Movies like Aftermath: A Test of Love

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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, bittersweet, wedding, torture, hospital, cemetery, african american, doctor, robbery, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s

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 touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, family in crisis and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Aftermath: A Test of Love: ...First Do No Harm (1997), A Father for Brittany (1998), Chrystal (2004), All the Way Home (1963), Mississippi Damned (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
...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: realistic, uplifting, emotional, sincere, controversial ...
Plot: hospital, bittersweet, single parent, small town, family life, against the odds, small town life, parents and children, family in crisis, doctors and patients, child illness, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, baltimore
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95%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family relations, child illness, rivalry, single parent, youth, orphan, pregnancy, legal ...
Time: 90s
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90%
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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: serious, psychological, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, life is a bitch, homecoming, dysfunctional family, death in the family, starting over, family in crisis, addiction, husband wife relationship, grief, redemption, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
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88%
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, gloomy, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: small town, death of husband, family problems, starting over, small town life, human nature, family relations, dealing with death, parents and children, hopes, death in the family, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: sincere, emotional, rough, touching, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, introspection, society, family problems, family relations, addiction, human nature, family in crisis, strong female presence, siblings relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi
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79%
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, funeral, rivalry, crimes, family problems, custody, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, couples, vendetta, death of child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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79%
Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture
Style: serious, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, deadly, human nature, psychopath, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, crimes, father son relationship, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
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69%
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: disability, family life, family problems, society, couple relations, family relations, social relations, couples, youth, pregnancy, family in crisis, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
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69%
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tough law enforcer, infidelity, heist, haunted by the past, downfall, buddies, family problems, crime, friends, danger, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, hopes, life is a bitch, family life, pregnant woman, mormon ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
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57%
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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: rough, serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: native american reservation, arson, brother brother relationship, vandalism, vigilantism, homecoming, family relations, life is a bitch, social relations, crimes, crime, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, south dakota, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, protecting from truth, downfall, human nature, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, danger, rivalry, family relations, society, murder, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Sister's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters take a journey of discovery and reconciliation based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support even though she longs for and independent and ordinary life. ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: family life, disability, mental illness, family problems, split personality, sister, sister sister relationship, loss of mother, family relations, siblings relations, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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52%
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, introspection, youth, urban, family life, urban ghetto, siblings relations, city life, urban ghetto life, family relations, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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3:13 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: From living a normal life to surviving homelessness in the city of Miami, Peter is a victim of the turbulent U.S. recession during late 2000's. A drama based on true events.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: life is a bitch, life turned upside down, family relations, misfit, society, unemployment, social misfits, family problems, homelessness, character change, unfulfillment, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida
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51%
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: missing child, reunion, kidnapping, missing person, family life, parents and children, family problems, crimes, family relations, police detective, mother son reunion, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Rumor of Angels (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, family problems, elderly, family relations, estrangement, death in the family, grief, stepmother, dealing with death, family in crisis, golden years, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, canada, usa
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48%
Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: racism, murder, social differences, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, introspection, society, injustice, discrimination, small town, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, rape, sociopath, gun, crime, kids in trouble, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: emotional, realistic, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, moral dilemma, introspection, investigation, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, legal, society, injustice, rebellion, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: eating disorder, self harm, dysfunctional family, mental institution, obsession, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, mental illness, physical appearance, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, psychological, sincere
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, social relations, parents and children, family relations, legal action, kids in trouble, legal, small town life, deadly, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
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43%
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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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, filicide, monastery, revenge, crime, betrayal, rivalry, family life, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Nicholas' Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, dealing with death, transplant, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems, death in the family, organ donation ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three young men decide to make easy money by mass kidnapping. After careful preparations, they hijack the school bus and take 26 children and the driver as hostages. However, the bravery and the wit of the old driver could spoil their plan for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, bus, hostages, daring rescue, small town life, small town, rescue, school, rivalry, escapades, heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, complex, emotional ...
Plot: heist, prison, family business, life sentence, criminal, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, parents and children, friends, family life, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bitter Harvest (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: farm, contamination, society, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, down on your luck, child illness, incompetent official, environmentalism, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: older woman younger man relationship, family in crisis, jealousy, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, 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 ⇓
41%
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Three Sisters (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Laurence Olivier's film of Chekhov's play.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family life, society, family problems, life is a bitch, love and romance, small town, infidelity, unfulfillment, human nature, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, death of father ...
Time: 1900s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Louisiana Sky (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, family life, society, family problems, youth, parents and children, small town life, disability, child's point of view, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, small town ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%