Movies like Happy Hollowdays

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Happy Hollowdays
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, South Korea
Story: A Korean American family during the holidays. A play on words Happy Hollow (empty) days as opposed to feeling fulfillment (Full of love, success, joy, achievement) as explored through the relationships of the family and the three sisters. The youngest sister Melanie, and her boyfriend Layne are in a codependent relationship. Sanguine and her boyfriend are dreamers, together in a long distance relationship. The oldest sister Phyllis can be described as a modern day feminist who doesn't have time for a relationship yet constantly remembers Josh, her childhood love. The three sisters represent 3 temperaments used in psychology.
Plot: korean american, father, mother, holiday

Most similar movies to Happy Hollowdays

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and gloomy films with plots about father, mother, family relations, youth, son, husband wife relationship and parents and children mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Happy Hollowdays: Beethoven (1992), A Level (2017), A Place To Be Loved (1993), The Tree (2010), Different Eye (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
 57K
Beethoven
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, children, dysfunctional family, kids and family, anti heroes, suburbs, pets, adoption, redemption, rescue, animals ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.8
 102
A Level
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting through the O/L Examination with outstanding results, Anuththara with his friends eagerly look forward to experience their final years in school as seniors in the A/L class. They befriend Ahinsa and the other new girls who join their ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, family, school life, bicycle, teacher, school, love, lawyer, police, court, pre school ...
Place: sri lanka
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System:   82%
    User:   73%
 
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unexpected blizzard threatens the Parton family, while at the same time Dolly's father (and his kids) make sacrifices to raise enough money to finally buy his wife the wedding ring he could never afford to give her. Meanwhile, an important ...
Plot: christmas, wedding ring, outhouse, street performer, angel, broom, blizzard, blister, brooch, firewood, donkey, guitar ...
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System:   78%
    User:   91%
 
A Place To Be Loved
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gregory Kingsley, a boy passed off onto social services by his natural mother and abused by his natural father, finds the foster family he is put into to be the type of family he needs and takes his natural mother to court to have her parental ...
Plot: mormon, boy, adoption, child, father, mother, 12 year old, horse ranch, walkman, court case, 11 year old, social services
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System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
 6.6
 4K
The Tree
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: small town, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, beach, single mother, children, tree, grief, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   77%
 
Different Eye
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Julia and her fiancé Mark's world is shattered when they find themselves with conservator-ship of Maria, a young woman with Downs Syndrome. Can Maria teach Julia to find the beauty in life's ups and downs, or will Julia and Mark's ...
Plot: promise, marriage, love, lawyer, father, mother, down syndrome
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System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
 6.2
 3K
Unfabulous
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: best friends, family, coming of age, school, sitcom, friendship, teenage life, youth, teenager, middle school, friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
A Dolphin in Our Lake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Ohio 1942, a cash-strapped farmer is about to be foreclosed on by an unscrupulous banker and must believe his young son has seen a dolphin in their small farm lake or lose everything he holds most dear.
Plot: banker, lake, faith, grandfather, hospital, doctor, fire, prayer, wedding, bar, death, sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of NBA great Kevin Durant's mother Wanda and her dedication to raise one of the greatest basketball players in the world. (IMDB)
Plot: murder, agent, hairdresser, son, father, mother, basketball, coach, chore, championship, grandmother, team ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
 7.2
 500
The Mutants
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Mutants (Portuguese: Os mutantes) is a 1998 Portuguese film by director Teresa Villaverde, starring Ana Moreira and Alexandre Pinto. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: surrogate brother, neglected child, pornographer, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, teenager, pregnant teenager, police, boy, girl, teenage boy, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
 6.8
 110
Eastalgia
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ukraine, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Ruslana floods her Munich flat, Vladan, a former Boxer from Serbia, comes to her rescue. It is the night when Ruslana's son Bogdan should finally come from Kiev. He rather falls in love with the spoiled pop-starlet Maria, for whom he is ...
Plot: son, father, mother, separation, sexuality, drunk, darkness, boxer, bus driver
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
 8.3
 4K
Wish
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After 8-year-old So-won narrowly survives a brutal sexual assault, her family labors to help her heal while coping with their own rage and grief.
Plot: friendship, child abuse, little boy, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, umbrella, hospital, little girl, alcohol, courtroom, woman in a wheelchair, child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
A Mother's Story
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Medy, a make-up artist, was given the chance of a lifetime to accompany a concert star to the United States for a performance. She promised her family that she will return after a week.
Plot: father, mother, piano, illegal alien, immigration, labor, visa, passenger, passport, baby, airplane, gambler ...
Place: united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
November Christmas
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young father asks for pumpkins at the local farm stand. "In August? No." the farmer replies. The farmer ruminates on the odd request and gets involved with strangers for the first time since his son's death long ago.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: human spirit, family, siblings relations, child illness, family gatherings, hopes, youth, family relations, friendship, parents and children, friends, halloween ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 7.3
 84
Breakdown
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A journalist lives his smooth citizen life, married to a woman from respected family. But, conflicts with manager at work are becoming more often, his marriage is unstable and the outer manifestation of all this is a strange skin disease. Doctors ...
Plot: journalist, troubled marriage, infection, tree, dinner, father, mother, passion, car, mountain, sex, secretary ...
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System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
From Straight A's to XXX
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a change of circumstances leaves Miriam unable to pay her college tuition, she makes a surprising decision: to start performing in adult films, using the pseudonym Belle Knox. Miriam lies to her family and her friends at school, keeping her ...
Style: porno movie
Plot: empowerment, alternative lifestyle, minority, female empowerment, frat party, matriarchy, consensual sex, sex worker, women's liberation, adult filmmaking, choice, feminism ...
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System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 5.2
 312
Passionate
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two teenage friends conspire to find out how much their youthful sensuality can disrupt one of their households, headed by a dentist and his mentally-ill wife.
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, incest, seduction, dentist, mental illness, unfaithful husband, dog, seductress, teenager, shower, party, husband wife relationship ...
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System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the daughters of the first African-American Episcopal ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: interracial relations, discrimination, college, racism, society, journalism, siblings relations, college life, life is a bitch, family relations, dentist, lifestyle ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new york, north carolina
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System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
 7.9
 9K
Destiny
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense
Plot: estrangement, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, urban, love and romance, fall in love, crime gone awry, on the run, parents and children, destiny, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
Secrets of War
Genre: Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: friendship, village, wartime life, war, friends, youth, coming of age, best friends, village life, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The globe trotting trip that Henry Jones, Jr. sets out on in the early 1900s next takes him and his family to Russia. A few acts of clumsiness puts Indy at odds with his father who is greatly displeased with Indy. Indy runs away into the Russian ...
Plot: travel, father, mother, adventurer, fedora
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
Drew Peterson: Untouchable
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, missing person, deadly, couple relations, police officer, crimes, couples, disappearance, murder suspect, missing wife, beer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
 5.5
 220
Replacing Dad
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: school, husband wife relationship, divorce, father, mother, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
 4.7
 1K
Spy School
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Spy School is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.
Plot: disbelieving adult, football, one armed man, child spy, garbage truck, secret service, school dance, first kiss, school, conspiracy, teacher, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Riding the Bus with My Sister
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman spends time with her developmental disabled sister after the death of their father.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: mentally challenged, bus, social misfits, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, couple relations, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
The Perfect Game
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, underdog, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, hopes, baseball, rivalry, youth, rise to the top, village ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
To the Lighthouse
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I. The stern Mr. Ramsay ...
Plot: lighthouse, monologue, painting, flashback, wedding, mother daughter relationship, beach, politics, conscientious objector, stream of consciousness, grief, death of wife ...
Time: edwardian era
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
 7.4
 17K
Baby Daddy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, single father, youth, family relations, roommate, baby, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friends in love, girlfriend, hockey, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 7.3
 528
Siddharth
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chain-wallah from Delhi travels across India in search of his missing son, in the hopes that whoever took him, returns him unharmed.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: on the road, missing child, social decay, life is a bitch, parents and children, down on your luck, against humanity, hopes, society, family relations, factory, factory worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, cross country, delhi, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
No Place Like Home
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his brother but that doesn't last for long due to the two ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: down on your luck, unemployment, family in crisis, working class, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, society, family problems, family relations, homeless man, parent, homeless woman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
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