Movies like Our Town 1977

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Our Town (1977)
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Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: ghost, wedding, death, family relations, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, funeral, second chance, mother daughter relationship, small town, husband wife relationship, birth, death in childbirth, breaking the fourth wall, mother son relationship
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new england, new hampshire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death, father daughter relationship and small town mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Our Town: All the Way Home (1981), Romeo & Juliet (1994), Summer and Smoke (1961), Dearest Jane (2015), The Member of the Wedding (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Our Town (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Our Town is a three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It is a character story about an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted through their everyday lives. Using metatheatrical devices, Wilder sets the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: family relations, small town, family life, americana, small town life, bittersweet, love and romance, romance, family problems, couples, social relations, funeral ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: single mother, widow, death, live broadcast, love, death of father, filmed play, loss of husband, father son relationship, accident, family relations, loss of father ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, love, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, family relations, father son relationship, male female relationship, shakespeare, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Peyton Place: The Next Generation (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Another attempt to bring the 1960s primetime serial back to network television
Plot: scandal, small town, generation, dark secret, village, family secret, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, search, husband wife relationship, missing person, family relations ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Summer and Smoke (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a small Mississippi town in 1916, an eccentric spinster battles her romantic yearnings for the randy boy next door. A 1961 film, adapted from a Tennessee Williams play, starring Geraldine Page, Laurence Harvey, John McIntire, Una Merkel and Rita ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: small town, love triangle, family relations, repression, spinster, unfulfilled love, longing, social relations, world war one, adult virgin, couples, small town life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 155
Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: romance, friendship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, change, acceptance, love, mother daughter relationship, death, uncle niece relationship, love and romance ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Member of the Wedding (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the last days leading up to her older brother's marriage, a young girl is forced to face realities and grow up quickly. A tender adaptation of Carson McCullers' classic play.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: wedding, innocence lost, coming of age, escape, runaway, social relations, couples, society, teenage life, family relations, human nature, small town life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 1K
Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, death, gender, husband wife relationship, gender identity, bisexual, husband and wife, cross dressing, honeymoon, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Karen Kingsbury's A Time to Dance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and Abby Reynolds are a married couple who have been together since their days as high school sweethearts—when John was a football hero and Abby dreamed of becoming a writer.
Style: sweet, romantic, touching, feel good, light
Plot: reunion, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, wedding, middle age romance, marriage crisis, husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, male female relationship, happy ending, love story, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 83
The Wash (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mako is a neglectful husband. Not the most loving man. His wife gradually encounters a widower who is a kind, gentle figure. She eventually makes the transition to leave her husband and go to this fellow.
Plot: family relations, east asian lead, second wife, unhappy wife, intolerance, father daughter relationship, african american, mother daughter relationship, japanese american, family drama, widower, interracial marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Independence Day (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring coffee and grilling hamburgers. Mary Ann's ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, small town, waitress, dream, romance, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, moral dilemma, small town life, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Wild McCullochs (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.
Style: saga
Plot: domineering father, parent child relationship, father son relationship, truck driver, class conflict, drunkenness, teenager, blood, servant, father son estrangement, truck, funeral ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, theatre play, domineering mother, absent parent, family relations, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship, anxiety
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mourning Becomes Electra (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
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Story: In a Greek tragedy updated to the 1860s, young New Englanders exact vengeance after the murder of their father.
Plot: guilt, father daughter relationship, extramarital affair, father son relationship, adultery, suicide, american civil war, family relations, desperation, filmed play, family feud, brother sister relationship
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, last wish, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship, death in the family, starting over, coming of age, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bittersweet Love (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pregnant woman and her husband discover they are half brother and half sister, thanks to his father (Robert Lansing) and her mother (Lana Turner).
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, family secrets, family secret, mother daughter relationship, incest, mansion, male female relationship, homosexual subtext, pregnancy, father son relationship, accidental incest, brother sister incest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hidden Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama about a young widow who finds a guardian angel in the form of a hobo who comes to her rural community looking for work.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: single parent, family relations, farm, family life, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, parents and children, social differences, family in crisis, religions or cults, male female relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, post world war one
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 14K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, starting over, haunted by the past, fall in love, death in the family, family problems, romance, murder, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, family relations, death of husband, parents and children, single parent, starting over, hopes, society, life is a bitch, dealing with death, small town life, family in crisis ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Lover (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a remarkably subtle film–a character study that focuses on Mitya’s attempts to cope with each new startling phase of discovery. At first he mourns for his dead wife, but then he discovers that he didn’t really know her.
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: loss, death of wife, husband wife relationship, relationships, family relations, male female relationship, love and romance, sudden death, helplessness, reconciliation, father son relationship, linguist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Orpheus Descending (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Plot: drifter, age difference, italian immigrant, male female relationship, adultery, death, extramarital affair, love, passion, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, small town ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 107
Italiani (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, train conductor, mother daughter relationship, mistress, priest, love, affair, pregnancy, adultery, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: palermo italy, milan italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 1K
See Girl Run (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What happens when a 30-something woman allows life's "what ifs" to overwhelm her appreciation for what life actually is. Disregarding her current obligations, she digs into her romantic past in hopes of invigorating her present.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, unfulfillment, small town, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, dull life, crumbling marriage, small town life, thirtysomething life, walking a dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 199
The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, marriage, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, cancer, death, homosexual, hospice, long lost daughter ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: discrimination, family relations, pursuit, interracial relations, americana, couple relations, fall in love, social differences, small town life, small town, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: contemplative, sentimental, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, store, small town life, fall in love, family relations, family problems, social relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, thought provoking, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, acceptance, baby, abortion, genetics, genetic engineering, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Meet the Browns (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: family gatherings, death in the family, single parent, family relations, reunion, family life, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, small town life, male female relationship, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, georgia, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Years have passed since Sophie (Wendy Crewson) left the ranch her family calls home to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. The death of her father means that Sophie, now 30, must return to the home she left behind so long ago. Once there, ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cattle ranch, rodeo, romance, love and romance, hopes, farm, family relations, couples, small town life, small town, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 20
Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: village, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, sex, chinese, murder, prostitute, hotel manager, violence, father daughter relationship, cultural difference ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%