Movies like Love Belongs to Everyone

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Love Belongs to Everyone (2006)
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Love Belongs to Everyone (2006)
Original name: Dennis van Rita
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Shy, gentle half-wit Dennis, whose only obsession is train-spotting, is released early on account of good behavior after a rape sentence. His parents who run a modest barbershop, skeptic André and Rita, desperately try to keep him out of girl trouble, but his victim's sister Barbara starts a hate campaign. After another girl reports abuse, Dennis is jailed and beaten black and blue daily. Barbara's boyfriend, lawyer Thomas Verelst, accepts to help 'pro deo' (no cost) and pleads that Dennis belongs in a mental institution.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, misfit, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, rehabilitation, hopes, forced into action, jail, punishment, prison, rape, sex maniac, homecoming, love, fight, mental disorder, mother, hugging, picnic, abuse, beating, undressing, nosebleed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium

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Most similar movies to Love Belongs to Everyone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, society, family problems and misfit mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Love Belongs to Everyone: The God of Wood (2010), Everyday (2012), Illegal (2010), The Cruel Embrace (1987), Suspect (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, love and romance, culture clash, gender, fall in love, family relations, lifestyle, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, sexuality, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: prison, confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, couples, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, youth, prison life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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31%
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Illegal (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly on her guard, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested.
Style: captivating, touching, emotional, sentimental, political ...
Plot: rebellion, human spirit, fighting the system, social differences, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, immigrants, family relations, parents and children, society, escape ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, psychological, realistic, touching, bleak ...
Plot: mental disorder, isolation, parents and children, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, estrangement, misfit, single parent, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Suspect (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teacher Rob Dekoster is a good man, albeit a bit too frivolous and liberal with funds the local arts center's interim director. His wife Nelle, who sometimes abuses drugs, spoils his ingrate teenage stepdaughter Sandy, who is kind only to her ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, family relations, manipulation, rivalry, life is a bitch, legal, couple relations, dishonesty, vengeance, youth, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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29%
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Edi (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, homeless, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, society, parents and children, pregnancy, destiny, false accusation, polish ...
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Fly Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to work, no longer does. What will sustain her daughter, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: autism, nursing, moral dilemma, parents and children, single parent, youth, social misfits, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, society, family problems, child illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Pavee Lackeen: The Traveller Girl (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An intimate portrait of a resilient and spirited young girl and her proud and dignified family, who are part of Ireland's "traveller" community.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, youth, misfit, social misfits, realism, family relations, culture clash, parents and children, society, resilience, discrimination, single mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: prison, hospital, redemption, estrangement, one more chance, family relations, haunted by the past, terminal illness, life sentence, hopes, life is a bitch, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, youth, children, sexual abuse, child molester, family relations, family problems, power relations, rehabilitation, single parent, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
I Travel Alone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jarle Klepp is a 25-year-old student of literature with a passion for Adorno, Proust and grown-up women - and definitely not Tamagochi's, Lady Di and small kids. The news that he is the father of a seven year old girl - and that she will come ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, friends, life turned upside down, youth, society, couples, twentysomething life, student life, student
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, family relations, society, parents and children, human nature, family problems, dysfunctional family, hopes, life is a bitch, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, rehabilitation, family problems, drug abuse, parents and children, doctors and patients, mental institution, life is a bitch, rehabilitation center, family relations, power relations, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: cyclist, hopes, life is a bitch, couple relations, disability, parents and children, misfit, human nature, human spirit, redemption, family relations, new love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, jewish, coming of age, self discovery, clergy, society, life is a bitch, hopes, introspection, parents and children, rabbi, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Colossal Youth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Switzerland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After the Portuguese government demolishes his slum and relocates him to a housing project on the outskirts of Lisbon, 75-year-old Cape Verde immigrant Ventura wanders between his new and old homes, reconnecting with people from his past.
Style: serious, thought provoking, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, hopes, starting over, misfit, urban ghetto life, addiction, husband wife relationship, settler, courage, melancholy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: portugal, canada, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, unemployment, life is a bitch, workplace, family problems, family relations, working class, parents and children, isolation, society, hopes ...
Place: france, europe, maghreb, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, against the odds, child illness, terminal illness, family problems, human spirit, school, parents and children, relationship vs career, family in crisis, disability, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, farm, religions or cults, family relations, parents and children, society, village, village life, church, wedding, corporal punishment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: disability, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, human spirit, introspection, single parent, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, social decay, small town ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Lost Persons Area (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man trying to keep himself afloat and marry the woman he loves sees all that's dear to him threatened in this drama. Marcus (Sam Louwyck) works as a maintenance man for a Belgian power company, keeping lines and electrical towers in repair ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, workplace, parents and children, family life, unfulfillment, human nature, love, father daughter relationship, accident, working class, youth ...
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, estrangement, starting over, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, haunted by the past, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Octavia (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everybody has a little murder in their heart... somewhere.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: disability, blindness, blind woman, rape, friends, family relations, society, life is a bitch, confined, youth, misfit, human spirit ...
Time: 80s
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21%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family in crisis, cancer, illness, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Almayer's Folly (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, family relations, unfulfillment, tragic hero, life is a bitch, society, hopes, ambition, racism, rivalry, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia
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20%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, queer cinema
Plot: social misfits, lgbt, youth, family relations, friendship, parents and children, society, gay, androgyny, leaving home, boyhood, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Love Come Down (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, and his brother, Matthew, is a boxer consumed with the ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: adult
Plot: self discovery, family relations, interracial relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, rehabilitation, introspection, athlete's life, haunted by the past, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Within These Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Female prisoners train dogs to aid people with disabilities in a program started by a nun (Laura Dern).
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: prison, dog, rehabilitation, starting over, drug abuse, prison life, addiction, disability, human nature, life is a bitch, hopes, society ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, feel good
Plot: friendship, redemption, introspection, elderly, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, human nature, addiction, hopes, custody, rehabilitation ...
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20%