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Rashevski's Tango (2003)
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Rashevski's Tango (2003)
Original name: Le tango des Rashevski
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral. Back in their home, the whole well-integrated family and their 'gojim' (non-Jewish and would-be) partners regularly wrestle with the meaning of Jewish blood, traditions and religion. For one it seems the way to gain a wife, for others the bomb under or the obstacle for a marriage. Yet love tends to conquer all but death.
Style: humorous, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: boarding school, nanny, dealing with death, aging, romance, adoption, anti semitism, boarding school life, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy, family life, society, youth, family problems, family relations, introspection, curses spells and rituals, holocaust, religions or cults, hopes, love and romance, couples, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, romance, family problems, pregnancy and dealing with death mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rashevski's Tango: Once in a Lifetime (1994), For the Love of Grace (2008), Parsley Days (2000), The Waiting City (2009), No Greater Love (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: boarding school, starting over, single parent, hospital, dealing with death, romance, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
For the Love of Grace (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With a great career, close friends, and an upwardly mobile fiancé, ‘How To’ book writer Grace (Chandra West) appears to have the perfect life. Meanwhile, local firefighter Steve (Mark Consuelos), having just been suspended for his reckless, yet ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: ritual, infidelity, dinner, dancing, fire, danger, romance, daring rescue, dealing with death, forgery, curses spells and rituals, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 97
Parsley Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young woman mulls how to terminate her unwanted pregnancy and whether to leave her boyfriend.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, family life, romance, babies and infants, single parent, dealing with death, starting over, adoption, death in the family, breakup, cooking and food, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, hopes, romance, urban, couples, city life, love and romance, society, family relations, hare krishna, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
No Greater Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jeff and Heather Baker were life long sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained encounter, Jeff ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: church, suburbs, babies and infants, romance, young lovers, boarding school, boarding school life, death in the family, lovers reunited, pregnancy, suburban life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, romance, urban, teenage love, love and romance, youth, immigrants, young lovers, dealing with death, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: mute or deaf, single parent, romance, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, sexual abuse, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 8K
The Greatest (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, moral dilemma, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, unfulfillment, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 377
Rain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Buenos Aires. It rains. Alma is in her car, stuck in Buenos Aires' traffic. She has recently broken-up with her boyfriend, and she has been living in her little car since then. Suddenly, Roberto gets into the car. He's wet and hurt, ...
Style: serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hotel, forbidden love, missing person, pregnancy, romance, love and romance, couples, friendship, destiny, hopes, family relations, traffic jam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, romance, child illness, pregnancy, train, breakup, optimism, love and romance, couples, golden years, single parent, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 310
Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: elderly lovers, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, family life, estrangement, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 678
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, cafe, unfulfillment, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 440
Johan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan Dros is born as eleventh consecutive son of soccer-obsessed pa Rinus, who raises his boys mainly as the small island Texel's team. Johan's rare reprieves from training for a sport he doesn't care for cease when ma dies. After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: musician's life, coming out, romance, high school, high school life, sport team, family life, youth, family relations, social misfits, human nature, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Common Thread (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: French drama, the debut film from writer-director Eléonore Faucher. Teenager Claire (Lola Naymark) discovers she is pregnant and decides to keep it a secret. Abandoning her dead-end supermarket job, she is taken on as an apprentice by couturiere ...
Style: sincere, serious, psychological, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, small town, pregnancy, single parent, human nature, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Goa based Joseph Braganza and his wife Flavy, devout Catholics, are both deaf and mute. He makes a living selling soap bars door to door. Flavy gets pregnant and gives birth to a daughter who they name Annie, who can speak and hear much to their ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, disability, family, romance, fall in love, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 341
Fine Things (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Standard romantic melodrama from novelist Danielle Steele finds a couple embroiled in marital conflict with a nasty child-custody battle at its center.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family life, romance, single parent, dealing with death, parents and children, custody, family in crisis, terminal illness, couples, family problems, family relations, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: love affair, pregnancy, teenage life, love and romance, society, youth, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, culture clash, religions or cults, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 413
Shelter Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anna and Mara return from a holiday abroad, and realize that Anis, a young Moroccan immigrant, managed to hide in their car in order to cross the border to Italy. At first unsure of what to do, they then decide to take him with them.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: family life, factory, family relations, homosexuality, lesbian relationship, immigrants, romance, social differences, eccentric family, family in crisis, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.4
 173
Sons & Lovers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Filmmaker Stephen Whittaker adapts author D.H. Lawrence's simmering tale of sex, love, and family. In the years leading up to World War I, the problems faced by many families were uncannily similar to the issues that mankind would still be ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: writer's life, romance, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, self discovery, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, couples, romance, family relations, babies and infants, couple relations, love and romance, youth, karaoke, marriage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shadows of Time (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Ravi and Masha are just children when they were sold into labour by their parents. When they meet, friendship blossoms between them but when the factory manager threatens to sell Masha, possibly into sex slavery, Ravi gives up his hard earned ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: romance, bribery, young heroes, factory, obsessive quest, innocence lost, love affair, love and romance, society, abuse, beating, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 109
Runaways (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Moore is sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often intoxicated man, John rules the household, and though his attacks on Steve result in ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social misfits, hospital, downfall, destructive relationship, addiction, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, pregnancy, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: introspection, romance, couple relations, couples, fall in love, breakup, love and romance, african american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Homecoming (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Summer at Cyprus seems at first like a gift for Alexandra (Maria Kitsou) and Orestes (Hristodoulos Martas), who travel from Athens to spend the season with Orestes' parents at their seaside residence. However, they soon become enveloped in the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, love affair, romance, family gatherings, village, island, love and romance, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, aging, vengeance, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 1K
14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, love and romance, fall in love, society, first love, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, fire, carpet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: immigrants, romance, parents and children, religions or cults, society, family relations, moral dilemma, fall in love, love and romance, misfit, jewish, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, impossible love, romance, supernatural romance, estate, destiny, missing child, terminal illness, voyeurism, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Call of the Toad (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Polish woman and a German man fall in love against the odds and decide to set up a cemetery for exiles. But can their daring venture survive the call of the toad? Adapted from Gunter Grass’ novel.
Style: humorous, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, romance, love and romance, society, family relations, board meeting, auto repair, talking to the dead, falling over a cliff, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, widow, widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, dealing with death, tragic love, letter, loss, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, writer's life, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, romance, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, custody, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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