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Aftermath: A Test of Love (1991)
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Aftermath: A Test of Love (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story, an adoring wife and mother is taken hostage during a robbery and brutally murdered.
Style: psychological, sentimental, thought provoking, touching, rough, bleak, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: family problems, crimes, heist, family relations, crime, life is a bitch, family life, murder, human nature, small town life, death in the family, small town, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, family in crisis, torture, cemetery, african american, doctor, robbery, funeral, armed robbery, husband wife relationship, wheelchair, pistol ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Aftermath: A Test of Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about life is a bitch, family relations, crimes, crime, murder, father son relationship and family problems mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Aftermath: A Test of Love: A Father for Brittany (1998), Blood Brothers (1993), Chrystal (2004), ...First Do No Harm (1997), All the Way Home (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, child illness, family in crisis, hopes, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, legal action, dealing with death, love and romance, legal, redemption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Blood Brothers (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blood Brothers- While coming of age in the inner city, Darryl Crawford, a young African-American man, witnesses a gang-related murder and is horrified to discover that his beloved older brother Sly is one of the perps. Darryl grapples with his ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang, murder, siblings relations, social misfits, witnessing a crime, urban ghetto life, crimes, legal action, low lives, urban ghetto, family relations, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Chrystal (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Man (played by: Billy Bob Thornton) is still in shock many years after a devistating accident takes the life of his only son and perminantly injures his wife. After all of these years the man finaly comes home to his still married wife (Played by: ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, addiction, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, homecoming, starting over, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
...First Do No Harm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Lori Reimuller learns that her young son Robbie has epilepsy, she first trusts the judgment of the hospital staff in how best to bring it under control. As Robbie's health slides radically downhill, however, she becomes frustrated and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: child illness, hospital, family in crisis, life is a bitch, small town, single parent, family relations, human spirit, unfulfillment, hopes, parents and children, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, death of husband, small town life, family relations, life turned upside down, hopes, family in crisis, life is a bitch, parents and children, dealing with death, starting over, human nature ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: gloomy, sexual, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, family relations, alcohol abuse, couples, family life, downfall, family problems, drink, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: racism, drug dealing, crime, crimes, city life, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, family in crisis, interracial relations, urban ghetto, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.4
 36K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. He is involved ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: family in crisis, jealousy, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, older woman younger man relationship, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, small town, age difference, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: friends, friendship, infidelity, drug addiction, heist, tough law enforcer, life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, danger, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Sins of the Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965 a bomb was planted in a Church in Alabama, killing four black girls. Thirty years later, Tom Cherry breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night in question.
Style: rough, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: racism, church, crime, deadly, injustice, rebellion, discrimination, introspection, moral dilemma, society, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 165K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, courtroom, dysfunctional family, trial, homecoming, parent child relationship, crimes, hotshot lawyer, uncover truth, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 2K
Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, monastery, filicide, revenge, crime, family life, betrayal, rivalry, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 151
Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, gulf war, urban ghetto life, family in crisis, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, homecoming, urban ghetto, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyons, France. Michel Descombes is a watchmaker who lives alone with his teenage son Bernard. When the police visits and informs him that Bernard killed a man and is on the run with a girl, Michel realizes that he knew far less about his son than he ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, sincere
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, small town life, deadly, legal, parents and children, legal action, introspection, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 13K
At Close Range (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970's. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gang, sociopath, rape, gun, crime, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, family relations, social relations, mental illness, small town, murder, store, deadly, family life, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Stranger Inside (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, parents and children, life is a bitch, crime, gays and lesbians, crimes, youth, drug dealing, innocence lost, gang, society, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 565
Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: homecoming, crimes, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, society, small town, working class, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.8
 2K
CrissCross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about her activities and tries to convince her to stop, to no avail. A local restaurant owner hires ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: single parent, monastery, on the road, restaurant, dysfunctional family, rescue, family problems, human spirit, family life, youth, drug dealing, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Light Sleeper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, drug dealing, obsession, addiction, going straight, life is a bitch, crime, hopes, drug abuse, drug dealer, insomnia, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mississippi Damned (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three poor Black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their family's cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: down on your luck, siblings relations, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, society, human nature, addiction, dysfunctional family, introspection, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, murder, small town life, dishonesty, righting the wronged, femme fatale, investigation, crime, uncover truth, crimes, who done it, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 656
The Stone Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One summer morning, 12-year-old Arnold Hillerman and his 17-year-old brother Eugene wake at dawn to pick peas and perhaps shoot a wild duck on their family's Montana farm. In a nearby pasture, Arnold's gun fires accidentally. His brother ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: farm, grief, death of brother, guilt, depression, hunting, youth, family relations, family problems, family life, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Laws of Gravity (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy and Jon are a couple of Brooklyn guys who somehow never found their way into workaday society; they never found their way into big-time crime, either.
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: arms dealing, life is a bitch, deadly, juvenile delinquency, misfit, society, urban, heist, low lives, urban ghetto, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 895
Route 9 (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a routine surveilance on desolate Route 9, two small town deputies come across over one million dollars in cash, a van full of drugs, several dead bodies and not a witness in sight.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: small town, investigation, drug dealing, cash, sheriff, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, police corruption, witnessing a crime, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 1K
Skins (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: native american reservation, arson, vandalism, store, crimes, siblings relations, life is a bitch, crime, small town life, family life, homecoming, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, vietnam, asia, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Straight Time (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, touching
Plot: parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crime gone awry, going straight, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crime, ex convict, jail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Family Business (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: heist, family business, prison, criminal, life sentence, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, family life, going straight, family relations, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Go Toward the Light (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems, family life, diagnosis, driving ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the town in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: reunion, missing person, kidnapping, missing child, parents and children, family life, family relations, family problems, police detective, crimes, mother son reunion, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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