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My Sister, My Keeper (2016)
My Sister, My Keeper
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: 2 Sisters are forced to get along when their parents get mixed up in the Civil War, and leave them in charge.
Plot: telegram, sibling rivalry, civil war, jewish, horse and carriage

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, horse and carriage, singing, kiss, death and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Sister, My Keeper: Past Life (2016), Amreeka (2009), The Cherry Orchard (1999), Katie Tippel (1975), A Place in the World (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 369
Past Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the fascinating new film from director Avi Nesher (The Wonders), two Israeli sisters delve into the dark mystery of their father’s former life in Poland during World War II.
Plot: polish, cancer, telegram, sibling rivalry, magazine, gynecologist, forgiveness, composer, hebrew, holocaust, tumor, scandal ...
Time: year 1977
Place: germany, poland
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 7.1
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Amreeka
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Kuwait, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), divorcée Muna Farah (Nisreen Faour) leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural Illinois -- just in time to encounter the domestic repercussions of ...
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Plot: immigrants, single parent, starting over, small town, culture clash, family in crisis, family life, teenage life, hopes, misfit, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: illinois, usa, palestine, israel
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The Cherry Orchard
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Cyprus
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial, she continues living in the past, deluding ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: master and servant, single parent, downfall, intrigue, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, death in the family, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1900s
Place: europe, france, russia, paris france, moscow russia
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 6.7
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Katie Tippel
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, rise to the top, rich and poor, society, sexual abuse, parents and children, sexual relations, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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A Place in the World
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a clinic with Nelda, a progressive nun. Into this idealistic ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, farm, youth, idealism, countryside, village, couple relations, parents and children, geologist, valley, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, paris france, spain, texas ...
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 7.3
 19K
Angela's Ashes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: irish, poverty, childhood, prejudice, storytelling, drinking, coming of age, death, drugs/alcohol, children, catholicism, book ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, boston ...
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Three Brothers
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, farm, siblings relations, death in the family, family relations, terrorism, funeral, mafia, death, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, naples italy, germany, rome italy
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    User:   28%
 
Places in the Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, racism, redemption, farm, adultery, depression, poverty, prejudice, blindness, human spirit, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
You Can Thank Me Later
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Canadian comedy-drama, Shirley Cooperberg heads a Montreal Jewish family. During her husband's operation, her brood arrives at the hospital -- failed writer Eli, neurotic Susan, and successful theatrical producer Edward. An onslaught of ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: family life, hospital, golden years, writer's life, crumbling marriage, human nature, infidelity, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 5.5
 6K
Bee Season
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, redemption, spelling bee, judaism, religion, jewish, parents and children, family drama, god, book, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   28%
 
 7.4
 10K
Houdini
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: performer's life, rise to the top, wizards and magicians, artists and showbiz, espionage, couple relations, magic, showbiz, ambition, undercover, couples, seance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1910s, 1890s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, budapest
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System:   27%
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 7.3
 42K
Little Women
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, sisters, family values, couple relations, family bonds, parents and children, women, love story, life changing experience, love and romance, friendship, first love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: new england, usa, england, massachusetts, paris france
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    User:   24%
 
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: civil war, politics, rebellion, war, irish, freedom, torture, brutality, violence, political unrest, death, resistance ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   22%
 
Solomon & Gaenor
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Jew in 1911 Wales tries to make his living by selling fabrics door to door, but to do so he must hide his nationality. On one of his sales he meets and falls in love with a demure young woman with a strong-willed father and a Jew-hating ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: forbidden love, romance, social differences, tragic love, culture clash, love and romance, society, couples, fall in love, anti semitism, against the odds, single parent ...
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 7.0
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Ernesto
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ernesto (Martin Hahn) is a young Italian Jew of the early 1900s who works in his uncle's factory in Trieste. Not entirely secure with his sexual orientation, Ernesto enters into an affair with one of his uncle's employees--then experiments ...
Plot: homosexuality, kiss, party, painter, painting, prank, student, dancing, camera, female nudity, erotica, band ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy
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Season's Beatings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, russia, paris france
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 7.6
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Queen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: american civil war, interracial relations, civil war, slavery, social differences, racism, misfit, society, discrimination, slave, plantation, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
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System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
The Water Diviner
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: family drama, parents and children, missing son, redemption, missing person, culture clash, unlikely friendships, promise, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loss of son, death of son ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, england, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire
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    User:   20%
 
 7.7
 19K
1900
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, communism, friendship, idealism, brutality, male nudity, revolution, social differences, corruption, political, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, france
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System:   21%
    User:   18%
 
Welcome to the Dollhouse
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: bleak, dark humor, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, bullying, school, friendship, kidnapping, teacher, adolescence, loneliness, childhood, social misfits, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   20%
 
 5.6
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Peep World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, writer's life, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, artists and showbiz, trophy wife, cold relationship, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   21%
 
The Lighthorsemen
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, desert, adventure, leadership, hospital, survival, war, anti war, basic training, heroic mission, infantry, military life ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, middle east, melbourne australia, new zealand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   19%
 
The World Made Straight
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: social relations, starting over, haunted by the past, coming of age, crimes, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, massacre, drug, civil war, bikini ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
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Angel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, rise and fall, romance, rise to the top, couple relations, illness, aristocrat, sex, estate, artist, party ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   19%
 
From Time to Time
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.
Style: serious
Plot: time travel, family life, estate, adventure, superhuman powers, ghost, family relations, countryside, destiny, ghost story, missing person, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
Cookies & Cream
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A racially mixed single mother accepts an amateur porn gig to take care of her daughter and herself.
Plot: trust, pornography, smoking, porn industry, billiards, dating, horse and carriage, single mother, webcam, sushi, hidden camera, disco ball
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
Hidden in Silence
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid Fusia. In return Fusia provides them with food until the ghetto is ...
Plot: silence, hiding, brooch, ghetto, sister, job, secret, nurse, teenager, jewish, world war two, food ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   21%
 
75 Degrees in July
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Plot: husband wife relationship, singer, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, employer employee relationship, sister sister relationship, sibling rivalry, homecoming, summer, patriarch, sculptor, father in law son in law relationship ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   24%
 
We of the Never Never
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the well-loved Australian classic by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, this is the remarkable true story of Jeannie Gunn, a woman who fought to overcome sexual and racial prejudice amid the harsh beauties of the outback. Leaving her Melbourne existence for ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, adventure, farm, culture clash, fish out of water, wilderness, hopes, society, friends, idealism, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   19%
    User:   16%
 
 5.6
 321
Bloom
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, stylized
Plot: tragic hero, romance, writer's life, human nature, looking for love, looking for sex, working class, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, singleness ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: europe, ireland, england, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   19%
    User:   17%
 
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