Movies like Lamb 2015

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Lamb (2015)
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Lamb (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Ethiopia, France, Germany, Norway, Qatar, Côte d'Ivoire
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.
Plot: cooking, farming, sheep, marketplace, corporal punishment, lamb
Place: africa, ethiopia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about family relations, friendship, cooking, mother son relationship, girl, family and parents and children mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Lamb: Harvest: 3,000 Years (1975), Grandmother (1989), What's for Dinner, Mom? (2016), No Worries (1993), Forever Young, Forever Free (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Harvest: 3,000 Years (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ethiopia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In this meditative film, the everyday lives of poor Ethiopian peasants are shown using documentary as well as storytelling techniques, and the drama arises out of the timeless but still contemporary issues of their lives.
Plot: kill, farming, landlord, poverty, police chase, murder
Place: ethiopia
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95%
 7.1
 660
Grandmother (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Burkina Faso, Switzerland, France, West Germany
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: witchcraft, boy, water, knife
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
What's for Dinner, Mom? (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two sisters Tae and Yo come back to their old house which is soon to be torn down. Clearing up the family mementos, Tae finds a red box full of recipes and letters written by their mother who died 20 years ago. In these recipes and letters, she ...
Style: culinary, captivating, sincere
Plot: sister sister relationship, old house, sister, cooking, family relations, getting home, parents and children, culture, family, cultural difference, family tradition, cooking and food ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Tornado and the Kalahari Horse Whisperer (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tornado is a true life story of patience, endurance and passion. The picture tells the story of two damaged souls: Pierre, a depressed and damaged young man and Tornado, an emotionally tormented horse. Sensing Tornado’s potential, Pierre travels ...
Plot: predator, wildlife, nature
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 50
No Worries (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family is forced off their farm due to drought, and move to Sydney.
Plot: australian outback, drought, runaway, farm, child driving car, sheep, girl, city country contrast, sandstorm
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Forever Young, Forever Free (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "e’Lollipop" is the extraordinary story of two inseparable South African children, Tsepo and his orphaned friend Jannie. Jannie is sent to a missionary station in Tsepo’s village where they become best friends as Jannie finds his ...
Plot: childhood friend, best friend, childhood friends, afrikaans, injury, interracial friendship, dog, apartheid, tire, friendship
Place: africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Child Wanderers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 1890s, 10-year-old Yohan is sent away from home to survive on his own as a child laborer. He experiences hardships and overcomes his fears by relying on bravery and hope to make the best of his circumstances.
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, cult film ...
Plot: friendship, boy, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, large family, mother son relationship, birthday, pig, russian, horse and carriage, child labor, winter ...
Time: 1890s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 37
Last Desk (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Hungary
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A story about a gipsy girl Kati who moves from Hungarian province to Budapest and starts going to school.
Plot: new school, school uniform, poor family, racism, teacher, roma, interracial friendship, children's choir, department store, gypsy, girl, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Little Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: countryside, farming, cooking, female protagonist, food, friendship, mother daughter relationship, young woman, childhood friend, pet dog, winter, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Cave of the Yellow Dog (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The little nomad girl, Nansal, finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents. A story about a Mongolian family of nomads - their traditional way of life and the rising call of the City.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, fable
Plot: reincarnation, dog, nomad, family life, family relations, rescue, parents and children, danger, human animal relationship, dog movie, little girl, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Long Good-Bye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A seventy-year-old retired school headmaster informs his wife and daughters that he has Alzheimer's disease. They are all concerned, but react differently due to their individual situations. The family watches as the husband and father ...
Style: emotional
Plot: cooking, cheerleader, husband, family relations, alzheimer's disease, bridge, mini skirt, man wearing glasses, gps, cookie, surgery, mobile phone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 287
My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, orphan, family relations, circus, friendship, girl dressed as boy, friends, teenage life, gender bending, family life, youth, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Plot: cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father figure, u.s. military, teenage boy, kitchen, girl, aircraft carrier, terrorism, cruise, airplane, older sister ...
Time: september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 204
Buud Yam (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Burkina Faso
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an early 19th century African village, Wend Kuuni - a young man, lives with his adopted family after his mother was killed as a witch. When Pughneere - his adopted sister - becomes ill, the villagers suspect Wend Kuuni. In order to save ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: journey, illness, forest, murder of mother, desert, adoptive father adopted son relationship, medicine, self discovery, apology, saving a life, healer, flashback ...
Time: 10th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
And the Children Shall Lead (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Mississippi in the early '60s is the setting for this story of a 12-year-old African-American girl who, along with her white friends, tries to ease increasing racial tensions.
Style: cult film
Plot: civil rights, racial tension, white supremacy, social injustice, family, bullying, civil rights movement, best friend, family relations, interracial relations, friend, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Trader (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Moti is a merchant who sells jaggery in the market, with the help of an older woman, Mahjubhi, who makes exemplary jaggery. He is in love with a village girl, but cannot afford to pay the dowry/marriage expenses to her father. So he decides to marry ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: social relations, generosity, family relations, couples, fall in love, village life, bollywood, infidelity, village, couple relations, false accusation, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 962
White Lion (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named ...
Style: sincere, emotional, exciting, colourful, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, survival, hunter, friendship, adventure, danger, wilderness, legends and myths, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, death of friend, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 561
Morning Dew (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ethiopia, Germany, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and powerlessness at the dissolution of his people's humanity and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: friendship, village, revolution, haunted by the past, idealism, political unrest, society, rebellion, state affairs, medical school, rich and poor, socialist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ethiopia, africa, europe, germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, 'Flight of the Red Balloon' tells the story of a French family as seen through the eyes of a Chinese student. The film was shot in August and September 2006 on ...
Style: sentimental, enigmatic, art house, absurd, melancholic ...
Plot: single parent, nanny, balloon, parents and children, neglect, boy, family relations, museum, telephone call, imaginary friend, loneliness, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, japan, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 7K
Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious ...
Plot: judaism, dysfunctional family, mental illness, redemption, family relations, family problems, coming of age, parents and children, society, human nature, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., sacramento california, san francisco, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Spread Your Wings (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, light, inspirational
Audience: family outing
Plot: goose, wildlife, animal rescue, father son relationship, obsessive quest, teenager, parents and children, bird, ex husband ex wife relationship, endangered species, geese, ecology ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 662
Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, teenage life, school, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, high school, couples, friends, high school life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.
Style: sincere, touching, bleak, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: kids in trouble, realism, childhood, social problems, petty criminal, life is a bitch, orphan, society, abandoned, goodhearted, family problems, street kid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Song of my mother (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Nigar (Zübeyde Ronahi) is not accustomed to living in the big city of Istanbul and longs to return to her village in Southeastern Turkey from where she was supposedly forced to leave after the incidents of ethnic clashes in 90s. Her son Ali (Feyyaz ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: estrangement, parents and children, family relations, fish out of water, elderly, aging, misfit, society, mother son relationship, life, homecoming, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, entertaining
Plot: family, family relations, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, responsibility, mother daughter relationship, nurse, restaurant, small town, food, death, half sister ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
13 Never Again! (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: 13-year old Rikke sees Bea, the new girl in her class, as a challenge. After an endurance test to find which of them can lie longer in a circle of flames, they become friends. However, as a result of some unfortunate truths and half-truths, the ...
Plot: cross dressing, friendship, teenage boy, school, coming of age, male objectification, female nudity, dressing room, male nudity, grownups, nudity (full frontal - brief), puberty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This feature length entry from shorts director Caumon deals with a turbulent mother and son relationship in a rural setting.
Plot: cancer, farm, father son relationship, hunting, friendship, violence, death of father, love triangle, countryside, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, boy girl relationship, sadness, grandfather granddaughter relationship, death of son, family relations, cancer, father daughter relationship, mourning, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 434
Elementary (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Florence is a school teacher devoted to her students. When she encounters young Sacha, a child with problems, she will do everything she can to help him, even to the point of neglecting her own children, her own life, and of questioning her ...
Plot: teacher, school, inspiration, delivery man, restaurant, elementary school, dog, saleswoman, female protagonist, rabbit, kiss, restaurant kitchen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 39
Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Juliette, twenty, falls in love. At the same time her father is diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, family problems, love and romance, twentysomething life, countryside, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%