Movies like For Michelle

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For Michelle (2017)
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For Michelle (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Brett Cornell learns that the mother of a child he is alleged to have Fathered 5 years prior, has died in an accident, he heads south to try and take custody of the daughter that he never knew. Brett takes to desperate measures to make it in time to claim the young girl and prove that he will be a suitable Father. The consequences of his actions follow him, however, putting his life in danger, and potentially ruining his chance to save the child from foster care by raising doubts in the mind of his case worker, whom he has become romantically involved with.
Plot: love, death, accident, intimacy, custody, court
Place: north carolina, south carolina

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Most similar movies to For Michelle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about love, death, accident, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship and mother son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like For Michelle: Her Last Chance (1996), The Rainbow Experiment (2018), She Lives! (1973), Together (2009), All the Way Home (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: death, accident, jealousy, teenager, party, drugs, drug addiction, drug addict
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Things spiral out of control in a high school in Manhattan when a terrible accident involving a science experiment injures a kid for life.
Plot: accident, experiment, high school, love, forgiveness
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.7
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: disease, college student, dying young, star crossed lovers, death, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Rickey L Colbert Jr's Where the Truth Lies (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A family searches for the truth ,when their lives get turned upside down after some unforeseen circumstances happen.
Style: sad
Plot: love, death, truth, hate, search, humble, honest
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Together (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family of a father, a mother and their son is looking forward to go on vacation. On the way they experience an accident, and their lives are suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside down.
Plot: love, loss of mother, orphanage, loss of wife, death of mother, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, grief, accident, death of wife, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: widow, single mother, death of father, loss of father, love, death, filmed play, loss of husband, car, death of husband, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 435
Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
Plot: love, widow
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Universal Signs (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After the death of his fiancée's daughter while in his care, a deaf man shuts himself off from the world. Haunted by memories, it is only through new friendship that he can learn to forgive, love, and reconnect.
Plot: train, love, friendship, university, umbrella, spirit, transformation, redemption, rain, shower, death, deaf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Promised a Miracle (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: court, son, death, prison, small town, prayer, faith, preacher, jail, diabetic, insulin, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 155
The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, love, death, cancer, ex husband ex wife relationship, long lost daughter, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, marriage, father son relationship, homosexual, gay ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small Southern town in the autumn of 1941, Sophie’s lonely life is transformed when an Asian man arrives under mysterious circumstances. Their love affair becomes the lightning rod for long-buried conflicts that erupt in bigotry and violence ...
Plot: interracial sex, female nudity
Time: 1940s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Potential Inertia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Declan Holmes is graduating college, a hard enough time as it is, and heading out into the real world. The loss he experiences is like nothing he has ever known before. 'Potential Inertia' is the story of his journey through a very ...
Plot: college, graduation, loss, love, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Winter People (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her father and her three brothers. He does so first by joining them ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: widower, fall in love, parents and children, babies and infants, love and romance, rivalry, family relations, youth, single parent, tragic love, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 309
A Good Baby (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby's parents, but starts developing a bond with the child that explores his own isolated roots.
Style: realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Plot: family relations, missing child, adoption, missing person, legal action, babies and infants, down on your luck, child illness, crimes, orphan, pregnancy, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 164
Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: love, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: father son relationship, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, romance, terminal illness, destiny, redemption, small town, friends, family relations, lottery, human nature, starting over, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 19K
Fly Away Solo (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy in hopeless love, a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and a spirited child yearning for a family, long to escape the ...
Plot: love, caste system, guilt, small town, blackmail, police officer, ring, interrupted sex, train, police, death, magician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.5
 127
Chubasco (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: father daughter relationship, rebel, young love, homosexual subtext, troubled teen, grandmother grandson relationship, fishing, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, beach party, teenager, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994)
Genre: 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: funeral, revenge, rivalry, family relations, couples, mentally unstable, family problems, custody, crimes, parents and children, death of child, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
His Mother's House (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anam Wagner, a bisexual Belgium-based writer, comes back to his hometown where he has a hard time coping with his family's checkered past.
Plot: seduction, blue hair, alcoholic, gay kiss, brother brother relationship, death, love, mysterious past, bisexuality, novelist, drag, mother son relationship
Place: brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 671
After Words (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A librarian facing a mid-life crisis travels to Costa Rica.
Plot: cancer, loneliness, love
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 119
Changeover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl grieving the horrific loss of her parents moves in with relatives, who try their best to welcome her into the family.
Plot: tennis, mental health, teen suicide
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.2
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White Lie (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: reflective
Plot: cross cultural relations, racism, racist, execution, interracial romance, haunted by the past, amateur sleuth, doctor, injustice, confrontation, father, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Toy Soldiers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: On one evening in a decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, the innocence of youth and family unravels. Five parallel coming-of-age stories dramatize the stages of grief. A youthful mother in a custody battle over her children, finds ...
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: coming of age, misfit, gender, custody, society, drugs/alcohol, coming out, youth, addiction, haunted by the past, teenage life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Plot: architect, raft, pregnant woman, pregnant, quitting job, car accident, death, pet dog, pregnant wife, sneakers, overalls, scavenger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Little Miracles (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rosalía is a cashier at a supermarket. She lives alone, loves reading fairy tales and hides in a magic fantasy world in order to survive living in the real one. She thinks she is a fairy who came on a mission and got caught in this world. She ...
Plot: love, death, dream, fairy, internet, reincarnation, blindness, supermarket, tango, video camera, supernatural, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 79
Mary White (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this heart-warming true story of a loving father-daughter relationship, William Allen White (Ed Flanders) reflects on the last year he spent with his daughter Mary (Kathleen Beller
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, accident, father daughter relationship, horse riding, horse, death, female protagonist
Time: 70s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Walk with Love and Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noblewoman's daughter and a young Frenchman embark on an ill-fated romance during the Hundred Years' War.
Plot: battle, love
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 15
Emily (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young married couple struggles to stay together after the husband suffers a crisis of faith.
Plot: coffee, religion, philosophy, marriage, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%