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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, 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), ...First Do No Harm (1997), All the Way Home (1963), Chrystal (2004). 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, emotional, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, legal action, hopes, love and romance, child illness, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, pregnancy, orphan, family relations ...
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: murder, gang, low lives, life is a bitch, social misfits, crimes, urban ghetto life, hopes, crime, legal action, siblings relations, city life ...
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, sincere ...
Plot: child illness, hospital, doctors and patients, family in crisis, rebellion, single parent, fighting the system, family life, unfulfillment, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, death of husband, dealing with death, family relations, society, starting over, human nature, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.6
 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, emotional, gloomy, psychological, realistic
Plot: redemption, hopes, crimes, homecoming, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, starting over, addiction, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: sexual, gloomy, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse, family relations, couples, family problems, downfall, family life, middle class, counseling, alcoholic ...
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, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: racism, drug dealing, family life, going straight, social decay, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, family relations, society, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: jealousy, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, older woman younger man relationship, vengeance, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, small town, age difference, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: captivating, serious, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, infidelity, heist, drug addiction, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crime, drugs/alcohol, danger, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, uncover truth, crimes, hotshot lawyer, manslaughter, father son estrangement, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: captivating, thought provoking, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: racism, church, interracial relations, parents and children, hopes, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, legal, deadly, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ 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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, filicide, monastery, revenge, crime, rivalry, betrayal, family life, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, iraq war, racism, family problems, deadly, crime, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crimes, family in crisis, homecoming, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ 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, serious, sincere, touching, psychological
Plot: murder, anti capitalism, legal action, crime, life is a bitch, parents and children, deadly, small town life, crimes, introspection, society, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, family in crisis, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, crime, crimes, murder, small town, store, family life, deadly, family relations, social relations, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: monastery, single parent, parents and children, crimes, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family life, human spirit, family problems, crime, restaurant, youth ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, crimes, deadly, small town life, suburbs, small town, siblings relations, vengeance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: prison, society, prison life, gang, innocence lost, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, family relations, confined, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, human nature, introspection, society, addiction, dysfunctional family, family relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family in crisis, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, kidnapping, femme fatale, investigation, private detective, rivalry, confined, special agents, uncover truth, crime, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: gloomy, psychological, touching, serious, bleak ...
Plot: farm, grief, guilt, death of brother, hunting, depression, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family in crisis, youth, death in the family, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: life is a bitch, mystery, manipulations, crime, who done it, riddles and clues, parents and children, legal action, murder, small town, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, crimes, down on your luck, social misfits, life is a bitch, crime, city life, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, murder, arms dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 problems, police detective, family relations, crimes, mother son reunion, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, investigation, drug dealing, cash, sheriff, dishonesty, murder, police corruption, witnessing a crime, corrupt law enforcer, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: rough, gloomy, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: native american reservation, vandalism, arson, life is a bitch, crimes, siblings relations, small town, human nature, alcohol abuse, society, store, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, vietnam, asia, south dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, friends, dishonesty, going straight, family life, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: psychological, gloomy, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: redemption, insomnia, drug dealing, obsession, suicide, existentialism, crime, crimes, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, rock, family relations, social relations, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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