Movies like Parker's Anchor

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Parker's Anchor (2018)
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Parker's Anchor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Krystal Parker's life fell apart when she discovered she couldn't have children. Everything she knew was gone, - but Letting Go Is Just The Beginning.
Plot: family relations, adoption, mother daughter relationship, infertility, humanitarian

Most similar movies to Parker's Anchor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, couples, adoption, family, parents and children and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Parker's Anchor: Do I Love You? (2002), The Dogwalker (1999), My Favorite Clown (1987), A Different Kind of Christmas (1996), Raising Helen (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, cycling, lesbian, lesbian interest, riding a bicycle
Place: london
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95%
 6.3
 113
The Dogwalker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jerry Cooper is The Dogwalker, a Tom Sawyer grown up for the nineties, who having fallen on hard times, is struggling with the reality of having to sleep in his car. When he quite literally stumbles upon an old lady and her dog, he suddenly finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, touching
Plot: family relations, friendship, starting over, romance, drug abuse, fall in love, adoption, couple relations, down on your luck, best friends, love and romance, golden years ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
My Favorite Clown (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sergei is a professional clown in the circus, and he knows how to make people happy. He is adopting the six-year old boy Vanka from a foster home. Sergei is a good man, who can provide unconditional love. But Sergei's wife suddenly separates ...
Plot: foster home, circus, family relations, divorce, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
A Different Kind of Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When you're the city attorney you don't need the kinds of problems that her father was giving her. After her mother died, her father began doing his "Santa Schick," as she called it, much more intensely... which meant that he ...
Plot: santa claus suit, christmas, father daughter relationship, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.0
 35K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, custody, family relations, parents and children, orphan, life turned upside down, love and romance, society, hopes, happy ending, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, love affair, lifestyle, family, parents and children, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), adoption, family relations, audition, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.0
 9K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is ...
Style: touching, realistic, surreal, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adoption, family relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, eccentric family, youth, dysfunctional family, salesman, stalker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, china, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
67%
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What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman, adoption, couple relations, pregnant, parents and children, pregnant wife, childbirth, romance, expectant father, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 32K
Mother's Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, holiday, divorce, single father, relationships, secrets, multiple storylines, character change, parenthood, changing lives, overalls, woman ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 14K
Baby Boom (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: babies and infants, starting over, adoption, career woman, single parent, baby, romance, fish out of water, love affair, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, parents and children, marriage, family feud, family gatherings, elderly lovers, meet the parents, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: captivating, feel good, sincere, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, parents and children, family life, family, society, friendship, adventure, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Family Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, biracial, self discovery, family problems, parents and children, family life, hopes, human nature, death in the family, siblings relations, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: arkansas, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 739
Nobody's Fool (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby for adoption - and regrets it now. When a theater ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, bar, pregnancy, self discovery, couples, family relations, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, social misfits, womanizer, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Extra Ordinary Barry (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Barry Berry is extra special. But that doesn't stop him from losing his job, or getting an ultimatum from his friend Mary. Next, poor Barry gets an out-of-the-blue demand from an ex-lover who is insisting he meet their child Erin. When it ...
Plot: marriage, biological father, smoking, teaching, actress, adoption, biracial, massage
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, family relations, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, human nature, parents and children, family problems, weekend, single parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 3K
The Seagull (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a picturesque lakeside estate, a love triangle unfolds between the legendary diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingénue Nina.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: mistress, love triangle, novelist, mother daughter relationship, vanity, unrequited love, male female relationship, romantic rivalry, young woman, based on a novel, older man younger woman relationship, marriage ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: zoophilia, love affair, couples, family relations, romance, couple relations, sexual relations, haunted by the past, animal sex, father daughter relationship, marriage proposal, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Meet the Browns (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: death in the family, single parent, family gatherings, family relations, siblings relations, family life, reunion, eccentric family, parents and children, small town life, male female relationship, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, united states, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, society, love and romance, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 12K
The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, family problems, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, family life, love and romance, romance, friends, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, family life, eccentric family, siblings relations, teenage life, human nature, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The View from Greenhaven (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grumpy old man living in an idyllic coastal town who can't see he has the perfect life.
Plot: family relations, gratitude, motorcycle, coastal town, redemption, ferry
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, romance, high school, coming of age, teenage love, family problems, young lovers, teenager, family relations, teenage pregnancy, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Then She Found Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: adoption, midlife crisis, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, pregnancy, jewish american, wedding, eccentricity, depression, loneliness, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 375
Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, family relations, family problems, looking for love, homecoming, family life, follow your dream, couple relations, college, starting over, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, talky, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, lawyer, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, african american, reunion, women, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, funny, romantic, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, orphan, adoption, parenthood, initially antagonists, godparent, lifestyle change, babies and infants, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 77K
Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: sweet, funny, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, foster parent, parenting, adolescence, family relations, family, parents and children, husband wife relationship, happy ending, siblings relations, children, social worker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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