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, realistic, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, coping, life is a bitch, women, breast cancer, destiny, doctor, human spirit, newlyweds, unfulfillment, death of mother
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, serious and emotional films with plots about life is a bitch, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems, cancer and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Five: Norman (2010), Living Proof (2008), 1 Message (2011), Happy Hour (2003), The Miracle of the Cards (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: touching, realistic, humorous, serious, psychological
Plot: breast cancer, introspection, friends, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, human spirit, terminal illness, moral dilemma, lipstick, scar, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
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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: realistic, tragicomedy, gloomy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: dealing with death, family problems, dishonesty, youth, high school life, misfit, teenage love, love and romance, unfulfillment, social relations, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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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: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: child illness, radiation, ego clash, terminal illness, power relations, life is a bitch, human spirit, hopes, doctors and patients, doctor, breast cancer, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.6
 83
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, twists and turns
Plot: self discovery, terminal illness, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, dealing with death, hopes, introspection, e mail, female protagonist, breast cancer, cancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, family in crisis, unfulfillment, writer's life, crumbling marriage, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, human nature, addiction, terminal illness, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: miraculous event, child illness, life is a bitch, disability, terminal illness, journalism, media, misfit, hopes, human spirit, unfulfillment, brain tumor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Mary and Martha (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten by a mosquito which crawls through a hole in his net and dies of malaria. ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, redemption, human spirit, dealing with death, hopes, money raising, life is a bitch, state affairs, parent child relationship, death of child, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, touching, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: down on your luck, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, couples, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, family relations, siblings relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, unfulfillment, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: aging, youth, terminal illness, jazz, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, teenage life, rapid aging
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: semi serious, humorous, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: family life, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, self discovery, cancer, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, parents and children, family in crisis, coping, hopes, redemption, family relations, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 472
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: human spirit, couple relations, life is a bitch, media, journalism, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, disorder, life turned upside down, family relations, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, touching, gloomy, emotional, serious
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfillment, couples, family life, family problems, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, euthanasia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Rudderless (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: rock band, family problems, down on your luck, parent child relationship, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, death in the family, coping, dealing with death, off the grid, loss of son, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 110K
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, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, terminal illness, loneliness, human nature, supportive friend, hopes, fighting illness, unfulfilled love, cancer, coping, bonding, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Listening in to a conversation between his doctor and parents, 10-year-old Oscar learns what nobody has the courage to tell him. He only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, the lady in pink ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, hospital, child illness, terminal illness, youth, make believe, wrestling, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, human spirit, parent child relationship, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: daughter, love, cooking, cancer, wife, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 572
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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, psychological
Plot: lifestyle, pregnancy, midlife crisis, youth, family problems, couples, family life, on the run, introspection, celebrity culture, babies and infants, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, adoption, friends, family relations, supportive parent, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 208
2 Become 1 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bingo leads a carefree city life that revolves around work, friends and dating. Her yuppie life is turned upside down one passionate night when her hot date Dr. V discovers a lump on her left breast.
Style: realistic, touching, offbeat, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage life, friendship, couples, lifestyle, terminal illness, human spirit, love and romance, unfulfillment, singleness, hopes, romance, bra ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 582
Tribute (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: agent, dying, family relations, terminal illness, couples, family life, family problems, couple relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, estrangement, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 2K
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: life is a bitch, death in the family, dealing with death, family problems, mercy killing, siblings relations, parents and children, estrangement, unfulfillment, estranged family member, terminal illness, cancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, cancer, hospital, love, unfulfillment, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, dealing with death, terminal illness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: teenage life, anorexia, hospital, hopes, friends, life is a bitch, doctor patient relationship, doctor, terminal illness, coming of age, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 776
Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, terminal illness, family problems, tragic hero, life is a bitch, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couples, musician's life, multiple sclerosis, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 286
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, death wish, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, fall in love, family, cancer, illness, suicide
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 534
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: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth, redemption, society, human spirit, hopes, reach out, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 1K
Oxygen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young man share an incurable illness. Is their love for the women in their lives strong enough to conquer their fear of dying?
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: transplant, friends, human spirit, fall in love, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, terminal illness, optimism, buddies, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 917
Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: high school, human spirit, against the odds, family problems, terminal illness, parents and children, school, disability, family relations, single parent, rehabilitation, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%