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The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003)
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The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Alison Dodge, a 17-year old raised by her mother, decides on her own to spend her last summer before college getting to know her father
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: teenage life, youth, family relations, first sex, parents and children, hopes, family problems, human nature, one more chance, lake or river, redemption, introspection, isolation, coming of age, estrangement, swimming, vacation, summer vacation, lake, bus, dysfunctional family, funeral, trailer home, handyman, fear of commitment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, san diego california, phoenix arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, youth, hopes, coming of age and teenage life mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay: A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014), The Gathering (1977), Cook County (2008), Bilal's Stand (2010), Face (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, estrangement, aging, righting the wronged, elderly, drugs/alcohol, hopes, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
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The Gathering (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Adam Thornton learns that he only has a little time left, he decides that he wants to make peace with his family. Only problem is that most of his family are not exactly fond of him because he walked out on his wife and of his stubborn nature ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: terminal illness, estrangement, elderly, family life, family problems, reunion, single parent, unfulfillment, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, introspection, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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92%
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Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, hopes, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, family in crisis, life is a bitch, addiction, redemption, estrangement, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, family relations, family in crisis, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, youth, workplace, self discovery, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, opposites attract, family relations, immigrants, friends, friendship, coming of age, youth, single parent, culture clash, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
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87%
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Lifted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: follow your dream, family in crisis, overcoming, contests and competitions, wartime life, parents and children, performer's life, hopes, family relations, ambition, coming of age, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, alabama, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Putty Hill (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends and family of Cory, a young man who has died of an overdose, gather at a Baltimore-area karaoke bar for his wake and compare stories about him. Gradually, as it becomes clear that there are many holes in their recollections about Cory, they ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, death in the family, introspection, overdose, estrangement, drug abuse, youth, coming of age, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental
Plot: elderly, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, family relations, escapades, golden years, on the road, haunted by the past, redemption, obsessive quest, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, teenager, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, suburbs, family problems, estrangement, family in crisis, family relations, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: You is a love story. It spans 21 years, bouncing around in time, creating a kind of family quilt that wraps around a father as he struggles to overcome the grief of losing his beloved wife and raise their daughter alone. A coming-of-age journey for ...
Style: offbeat, sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, family relations, parents and children, hopes, dealing with death, haunted by the past, youth, single parent, coming of age, redemption, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Volcano (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: redemption, aging, estrangement, dysfunctional family, introspection, family feud, elderly, family problems, reach out, parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Lost & Found Family (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When her husband dies, Mrs. Ester Hobbes (Ellen Bry, TV's St. Elsewhere) learns that his wealth was just an illusion. Her only real inheritance is a run-down Southern home occupied by a foster family. Slowly, Mrs. Hobbes finds herself making ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, family relations, family in crisis, orphan, society, introspection, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, youth, self discovery, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Camp (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 12-year-old Eli finds himself at summer CAMP
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, biting
Plot: summer camp, life is a bitch, hopes, stock broker, instructor, family problems, youth, dysfunctional family, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, kids in trouble, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 123
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, touching, bleak, emotional, serious
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, teachers and students, family relations, parents and children, power relations, youth, child as adult, teenage life, family problems, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
All the Wilderness (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Keeping to himself in the wake his father's death, James Charm finds refuge in solitary walks and creating morbid sketches — until a charismatic new friend and a quirky young woman begin to draw him out of his shell.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, youth, self discovery, single parent, coming of age, punch, teenage boy, drawing, swimming, bridge, lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 144
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, family relations, adoption, youth, single parent, rivalry, custody, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, family problems, teenage life, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: captivating, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, youth, elderly, countryside, estrangement, aging, family problems, small town, coming of age, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 449
Future Weather (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, life is a bitch, family relations, power relations, teenage life, family problems, alcohol abuse, society, innocence lost, youth, environmentalism, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, human nature, couples, family problems, breakup, unfulfillment, hopes, understanding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: youth, mysterious character, parents and children, friends, family relations, college, friendship, teenage life, religions or cults, airplane, female protagonist, airport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, youth, teenage life, family problems, death in the family, friendship, family relations, friends, dealing with death, drinking problem, death of father, nickname ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: human spirit, teenage life, love and romance, follow your dream, hopes, win over, social misfits, high school, teenage love, social relations, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, lifestyle, urban, friendship, teenage life, urban ghetto, homeless, redemption, youth, forceful separation, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fly Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: autism, family relations, social misfits, communication problem, child illness, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, society, misfit, parents and children, coming of age, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.5
 133
Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: christianity, forgiveness, hate, cross, homosexuality, gay parent, family relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, parents and children, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, family problems, human spirit, hopes, family relations, court hearing, stand up comedian, funeral, family dinner, flashback, schizophrenia, psychiatry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 663
King's Faith (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When eighteen-year-old Brendan King attempts to leave his turbulent gang life behind him, his past continues to threaten his new-found faith, family, and future
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted by the past, teenage love, juvenile delinquency, society, adoption, orphan, redemption, crimes, human spirit, going straight, crime and punishment, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gracie's Choice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For as long as she can remember, 16 year-old Gracie has been raising her four siblings, each of whom has a different, absent father and their mother is on the fast track to self-destruction. When these children's lives are about to be pulled ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: custody, coming of age, teenage girl, custody battle, siblings relations, family in crisis, life is a bitch, hopes, manipulations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 183
Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, youth, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, introspection, dysfunctional family, single parent, godparent, obsessive quest, coming of age, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family life, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, dealing with death, family in crisis, coming of age, family problems, youth, accidental death, death of wife, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%