Movies like Thanmathra

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Thanmathra (2005)
 8.4
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Thanmathra (2005)
Original name: തന്മാത്ര
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A man leading a happy life with his loving wife and two children suddenly starts getting forgetful and lost. Then, he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease leaving his family devastated.
Plot: alzheimer's disease, student, family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, song, malayalam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, captivating, sincere and psychological films with plots about father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, family, alzheimer's disease, death and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thanmathra: Coming Home (2003), Something About Love (1988), Time to Run (1973), A Family Upside Down (1978), Pilgrimage (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Coming Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jochen's life is going well. He has just moved into a new house with his wife and child when suddenly his widowed father accidentally runs into a car and begins to lose his mind. The family take the old man in but tensions arise when the family ...
Plot: father son relationship, fire, family relations, new house, senior citizen, alzheimer's disease
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Something About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wally Olynyk (Stefan Wodoslawsky) returns home to the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia in this somber drama. After years of living in Los Angeles, he hopes to attend his high-school reunion and visit with his father Stan (Jan Rubes). Stan is the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alzheimer's disease, father son relationship, mortician, high school reunion
Place: los angeles, nova scotia, canada
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 6.7
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Time to Run (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The protagonist is young runaway Barbara Sigel (a Golden Globe nominee for her performance in this film), who has a mad-on against the world. Refusing help from anyone over 30, the runaway likewise rejects the solace of the church. This generation ...
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
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.
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 8.2
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Pilgrimage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kunhikuttan, a famous Kathakali dancer, meets Subhadra, a woman from an upper caste family, who falls in love with his character rather than himself.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, rejection, dancing, dance, dancer, unfulfillment, follow your dream, love and romance, fall in love, legends and myths, love affair, family life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
 127K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, family drama, supportive spouse, memory loss, relationships, terminal illness, illness, columbia university, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son estrangement, crab, incestuous desire, father son relationship, aunt nephew relationship, knife held to throat, father slaps son, sex with brother in law, sex with sister in law, father son reunion ...
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The Mistress (2012)
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Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, tense
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Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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52%
 6.4
 112
Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, memory loss, elderly, father son relationship, brothers, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 319
Dusk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: John Whitmore wakes to find his wife, Anne, has disappeared from their bed overnight and a recorded ransom message now remains in her place.
Style: surprise ending
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48%
 6.6
 201
Gromozeka (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
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47%
 7.2
 99K
Fences (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
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 5.5
 161
Hail, Hero! (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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43%
 6.0
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Toughlove (1985)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
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43%
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Country: India
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 6.4
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 6.5
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40%
 6.4
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39%
 6.4
 270
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama
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37%
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37%
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 637
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35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Drama
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