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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, family in crisis, unfulfillment, 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, bleak and rough films with plots about life is a bitch, family relations, crimes, crime, murder, small town 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), All the Way Home (1963), Chrystal (2004), Shattered Spirits (1986). 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, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, family in crisis, orphan, pregnancy, single parent, youth, legal, custody, family problems, couples, 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: gang, murder, urban ghetto life, siblings relations, crime, social misfits, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, city life, low lives ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, death of husband, family relations, dealing with death, human nature, society, starting over, small town life, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 1K
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: gloomy, psychological, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, addiction, rehabilitation, crimes, family relations, homecoming, starting over, couples, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: unfulfillment, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, couples, downfall, family problems, family life, drinking, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
...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, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: child illness, hospital, family in crisis, doctors and patients, terminal illness, fighting the system, human spirit, family life, unfulfillment, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: drug dealing, racism, life is a bitch, city life, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, family relations, crime, youth, crime gone awry, social decay, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friends, friendship, drug addiction, heist, infidelity, tough law enforcer, family problems, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: bleak, emotional, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: church, racism, society, introspection, deadly, injustice, rebellion, discrimination, legal, investigation, haunted by the past, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 35K
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, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: small town, jealousy, dysfunctional family, older woman younger man relationship, crumbling marriage, vengeance, divorced divorcee, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, unfulfillment, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 161K
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, homecoming, parent child relationship, hotshot lawyer, crimes, uncover truth, legal, manslaughter, trial, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 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, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, filicide, monastery, revenge, rivalry, betrayal, crime, family life, family relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 141
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: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, crimes, family in crisis, crime, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, gulf war, society, homecoming, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, sincere, serious
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, crimes, social relations, legal action, life is a bitch, crime, kids in trouble, family relations, parents and children, legal, introspection ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, gun, rape, sociopath, crime, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, kids in trouble, family in crisis, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: tense, realistic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, social relations, small town, murder, store, family relations, crimes, crime, family life, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: single parent, monastery, parents and children, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, crime, family relations, down on your luck, crimes, youth, drug dealing, on the road ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 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, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: working class, suburbs, small town life, deadly, gangsters, homecoming, reunion, youth, small town, juvenile delinquency, society, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: prison, prison life, innocence lost, society, crimes, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, youth, gang, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, murder, righting the wronged, deadly, small town life, dishonesty, investigation, femme fatale, law enforcement, small town, rivalry, private detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, rough, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, introspection, human nature, society, addiction, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family in crisis, family relations, down on your luck, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 637
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: touching, gloomy, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: farm, grief, death of brother, guilt, hunting, depression, youth, human nature, family problems, family life, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, legal action, who done it, parents and children, power relations, manipulations, crime, mystery, small town, murder, riddles and clues, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, funeral, little boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: vandalism, arson, native american reservation, crime, social relations, life is a bitch, family relations, store, society, alcohol abuse, human nature, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, vietnam, asia, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, city life, down on your luck, life is a bitch, arms dealing, crimes, urban ghetto life, chaos and mayhem, crime, drug dealing, murder, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 886
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, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: small town, investigation, drug dealing, cash, sheriff, witnessing a crime, corrupt law enforcer, crime, crimes, police corruption, murder, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: gloomy, psychological, sincere, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, drug dealing, insomnia, obsession, existentialism, suicide, going straight, deadly, drug abuse, murder, lovers reunited, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 14K
River's Edge (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friends, high school, small town, strangulation, sex, police, crime, strong sexual content, family problems, rock, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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