Movies like Tinker

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Tinker (2018)
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Tinker (2018)
Original name: Tinker'
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Grady Lee Jr. is a struggling reclusive farmer who has never wanted to be married or have children. He lost his mom when he was a young boy and by the time he was 13, his father and step-mom died in a car wreck separating him from his stepsister, Marry Ann. Randy, his father's best friend, took Grady in and raised him as his own and kept the family farm sustained. One day, Grady discovers his late father's hidden journal That contained secrets of Nikola Tesla. The journal contains the plans to a machine that works off of electro-magnetism, called Jack. Grady believes it could increase productivity by drastically reducing the time it takes a plant to grow. This could be the answer to saving his farm and helping the county, when in fact this could change the world. With the help of his friend, Boudreaux, they begin to work on the device. Boudreaux, of Native American decent, can sense a change is coming for Grady's. After a call from an attorney, Grady finds himself a beneficiary to his...
Plot: crystal, love, native american, cowboy, supernatural, religion, obsession, water, suicide, science, birthday, cemetery, farmer, research, farm, boy, electricity, little boy, conspiracy, father son relationship, dream, energy, bible, greenhouse, telescope ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, cerebral and futuristic films with plots about father son relationship, boy, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, death, little boy and dream mostly in Drama, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Tinker: Audrey's Rain (2003), The Last Mimzy (2007), Christmas in Canaan (2009), Christmas for a Dollar (2013), Stardust (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Audrey's Rain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jean Smart and Richard Gilliland star in "Audrey's Rain" for Hallmark. Jean plays Aunt Audrey, who took in her sister's two kids after her sister's recent suicide.
Plot: grave, spinster, memory, children, mud, sister, lovers reunited, mental retardation, aunt, ex boyfriend, girl, little boy ...
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95%
 6.3
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The Last Mimzy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them ...
Style: serious, touching, fairy tale, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, golf, teleportation, family, adventure, toys, children, family relations, young heroes, hopes, heroic mission, psychic ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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91%
Christmas in Canaan (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the 1960s, Christmas in Canaan is a drama about a black family and a white family that learn to love each other out of their Christian beliefs.
Plot: christmas, little boy, bicycle, school bus, interracial friendship, hit by a car, fight, childhood, fire, african american, male friendship, christmas tree ...
Time: 1960s
Place: texas
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81%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Plot: horse, money, friendship, christmas, good deed, dream, cowboy, horse riding, father daughter relationship, disability, school, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 3.8
 115
Stardust (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: A scientist finds his newest invention; a microchip that infuses inanimate objects with human qualities co-opted by the company he works for, which wants to capitalize on his findings. Knowing his creation can be used for evil purposes, he stashes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, family, a.i., imaginary, friends, rescue, obnoxious boss, androids and robots, family relations, adventure, parents and children, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.4
 166K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: psychiatrist, patient, benign alien, mysterious character, mental institution, mysterious planet, odd, research, insanity, hypnosis, alien, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new mexico, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Life! Camera Action... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl in pursuit of her dreams of becoming a filmmaker against all odds.
Style: surprise ending, student film
Plot: dream, passion, life, inspiration, theater, belief, food, singer, professor, trust, teacher, redemption ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 828
Silver Bells (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.
Plot: farmer, christmas, christmas tree, photographer, father son relationship, false identity
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.2
 531
Grandmother (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Burkina Faso, Switzerland, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small African village. The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana. Everybody calls her 'Witch' but Bila himself calls her 'Yaaba' (grandmother). When Bila's cousin Nopoko gets sick it is ...
Plot: boy, witchcraft, knife, water
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 4K
Advantageous (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter, Jules, do all they can to hold on to their joy, despite the instability surfacing in their world.
Style: serious, bleak, gloomy, thought provoking, futuristic ...
Plot: unemployment, corporation, identity, society, future dystopia, family relations, family in crisis, life is a bitch, single parent, mother daughter relationship, technology, education ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Blind Orchestra (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the early years of the reign of Hassan II, Houcine, a fan of the new king, is the director of a popular orchestra and the proud father of Mimou. This is a very particular troupe, male musicians who are sometimes forced to pretend that they are ...
Plot: movie theatre, boy, wedding, maid, dress, politics, birthday, love, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Run Wild, Run Free (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, this 1969 British children's film stars Mark Lester as a young boy, unable to speak, who befriends both a wild colt with blue eyes and a falcon named "Lady". The cast also includes John Mills, Gordon ...
Plot: falcon, horse, boy, childhood trauma, bicycle, rope, farm, child's point of view, lost, rain, girl, stuttering ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The River Within (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jason returns home to get away while he studies for the upcoming bar exam. After visiting his oldest friend, a "coulda-been-girlfriend" who is now engaged, and a pushy preacher, his easygoing summer becomes filled with unwanted drama. Over ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: small town, church, homecoming, youth, self discovery, introspection, society, religions or cults, family relations, hopes, small town life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 146
A Long Way Off (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jacob is tired of living on the family farm, submitting to the rules of his father. One day he demands an early inheritance from his father, who shocks his young son by agreeing to give it to him. So, he heads to the big city doing things his way ...
Plot: father son relationship, parable, father son hug, christian, religion, prodigal son, jewish, bible
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: "Jesus - The Desire of Ages" is a soft glove in a hard hand as far as Christian movies go. It packs a punch of theological and emotional power gloved in all the soft, warm fuzzies that make family viewing so enjoyable. The movie opens with ...
Style: biblical
Plot: virgin mary, christian, prophecy, religion, religious persecution, disciple, roman soldier, bible story, last supper, jesus christ, bible, messiah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 215K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, melancholic, stylized, touching, artsy ...
Plot: immortality, loneliness, metaphysics, tragic love, death, cancer, terminal illness, reincarnation, queen, tree, outer space, doctor ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, latin america, europe, guatemala, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Unexpected Encounters (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off.
Plot: boy, parent child relationship, feral child, alien planet, space exploration, father son relationship, flashback, alien, male with long hair, robot, outer space, male nudity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
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Realive (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Marc, a successful, ambitious man, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, and is given a few months to live. Unable to accept death, he decides to cryogenically freeze himself. The love of his life is devastated. Seventy years later, Marc becomes the ...
Plot: suicide, cancer, fear, death, cryogenics, experiment, depression, flashback, nurse, doctor, baby, lizard ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.7
 24K
Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: captivating, serious, light, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, destiny, on the run, betrayal, rivalry, deadly, extinction ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, epic, suspenseful, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: ufo, alien, contact, first contact, alien abduction, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, desert, conspiracy, obsession, spacecraft, government conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, wyoming, mongolia, mexico, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beyond the Stars (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the first man ...
Plot: spacesuit, tragedy, moon, night, rain, framed photograph, man with glasses, flowers, airport, disease, teen romance, male protagonist ...
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40%
 6.5
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Extraction (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thomas Jacobs invents a way to watch people's memories from the inside. Going against his morals, he accepts an offer to enter a heroin addict's memories to literally see if he committed a crime. However,a malfunction causes his ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: murder, time loop, memory, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, repression, mind control, disorder, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Half-Life (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As troubling signs of global cataclysms accelerate, a brother and sister react to their father's desertion and the powerful presence of their mother's new boyfriend.
Style: serious, sexual, touching, offbeat, futuristic ...
Plot: apocalypse, teenage love, save the world, prodigy, youth, single parent, innocence lost, suburbs, religions or cults, gays and lesbians, chaos and mayhem, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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End Of The Harvest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An atheist philosophy club at a college harasses a Christian, Scott, who claims to have inside knowledge of when the world will end. To vindicate himself and "defeat" the athiests, he prepares a presentation based on a bible study he finds ...
Style: christian film
Plot: religion, christianity, christian, prophecy, farmer, preaching, redemption, eternity, gospel, salvation, debate, college ...
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37%
 3.0
 299
Implanted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your memory lies, how do you find the truth?
Style: surprise ending
Plot: father son relationship, flashback, car accident, love, death, dream, brother sister relationship, memory, brain, medical, latex gloves, suicide ...
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37%
 7.0
 262
Lantern Hill (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied. Jane is forced into a private academy, in which the ...
Plot: supernatural, fence, little boy, train station, car, dream, school uniform, children, driving, grandmother granddaughter relationship, bicycle, girl ...
Time: 1930s
Place: toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mail Order Monster (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A girl seeks help and guidance from a robot monster to cope with the bullies at school and her father's new girlfriend.
Plot: robot, family, bully, bullying, family drama, school, friend, monster, death of mother, blended family
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Who Will Love My Children? (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
Plot: terminal illness, last will and testament, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, little girl, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, farmer, poverty, orphan, patient, little boy ...
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, orphan, animal life, countryside, family, parents and children, contests and competitions, family relations, adventure, friends, youth ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
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Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As a result of this Ivan spends a lot of his time on ...
Plot: loneliness, bully, children, father son relationship, school, boy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%