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Rigoletto (1993)
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Rigoletto (1993)
Genre: Family, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a long-vacant mansion. Bonnie, an adolescent girl who loves to sing, ends up working for Ribaldi so that her family can stay in their house. But Ribaldi is quite an accomplished musician himself, and he is soon giving Bonnie voice lessons. Meanwhile, local businesses are being shut down by foreclosures, and the townspeople suspect Ribaldi is responsible.
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, rich and poor, isolation, small town, social relations, musician's life, estate, eviction, small town life, artists and showbiz, under the surface, depression, beauty and the beast, singing
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, youth, small town, friendship, small town life and social relations mostly in Drama, Family and Musical genres. Some movies like Rigoletto: The ButterCream Gang (1992), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), A Country Christmas Story (2013), Pollyanna (2003), Ballet Shoes (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The ButterCream Gang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago. But things don't go well in Chicago and Pete is changed when he returns. Soon Pete is hanging around with the wrong crowd. But ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, gang, friends, family relations, small town life, city life, small town, teenage life, adventure, family, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, chicago illinois
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100%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, life changing experience, family, holiday, angel, desperation, self discovery, generosity, small town, small town life, alternate reality, road not taken ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, new york
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100%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, ambition, church choir, couples, family, love and romance, holiday, small town, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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56%
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Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, small town life, countryside, small town, young heroes, hopes, family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ballet Shoes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn't return from one of his adventures. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, feel good, uplifting
Audience: girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, orphan, family problems, ambition, follow your dream, against the odds, youth, family relations, siblings relations, hopes, dancing, family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lives of three 12-year-old buddies -- sharing a carefree existence in the summer of 1970 -- suddenly change when one of them, Dustin, makes an unexpected friend after cutting the lawn of 75-year-old Jonathan Sperry. As Jonathan shares lessons in ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, buddies, elderly, golden years, friends, small town, funeral, boy, friendship between boys, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Sweetest Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two neighboring families in Florida, one black and one white, struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, family relations, discrimination, racism, life is a bitch, youth, society, family, friends, injustice, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The One I Wrote For You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: THE ONE I WROTE FOR YOU follows a songwriter who defers his dreams to support his family. He gets a second chance when his 10-year-old daughter, Gracie, secretly enters his name into a song writing contest/reality show. Fourteen original songs help ...
Style: touching, serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, family, hopes, parents and children, contests and competitions, tv show, music, artists and showbiz, reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Truth or Dare (1997)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Summer holiday is over. Nora begins sixth grade and is drawn to intrigues and doesn't really know what side she's on. Or wants to be on. On one hand she feels sorry for the bullied Karin, one the other hand she wants to be friends with ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, family, youth, social relations, school, teenage life, friendship, bullying, bully, family relations, truth or dare, puberty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Pass the Light (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Pass the Light tells the story of Steve Bellafiore, an 17 year old high school senior who decides to run for Congress in order to protect the faith that he so loves.
Style: serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: idealism, against the odds, teenage life, rivalry, ambition, campaign, parents and children, youth, family, society, high school, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, friends, animal life, hopes, family, rescue, best friends, getting home, pets, adventure, heroes, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Heaven's Door (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Julie Taylor has a problem how to cope with a pending divorce, find meaningful employment, live with her mother's constant advice and raise her two children. In their small rural town it isn't so much what people say as what they believe. ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, supernatural, family, social relations, family relations, youth, small town, miraculous event, small town life, parallel world, parents separation, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, small town, family relations, church, family life, human nature, society, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Good Witch's Wonder (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cassie Nightingale (Bell) finds herself with only days to plan her stepson Brandon's (Knight) wedding to Tara (Leggat) when the happy couple unexpectedly pushes up the date for their big day. Meanwhile, Martha (Disher), the newly elected mayor ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, uncover truth, friendship, family, family relations, small town, social relations, friends, small town life, teenager, smuggling, father figure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy scout, small town, world war two, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, siblings relations, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, friendship, young heroes, uncle niece relationship, orphan, teenage life, master and servant, family, best friends, society, social differences ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Town Without Christmas (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: small town, parents and children, christmas, family problems, missing child, family in crisis, small town life, media, love and romance, journalism, letter, little boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Christmas Memory (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried.
Style: uplifting, feel good, atmospheric, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, small town, friendship, christmas, friends, small town life, family gatherings, countryside, adult virgin, eccentric family, family life, buddies ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Heart of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Dax Ryan Locke, born to Julie and Austin Locke on June 26, 2007, was diagnosed with AML M7, a rare form of leukemia, when he was 13 months old. The Heart of Christmas is set in Washington, Illinois and at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sad, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sick child, terminal illness, sad ending, child illness, parents and children, family life, dealing with death, small town, leukemia, family relations, kindness, halloween ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, cinderella story, friendship, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, hopes, follow your dream, family life, family, love and romance, friends, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, hopes, family relations, social relations, couples, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, missing person, countryside, police chase, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Danny (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, friends, animal life, young at heart, stepfather, wealthy family, white horse, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, hopes, youth, self discovery, farm, poverty, bittersweet, social relations, small town life, countryside, small town ...
Time: 50s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Annie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, family, foster child, hopes, father daughter relationship, parents and children, friends, rich and poor, rags to riches, dancing, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem
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30%
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Amy (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman leaves her husband after the death of her child to teach deaf children how to speak. Her own child was deaf and although she has no formal training she successfully teaches one boy.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, dedicated educator, power relations, disability, family relations, world war two, rise and fall, youth, ambition, mute or deaf, downfall, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Broken Roads (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Broken Roads is a contrasted portrait of life, dealing with loss, a journey of rediscovery & the hills climbed which forever change us.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: estrangement, teenage life, youth, small town life, small town, family tragedy, grandmother grandson relationship, curses spells and rituals, coming of age, death, love, loss
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, bittersweet, family problems, single parent, hopes, family, parents and children, friendship, death in the family, child's point of view, widow, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a modern family bored with the hassles of the city life in Los Angeles. They head for the wilderness never to return.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, family relations, mountain, nature, family, survival, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, animal life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Smoke (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris is haunted by the death of his father and resentful of his stepfather Cal. He befriends a lost dog and names it Smoke, but tries to keep it a secret for fear Cal will take the dog away.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, farm, remarry, estrangement, animal life, teenage life, betrayal, family, coming of age, youth, adventure, stepfather stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Sound of the Spirit (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Beautiful and precocious Rivka is a twelve-year-old Jewish girl who believes in Jesus. She and her father attend a Messianic Jewish congregation in their community. But when her father suddenly dies, Rivka's life changes forever. She ends up ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, christian film
Plot: society, family relations, love and romance, youth, culture clash, religions or cults, social relations, fall in love, coming of age, religion, jewish, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%