Movies like Generational Sins

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Generational Sins
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

Most similar movies to Generational Sins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about death, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, friendship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship and death of father mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Generational Sins: Who Is Julia? (1986), The Shadow Box (1980), A Family Upside Down (1978), Familienfest (2015), Enter the Clowns (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Brothers Three: An American Gothic
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: hunting, grave, brother brother relationship, death, beer, father son relationship, cabin
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 6.9
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Who Is Julia?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very plain looking lower middle class woman simply faints and suffers brain death. The beautiful womans brain is fine, so, ...
Plot: brain transplant, hospital, father son relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, medicine, death, mechanic, memory, death of wife, model, surgery ...
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 5.9
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The Shadow Box
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: gay, terminal illness, ex husband ex wife relationship, homosexual, letter, mother daughter relationship, love, death, marriage, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: california
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A Family Upside Down
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, hospital, picnic, father son relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, dying, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death, flower shop, grandmother grandson relationship ...
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    User:   74%
 
 7.2
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Familienfest
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 70th birthday of famous piano virtuoso Hannes Westhoff, a celebration is to take place at the patriarch's estate. For this occasion, his second wife Anne not only invited Westhoff's three sons Max, Fredrik and Gregor, but also their ...
Plot: money, wealth, death, father son relationship, doctor, loss of son, gay couple, dying young, ex wife, villa
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System:   84%
    User:   93%
 
Enter the Clowns
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Xiao Bo (Yu Bo) lives in a world where the lines defining men from women are constantly dissolving.
Plot: singing, death, father son relationship, dance, drum, pyramid, transsexual, homosexuality, incest, christianity
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All the Way Home
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, death of husband, accident, loss of husband, live broadcast, filmed play, loss of father, death, love, death of father ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
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The Constant Factor
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: dying, corruption, father son relationship, death, fired from the job, death of father, illness, death of mother
Place: poland
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Body of Love
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An estranged father and son on holiday bond over the beautiful foreign girl they find unconscious on the beach.
Plot: butterfly, sea, youth, topless, child smoking, surrealism, cigarette smoking, death, father son relationship
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Wajib
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, France, Colombia, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After years abroad in Italy, Shadi returns to his native Nazareth. But this is no spectacular homecoming. He's back somewhat begrudgingly to honour his "wajib" (or duty) to hand out invitations to his sister's wedding with his ...
Plot: parent child relationship, bird, telephone call, christmas, death, cigarette smoking, funeral, father son relationship, kiss, wedding invitation, father son conflict, palestinian ...
Place: palestine
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    User:   89%
 
Scent of Gardenias
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Driver who was left by his wife, who wanted to try a career in the movies, has to deal with their son's revolt when the latter finds his mother, whom he thought dead, singing in a nightclub.
Plot: taxi driver, actress, taxi, death, murder, revenge, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, tv star, marital separation, filmmaking, fame
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System:   79%
    User:   65%
 
Who Will Love My Children?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
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System:   79%
    User:   79%
 
No One in the City
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming of age story of three young friends during their student years in Amsterdam.
Plot: death, shower, father son relationship, party, student, male nudity, friendship, disco, cancer, city, coming of age, skinny dipping ...
Place: amsterdam
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System:   77%
    User:   69%
 
 5.3
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Now or Never
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jean Pierre Lefebrvre directed this Canadian drama, the final film in a trilogy that began in 1967 with Don't Let It Kill You and continued in 1977 with The Old Country Where Rimbaud Died. All three feature Abel Gagne (Marcel Sabourin), a ...
Plot: bank, father son relationship, airplane, friendship, death, long lost father, pilot, airfield, co pilot, dark secret, debt, absent father ...
Place: quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   88%
 
Angus Buchan's Ordinary People
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting
Plot: human spirit, redemption, self discovery, down on your luck, hopes, society, life is a bitch, religions or cults, family problems, guru, father son relationship, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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System:   74%
    User:   68%
 
Never Again a Tomorrow
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
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 7.2
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Shiba
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
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 6.8
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Duration: 102 min.
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Our Father...
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    User:   84%
 
 4.6
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Born Wild
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Caravan Serai
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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Body Scent
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Country: Yugoslavia
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    User:   78%
 
National Theatre Live: King Lear
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Country: UK
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Plot: blindness, old man, grief, stage, loyalty, hanging, tragedy, insanity, murder of daughter, death of daughter, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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 6.7
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Cold Lands
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Country: France
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    User:   76%
 
See You Tomorrow
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: mortality, mink coat, acupuncture, park bench, father son relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, dying, death, friend, friendship ...
Time: 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france
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 4.4
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Reconciliation
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   65%
 
 5.8
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Brothers
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
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    User:   69%
 
Bankett für Achilles
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: one day, retirement, factory, chemical, socialism, generation gap, working class, self fulfillment, aging, eulogy, communism, working conditions ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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    User:   62%
 
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Another House
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Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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