Movies like Five 2011

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Five (2011)
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Five (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, newlyweds, terminal illness, coping, unfulfillment, women, destiny, doctor, death of mother, breast cancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Five

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and serious films with plots about life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, family relations, family problems, hopes and cancer mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Five: Norman (2010), 1 Message (2011), Isn't It Delicious (2013), In the Heart (2014), Happy Hour (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Norman (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teenager pretends to be dying from cancer as a way to cope with the realities of his daily existence and his father's terminal illness.
Style: touching, gloomy, tragicomedy, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, family problems, dishonesty, teenage life, coping, teenage love, terminal illness, life is a bitch, youth, social relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: serious, twists and turns, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: self discovery, introspection, dealing with death, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, e mail, breast cancer, cancer, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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92%
Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, self discovery, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, family problems, family life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, death, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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73%
Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shortly after graduating from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Geralyn Lucas lands her dream job working for 20/20. Lucas is then diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27 and has a dilemma - whether to have a lumpectomy ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: breast cancer, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, human spirit, introspection, moral dilemma, terminal illness, friends, cancer, chemotherapy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, couple relations, life is a bitch, down on your luck, couples, family relations, tragic love, terminal illness, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
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69%
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager must cope with a disease that causes himself to age at an astronomical rate.
Style: touching, gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: aging, youth, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, terminal illness, jazz, teenage life, rapid aging
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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66%
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Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, parents and children, writer's life, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, family in crisis, addiction, dysfunctional family, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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65%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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56%
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Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Plot: dealing with death, unfulfillment, siblings relations, life is a bitch, estrangement, parents and children, mercy killing, family problems, death in the family, estranged family member, cancer, terminal illness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
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55%
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Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, romance, fall in love, life is a bitch, death wish, suicide, cancer, illness, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
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Momma's Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Momma's Man an adult decides to escape the pressures of life and return to his old bedroom at his parents' house. An odd premise, but executed with skill and tenderness.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: suburbs, family life, couples, eccentric family, family problems, pregnancy, youth, midlife crisis, parents and children, love and romance, elderly lovers, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, usa
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52%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, couples, family life, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, family gatherings, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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52%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: terminal illness, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, eccentric family, suburbs, family problems, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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45%
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, life is a bitch, media, journalism, terminal illness, misfit, disability, human spirit, child illness, hopes, unfulfillment, christian ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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44%
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Living Proof (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Living Proof is a 2008 Lifetime Television movie, directed by Dan Ireland, starring Harry Connick, Jr. The film is based on the true life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the book HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: hopes, human spirit, ego clash, radiation, power relations, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, child illness, terminal illness, breast cancer, doctor, drug ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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43%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, supportive parent, family relations, friends, single parent, life is a bitch, parents and children, unfulfillment, siblings relations, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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41%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: unfulfillment, hopes, family in crisis, dealing with death, coping, family problems, family relations, estrangement, redemption, parents and children, life is a bitch, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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41%
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Inconceivable (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A physician who helps his clients bring new life into the world is accused of an ethical breach that's also criminal in this independent drama. Dr. Freeman (Colm Feore) is a doctor who runs an upscale fertility clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...
Style: emotional, serious, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Plot: clinic, legal action, babies and infants, courtroom drama, legal, pregnancy, doctors and patients, rivalry, power relations, hospital, caucasian, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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39%
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About Her Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ginko’s younger brother Tetsuro, a failed comedian, is the oddball of the family. Embarrassing, loud and plain inappropriate at times causes Ginko to disown him. The two reunite when she discovers Tetsuro is terminally ill. Tetsuro’s impending ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: reunion, family relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, hopes, siblings relations, human nature, redemption, family problems, family feud, terminal illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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39%
Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cancer, cooking, love, daughter, wife, fall in love, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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39%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, touching
Plot: youth, reach out, power relations, hopes, redemption, human spirit, juvenile delinquency, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dealing with death, family problems, family life, suburbs, family relations, terminal illness, family in crisis, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, pubic hair, hospital, sickness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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38%
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Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: death in the family, family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, dealing with death, siblings relations, family gatherings, lake or river, family relations, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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38%
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Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, hopes, dancer's life, ambition, introspection, dancer, women
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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Scorn (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Scorn takes a look into the trials and tribulations of a group of people dealing with relationships, love, pain and friendship during the course of one year.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: urban, introspection, human nature, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, black, abuse, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: gloomy, realistic, sincere, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, love, cancer, hospital, hopes, fall in love, nursing, looking for love, terminal illness, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
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The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, human spirit, couples, disorder, family relations, journalism, media, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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35%
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Born and Bred (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a successful interior designer's life falls apart after he suffers a horrific accident.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, life turned upside down, dealing with death, death, drunkenness, car accident, loneliness, snow, airplane, dog
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
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35%
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Simple Things (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to secure the position of Head of Pediatrics at a top Chicago hospital, a young, highly accomplished, pediatrician agrees to spend a summer setting up a clinic in a small town in the North Carolina mountains. Clashing against the ways of ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: clinic, family life, small town life, social relations, power relations, family relations, lifestyle, urban, starting over, frame up, dealing with death, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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33%
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Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, melancholic, dark humor, touching ...
Plot: comedian, terminal illness, loneliness, supportive friend, human nature, hopes, unfulfilled love, fighting illness, cancer, bonding, coping, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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33%
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