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Our Mother's House (1967)
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Our Mother's House (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven British children bury their mother and hide her death, until their long-lost father (Dirk Bogarde) returns.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, tense, psychotronic
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, youth, single parent, homecoming, dishonesty, kids in trouble, parents and children, siblings relations, secret, death of mother, dead mother, family relations, death in the family, cons and scams, con artists, large family, sibling relationship, children, murder, mother, house, father, sociopath ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to Our Mother's House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, youth, siblings relations and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Our Mother's House: Norfolk (2015), Bright Angel (1990), When Andrew Came Home (2000), Hellion (2013), Shadow Dancer (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, isolation, single parent, youth, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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95%
 5.4
 636
Bright Angel (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.
Style: road movie, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: crimes, destructive relationship, on the road, family problems, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, jail, brother, marital problem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, montana, wyoming
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91%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: kids in trouble, kidnapping, captivity, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family in crisis, hopes, confined, life is a bitch, single parent, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, social worker, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, family problems, family relations, estrangement, custody, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.2
 13K
Shadow Dancer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: ira, moral dilemma, snitch, radical, family relations, siblings relations, political unrest, undercover, state affairs, betrayal, loss of son, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1973, year 1993, 70s
Place: ireland, london, england, united kingdom, belfast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, stepfather, mental illness, daughter, master and servant, mentally unstable, mind game, aging, dealing with death, dysfunctional family, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, family problems, dysfunctional family, family in danger, obsession, family life, infidelity, hidden identity, stalking, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.2
 586
Playback (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A detective must uncover the truth behind the death of his daughter. But the truth hits close to home.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: sex addict, investigation, riddles and clues, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, murder, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, father daughter relationship, porn industry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, parents and children, murder, kidnapping, crimes, moral dilemma, family relations, hidden identity, investigation, single parent, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 305
Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, humorous, gloomy
Plot: kids in trouble, teenage life, family problems, youth, family relations, family in crisis, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Falling Angels (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The wickedly funny story of three sisters' coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family, set against the backdrop of the 60's, free love, the Cold War, LSD and the dawn of feminism. Affectionately dubbed "Little Women on acid", ...
Style: realistic, clever, touching, serious
Plot: infidelity, family relations, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, youth, estrangement, couples, death in the family, suburban life, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 318
Annie's Garden (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In front of his 15-year-old son, a father loses his temper and strikes his younger daughter, thinking she's trying to run away from him. Jump ahead ten years: the dad is dead, the mom is gone, and the son, Luke, is raising his now grown sister, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, small town life, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, youth, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, journal, male objectification, male nudity, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Nobody Owns Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a lone father's relationship with his daughter, of the destructive power of alcohol, of a child's vulnerability, but also of love, betrayal and socialist politics in 1970s Sweden. A unique and moving story freely based on Åsa ...
Style: touching, bleak, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: working class, alcohol abuse, parents and children, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, disorder, youth, single parent, family relations, family problems, unemployment, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 12K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: domineering mother, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, family relations, farm, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, manipulation, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shakthi: The Power (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: family relations, village, dysfunctional family, battles, single parent, on the run, fall in love, death in the family, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, canada, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Zion and His Brother (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zion, aged 14 and his brother Meir, 17, are facing a crisis in their relationship after a terrible accident. They keep the secret to themselves and it haunts them until, finally, Zion re-examines his loyalty towards his older brother and decides ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, society, youth, working class, siblings relations, family in crisis, haunted by the past, teenage life, introspection, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 108K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, gothic, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, masturbation, mystery, family problems, estate, funeral, parents and children, youth, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, parents and children, gangsters, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, rivalry, sport, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, youth, family relations, society, down on your luck, working class, terminal illness, criminal, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Fear Me Not (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, family problems, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, doctors and patients, estrangement, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, losing-it hero, death in the family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: family in danger, redemption, homecoming, couples, life turned upside down, family problems, domestic disturbance, disorder, family in crisis, hopes, mentally unstable, estrangement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 15
The Kid (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: His mother has left and Gonzalo doesn't know why. How he is taking care of his little infant sister all alone, though he himself is barely ten years old. Neighbours help and try to figure out what should be done with the two children. Like old ...
Style: rough, sincere, captivating, serious, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, child as adult, siblings relations, family relations, realism, parents and children, family problems, youth, single parent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, estrangement, life is a bitch, misfit, mentally challenged, mentally unstable, single parent, youth, confined, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, kidnapping, school, missing person, kindergarten, mystery, family relations, journalism, crimes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, secret agents, police inspector, bomb, politics, undercover, state affairs, mentally challenged, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 163
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, family relations, family problems, youth, parents and children, child as adult, coming of age, teachers and students, siblings relations, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
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Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, teenage life, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 3K
Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, family gatherings, introspection, island, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Boy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family of four lives off of scams in which they pretend to be injured by automobiles. After suffering an injury during the war, the father believes he is an invalid. He and his wife have a 10-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. The adults pretend ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, child abuse, innocence lost, family life, parents and children, cons and scams, social decay, siblings relations, kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Being Cyrus (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Sethna family resides in the hills of Panchgani. A retired sculptor Dinshaw heads the family of Dinshaw's wife Katy , brother Farokh, sister-in-law Tina and second brother Fardoonjee . When the bizarre Cyrus comes into their lives, it is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: mysterious character, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, parents and children, crimes, family relations, drifter, manipulation, siblings relations, apprentice, dark humor, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%