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, strong female presence, unfulfillment, female director, death of mother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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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 relations, family problems and parents and children mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Five: The Miracle of the Cards (2001), Norman (2010), Living Proof (2008), 2 Become 1 (2006), Oxygen (2010). 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: psychological, touching, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: breast cancer, human spirit, introspection, moral dilemma, terminal illness, life is a bitch, hopes, husband wife relationship, chemotherapy, friends, unfulfillment, lipstick ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
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: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, child illness, terminal illness, hopes, brain tumor, disability, life is a bitch, miraculous event, journalism, faith, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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83%
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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: tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, terminal illness, family problems, dishonesty, coping, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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76%
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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: sincere, uplifting, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: breast cancer, human spirit, hopes, doctors and patients, terminal illness, ego clash, doctor, radiation, power relations, child illness, life is a bitch, explorer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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2 Become 1 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
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: touching, psychological, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, love and romance, romance, hopes, couples, friendship, lifestyle, terminal illness, breast cancer, desperation, doctor, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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66%
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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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: transplant, human spirit, terminal illness, friendship, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, deadly, buddies, friends, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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63%
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, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, human spirit, hopes, dealing with death, redemption, money raising, state affairs, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, death of child, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, united states, washington d.c.
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62%
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My Brother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of tuberculosis, she desperately tries to get her two ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: disability, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, mentally challenged, responsibility, brother brother relationship, sick mother, performer's life, siblings relations, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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59%
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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: sincere, serious, psychological, touching, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, couples, tragic love, down on your luck, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, terminal illness, parents and children, love and romance, female director, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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58%
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1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: twists and turns, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, strong female presence, life is a bitch, dealing with death, cancer, female protagonist, e mail, breast cancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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56%
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Honey (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Irene, nicknamed 'Miele', has devote herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: thirtysomething life, poisoning, life is a bitch, coping, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female friendship, female director, sexual content, unfulfillment, female nudity, beach, ethics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, mexico, tijuana mexico, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, aids, single parent, supportive parent, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, adoption, friends, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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56%
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: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, siblings relations, self discovery, family relations, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, strong female presence, terminal illness, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, family problems, human spirit, family relations, hopes, strong female presence, female director, family dinner, stand up comedian, depressed woman, court hearing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, family life, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, couples, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Candles on Bay Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: DeeDee returns to her hometown with her 11 year old son, Trooper, 13 years after she ran off with her boyfriend. Her childhood best friend, Sam, is now married and he and his wife, Lydia, are the town's veterinarians. Lydia is a little wary ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: adoption, couples, terminal illness, single parent, homecoming, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, social relations, unfulfillment, small town, veterinarian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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54%
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, contemplative, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family problems, family in crisis, pubic hair, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, contemplative, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, parents and children, coping, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, father son relationship, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, emotional, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, reach out, society, hopes, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
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: gloomy, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: jazz, aging, youth, terminal illness, teenage life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, rapid aging
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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47%
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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: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: mercy killing, terminal illness, estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, cancer, death in the family, estranged family member, dealing with death, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
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46%
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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: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: clinic, babies and infants, courtroom drama, doctors and patients, hospital, medical, pregnancy, rivalry, satire, legal, power relations, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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45%
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, dysfunctional family, small town, life is a bitch, suicide, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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They Are All Dead (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mexico, Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just by watching Lupe stuck at home in her robe and slippers, no one would will guess that in the 80's she was a rock star. Gone are the times of concerts, fame and success. Agoraphobia does not let her leave home. She depends entirely on ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family life, family problems, family relations, terminal illness, parents and children, down on your luck, brother sister relationship, rock star, strong female presence, mental illness, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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44%
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Abel's Field (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seth McArdle (Samuel Davis) is a high school senior with an especially full plate. Not only must he navigate the usual social and academic pitfalls of high school, but he has to contend with his young twin sisters, serving as de facto parent in the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: orphan, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, school, belief in god, responsibility, fight, absent father, siblings relations, power relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, redemption, one more chance, family relations, terminal illness, haunted by the past, prison, life sentence, life is a bitch, hopes, estrangement, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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41%
Death of a Superhero (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, youth, human spirit, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, hopes, superhero, child illness, dealing with death, coming of age, teenager ...
Place: usa, ireland
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40%
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, going straight, lifestyle, redemption, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, terminal illness, looking for love, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: gay parent, forgiveness, haunted by the past, family relations, last wish, redemption, family problems, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All Things Fall Apart (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 50 Cent stars as gifted college running back Deon in this touching drama. Deon's world turns upside down when an unexpected crisis jeopardizes his professional ambitions -- and causes him to look at himself and his life in a new way.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, terminal illness, human spirit, athlete's life, ambition, life is a bitch, hopes, bittersweet, american football, profanity, sexual content, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%