Movies like A Peck on the Cheek

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A Peck on the Cheek (2002)
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A Peck on the Cheek (2002)
Original name: கன்னத்தில் முத்தமிட்டாள்
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers.
Style: touching, serious, contemplative, emotional, realistic
Plot: civil war, adoption, family relations, suicide bomber, parents and children, family problems, uncover truth, on the run, adopted daughter, birthday, baby, father daughter relationship, flash forward, refugee, extremist, terrorism, separated, casualty of war, pregnancy, writers, violence, beach, childbirth, marriage, rebel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, sri lanka, asia

Most similar movies to A Peck on the Cheek

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, adoption, youth, family in crisis and hopes mostly in Drama, Action and War genres. Some movies like A Peck on the Cheek: Our Girl (2013), A Thousand Colours (2008), Taken Away (2014), Shakthi: The Power (2002), Halima's Path (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
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Our Girl (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Our Girl is the story of Molly Dawes, born and raised in the London Borough of Newham. Molly is the eldest of five kids with little future, a difficult father and a mother who always wanted more for her. Leaving school with no qualifications, Molly ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, tense
Plot: military, self discovery, military life, siblings relations, military base, basic training, family relations, hopes, parents and children, soldier, petty job, british army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Thousand Colours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, family relations, couples, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, youth, tragic love, father son relationship, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.8
 166
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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: courtroom drama, righting the wronged, custody, adoption, fighting the system, rivalry, family problems, parents and children, single parent, legal, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Shakthi: The Power (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: family relations, village, tough guy, gory, battles, dysfunctional family, death in the family, fall in love, family in crisis, estrangement, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Halima's Path (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: adoption, loss of son, wartime life, parents and children, muslim, family relations, life is a bitch, bodies, un, missing person, search, adopted son ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Misplaced World (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By chance Paul Kromberger discovers on the internet a photograph of the US opera diva Caterina Fabiani who is the spitting image of Evelyn, his dead wife. His unease and growing sense of alarm are transferred to his daughter, Sophie. Filled with ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: introspection, life turned upside down, family relations, performer's life, uncover truth, artists and showbiz, parents and children, father daughter relationship, opera singer, female director, half sister half sister relationship, lounge singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, germany, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 359
Forgive Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Violette, an expectant wife, who opens a nasty barrel of worms by filming a documentary about her dysfunctional family, to be shown to her (as yet) unborn son.Through her ever-present lens, Violette begins to unearth one nasty family secret after ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, family problems, couples, uncover truth, infidelity, parents and children, disturbed childhood, adultery, father daughter relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: custody, adoption, starting over, family relations, parents and children, social worker, family life, hopes, family problems, legal, life turned upside down, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When 15-year-old, Matt Freeman, gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adoption, life turned upside down, teenage life, family in crisis, human spirit, babies and infants, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
I Did Not Kill Gandhi (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Once known for his intellectual prowess, a retired professor (Anupam Kher) begins experiencing memory gaps and periods of forgetfulness. But while he tries to laugh it off, it soon becomes clear that the symptoms are a sign of a more serious ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: assassination, alzheimer's disease, college, parents and children, memory loss, mental illness, politics, society, elderly, deadly, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, redemption, coping, parents and children, family in crisis, unfulfillment, estrangement, father son relationship, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 678
Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, single parent, unsupportive spouse, homecoming, family relations, love, family problems, female director, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 179
Lost Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, single parent, unfulfillment, spouse leaving, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife conflict, family conflict, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Anything You Want (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by her mother's absence, asks for an ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, law firm, family problems, family in crisis, death in the family, single father, little girl, death of mother, dealing with death, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 140
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, emotional, serious, touching, bleak
Plot: teenage life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, youth, family problems, child as adult, coming of age, teachers and students, siblings relations, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 828
Amu (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Amu is the story of Kaju, a twenty-one-year-old Indian American woman who returns to India to visit her family and discover the place where she was born. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju stumbles against secrets and lies from her past. A ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: sikh, adoption, genocide, uncover truth, orphan, haunted by the past, political unrest, homecoming, family relations, buried truth, society, indian american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: death, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, family problems, lifestyle, dealing with death, hopes, family relations, estrangement, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
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Dammu (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Ramachandra (NTR) - an orphan wants to helps out people and make enough bank balance so that he can settle in life by marrying a girl of his choice. He falls in love with Ashwini (Trisha) at the first sight. He comes to know that a royal family from ...
Style: exciting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: adoption, orphan, social differences, fall in love, danger, village life, heroes, save the day, love and romance, society, uninhibited rivalry, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.0
 978
Religion (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story is based in Banaras and is about a Hindu Priest Chaturvedi (Pankaj Kapoor) who follows the scriptures to practice Hindu religion. When a child is abandon by a woman and brought in his house by his daughter - after initial hesitation but ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: adoption, hindu, parents and children, clergy, family relations, family life, family problems, society, babies and infants, hinduism, salvation, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 281
Stolen Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amanda and Jason are happy marriage now, after years of frustration have finally managed to take a beautiful girl from a country in Eastern Europe through an international adoption agency. But when the doctor will perform a DNA test to small, finds ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: adoption, kidnapping, investigation, uncover truth, family problems, couples, parents and children, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, danger, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A village tough finally succumbs to the unconditional love of his angelic cousin, but his romance faces insurmountable challenges, including family opposition and his own delinquent personality.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: forbidden love, village, parents and children, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, arranged marriage, romance, village life, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 220
Son of a Lion (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Pakistani tribal village of Darra Adam Khel, a young Pashtun boy Niaz Afridi defies the expectations of his father to continue in the family business making weapons and calls for an education.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: family relations, follow your dream, ambition, rebellion, single parent, youth, against the rules, hopes, rebelliousness, parents and children, family business, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 317
Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, reunion, parents and children, dysfunctional family, death in the family, family problems, estrangement, unfulfillment, family gatherings, brother brother relationship, coming of age, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Twelve Mile Road (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A divorced farmer takes in his troubled teenage daughter for the summer, a summer which changes the lives of the two of them, and their friends and family.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: troubled teen, family relations, farmer, teenage life, family problems, estrangement, youth, parents and children, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, elderly, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, adoption, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, youth, family problems, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, unwanted pregnancy, social worker, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
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Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young son disappears in the streets of a big city. He sets out on a search across China, stopping at nothing to ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, tense
Plot: kidnapping, uncover truth, life turned upside down, danger, adoption, missing child, parents and children, family problems, couple relations, couples, crimes, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, introspection, society, orphan, youth, family problems, family, parents and children, self discovery, redemption, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 645
Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: family life, homecoming, family relations, under the surface, parents and children, estrangement, family gatherings, family problems, siblings relations, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 528
The Good Road (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: missing child, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, working class, father son relationship, boy, truck driver, husband wife relationship, truck, mother son relationship, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 2K
Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, family life, family problems, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, parents and children, family gatherings, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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