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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, bleak and rough films with plots about life is a bitch, crimes, family relations, crime, murder, family problems and family life mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Aftermath: A Test of Love: A Father for Brittany (1998), Blood Brothers (1993), ...First Do No Harm (1997), Chrystal (2004), 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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, gays and lesbians, babies and infants, legal action, unfulfillment, family relations, pregnancy, orphan, legal ...
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, hopes, life is a bitch, crime, urban ghetto life, legal action, family relations, social misfits, witnessing a crime, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
...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: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: child illness, hospital, single parent, small town, family relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, death in the family, terminal illness, family problems, against the odds, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ 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: serious, psychological, emotional, gloomy, realistic
Plot: redemption, addiction, haunted by the past, homecoming, family relations, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, family problems, couples, starting over, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: gloomy, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, death of husband, dealing with death, life is a bitch, death in the family, family in crisis, life turned upside down, family relations, hopes, parents and children, starting over, society ...
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, realistic ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, family relations, family problems, downfall, family life, couples, father daughter relationship, drink, drinking ...
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, racism, crime, crimes, family in crisis, city life, contests and competitions, coming of age, heist, crime gone awry, youth, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, rough ...
Plot: friendship, tough law enforcer, infidelity, heist, haunted by the past, crime, family problems, downfall, buddies, friends, legal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 300
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, family problems, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, infidelity, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, death of father ...
Time: 1900s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: older woman younger man relationship, family in crisis, jealousy, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, small town, age difference, dysfunctional marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: church, racism, deadly, legal, crimes, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, hopes, crime, interracial relations, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, monastery, filicide, revenge, betrayal, rivalry, family life, crime, dishonesty, godparent ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, deadly, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, family in crisis, homecoming, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, judge, courtroom, lawyer, dysfunctional family, small town, trial, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, family relations, life is a bitch, crime, parents and children, crimes, legal action, kids in trouble, social relations, deadly, small town life ...
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, gun, rape, sociopath, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, small town life, deadly, family life, murder, small town, gory, mental illness, store, crime, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, gays and lesbians, society, prison life, innocence lost, juvenile delinquency, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, reunion, youth, vengeance, small town, siblings relations, suburbs, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: united states
⇓ 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: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, drug dealing, obsession, addiction, going straight, crime, hopes, life is a bitch, drug abuse, drug dealer, insomnia, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: monastery, single parent, on the road, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, family relations, family problems, family life, restaurant, rescue, down on your luck, drug dealing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, crime, investigation, police investigation, murder, heist, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, coma, cold case, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 1994
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, bleak, rough ...
Plot: siblings relations, family in crisis, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, human nature, introspection, society, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, femme fatale, private detective, rivalry, righting the wronged, crimes, special agents, who done it, uncover truth, confined, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, emotional, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: farm, grief, guilt, death of brother, depression, hunting, down on your luck, life is a bitch, death in the family, dealing with death, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: criminal heroes, heist, deadly, drug dealing, low lives, urban ghetto, urban, misfit, society, juvenile delinquency, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, psychological, thought provoking, touching
Plot: parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crime, life is a bitch, going straight, jail, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 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: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: small town, investigation, drug dealing, cash, sheriff, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, prison, family business, life sentence, criminal, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, friends, dishonesty, family life, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: missing child, reunion, kidnapping, missing person, family life, parents and children, crimes, police detective, family relations, family problems, mother son reunion, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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