Movies like Hawaii 1966

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Hawaii (1966)
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Hawaii (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.
Style: epic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: infidelity, adventure, family relations, clergy, religions or cults, interracial relations, love and romance, society, couples, redemption, escapades, fish out of water, culture clash, state affairs, romance, shark, dancing, incest, pregnancy, king, prince, religion, queen, christianity, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1810s, 1820s
Place: hawaii, usa, new hampshire, connecticut, yale university

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about society, family relations, love and romance, couples, hopes, romance and redemption mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Hawaii: The Hawaiians (1970), Princess Kaiulani (2009), Duet for One (1986), The Sandpiper (1965), Juanita (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hawaiians (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
Style: epic, sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: pineapple, romance, escapades, immigrants, adventurer, culture clash, society, lifestyle, drunken man, schooner, fire brigade, waterfall ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii, usa
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95%
Princess Kaiulani (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independence from aggressive American ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: princess, campaign, rebelliousness, social differences, society, politics, life is a bitch, love and romance, rebellion, youth, head of state, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: hawaii, usa
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62%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: disability, family problems, life is a bitch, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, terminal illness, musician's life, couples, family in crisis, multiple sclerosis, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sandpiper (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A free-spirited artist (Elizabeth Taylor), who lives near California's Big Sur, meets the administrator (Richard Burton) of the parochial school that her young son attends and lures the cleric away from his wife (Eva Marie Saint).
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: school, clergy, love, infidelity, love triangle, beach, friendship, unwed mother, deer, romance, boarding school, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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44%
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Juanita (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana - where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, sincere, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: culture clash, love and romance, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, family, parents and children, friendship, hopes, adventure, escapades, society ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, serious, 70mm film ...
Plot: flood, bible, noah's ark, adam and eve, old testament, good versus evil, redemption, christian, religions or cults, rescue, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: religions or cults, couples, love affair, family problems, teenage life, youth, culture clash, forbidden love, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Shunning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: identity crisis, religions or cults, family problems, last wish, society, youth, reunion, self discovery, parents and children, family in crisis, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Jerusalem (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, epic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, romance, escapades, village life, parents and children, obsessive quest, village, society, unfulfilled love, love and romance, religions or cults ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, middle east, palestine
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33%
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, hopes, life is a bitch, religions or cults, coming of age, redemption, tragic hero, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, sentimental, touching, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: journey, sailing ship, ship, hopes, immigrants, ambition, couples, family problems, obsessive quest, human spirit, escapades, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: love affair, infidelity, hopes, fall in love, couples, human spirit, small town life, family problems, dishonesty, mental illness, forbidden love, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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My Family (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's. They establish their family in ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: murder, coming of age, death of wife, marriage, family, couples, misfit, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, immigrants ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 20s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pieces of Dreams (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young priest (Robert Forster) questions his faith after he falls in love with a social worker.
Style: serious, touching, sexual, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: celibacy, hospital, forbidden love, church, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, gays and lesbians, hopes, romance, clergy, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Higher Ground (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, atmospheric, serious
Plot: evangelical christianity, faith, baby, christian, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, down on your luck, hopes, society, introspection, human spirit, humble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: island, farm, father son relationship, youth, coming of age, poverty, immigrants, social differences, society, down on your luck, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In seeking her own redemption from the one man of whom she is most afraid, 10-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: family problems, death in the family, redemption, family relations, social misfits, society, friendship, youth, parents and children, life is a bitch, friends, immigrants ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love and romance, manipulations, family relations, mischievous children, romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, social differences, human nature, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, society, hopes, single parent, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, arranged marriage, farm, unfulfillment, romance, family relations ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Brother's Wife (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Mexico, Peru, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After almost 10 years of marriage, attractive Zoe discovers that her marriage lacks passion and surprise, and is seduced by the possibility of finding those sensations already forgotten in her husband's brother. From this premise a series of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, stylized, sexual
Plot: infidelity, sexual abuse, pregnancy, family relations, vengeance, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, usa
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29%
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Quo Vadis (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle, and wants her for his concubine. For Lygia, a Christian, being a ...
Style: captivating, epic, serious, sincere
Plot: heroes, royal family, love and romance, heroic mission, rise to the top, state affairs, adventure, master warrior, unfulfillment, war, fall in love, politics ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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ABCD (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only goal of an ageing Indian-American widow is to see her son and rebellious daughter (described as an American Born Confused Desi or ABCD) married off to respectable Indian families.
Style: touching, talky, sincere, serious, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, introspection, society, family problems, immigrants, parents and children, interracial relations, family relations, siblings relations, romance, arranged marriage, indian american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, asia, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: infidelity, human nature, tragic hero, countryside, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, unfulfillment, rivalry, love triangle, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, caucasus, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Parrish (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who wants to drive Sala out of business. Judd insists that ...
Style: serious, emotional, sexual, realistic
Plot: arson, love triangle, fall in love, rivalry, tough heroes, social differences, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, breakup, love affair, dishonesty, americana ...
Time: 60s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hester Street (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keats plays a Russian emigre who prides himself on the way he's molded himself into a real Yankee in the USA, though the world he lives in, New York's Lower East Side in the late 19th century, is almost exclusively populated by ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, loan, infidelity, culture clash, society, romance, family relations, love and romance, immigrants, religions or cults, new wave, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, america, manhattan new york city, egypt ...
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27%
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: racism, discrimination, injustice, slavery, society, social worker, lifestyle, social differences, journalism, redemption, media, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, pregnancy, extramarital affair, adultery, jealousy, sister sister relationship, factory worker, countryside, frustration, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
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26%
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Bride Flight (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The story of the women on the KLM flight that won the 1953 Air Race from London to Christchurch, New Zealand.
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, baby, airplane, marriage, birth, adoption, emigration, vineyard, betrayal, best friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Saving Sarah Cain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Sarah Cain, a self-involved big-city newspaper columnist, travels to Pennsylvania for the funeral of her Amish sister, she soon discovers that she is the legal guardian of her five Amish nieces and nephews. Rather than choose to move to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: amish, fish out of water, orphan, redemption, family life, death in the family, family problems, culture clash, betrayal, family relations, city life, columnist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, assassination, greek, yacht, widow, cruise, couples, dealing with death, family relations, love and romance, state affairs, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, usa, england, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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