Movies like Freud 1962

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Freud (1962)
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Freud (1962)
Original name: Freud: The Secret Passion
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the life of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by a recurring nightmare.
Plot: historical figure, doctor, psychoanalysis, doctor patient relationship, therapy, european history, therapist, injury, traumatic experience, recurring nightmare, czech abroad
Place: vienna, central europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about doctor, hopes, hospital, life is a bitch, friendship, power relations and human spirit mostly in Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like Freud: Breakthrough (2019), Living Proof (2008), Joni (1979), Antwone Fisher (2002), Brain on Fire (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breakthrough (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake St. Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental
Plot: religious, faith, hospital, death, pastor, police, lake, church, doctor, paramedic, winter, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young music student has a seizure forcing her to undergo brain surgery. She comes out of the surgery unable to count or read and has difficulty adapting to life.
Plot: brain surgery, doctor, brain tumor, surgery, surgeon, courage, latex gloves, medical mask, brain damage, capture, treatment, surgical gown ...
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Living Proof (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Living Proof is a 2008 Lifetime Television movie, directed by Dan Ireland, starring Harry Connick, Jr. The film is based on the true life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the book HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast ...
Style: sincere, emotional, uplifting, touching, realistic ...
Plot: breast cancer, human spirit, doctors and patients, hopes, ego clash, terminal illness, doctor, radiation, child illness, power relations, life is a bitch, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.9
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Joni (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: broken neck, religious conversion, motivational speaker, art exhibition, summer, injury, christianity, car accident, handicap, racial slur, religion, actress playing herself ...
Time: year 1967, 1960s, 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Antwone Fisher (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and ...
Style: psychological, touching, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: therapy, psychiatrist, african american, redemption, child abuse, navy, anger, demotion, childhood, haunted by the past, human spirit, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, cleveland ohio, san diego california, new jersey
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83%
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Brain on Fire (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, neurotic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: fighting illness, hospital, doctor, catatonia, psychosis, treatment, newspaper reporter, hallucination, medical examination, female journalist, diagnosis, brain scan ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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79%
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cory Weissman is a college basketball player who suffers a devastating stroke. He perseveres to find new meaning in his life both on, and more importantly, off the court.
Style: emotional, captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: college, rehabilitation, hopes, sport, against the odds, human spirit, parents and children, paralysis, disability, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, judge, lawyer, district attorney, moral dilemma, murder, legal action, against the rules, historical figure, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Elephant Man (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A taped version of the stage play about a hideously deformed 19th-century London man and how he managed to triumph over his disease.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: misfit, human host, physical appearance, human nature, doctors and patients, human spirit, against the odds, power relations, circus, disability, social misfits, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1880s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: london, england
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69%
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Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, motivational, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, doctors and patients, hopes, mental institution, coma, hospital, illness, patient, doctor, fighting illness, treatment, cure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1930s, 1960s
Place: usa, bronx new york city
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59%
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hot and sexy, movie star, showgirl, filmmaking, actor's life, celebrity, crumbling relationship, drinking problem, fame, nervous breakdown, cultural icon, showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Miracle Worker (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, blind character, human spirit, disability, teacher, family relations, institution, railway station, struggle, tantrum, tutor, handicapped ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: alabama, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.
Plot: childhood, racism, injury, sexism, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, rape, great depression, african american, grandmother granddaughter relationship, bathtub, church ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: southern usa, st. louis missouri, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: motorcycle accident, suicide thoughts, suicide, paralysis, wheelchair, medical, quadriplegic, contemplating suicide, euthanasia
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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: aids, fighting the system, human spirit, transsexual, death, life is a bitch, terminal illness, gay slur, gays and lesbians, treatment, strong sexual content, society ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, usa, amsterdam, tokyo, united states ...
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46%
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Bigger (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of the fitness movement as we now know it, Joe & Ben Weider. Battling anti-Semitism, racism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire & inspire future generations.
Style: captivating, based on true events, realistic, inspirational, serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 233 min.
Story: The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, wealth, rise to the top, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, ambition, crumbling marriage, rich and poor, social differences, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Place: morocco, denmark, england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: friendship, marriage, kindness, husband wife relationship, homelessness, infidelity, art dealer, homeless, christian, religious, anger, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on true events, 'Alex: The Life of a Child' follows former 'Sports Illustrated' writer Frank Deford and his wife Carole when their happy, all-American family is rocked to the core when their baby daughter Alex is diagnosed ...
Plot: death of daughter, terminal illness, family, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, nurse, little girl, hospital, death of child, memory, brother sister relationship, italian opera ...
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43%
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Barry (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A biopic of Barack Obama set during his time as a college student in New York City.
Plot: college student, jealous boyfriend, male objectification, netflix, letter writing, interracial relations, student, basketball game, racism
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Milena (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Prague, 1920. Milena's father wants her to follow in his footsteps and be one of the first female doctors in Czechoslovakia, but she is determined to be a writer. She elopes to Vienna with the Jewish music critic Ernst Pollak, and starts a ...
Plot: translator, father daughter relationship, doctor, strong female lead, female nudity, communism, critic, strong female character, architect, concentration camp, resistance fighter, journalist ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: touching, psychological, based on true events, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, brother brother relationship, painter, life is a bitch, prodigy, mentally unstable, genius, famous painting, drawing, art, letter, artist ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, holland, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the ...
Style: rough, sincere, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: legal, strong female presence, domestic disturbance, crimes, fighting the system, legal action, society, life is a bitch, family problems, lawsuit, injustice, sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Elephant Man (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, surreal, harsh ...
Plot: disfigurement, social misfits, freak, dignity, life is a bitch, exploitation, disability, human nature, hopes, suffering, cruelty, hospital ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring Australian actress Poppy Montgomery. The film, which was shot in B.C. Canada locations altered to look like British locations, details the journey of struggling single mother ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: multiple sclerosis, rising to stardom, writer's life, family relations, ambition, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, single parent, ends with biographical notes, abusive relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Divine Emma (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981
Plot: colonel, censorship, cemetery, letter, telephone call, listening to music, auction, firing squad, secret mission, crying, repression, boat ...
Time: year 1914, year 1915, year 1916, 1910s, year 1917
Place: prague czech republic, america, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Concert at the End of Summer (1980)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A docudrama about four weeks in the life of famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. The drama - filled with many of Dvorak's compositions - begins when the composer suddenly decides to cut a concert in London and return home. While on the train, ...
Plot: musician, european history, husband wife relationship, composer, czech history
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
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Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
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.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, compassionate
Plot: rehabilitation, explosion, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, friendship, saving a life, physical therapy, brother brother relationship, investigation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, year 2014, year 2013, year 2016, 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the rise and fall of poker legend Stu "The Kid" Ungar.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: gambling, rivalry, ambition, human spirit, rise and fall, hopes, sport, tragic hero, life is a bitch, addiction, gambler, poker ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, life is a bitch, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, hopes, social misfits, society, isolation, mental illness, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1970
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%