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, court, accident, intimacy, custody
Place: new york, north carolina, south carolina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about love, death, family relations, accident, friendship, father son relationship and couples mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like For Michelle: Her Last Chance (1996), The Rainbow Experiment (2018), She Lives! (1973), All the Way Home (1981), Universal Signs (2008). 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: accident, death, jealousy, drugs, party, drug addict, teenager, drug addiction
⇓ 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, female director, experiment, high school, love, forgiveness, bug
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: terminal illness, melancholy, disease, star crossed lovers, dying young, college student, death, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: honest, hate, truth, search, death, humble, love, scared, lie
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: single mother, widow, car, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loss of husband, loss of father, live broadcast, death of husband, death of father, family relations, filmed play ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: shower, death, rain, friendship, redemption, love, spirit, umbrella, university, transformation, sign language, train ...
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 202
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: grief, love, accident, death of mother, orphanage, loss of wife, loss of mother, father son relationship, death of wife, husband wife relationship, family relations, mourning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)
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: emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: discrimination, interracial relations, racism, dentist, college, siblings relations, college life, life is a bitch, family relations, society, journalism, lifestyle ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aspiring Midwestern ballerina (Marguerite Hickey) struggles in New York as the only jobs she can get are as chorus performers. Her personal life is equally dismal.
Plot: career, reporter, footsie under the table, female protagonist, love triangle, dancer, ballerina, ballet, muscleman, bathroom, dancing, love ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: faith, prayer, diabetic, death, court, preacher, jail, insulin, trial, son, small town, prison ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 454
Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
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, priest, widow
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Long Island Four (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on the true story of four Nazi saboteurs who infiltrated the US in 1942 and were quickly caught and executed, this 80-minute ode to America's irresistibly corruptive allure was the only underground feature by writer-director Anders ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: nightlife, mission, champagne, raft, saboteur, death, underground, cult, decadence, nazi, world war two, radio ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Just Like the Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: friendship, family relations, custody, adoption, on the road, reunion, introspection, redemption, hopes, petty criminal, road trip, foster home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: couples, reunion, friendship, marriage, crumbling marriage, love, conversation, couple relations, resentment, success, happiness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 162
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: long lost daughter, hospice, destiny, family relations, father son relationship, love, letter, homosexual, gay, wheelchair, terminal illness, death ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: love, loss, graduation, college, friendship, hopes
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, custody, affection, surprise, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, judge ...
Place: new york
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, destiny, family relations, hopes, starting over, redemption, parents and children, human nature, love and romance, romance, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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8:46 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of an ensemble of characters leading up to the moment the world changed forever - 8:46 a.m. Tuesday September 11, 2001.
Time: september 11 2001
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yesterday's Children (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jenny Cole lives with her husband and son in middle America. She is pregnant and starts to have very vivid dreams about a small city that has a big church. She then starts talking to her mother about it and her mother shows her some drawings she ...
Plot: parenting, orphanage, love, female protagonist, ancestry, family relations, reincarnation, memory, pregnancy, family history, rabbit, loveless marriage
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 23K
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, guilt, small town, caste system, kiss, train, police, father daughter relationship, death, interrupted sex, ring, interlinked stories ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Master Builder (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: introspection, aging, couples, elderly, redemption, apology, architect, society, death, golden years, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: mountain, widower, single parent, love and romance, couples, babies and infants, unfulfilled love, fall in love, rivalry, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: death, father son relationship, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 153
Chubasco (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: fisherman, love, teenager, elopement, port, teenage girl, beach, rebel, beach party, forbidden love, troubled youth, young love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: female director, interracial relations, world war two, female nudity, interracial sex
Time: 1940s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 731
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 ⇓
26%
 5.7
 347
Rain (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rain (Brooklyn Sudano), a young black musical prodigy, finds trouble and heartbreak when she witnesses her sister's murder by gangbangers. In order to protect her daughter, Rain's mother secretly contacts Rain's biological mother, and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: woman in danger, musician's life, social differences, custody, gang, witnessing a crime, crimes, artists and showbiz, prodigy, society, blackmail, african american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 315
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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy
Plot: missing child, family relations, family problems, orphan, crimes, missing person, adoption, isolation, abandoned baby, down on your luck, pregnancy, child illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 87
Revoloution (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A violent, street-fighter becomes a communicator
Plot: mental illness, passion, spirituality, gambling, crash, drugs, depression, physical abuse, childhood trauma, pain, smoking, boxer ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%