Movies like The Spring

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The Spring (2000)
 5.4
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The Spring (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son stumble onto a modern-day fountain of youth while camping in the woods.
Plot: fountain of youth, police, spring, hospital, secret, accident, doctor, euthanasia, single father, eternal youth, father son relationship, outsider, small town

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Most similar movies to The Spring

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, touching and psychological films with plots about doctor, hospital, father son relationship, small town, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship and alien mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Spring: Who Is Julia? (1986), Swimming Upstream (2002), Days of Eclipse (1988), Miracle in the Woods (1997), Transit  (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 213
Who Is Julia? (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very plain looking lower middle class woman simply faints and suffers brain death. The beautiful womans brain is fine, so, ...
Plot: brain transplant, medicine, hit by a truck, model, death of wife, mechanic, doctor, death, husband wife relationship, surgery, surgeon, healing ...
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95%
Swimming Upstream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is a heart-wrenching story about a happy-go-lucky 17 year-old boy with a passion for life and love. Under his free spirit are problems that he must deal with. His mother died, his alcoholic father is unapproachable, and ...the biggest problem ...
Plot: football player, father son relationship, hospital, brother sister relationship, cancer, leukemia, escalator, virgin, doctor, best friend, alcoholic, nosebleed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Days of Eclipse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This bleak late soviet-era drama follows the career of Malyanov, a young medical school graduate who has been sent to work in Turkmenia. Here he runs into a hodge-podge of people of differing ethnicities, all of them victims of the government's ...
Plot: doctor, heat, black and white segues into color, corpse
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: secret, hospital, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, african american, funeral, deep south, forest, sister sister relationship, cat, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 7K
Transit  (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The German troops are just outside Paris. Georg escapes to Marseille at the last moment. His luggage contains the legacy of a writer named Weidel, who took his own life out of fear of persecution. This legacy comprises a manuscript, some letters and ...
Style: touching, sincere, tense, captivating, sentimental
Plot: on the run, refugee, love, fake identity, police, love interest, police raid, doctor, song, identity, death, hotel room ...
Place: paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beyond the Stars (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the first man ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, secret, outer space, tragedy, promise, male protagonist, waking up, father son relationship, teen romance, mother son relationship, framed photograph, headphones ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 1K
Bloom (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: One year after a devastating flood kills five locals in an idyllic country town, a mysterious new plant appears with the power to restore their youth.
Style: mysterious, scenic, melancholic, enigmatic
Plot: fountain of youth, small town, flood, mystery, society, flower, eternal youth, new life, flowers, love affair, old age, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Brave New World (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An acclaimed TV miniseries based on the classic sci-fi novel.
Style: psychotronic, propaganda film
Plot: conformity, cloning, utopia, pleasure, doomed romance, utopia quest, totalitarianism, eternal youth, technology, pregnancy, death of protagonist, death of mother ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Henderson Monster (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small town becomes gripped by an ethical debate when the community discover a moody, egotistical scientist is experimenting with DNA and the creation of new life.
Plot: mad scientist, small town, dna testing, research, doctor, genetics, ethics, scientist, mutant, experiment, deoxyribonucleic acid, college ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 2K
Roswell (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, cynical
Plot: mystery, military, kidnapping, haunted by the past, alien encounter, conspiracy, landing, abduction, space and aliens, dishonesty, soldier, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 297
The Interns (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During their first year of internship at New North Hospital, a group of aspiring doctors undergo both personal and professional upheavals.
Plot: theft, operating room, career, psychiatrist, hospital, euthanasia, patient, soap, doctor, nurse, mercy killing, medicine ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 577
Target (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In the year 2020, a group of wealthy Moscovites travel to an abandoned astrophysics complex, rumoured to have enough power to halt the process of aging.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: aging, obsession, human nature, elderly, social differences, couples, youth, society, family relations, utopia, escapades, fountain of youth ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: russia, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams. Simultaneously, several strange things begin to happen. A strange, mysterious neighbor, by the name of MacKayla moves ...
Style: serious, scary
Audience: family outing
Plot: cloning, self discovery, experiment gone awry, siblings relations, misfit, supernatural ability, prodigy, family, family relations, anti conformity, nightmare, child prodigy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 64
Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: family secret, church, secret, troubled teen, family secrets, choir, teenage girl
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 14K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, radiation, apocalypse, catastrophe, survival, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, small town, war, anti war, atrocity, warning ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, soviet union, missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 641
Brother John (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious man John Kane (Sidney Poitier) who, when he returns to his hometown in Alabama for his sister's funeral, is thought to be an outside labor agitator - until it's revealed that he's really a heavenly messenger. The plot ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, labor strike, racial tension, mysterious character, hopes, opposites attract, innocence lost, small town life, interracial relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Child's Cry for Help (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A recently widowed doctor moves with her daughter to start at a new hospital. While there a loving mother brings her son in for treatment. The doctor suspects that there is something wrong, and theorizes that the mother is deliberately making her ...
Plot: poison, police, mother daughter relationship, robbery, court, hospital, lawsuit, self doubt, egocentrism, self centeredness, doctor, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 56K
Cocoon (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: elderly, space and aliens, cocoon, benign alien, retirement home, golden years, first contact, alien, fountain of youth, senior citizen, swimming pool, cancer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.4
 426
The People (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials ...
Style: semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: school, telekinesis, alien, teacher, small town, small town life, isolation, teachers and students, danger, space and aliens, benign alien, student ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 14K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, small town, coma, architecture, korean american, library, heart attack, guide, translator, hospital, covered bridge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: indiana, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Unexpected Encounters (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off.
Plot: female director, parent child relationship, feral child, male nudity, robot, father son relationship, flashback, male with long hair, boy, alien, long haired male, alien life-form ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 852
Hoovey (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: HOOVEY is the true and inspiring story of the Elliott family, who refused to surrender, instead turning to one another and their faith in the worst of circumstances, to rebuild their lives, their boy, and their dreams... together. Step by grueling ...
Plot: basketball player, high school, coach, cancer, cane, hospital, student athlete, doctor, male camaraderie, rehabilitation, brain tumor, high school athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dead Man's Letters (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world after the nuclear apocalypse a scholar helps a small group of children and adults survive, staying with them in the basement of the former museum of history. In his mind he writes letters to his son — though it is obvious that they will ...
Plot: post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, soviet, distopia, death, dying, christmas, catacombs, mud, nuclear war, snow, scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, single father, bittersweet, friendship, family relations, parents and children, human nature, small town life, couple relations, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 14
Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Plot: police, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, violence, beach, cancer, injury, family relations, marriage, rape, husband wife relationship, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Force on Thunder Mountain (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thunder Mountain somewhere in the American wilderness, has a reputation that has scared away travellers, both white and Indian, for hundreds of years. Undaunted by the ghost stories surrounding the mountain, a father decides it's just the place ...
Plot: ufo, footprint, deer, prospector, stock footage, wilderness, mountain lion, father son relationship, bear, alien, skeptic, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tomorrow's Child (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.
Style: futuristic
Plot: faked pregnancy, father, child, equality, loss of control, death by drowning, drowning, mother, childbirth, choice, advanced technology, doctor patient relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Astronaut: The Last Push (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a tragic accident cuts short the first manned mission to explore life on the moons of Jupiter, Michael Forrest must make the 3 year journey home to Earth in pure solitude
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, contemplative
Plot: outer space, confined, solitary, space and aliens, isolation, asteroids and comets, mission gone awry, space travel, solitude, spacecraft, accident
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Radio Free Albemuth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Record store clerk Nick Brady begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. Nick finds himself drawn into a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: buddies, dishonesty, blackmail, satellite, friends, graphic violence, imaginary, artists and showbiz, writer's life, conspiracy, profanity, drugs/alcohol ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Vampire On Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chloe is a college student studying Anthropology. Aurelius is studying Hematology. They seemingly have nothing in common, except both have a secret. When brought together in a Literature Class, Chloe and Aurelius seem like the most unlikely of ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vampire, secret, supernatural, pastor, mythology, hospital, full moon, pistol, nurse, teenage girl, bedridden, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%