Movies like All the Winters That Have Been

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All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
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All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Original name: All the Winters that Have Been
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win her back and slowly re-enters her daily life. But Helen has a secret, and unless Dane can forgive her and understand the powerful feelings that motivated her to keep it from him, their fragile relationship will not survive.
Plot: fire, father son relationship, fatherhood, in laws, friendship between men, campfire, male bonding, male friendship

Most similar movies to All the Winters That Have Been

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and bleak films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, parents and children, boy and fire mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like All the Winters That Have Been: Thursday's Child (1983), Subwave (1995), Have You Seen My Son (1996), Coming Home (2003), The Christmas Tree (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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95%
Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam Alden is the 17-year-old high school star player in baseball who seems to have it all. However, his family notices that he is often bothered with fits of coughing. Worried, his parents decide to take him to the hospital, where they are shocked ...
Plot: father son relationship, doctor, family relations, heart disease, teenager, illness, heart transplant, mother son relationship
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60%
 5.8
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Subwave (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: College swimmer Chad Billingsley is his middle class family's pride and joy. After a moody phase of scared denial, he owns up to father, attorney Roger, that Rosalie Frank, the provocatively dressed waitress who attended his frat's last ...
Plot: statutory rape, family crisis, rape, fire, court, regret, son, abuse, dormitory, lawyer, party, father son relationship ...
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57%
Have You Seen My Son (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman fears for her son's health when her ex-husband kidnaps him.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, couple relations, missing child, family relations, family problems, confined, obsessive quest, crimes, ex husband ex wife relationship, child custody, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, oregon, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.2
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Coming Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jochen's life is going well. He has just moved into a new house with his wife and child when suddenly his widowed father accidentally runs into a car and begins to lose his mind. The family take the old man in but tensions arise when the family ...
Plot: fire, alzheimer's disease, father son relationship, senior citizen, family relations, new house
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Christmas Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French-American millionaire (William Holden), his girlfriend (Virna Lisi) and his war buddy (Andre Bourvil) try to grant his dying son's every wish.
Plot: wolf, father son relationship, christmas, cancer, radiation, christmas tree
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Breathing Lessons (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
Style: road movie
Plot: old age, reconciliation, one day, diner, television, funeral, waitress, car radio, reunion
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
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Cry Macho (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home from Mexico.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cowboy, horse, bad mother, kidnapping, redemption, father and son, parents and children, father son relationship, travel, family relations, abusive mother, on the run ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: mexico, mexico city
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48%
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Poster Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintance (Noseworthy), the closeted son (Newton) of a conservative U.S. Senator (Lerner) puts a shocking spin on his dad's re-election campaign.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: coming out, politics, college, republican, campaign, love and romance, parents and children, sexual relations, political campaign, election, father son relationship, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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47%
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Max Havelaar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia, Netherlands
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An idealistic Dutch colonial officer posted to Indonesia in the 19th century is convinced that he can make the kinds of changes that will actually help the local people he is in charge of, but circumstances soon make him realize just how out of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: idealism, repression, escapades, heroes, hopes, state affairs, society, father son relationship, snake, punishment, dinner, sword ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia, asia, europe, holland
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40%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, boy, husband wife relationship, cancer, loss of mother, loss of wife, workaholic, death of mother, terminal illness, estranged father, widower ...
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40%
 5.8
 367
Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments ...
Style: emotional, bleak, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, space shuttle, disaster, astronaut, catastrophe, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, press conference, test pilot, security ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, hawaii
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40%
 6.4
 88
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: church, family secret, troubled teen, teenage girl, choir, secret
Place: iowa
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40%
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, faith, father son relationship, christian, fatherhood, integrity, love, husband wife relationship, father, grief, couple relations, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 505
The Turning (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gillian Anderson in her first ever screen role. Anderson's psycho boyfriend, Cliff, returns to his home town seething with pent-up frustration and rage. Four years earlier his family was on the verge of breaking up. Noe he's returned to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, alcohol abuse, crumbling marriage, society, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, psychopath, family problems, couples, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
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38%
River Made to Drown In (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Allen, a struggling young artist who once survived by working in the streets, is now involved with Eva, a wealthy Los Angeles gallery owner. Quite by surprise Allen receives a visit from an old john, Thaddeus, who is dying from aids and has come to ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: death, hustler, orgy, gay bar, anger, revenge, mourning, legacy, older man younger man relationship, payback, sex scene, gay lead character ...
Place: los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Keeping the Promise (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, wilderness, family life, friendship, plague, parents and children, friends, adventure, orphan, survival, escapades, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new england, massachusetts, maine
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37%
The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: drug addiction, family tragedy, family conflict, marijuana, dysfunctional family, domineering father, father son relationship, drug abuse, courtroom, mother son relationship, teenager, pressure
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Swimming Upstream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is a heart-wrenching story about a happy-go-lucky 17 year-old boy with a passion for life and love. Under his free spirit are problems that he must deal with. His mother died, his alcoholic father is unapproachable, and ...the biggest problem ...
Plot: football player, best friend, hospital, alcoholic father, cancer, sick child, virgin, male virgin, brother sister relationship, leukemia, alcoholic, high school athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 ...
Plot: civil war, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, man-woman relation, archive footage
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: father son relationship, death, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 99
Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, love, father son relationship, boy, teacher, surgeon, tutor, tragic event, suicide, mother son relationship, female director
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30%
Blinded by the Light (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Bowers is a teenager who runs away from home to join a quasi-religious cult. His sister Janet is determined to find him, but almost winds up getting brainwashed by the cult herself.
Plot: cult, freedom, sect, parent child relationship, mind control, salvation, brainwashing, kidnapping, brother sister relationship, fanatic, religion, spirituality ...
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29%
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Parrish (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who wants to drive Sala out of business. Judd insists that ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual
Plot: family relations, arson, love triangle, submarine, breakup, family problems, tough heroes, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: family relations, african american, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 382
Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dreams Lost, Dreams Found (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young American widow is mysteriously drawn to a historic castle in the Scottish Highlands and finds herself at the center of a 200-year old ghost story.
Style: semi serious
Plot: ghost, love and romance, romance, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, love affair, fall in love, betrayal, horse riding, artist, scotsman ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, san francisco, edinburgh scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 243
Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, contemplative
Plot: single father, family relations, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, boy, uncle nephew relationship, single parent, parents and children, father daughter relationship, father and son, kids and family, family ...
Place: cleveland ohio
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27%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family problems, search for father, family relations, father son relationship, family, relationships, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%