disabled person, infection, handicapped, cripple, coma, true love, compassion, rehabilitation, disfigured face, public health, family, father daughter relationship ...
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Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.
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Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: terminal illness, death of daughter, family, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, sports writer, hospital, death of child, brother sister relationship, memory, little girl, nurse ...
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Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Duration: 120 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987, year 1985
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Style: captivating, factual, tense, psychological, disturbing
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The Billionaire (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Thailand
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Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK
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Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
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Kenny (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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