Movies like Cavedweller

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Cavedweller (2004)
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Cavedweller (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A traumatic event sends a musician (Sedgwick) back to her hometown in an effort to reunite with the daughters she abandoned. To do so, she must confront her abusive ex-husband (Quinn), from whom she fled years ago.
Plot: friendship, husband wife relationship, female director, musician, sister sister relationship, male nudity, disease, auto mechanic, abusive husband, mother daughter relationship, car accident, bathing, female mechanic

Most similar movies to Cavedweller

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about friendship, husband wife relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, musician, drinking and friends mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Cavedweller: Losing Chase (1996), Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014), Full Blast (1999), Two of Us (2000), Blind Man's Bluff (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Losing Chase (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intimate and turbulent relationship develops between Chase, a woman recovering from a nervous breakdown and Elizabeth, the caretaker employed to look after her.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, mental illness, chase, dysfunctional family, family problems, couple relations, self discovery, family in crisis, parents and children, introspection, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: england, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A struggling musician becomes a 12-year-old musical prodigy's guardian for a summer.
Plot: friendship, au pair, prodigy, child prodigy, boy, nanny, gift, family relations, musician, cellist, father son relationship, vegetarian ...
Place: new york, new york state, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.3
 158
Full Blast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young sawmill workers try to get their band back together while waiting out a strike.
Plot: small town, husband wife relationship, gay interest, dressing room, countryside, desperation, male nudity, locker room, male female relationship, youth, existentialism, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 878
Two of Us (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, lifestyle, love and romance, musician's life, assassination, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, music, music band, celebrity culture, rock ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1976
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Blind Man's Bluff (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Israel
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Lilly Perry Amitai, Blind Man's Bluff takes a bittersweet look at the life of a young Israeli woman. Trying to distance herself from her Holocaust survivor parents and ex-boyfriend, pianist Micki Stav moves out of her ...
Plot: recital, musician, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, mythology, pianist, hypochondriac, nightclub, piano, israeli, concert, teenage girl ...
Place: tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 4K
Her Smell (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
Style: rough, psychological, captivating, art house
Plot: punk rocker, addiction, mental illness, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship, drug use, female protagonist, promise, drinking, rock music, lie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Plot: female director, family relations, midlife crisis, piano, male nudity, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, family problems, friends, parents and children, lifestyle, youth, blues, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nanny ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, toronto ontario canada, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4K
The Fits (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Toni, a tomboyish boxer, lands a spot on an after-school drill team in the West End community of Cincinnati. She eagerly absorbs routines, masters drills, and even pierces her own ears to fit in. It’s the joy of her first friendships and her ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, enigmatic
Plot: dancing, friendship, secret, girl, tomboy, competition, fainting, illness, mother daughter relationship, boxing, dance, female director ...
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 15K
Brad's Status (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he ...
Style: light, thought provoking, captivating, humorous
Plot: old friend, father son relationship, midlife crisis, introspection, husband wife relationship, musician, group of friends, money, jealousy, concert, violinist, college professor ...
Place: harvard university, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Charly og Steffen (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: pubic hair, teenage boy, mother, friendship, male nudity, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hours and Times (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of what may have happened when John Lennon and Brian Epstein went on holiday together to Spain in 1963.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, talky, suspense
Plot: friendship, music band, crumbling marriage, musician's life, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, performer's life, gender, couples, friends, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 14K
A Late Quartet (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Plot: classical music, aging, rehearsal, musician's life, friendship, ego clash, intrigue, under the surface, marital problem, overcoming, anniversary, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
One Day of Betty (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Betty and her friend V have a major project: the open-air music festival, Sziget Festival held every summer on one of the Danube islands in Hungary. Instead of money the teenagers have a stash of grass waiting for a buyer. Food? Nothing wrong with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends, music, best friends, strong female presence, female director, teenage girl, festival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Revolving Doors (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in a small Quebec town in the late '20s, this moving drama follows the life and exploits of Celeste Beaumont, a talented young pianist, who gains local celebrity at the town movie theater for her gifts as a silent film accompanist. As an ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, jazz music, mother in law daughter in law relationship, reunion, grandmother grandson relationship, death of husband, jazz club, father in law daughter in law relationship, diary, search, pianist ...
Time: 1920s
Place: quebec, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The True-Hearted (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film illustrates classical Beijing Opera in different generations and the boy’s process of growing-up.
Plot: buddhist, friendship, tradition, childhood, husband wife relationship, boy, divorce, grandfather grandson relationship, absent husband, generation, family relations, 10 year old ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Style: touching, captivating, contemplative, psychological
Plot: architect, raft, car accident, quitting job, husband wife relationship, death, friendship, teenager, homeless, help, house on fire, scavenger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Black Snake Moan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: psychological, rough, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: sex addict, nymphomaniac, redemption, blues, musician, injury, captive, exploitation, abuse, nervous breakdown, sexual promiscuity, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, mississippi, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.0
 48
Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, marriage, husband wife relationship, paranoia, mansion, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Martha... Martha (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having received a frosty reception when visiting her parents, Martha drags her husband Reymond and infant daughter Lise to Spain, to renew her acquaintance with her estranged sister Marie. After a quarrel, Marthe and her family return to France, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family reunited, depression, sister sister relationship, mother child relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female director, visit, pick up, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 709
Payday (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann - played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him to suit his selfish needs...he even gets his limo driver to ...
Style: psychological, witty, sincere, clever, biting ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, friends, couples, ambition, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 70s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 32K
The Woodsman (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, rough, sincere, harsh, intense ...
Plot: pedophilia, friendship, ex convict, starting over, factory worker, suspicion, police officer, warden, rejection, anger, parole officer, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 72
Doctor Glas (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Doktor Glas finds himself attracted to a young woman, married to a corrupt clergyman. She's miserable in her marriage, so he agrees to help in anyway he can. But he is quickly torn between passion and morality. The story is based on the 1905 ...
Plot: female director, love, torment, doctor, death, death of wife, abusive husband, murder, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, older man younger woman relationship, wife abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Northern Soul (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: soul music, friendship, nightclub, nightlife, youth, society, teenage life, obsession, music, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
'Round Midnight (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: jazz, alcohol abuse, friendship, music, addiction, bittersweet, drugs/alcohol, friends, comeback, human nature, showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: paris france, france, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 15K
Vox Lux (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, rough, inspirational, suspense
Audience: family outing
Plot: pop star, female singer, mother daughter relationship, symbol, illness, transformation, parents and children, hopes, family relations, friendship, family, greed ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 2000, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, europe, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 9K
Patti Cake$ (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
Plot: aspiring musician, friendship, loneliness, black american, mother daughter relationship, rap, employer employee relationship, kiss, surveillance camera, mirror, mother's boyfriend, cookie ...
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, child, conflict, little girl, female objectification, money problems, husband wife relationship, church, birth mother, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, rise and fall, hit and run, music, racism, unfulfillment, couple relations, showbiz, addiction, r&b, love affair, drug abuse ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, pedophile, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, corporal punishment, life is a bitch, family in crisis, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, innocence lost, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 90s, 40s ...
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%