Movies like Half Ticket

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Half Ticket (2016)
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Half Ticket (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story of the 'Have Nots' struggling to survive in a world of 'Haves'.
Plot: poverty, extortion, desire, grandmother grandson relationship, brother brother relationship, pizza, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to Half Ticket

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and serious films with plots about brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, poverty, father son relationship, childhood, family relations and friendship mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Half Ticket: The Crow's Egg (2014), Lovelier Than Heaven (1986), Christmas with Holly (2012), The Dull-Ice Flower (1989), Contest (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Crow's Egg (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two slum kids yearn to taste a pizza after being enticed by the pizza shop that has opened near their locality. What happens when they mange to find the money to buy one?
Style: surprise ending
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, brother brother relationship, poverty, extortion, pizza, mother son relationship
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Lovelier Than Heaven (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Story: Vijay Choudhury lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Laxmi, and step-brother, Ravi. Although Vijay and Laxmi have been married for several years, they have no children, and as a result Laxmi is shunned and humiliated in the entire town of ...
Plot: property, village, pregnancy, brother brother relationship, pilgrimage, motorcycle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Christmas with Holly (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being dumped at the alter on her wedding day, Maggie Conway moves to the island town of Friday Harbor in Washington State, where she meets Mark Nagle, the local coffee shop owner.
Plot: christmas, brother brother relationship, loyalty, gift, toy store, towel, bed, teddy bear, sister sister relationship, starfish, basset hound, fire ...
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The Dull-Ice Flower (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ku Ah-ming is a 4th grader at Chungshan Elementary School in Shuiyu Township, Taiwan. Despite being not very good in most subjects at school, he is very talented in art and has a great imagination, though most teachers don't know what he's ...
Plot: poverty, painter, teacher, student, family, illness, death of boy, favoritism, death of child, teacher student relationship, genius, father son relationship ...
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34%
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Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: swimming, high school, friendship, high school life, youth, contests and competitions, teenage life, rivalry, school, cooking and food, friends, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Plot: male full rear nudity, loss of father, death of father, brother brother relationship, death of parents, death of mother, orphan, loss of mother, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
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Little Zizou (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a Pasie boy's view of his community in modern day Mumbai.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love and romance, siblings relations, rivalry, youth, religions or cults, family relations, innocence lost, healing power, society, sport, football, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Child Wanderers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 1890s, 10-year-old Yohan is sent away from home to survive on his own as a child laborer. He experiences hardships and overcomes his fears by relying on bravery and hope to make the best of his circumstances.
Plot: killing an animal, evil man, poverty, child labor, police officer, flute, gun, on the run, rifle, ship, entertainment, nightmare ...
Time: 1890s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Looking for Miracles (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Ryan Delaney has won a scholarship, but it's not a full one, so he needs a summer job to pay for his university expenses. And although he's not eighteen, he can't swim, and has never been to camp, he manages to get a ...
Plot: summer job, summer camp, car, widow, spanking, snake bite, summer, tuberculosis, graduation, poverty, snake, kindness ...
Time: 1930s
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Nan o she'r (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Story: The film warmly depicts the life of a typical youth in Iran.
Plot: search, egotism, brother in law brother in law relationship, old woman, delivery boy, grandmother grandson relationship, poet, book, library, reading, teenage boy, film within a film
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 2K
Fandry (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nagraj Manjule’s film is a scorching indictment of the caste system that persists in modern India despite legislation introduced since independence. It is depicted through the eyes of an intelligent Dalit (untouchable) teenager, Jabya, who has a ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: racism, village, society, injustice, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, village life, youth, truck, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 354
Annayya (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Rajaram (Chiranjeevi), owner of a fleet of lorries, meets Devi (Soundarya), a garment factory owner. After that acquaintance, she once seeks his help in dealing with two street ruffians, who were teasing her sisters, Lata (Chandini) and Geetha ...
Plot: vendetta, sister sister relationship, attempted murder, anger, marriage proposal, grudge, drunkenness, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Grandmothers and Grandchildren (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: girl, post war, stepmother, city, happiness, best friend, fight, village, single father, grandmother grandson relationship, countryside, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 10
Hassan (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Afghanistan, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The owner of a failing charity moves abroad to forget his troubles but still feels the call of his homeland.
Plot: grief, peace, community, respect, alienation, husband wife relationship, child care, love, suffering, charity, sickness, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 301
The Peddler (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie consists of three episodes that explore the lives of poor and desperate in Iran. In episode one, a very poor couple with many crippled children abandon their newly born baby in hopes that it will have a better future. In the second ...
Plot: poverty, anthology, cripple, abandoned baby, insanity, caretaker, mother son relationship
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: orphan, blindness, children, village, poverty, father son relationship, blind character, vacation, family relations, parent getting married, youth, arranged marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, school, siblings relations, childhood, family, unemployment, health situation, foot race, young heroes, financial problem, children, perseverance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Dariya Dil (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Chided by his family for being the absolute miser, wealthy industrialist Dhaniram (Kader Khan) loves his money as a mother loves a child. This does not auger well with his two sons, Ajay and Vijay (Shashi Kiran and Raj Kiran respectively). The two ...
Plot: father son relationship, brother, hinduism, fake death, businessman, revenge, gambling, mother son relationship
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Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A babysitter realizes that one of the children she looks after is being physically abused by his mother.
Plot: verbal abuse, single mother, child abuse, brother brother relationship, teenager, basketball, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
Style: touching, captivating, uplifting, serious, motivational ...
Plot: teachers and students, childhood, self discovery, dedicated educator, teaching the ways of the world, optimism, boarding school, young heroes, friendship, fish out of water, teacher, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: family, family life, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, family gatherings, americana, couples, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 75
Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In cities like Paris there are countless people from Eastern Europe who have forsaken their homelands because they can see no future there. Lucia and her little daughter Marussia are two such people. They have been thrown out by the Russian ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: society, childhood, immigration, down on your luck, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, immigrants, family in crisis, misfit, single parent, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Here Without Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is about the world of a small family with familiar dreams and not so remarkable problems. The mother is trying to lead everything to save her family, but small events disarrange all her plans.
Plot: iranian, change, factory, play, poverty, daughter, collection, employee, job, pot, dreaming, glass ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: prison, dog, against the odds, coming of age, racism, school, great depression, life is a bitch, hopes, human spirit, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
My Father and My Son (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Turkish man, whose wife died while giving birth to his son during a military coup, finally returns home. Estranged from his father for turning his back on the family farm, he takes his 8 year-old and tries to repair relations.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: village, journalist, torture, life is a bitch, family relations, child birth, homecoming, family disapproval, family life, political unrest, choice, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Family Comes First (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Virruddh... Family Comes First (English: Opposites) is a Hindi film, released in 2005, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Viruddh is one among relatively few Hindi films that ...
Style: realistic, sincere, thought provoking, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family problems, introspection, injustice, society, fighting the system, vengeance, politics, death in the family, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Plot: horse, friendship, school, lie, good deed, poverty, fight, teacher, prayer, disability, money, horse riding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, teenage girl, countryside, railway station, adventure, family, human spirit, friendship, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, victorian, 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Anurodh (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Mr. Choudhary does not approve of his son, Arun, indulging in singing songs and music. He wants him to be a businessman like himself. Out of fear of his father finding out about his continued indulgence, Arun changes his name to Sanjay Kumar. He ...
Plot: poet, illness, garage, dual identity, radio station, friendship, singer, radio, flashback, friend, mechanic
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
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June R (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 99 min.
Story: June R is a 2006 Tamil drama film directed by Revathy Varmha. The film stars Jyothika in the title role with Kushboo, Saritha and Biju Menon in supporting roles. The film's soundtrack are composed by Malayalam composer Sharreth, while Madhu ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, orphan, court, death, lawyer, adoption, female protagonist, advertising agency, custody, adoptive mother, female bonding
⇓ similarity ⇓
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